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Harvard sued for discriminating against Asian applicants

Harvard sued for discriminating against Asian applicants

Lia Reichmann, Thea Sankari, Section Editor, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal Editor-in-CHief

October 25, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Oct. 15 the trial against Harvard University  began for potentially discriminating against Asian-American college applicants. It is supposed to last three weeks. The case has interesting implications for high school students as they apply for college and face the effects of affirmative action...

Late starts late enough?

Late starts late enough?

Peter Taylor, Contributor

October 18, 2018


Filed under Commentary, Opinion

The school, like many, has schedules put in place to accommodate professional development, such as the weekly late starts on Mondays. This is a change from two years ago when the late starts occurred every other week on Wednesdays, with these allowing students to start the day at 10 a.m. So, what is t...

Questions raised over SNL’s “censorship” of Kanye

Questions raised over SNL’s “censorship” of Kanye

Lia Reichmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 29 the Saturday Night Live's cast and audience witnessed Kanye West deliver an unplanned pro-Trump speech at the end of the show. West was a fill-in musical guest for the premiere of SNL’s 44th season after Ariana Grande canceled. West was supposed to provide a musical intermission of so...

Wing Toss: overpriced or a fair deal?

Wing Toss: overpriced or a fair deal?

Branon Belgrad, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

October 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

Wing toss is one of the most popular lunch items, with the line oftentimes stretching out the door. It is offered on Thursdays and costs $5.95 for a single scoop of six wings, and $9.95 for a double order of 12. Students are also given tater tots and soup with their order. Although they’re popular, its price is a d...

Colin Kaepernick becomes Nike’s new face

Colin Kaepernick becomes Nike’s new face

Saba Ali, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Top Stories

In early September, Nike released their thirtieth anniversary campaign ad, which featured Colin Kaepernick, former San Francisco 49ers quarterback, sparking a lot of discussion and controversy. Using Kaepernick as their campaign’s face was a bold move for Nike as plenty of dispute surrounded Kaeperni...

Serena Williams makes a racket at US Open

Serena Williams makes a racket at US Open

Saba Ali, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 21, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

On Saturday, Sept. 8, Serena Williams faced Naomi Osaka in the final match of the U.S. Open. However, in this match, the rivalry wasn’t between Williams and Osaka but rather between the umpire and Williams. The umpire, Carlos Ramos, issued a penalty to Williams for coaching, which was because h...

Is GoGuardian an invasion of students’ privacy?

Is GoGuardian an invasion of students’ privacy?

Lia Riechmann, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

September 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With the introduction of a 1:1 digital learning curriculum with each student getting a Chromebook, the school has to find a way to keep students focused on schoolwork when using the Chromebooks. At the school board meeting in August of 2017, the school approved a one year contract with GoGuardian for $...

New gym uniform policy limits clothing choices

New gym uniform policy limits clothing choices

Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-In-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

After arriving back at school this year, any student can see that a few major changes were put in action since last spring. For example, each student has a Chromebook, many classes now use Canvas instead of Google Classroom, and there is now a new policy regarding physical education (PE) uniforms. ...

The ultimate summer bucket list

The ultimate summer bucket list

Michalea Halikias, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With only 15 days left until summer, many students are beginning to plan ideas for what they want to accomplish before the next school year starts. To maximize your days of summer vacation, I have listed several different activities to do so that your summer does not fly by. Hang out with friend...

Tips to stay motivated

Tips to stay motivated

Hajera Naveed, Kabir Sawlani, Editor-in-Chief, and Abby Stockmal, Editor-in-Chief

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Top Stories

With the abrupt change in weather, a new attitude often takes over the minds of students who become ready for the summer months. The long and sunny days give the false illusion that school isn’t in session and motivation for studying looms. It's quite unfortunate that right when this change in minds...

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