By: Nona Saharan Sometimes school felt like a chore. Waking up at 6am, wandering around the hallways from class to class, staying after for the sports and the clubs or just to […]
By: Emma Gampper Believe it or not, I actually haven’t read a book that wasn’t required by the school for about a year and a half. It’s rather ironic, considering I’ve branded […]
By: Sarah Hudes Summer of 2017 brought memories, laughter, and good times, but it also brought lots of tears. Yes, tears; as in the product of crying, weeping, sobbing, bawling, laughing, yawning […]
By: Megan Leung Eric Garner. Michael Brown. Tamir Rice. Shamere Collins. Erica Noonan. Sean Bell. Alton Sterling. Over the course of the last ten months, 949 Americans have been killed by […]
By: Elizabeth Jamison Ever since Donald Trump became president, he has made decisions, such as the ending of DACA, that have marginalized many minorities. The “Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals,” or […]
By: Sarah Hudes Dante Alighieri’s Divine Comedy tells the story of Dante’s journey through hell, where he must pass through its nine different circles. 1st Circle of Hell: Summer It is 4:32 […]
By: Sarah Hudes What if I told you that the shirt you are wearing right now was stitched together by the hands of suffering child laborers in Bangladesh? Or that your favorite […]
By: Bharati Ganesh The first Presidential debate of the 2016 election season was held on September 26 at Hofstra University in Hempstead, New York. Media coverage of the debate was […]
The security of athletes and spectators should be the number one priority, and keeping the Olympics in Rio, where the political climate is unstable and the Zika virus is running rampant, is no way to protect anyone’s wellbeing.
It’s nothing groundbreaking to say that there is value in failure. It builds character, thickens our skin, tells us when to strive higher. But in our valiant efforts to promote positive self-image we have instilled the belief in children that they can’t fail.