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.
An overview of the policies of the remaining presidential candidates.
As of right now (Eastern Standard Time), I do not give the school permission to give me a B. Oh, and since I declared it in writing, it’s totally true. Unfortunately, this […]
Unlike most students, I never minded taking big exams—it was a necessary evil. And I never questioned why we took them because I had been doing it my whole life. But is […]
The Amateurs CNN Audience – Within the opening few minutes of the debate the CNN audience proved that for them, this debate was meaningless. Lincoln Chafee offered up the first two minute […]
If you’ve been paying attention to the politics of the contenders for your vote in 2016, or perhaps if you have inadvertently heard their politics, illegal immigration is dominating debates and stump […]
By Elise Gorberg and Gabriel Yoder Shenk Last year, when we scheduled our science classes, we had the option to take either an AP class or a regular class. We didn’t want […]
There are a lot of bad things about capitalism. It’s an economic philosophy that produces winners and inevitably losers, which is a hard pill to swallow, especially when the minimum wage is not […]
Challenging the CMS dress code: why we should encourage young feminists to stand up for their rights
The other day, my mom said she was disappointed with how little feminism she sees nowadays. A feminist myself, I argued; “It’s different now, but it’s still here.” The culture of feminism […]