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 clothing store produces their clothes in dangerous garment factories in Cambodia? Would you rethink where you bought your clothes? While our morality answers yes, people still continue buying […]
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 […]
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 is not how the world works. And even more unfortunately for Facebook users, you were all part of a stupid rumor. Recently, numerous teenage Facebook users posted a […]
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. […]
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 personal description, and I’m sure somewhere his campaign manager was ecstatic. Chaffee delivered the near perfect formula for a 2016 Democrat: he smoothly delivered his political background, including […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Underneath the tidal waves of blockbuster, billion-dollar budget artistic exploit is a quiet sea of small-scale, unique, and often unnoticed creations. From these little masterpieces grow huge phenomena, but our […]
Each day, students rush to and from classes in the narrow span of five minutes. We all spend this time in different ways: chatting with friends, listening to music, minding our business. But as with any system, there are always a few special, obnoxious people who cross the line and disturb the sacred balance. Meet the classic hallway disruptors: those […]
School-sponsored field trips come every year like clockwork. Upperclassmen relay stories to underclassmen of the pranks and incidents that occurred on their trips, creating a sense of entitlement among the younger students. They see these trips as their right, their opportunity to do what they like and indulge in the same misbehavior as their older peers, but these trips are […]
—By Shreya Sunderram— Hillary Rodham Clinton has announced her bid for the presidency—and I could not be less thrilled. Wait, hold up—a feminist liberal who isn’t over the moon about […]