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Where trends go to die

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 […]

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Get over yourself, honey

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.

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Millennials: Caring about nothing since 2000

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 […]

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CNN Debate Takeways

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 […]

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Staff Editorial

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 […]