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Students can benefit from taking a gap year

Students can benefit from taking a gap year

Alicia Fripp, Staff Writer

May 24, 2018


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For many students, a year away from academics after four years of high school sounds really appealing, and colleges seem to like it as well. According to CNBC, taking a gap year between high school and college is a growing trend in the United States. Students who take gap years often come back refreshed and m...

President Moon deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

President Moon deserves a Nobel Peace Prize

Alex Kang, Staff Writer

May 16, 2018


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On April 27th, the two Korean leaders rewrote the long history of a 65-year war. The DMZ had symbolized division which had left many families separated and civilians fearful for decades. At the very spot, however, President Moon and Kim Jong Un vowed to end the prolonged war. The historic summit marked...

Media critics should start, not end conversations

Media critics should start, not end conversations

Brendan Lempe, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018


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The critic has existed since the dawn of mankind. Wherever there is triumph or failure a critic will be sure to let the whole world know about it. Despite being divisive by nature, critics are necessary not only for society but for the individual. It is through constructive criticism that we are able to b...

The MLB should have fewer games

The MLB should have fewer games

Alex Kang, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018


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The Major League Baseball season kicked off on March 29, and the 30 teams have more than their opponents to outplay: mother nature. Weather has frustrated a series of games due to snowfall and rain. Just last Sunday, on April 15, there were 6 rainouts, an as of April 19th, the MLB has postponed 21 games....

Trump’s attacks on Amazon are misguided

Trump’s attacks on Amazon are misguided

Brendan Gallaher, Staff Writer

May 1, 2018


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As part of his most recent fixation, President Trump has spent time repeatedly bashing Amazon on Twitter, claiming that the company is actively ripping of the United State Postal Service and is avoiding taxes. First of all, it’s true that the Post Office is posting massive losses, totaling $2.7 billion in 2017, but Amazon is not responsible for their woes. Amazon has actually helped the USPS increa...

Celebrities deserve more privacy

Celebrities deserve more privacy

Elizabeth McCracken, Staff Writer

April 30, 2018


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It’s no secret that celebrities’ lives aren’t private. Magazines, paparazzi, and tabloids are constantly looking for a story to make their cover. With the internet and all the current forms of social media, celebrities have nowhere to hide. When it comes to large events in their lives such as ...

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