Pep Rally Cancelled; Mixed Feelings Arise

Pep Rally Cancelled; Mixed Feelings Arise

While Ridge High School would never lose its “pep,” it has this year lost its “rally.” In early September, Principal Howlett announced to the seniors and juniors that the pep rally had been cancelled. His words were greeted by collective... READ MORE »»

Is Anonymity a Friend or Foe?

Is Anonymity a Friend or Foe?

From instant messaging on AIM to texting on mobile phones, social networking has evolved continuously until its most recent spike in popularity: anonymous social networking. Because a world in which everything is recorded and scrutinized would... READ MORE »»

The College Process: It Doesn’t Have To Be That Bad

The College Process: It Doesn’t Have To Be That Bad

College fairs. College visits. College applications. More often than not, the college process, which encompasses all these things, strikes fear into the hearts of juniors and seniors alike. But why do we feel this way? Does it have to be so... READ MORE »»

Truth or DARE?

Truth or DARE?

I didn’t really know anything about drugs until we got one of those colorful health pamphlets in first grade. Man, that knowledge freaked me out. The amount of health education in elementary school gradually increased until fifth grade, where... READ MORE »»

Too Lenient about Convenience?

Too Lenient about Convenience?

Nearly every morning, I groggily wake up dreading the fifteen-minute drive to school – I have to wake up, brush my teeth, get dressed and drive to school all by the crack of dawn? That’s just expecting too much from a teenager. But is it... READ MORE »»