Trigger Warning: A Call to Shoot This Problem Down

Dhristi Raval ‘20

April 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Mass shooting: a single shooting incident which kills or injures four or more people, including the assailant. According to the Mass Shooting Tracker by BBC News, there were 372 school shootings in the US in 2015, killing 475 ...

A More Connected World: the Future of China under Xi Jinping

Ryan Zhang ‘20

April 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Recently, China’s president, Xi Jinping, held the quinquennial Party Congress, where he outlined a more global foreign policy. This was new, because China never had much of a foreign policy before. From the 15th to 17th century, ...

Appreciation Over Appropriation

Charlize Chen ‘19

April 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The United States is often referred to as a “melting pot” of a plethora of different nations and cultures. While America prides itself as a blend of different hands reaching out for the same opportunities, where is the lin...

New York Subway Systems

Sophie Amalfitano’ 20

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The New York subway system is a quick and easy way to get in, out, and around the city. Thousands of people take the subway everyday whether it is to go to work, travel downtown, uptown, to get to a show, or to visit sites. T...

Iran, but the Protesters Kept Chasing. Who am I? Freedom

David Liu ‘20

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Iran is no stranger to protests. In 2009, millions gathered in major cities after a corruption-laden presidential election. Many believed that President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, who won nearly 63% of the votes, rigged the election....

I Just Can’t Wait to be like King

Meredith Lou ‘20

February 27, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Oftentimes, we students view a holiday as a day off to catch up on sleep and homework, rather than genuinely recognizing what we are celebrating. In light of the recently passed Martin Luther King Jr. Day, it is important to ref...

How Facebook Is Changing

How Facebook Is Changing

February 27, 2018

Does America Need a Third Party?

Patrick Feng ‘20

January 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

At times, the “United” in United States seems like a misnomer. America’s polarization is visible in every facet of media. You need only turn on the television, open up social media, or listen to the radio to glimpse that ma...

Trump, Bezos, Amazon, and the Post Office

Omar Bekdash ‘18, Opinions Editor and Senior Columnist

January 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

In response to Trump’s trashing him on twitter two years ago, Jeff Bezos expressed a desire to eject Donald Trump into space on his new Blue Origin rocket. Since then, their relationship has not gotten much better, with Presid...

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