Later Times for Extra Zzzs

Jaclyn Narleski ‘20

December 8, 2018

Beep!  Beep! Beep!  Your alarm is blaring, invading the serene dream you were having of relaxing on a white-sanded beach.  You slam your hand across your phone; groaning, you turn over in your twisted sheets. How are you going...

The United States to leave the INF due to “Russian Violations”

Sungwon Chung ‘22

December 8, 2018

Recently, President Trump has confirmed that the United States will pull out of the INF treaty. This statement comes after Russia allegedly violated the treaty, creating a nuclear rocket that defied the treaty’s terms. Since the...

Should Election Day be a National Holiday?

John Tondora ‘20

December 8, 2018

As another fall season rolls around, so does the infamous first Tuesday in November: Election Day. For a select, few weeks out of the year, candidates and their policies dominate the minds of voters in the United States. From New ...

Standardized Tests: Helpful or Harmful

Samantha Liu

December 8, 2018

Finally, things like the PSATs, last-minute cramming, and a whole lot of student tears draw to an end… only to be followed by another three months of preparation for about a dozen more generic acronyms for more tests that I ...

Do Androids Dream of Circuit Veins

Austin Hu ‘19

December 8, 2018

*Initiate system: perfection*   It is with great pride that companies like IBM, Tesla, and Amazon, and Cogito advertise their products of progress: Artificial Intelligence (AI). “Alexa turn off those lights”. “De...

Trigger Warning: A Call to Shoot This Problem Down

Dhristi Raval ‘20

April 9, 2018

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

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

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...

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