CRISPR Technology: Terrific or Terrifying?

Dhristi Raval ‘20

January 3, 2020

In recent years, a dilemma has taken over the world: is utilizing CRISPR technology to edit genomes morally justified? CRISPR stands for “clustered regularly interspaced short palindromic repeats.” In organisms such as archaea an...

Art Credits to Emma Bertram!

Meet Mr. Galesi!

December 4, 2019

Art Credits to Angela Pan!

March For Our Rights

February 16, 2019

Block Scheduling: A Blessing or a Curse?

Dhristi Raval ‘20

January 19, 2019

Recently, the idea of block scheduling has sparked a debate among Ridge students and teachers. Block scheduling is defined as a system for scheduling the typical middle or high school day by replacing a more traditional schedule of ...

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 ...

Art credits to Angela Pan!

Prom: Precious or Painful?

February 27, 2018

#MeToo: The Movement

Dhristi Raval ‘20

January 13, 2018

A national survey conducted in 2017 by Fortune found that 54% of American women have experienced “unwanted and inappropriate sexual advances” at some point in their lives. Since October 2017, the #MeToo campaign has gained tr...

Trump’s Ban on Transgender Troops: A Considerable Controversy

Dhristi Raval ‘20

December 22, 2017

In a series of Twitter messages on July 26th, 2017, President Donald J. Trump proposed an overall ban on transgender troops in the U.S. military. He stated that the American forces cannot afford the taxing medical costs of and...

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