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OPINION: Being a follower isn’t such a bad thing

Ankith Maremanda

June 1, 2017


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In a beehive, there are many types of bees, such as the queen bee, who can be considered the leader, and the worker bees, who have different duties like building or guarding the hive. Now one might think the queen bee is the most important position because she is the one responsible for reproducing....

OPINION: Students need more than just course descriptions to choose their classes well

Maryam Khatoon

April 23, 2017


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Recently, students chose their classes for the upcoming year. However, many students are not well-informed about the details and rigors of the courses and may not  know which classes to choose. Students need to be competitive for college applications, but they also need to avoid burn-out. Thus, SCH...

OPINION: Exams need to test knowledge, not speed or pacing

Ankith Maremanda

April 4, 2017


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There have always been two variables to solving a test: knowledge and time. The need to know the material for a test is a given, but is a forced time constraint always a must? Many kids work at their own pace, and harsh timing might stunt their academic progress. Timed tests are the cause of much stress and...

OPINION: Students have a right to know grades as soon as possible

Ankith Maremanda

March 7, 2017


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Many students have been in the position where they realize some of their grades have not been published and assignments not returned. Sometimes it feels like forever before the teacher enters the grades, and when the teacher finally passes back the graded assignments, the student is not interested i...

OPINION: Disney is on the right path with its new focus

OPINION: Disney is on the right path with its new focus

Alina Jafri

February 14, 2017


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Since the first full-length movie, “Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs” (1937), to the most recent “Zootopia” (2016) and “Moana” (2016), Disney films have affected children more than they know and sometimes not in a positive way. However, this past year, Disney has continued improving the plot...

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