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Wear red tomorrow to support “Day without Women”

Wear red tomorrow to support “Day without Women”

Ellie Goodpseed, Magazine Chief

March 7, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Almost two months after I marched in the Women’s March on Washington, I will be again showing my support for women, minorities, and underrepresented people of this country by wearing red tomorrow, Wednesday March 8. The organizers of the Women’s March have organized a “Day Without Women”...

Accept the results of the election

Accept the results of the election

Zach Ford, Chief of Magazine, Video Production Editor, Web Designer

January 26, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

So a lot people are upset of about the results of the election and the inauguration. But are they handling it correctly? Since Trump’s election, people have been protesting in almost every major city in America. There have been the peaceful protests to try and get the electoral college to vo...

The week before finals should be a time to review, not to learn something new

Bella Ziolek, Marketing Manager, Health Editor

January 18, 2017


Filed under OPINION

Finals week is in full swing, and with it comes students’ stress soaring through the roof, and their hours of sleep simultaneously dropping lower and lower. Final exams cover close to an entire semester’s worth of material, so if it took around five months to learn the material in the first place...

Smart solutions to keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Smart solutions to keeping your New Year’s resolutions

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

January 6, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, splash page, Uncategorized

It is Jan. 5 and by now your New Year's Resolutions are most certainly dead. You may have made them hastily as the ball fell, and you watched Mariah Carey do whatever that was. Or they may have been made thoughtfully about something you’ve wanted for a long time such as losing weight or getting mor...

Don’t let college ruin your holidays

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, OPINION

It consumes your mind. You lay in bed when you’re supposed to be asleep and don't even bother watching Netflix. You toss. You turn.  And you can’t stop thinking about the same resonating thought. No, sugar plums aren’t dancing in your head. And the all-consuming thoughts aren’t based on St. ...

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Please, please don’t ask me about college

Ellie Goodspeed, Magazine Chief

December 30, 2016


Filed under College & Career, OPINION, Showcase

I know that much of senior year is about applying to and deciding where to go for college. As every waking moment — and many of my dreams/nightmares — are centered around college, it doesn’t help to be constantly asked by peers, family members and even random people I’ve just met about where I’...

Point-counterpoint: Fake or real? The ‘treedom’ to choose.

Point-counterpoint: Fake or real? The ‘treedom’ to choose.

Eric Brown and Bella Ziolek

December 23, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Why buy a real tree? by Eric Brown Since the dawn of mankind, humans have been celebrating Christmas around a Christmas tree. Traditionally people use real trees to set up inside and decorate. But due to the creation of metal during the Big Bang, and the creation of plastic in the 1800s, artif...

Why I need my headphones

Why I need my headphones

Alex Laverriere, Reporter

December 19, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

  The ticking of the clock, tapping of a pencil, and the chewing of the gum is enough to send somebody like me over the edge into a haze of rage. I suffer from a disorder that is called Misophonia, which is also known as “selective sound sensitivity syndrome.” According to Misophonia Association (http:...

Holiday spirit is holiday spirit is holiday spirit

Holiday spirit is holiday spirit is holiday spirit

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Editor

December 13, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

It’s a scene from your nightmares. You drop a quarter in the Salvation Army bin, and are confronted with a cheerful, “Happy Holidays!” How dare this stranger not know specifically which religious traditions you follow and say something so general! The audacity of this person to wish you good in...

Opinion: Mike Pence and conversion therapy—an attack on human rights

Opinion: Mike Pence and conversion therapy—an attack on human rights

Josh Galluzzo, Features Editor

November 11, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Let's talk human rights. First, some background. The results are in: “President Trump” is now a legitimate phrase. Alright. Fine. Trump is president. If you support Trump, good for you. Who knows, America may be “made great” once again under his administration. As for America as a ...

Breaking it down

Breaking it down

Eric Brown, Opinions Editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Monday through Friday at 1:58pm, Londonderry High School’s main lot is a hot mess. Students can be seen sprinting from the school’s side doors to their cars with no regard or caution to traffic entering or exiting the parking lot. They don’t care if they get struck by a car (that would just me...

Students’ reflections on the 2016 election

Students’ reflections on the 2016 election

November 7, 2016


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

"If I had to vote, I would choose not to vote at all. I know by not voting, I essentially give my vote to the winner, but I wouldn't feel good about myself if I vote for either Trump or Hillary. You might say I could vote for another candidate, but I like to be realistic. If I vote I want my vote to ...

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