Are lockers necessary? – In opposition

Are lockers necessary? – In opposition

Portia B, Staff Writer

February 19, 2011

As you already know, each of us get assigned our own locker at the beginning of each school year. When it comes to which one you get, the idea is that it’s appropriately placed in a location that is convenient to reach from all of the classes that you have. However, that’s not always the...

Food Waste: The idea is rubbish

Food Waste: The idea is rubbish

Elena S, Commentary Editor

December 17, 2010

The holiday season is approaching, a season in which quite a bit of time is devoted to eating. There’s nothing wrong with that - spending time with the family, enjoying a good meal together after a long period of nonstop work is a well-deserved celebration. But usually more food is made than can be...

In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Favor of Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Ryan L, Staff Writer

December 17, 2010

In the modern educational system, children are bombarded by all the negative effects of smoking on one’s health at a young age.  The hype over anti-smoking education is not ill-placed, given that 438,000 people died prematurely of smoking-related illness between 1997 and 2001, many of them from effects...

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

In Opposition to Warning Graphics on Cigarettes

Sean R, Staff Writer

December 16, 2010

I have a lot of reasons to hate smoking. It’s a disgusting habit, and it does horrible things to people. My grandfather died of lung cancer, caused by years of cigarette smoking, and my uncle is going down the same path. I think people should know what smoking does to you. But I cannot bring myself...

Sad… or S.A.D?

Sad… or S.A.D?

Lucas R, Commentary Editor

December 16, 2010

Feeling depressed, lethargic, unable or unwilling to concentrate?  Notice that the feeling has started to come around now that the sun sets before 5 PM and snow seems to have become a permanent fixture outside?  A lot of people may dismiss this phenomenon simply as the “winter blues,” but for many...

Governing gaming?

Governing gaming?

Lucas R, Commentary Editor

April 27, 2010

Next month, the Supreme Court will hear arguments about a proposed California law that would ban the sale or rental of all violent video games to minors.  It might seem a bit silly to take something like video games to the Supreme Court, but the topic has become a very real issue.  The state of California...

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