Should the Monuments be Removed?

Laurel Brown, Editorial

October 12, 2017


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   According to State Officials, the only confederate monument within Massachusetts was removed on Columbus Day.  The memorial, dedicated to 13 Confederate soldiers who died while imprisoned at Fort Warren, is located on Georges Island in Boston Harbor. It has been boarded up since June. The ques...

Can Money Buy Happiness?

Tamar Greenhill, Staff Writer

October 5, 2017


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        The ultimate question; can money buy happiness? The ultimate answer: no. No matter how rich you are, money will never be the solution to your problems or the ONLY reason for your happiness. Would you rather prefer to have someone in your life that makes you happy or just to be alone for ...

Should Teachers Decrease the Amount of Homework Given?

Laurel Brown, Editorial

September 28, 2017


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        Do you ever catch yourself staying up late hours just to complete your homework assigned to you? Believe it or not, in the early 1920’s, homework was considered a “sin.” The real question is, does homework actually benefit children?        Everything for each student varies. Such as, not ever...

Overrated Body Expectations

Tamar Greenhill, Staff Writer

September 21, 2017


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The society we live in today comes with a tremendous amount of overrated expectations, that some individuals believe they need to participate in just to fit it or to try and make themselves happy. A great overrated expectation would be the idealistic body image that society "tells" us to strive for....

Abolishment of DACA: Good or Bad?

Laurel Brown, Staff Writer

September 14, 2017


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      Due to President Donald Trump abolishing the DACA program, many people are distraught. Firstly, what is DACA? Who does it affect? Why is he abolishing it? DACA is the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. It’s an immigration policy established by the Obama administration. Now you may be w...

Privacy or National Security: What Is More Important?

William Petitt, Staff Writer

May 30, 2017


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In the last few decades, technology has advanced rapidly in private industry. Devices like the iPhone and the Internet have fundamentally changed the way we live our lives, many of those changes being good and many being bad. As this technology makes our lives easier in many respects, it amplifies many...

Is Learning a Foreign Language Important?

William Petitt, Staff Writer

May 17, 2017


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            Did you know that more than half the world’s population is bilingual and use more than one language in everyday life? Bilingualism is present across almost every nation in the world, and some countries have a population that speaks three of four languages regularly. An examp...

Darwinism Versus Creationism: One, Neither or Both?

William Petitt, Staff Writer

May 2, 2017


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In the standard high school science class in America, Darwinism and the Theory of Evolution is taught like the Bible in Church. However, this theory directly conflicts with the religious views of most Americans. Per Pew Research center, almost 71% of Americans in 2014 identify as Christian, and 6% of...

Does GCS Need to Rethink Scheduling?

William Petitt, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017


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I think switching the start and end times of elementary and high school could be very beneficial in Guilford County Schools. Most elementary schools start in Guilford County around 7:40am and get out around 2:30pm; and that most high school in Guilford County start around 8:50am and get out at 4:00pm....

Should All Athletes be Able to go Straight to the Pros out of High School?

William Petitt, Staff Writer

March 22, 2017


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Kobe Bryant. Lebron James. Tracy McGrady. All of these dominant basketball players have one big thing in common: they didn’t go to college. Individually, their achievements are monumental: Kobe won five rings, and scored 81 points in one game. Lebron James has three rings himself, and is and has been...

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