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Opinion: The Fatal Flaws of the Educational System

Opinion: The Fatal Flaws of the Educational System

April 12, 2018

Are grades more important than our health? As a high school senior, one thing has become increasingly clear to...

Opinion: Protect Kids Not Guns

Opinion: Protect Kids Not Guns

March 15, 2018

We are not even three full months into 2018, yet there have already been twelve school shootings in Amer...

Opinion: Trump’s Fury Against the FBI

Opinion: Trump’s Fury Against the FBI

March 1, 2018

In recent months, the Trump administration and many of the Republicans in congress have stepped up the...

Editorial: Panther Pit Reform

Editorial: Panther Pit Reform

February 14, 2018

After winning the first game in conference play, the basketball team needs Panther Pit support now mor...

What Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Want You To Know: Opinion

What Valentine’s Day Doesn’t Want You To Know: Opinion

February 14, 2018

Spending Valentine's Day alone? You might be better off. According to an article on Independent.co.uk...

The Idiot-in-Chief and His Cohorts

The Idiot-in-Chief and His Cohorts

February 14, 2017

Donald Trump and extreme conservatives would be hard-pressed to make a bigger fool of the United Stat...

Why Capital Punishment Should be Prohibited

Claire Gallihugh, Staff Writer

November 29, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Capital Punishment has been an ongoing controversial issue in the United States, and the mixed views on the topic stem from both the financial side and the morality of the issue.  Today, eighteen states outlaw the death penalty, and it should be abolished by all fifty.  How is it that we can decide who lives, and who dies? ...

Why test scores or poor grades don’t define who you are

Olivia Miller, Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

 Coming from someone who can’t solve an algebra problem to save her life, and got a 21 the first time she took her ACT, I am able to understand first hand why the letter on a report card, or the score of my standardized tests do not define who I am as an individual.  A member of the varsity cross country and track ...

How Donald Trump has Devalued What our Democracy Stands for

How Donald Trump has Devalued What our Democracy Stands for

November 2, 2016

  As the election draws closer, tensions continue to grow across the country. Republican. Democrat....

Stress Vs. Sleep

Olivia Miller, Staff Writer

February 28, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

  According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America. Seven out of ten adults in the United States say that they experience stress or anxiety everyday. One-third of adults report persistent anxiety daily or that they have had an anxiety or panic attack.   About 80 percent of adults experience some type of sl...

Should We Use Drones?

Jonathan Katz

February 14, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

Since 2002, the U.S. has used drones in the fight against terrorism. Statistics provided by the Bureau of Investigative Journalism have stated that up to 1,602 civilians have been killed by drones. Is using drones in combat the right thing for our military to do? In some situations I believe they are in other situations I beli...

Review: CAVA Grill

Margaux Ramee

February 11, 2016

Filed under Opinions & Editorials

 CAVA, a new Mediterranean grill, recently opened its doors in Ashburn. Ever since, it has become a hotspot for those who crave healthy, delicious food. This new trend may be scary to those who don’t try new things, but Junior Megan Goyer ensures that CAVA is worth the risk.    “I don’t try new food, ever,” ...

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