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Marching for our lives: one student’s perspective

Jack Graziano, Staff Writer

March 29, 2018

Filed under Editorial, Opinion, Top Stories

In the wake of the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, survivors orchestrated a “March for Our Lives” event in Washington, DC on March 24 to unify parents, politicians, and students around a common goal—making...

Sixth Grade Move Causes Controversy and Concern

Liam Higgins, Editor-In-Chief

October 3, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The decision has finally been made. Berner Middle School now includes sixth-grade students. After months of decisions and reversals, it became official that this year’s sixth grade class would join the new 7th and 8th graders...

Is the electoral college still effective in today’s society?

Liam Higgins, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

If one were to ask the average person whether or not citizens play a direct role in electing the President, their answer would be “yes.” However, the correct answer may be a bit more complicated than that. Instead of agreeing...

Rethinking cultural appropriation in wake of controversy

Dave Marques, Copy Editor

April 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Beyoncé Knowles is no stranger to controversy this year, but in a bizarre turn of events, one of her latest scandals has provoked the ire of sociologists instead of TMZ viewers. In January, Beyoncé made a special guest appearance as a...

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