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Race riots in Baltimore- an inevitable effect of urban plight?

Dave Marques, Editorial Assistant

June 16, 2015

For a few weeks in late April, Baltimore exploded in a short, furious burst of tension and anger, but the fuse leading to the powder keg had been lit decades ago. There was an element of inevitability in the outbreak of the brief an...

Congress letter to Iran not illegal or treasonous, but dangerous

Nelson Gomez, Editor-in-Chief

March 20, 2015

Even at a time when domestic politics is marked by partisan voting, failures to negotiate, and an incredible lack of efficiency and productiveness, it would be risky for Congress to enter the diplomatic arena. Still, 47 Republican...

MHS students should be wary as old bug hits seniors

Brandan Lawrence, Managing Editor

September 24, 2014

With epidemics of varying natures breaking out on a weekly basis, keeping up with modern health news can be crucial to staying healthy. A persistent, somewhat modern strain of an ancient ailment seems to have taken hold in MHS...

EDITORIAL: “Lanyards? We don’t need no stinkin’ lanyards”

September 24, 2014

As MHS students prepared for a new school year, administrative faculty sent home letters explaining the institution of new policies to protect students. Notably, beginning this school year, students will be issued unique ID cards,...

Haute or horrible? The question of couture raises discussion

Katie McMahon, Staff Writer

September 24, 2014

Couture — the ultimate unattainable.  Model after serious-faced model strutting down the runway pinned in sequin-embellished, crewel-embroidered, silk-draped, figure-suffocating pieces put forth by the most esteemed houses of ...

EDITORIAL: Pressure for perfection in women simply artificial

June 9, 2014

It is easy to joke about and laugh at aspects of life that seem universally funny and understandable: endless lines at the movies, poor quality food in an airplane, entrapment by countless rows of traffic, you name it. Yet, t...

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