The Spectrum

The message of hard work is often told to us, but talent is always in the back of our minds.

Hardworking or just plain talented?

The American Dream promises hard work, but often talent is necessary for success.
Conor McDonough , Staff Writer March 19, 2015

In America, the difference between talent and hard work has continued to be debated throughout history. The basis of the American dream is that if someone works hard they can become extremely successful....

Civil discourse comes in all sizes and shapes always attached with some amount of emotion, which is completely fine. The bigger issue would be use any privilege you have to ignore and step over the issue.

Race at Blake

Conor McDonough March 19, 2015

Despite what many white people would like to believe, race is still a prominent influence on America and at Blake. In our lives where overt racism on the individual level is not as visibly present, white...

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