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The Bachelor is the Worst of Reality TV

The Bachelor is the Worst of Reality TV
The Bachelor is problematic at its core, and contestants are mistreated for entertainment.
April 27, 2020

My mom has been watching "The Bachelor" since I was a newborn and I can’t get her to turn it off. With every ounce of my soul, I cannot stand this show. The show is pathetic and it stereotypes and degrades...

The Art of Creativity

The Art of Creativity
Teens are losing touch with their imagination
March 10, 2016
Students are losing touch with their imagination

Student voices: We have a race problem.

Student voices: We have a race problem.
December 3, 2015

I recently read an article in the New Yorker about the hotbeds that are Mizzou and Yale. If you happened to miss those screaming headlines, they tell the story of college campuses consumed by debates...

The cost of charging for public college

A drawing of a U.S. dollar bill with 0 as the amount.
The U.S. government can afford to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, so why doesn't it?
October 29, 2015
The U.S. government can afford to make public colleges and universities tuition-free, so why doesn't it?

You can help alleviate the lunch crunch

December 3, 2013

Chicken tenders. Santa Fe rice bowl.  Pasta bar. These might be your favorite dishes served in the lunch room, but they are also three of the several lunches that force us students to stand in seemingly...

I Hate My Teacher

This layout by Karl Lovaas '14 was named a Best of Editorials 2012 by the National Scholastic Press.
originally published January 2012
October 8, 2013

When walking in the halls, I hear a number of conversations taking place. However, there is one conversation which I hear more frequently than any other. It always goes something like this: “Student...

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