• Opinion

    What is Love?

    by  • May 10, 2017 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    What is love? Love is one of the strangest and most powerful forces of nature in the universe, and it is timeless. It takes on many forms, surrounding us with its presence and we long for it in its absence. For some people it’s just an intense feeling of emotion, euphoria, and hormones. Others...

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    Days of Future & Past

    by  • April 26, 2017 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    When I look ahead, time seems to stretch so long, but looking back, freshman year seems like yesterday. I even remember vividly in 5th grade, during social studies class at Salemwood Middle School, we watched a video, and while we were supposed to be watching it, I was daydreaming. I was thinking about the...

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    Why the US Education System Still Needs Improvement.

    by  • April 3, 2017 • Opinion • 0 Comments

    The US education system has definitely improved since classroom learning became more popular than one on one tutoring. However it’s quite a shame to be spending thousands of dollars per student (11,700-26,600 per full-time equivalent student in 2012 depending on whether they go on to post-secondary education) only to receive sub-par scores in math,...

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    Dreaming of Paris

    by  • March 31, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    For many Americans, Paris is a dream place to visit from how much it is romanticized by television, movies, literature and even word of mouth. The idea of Paris is so ingrained in me that I even have a Parisian-themed room. My love for the city was furthered when I got to learn more...

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    Blur vs. Oasis: The Battle of Britpop

    by  • March 30, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Almost twenty two years ago, the British media focused on a wave of alternative music that started to attract the public’s attention, called “Britpop” by the British press. Although there were many more Britpop bands that were successful both critically and commercially, such as Elastica, Pulp, and Suede, the two bands that were on...

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    You vs. Them

    by  • March 22, 2017 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Ok so, let’s start off with a scenario. You are in an English class with your best friends. You just finished an assignment that was an essay the week before and your teacher tells you that they graded them. You and your best friend check your grades. You received an 85 and your friend...

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    A World of Colors

    by  • March 6, 2017 • Homepage, Opinion • 1 Comment

    We live in a world of colors and labels, lots of them.  A world where our eyes only see the colors but never bother to look at what is on the inside of a person. We live in a world where we can somehow speak color, and act color. “You talk white”“You act black”...

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    Story of My Life

    by  • February 17, 2017 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    “Stories are compasses and architecture; we navigate by them, we build our sanctuaries and our prisons out of them, and to be without a story is to be lost in the vastness of a world that spreads in all directions like arctic tundra or sea ice.” -Rebecca Solnit, The Faraway Nearby If you’re reading this...

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    Nedlam’s Corner

    by  • February 17, 2017 • Interactive, Opinion, Submissions • 0 Comments

    Dear Nedlam, With college coming closer I’ve become really nervous, especially since my grades this quarter aren’t the best and I applied to some top tier schools. Some of those schools are my dream schools and it’s crushing to think that just because I’ve had some trouble this quarter that it will prevent me...

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