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Columbus Day should prompt sober reflection, not celebration

Columbus Day should prompt sober reflection, not celebration

Sophie Casey ’20, Web Managing Editor

October 14, 2019

Christopher Columbus is our national contradiction: a man simultaneously lauded for his determined spirit of exploration and reviled for unabashed imperialism. His status of aberration, however, makes the holiday named in his honor a polarizing topic among those who disagree on his connotation in history....

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

Staples Superfans fails to promote school spirit, support players

Dana Perelberg '20, Paper Managing Editor

October 14, 2019

Every day, my notifications are flooded with posts from the Staples Superfans 2019-20 Facebook group. Students promote their sports games, promising to defeat the opposition. They encourage students to come out and support them; however, bleachers remain empty as students swipe away the notification ...

Brand collapses after releasing school shooting themed hoodies

Brand collapses after releasing school shooting themed hoodies

Maria Krug '22, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

The BStroy clothing brand faced major backlash after releasing school-shooting themed hoodies during New York Fashion Week on Sept. 15.   The schools included were Stoneman Douglas in 2018, Virginia Tech in 2007, Columbine in 1999 and Sandy Hook in 2012. To make matters much worse, the hoodies f...

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

New York climate change walkout teaches kids how to stand up for what they believe

Izzy Sareen '22, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

In modern day, 11% of the global population is currently vulnerable to climate change; 800 million people suffering each day from something that could have been avoided in the first place, according to Conservation.org.  Climate change is moving around the globe, and it’s not moving slowly. The t...

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