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Paper Opinions: License-less senior struggles with driving stigmas

Jimmy Ray Stagg

April 5, 2016

Whenever I tell anyone that I, a 17-year-old senior, do not have my license, they are absolutely flabbergasted. In Westport, it’s essentially expected that all upperclassmen have the ability to drive, and usually drive their own car as well. What follows is a series of questions. On behalf of all ...

Paper Opinions: Why we should worry about “Whole Woman’s Health vs. Hellerstedt”

Kaila Finn

April 5, 2016

Instead of working towards closing the wage gap, increasing the number of girls in STEM fields or improving women’s representation in politics, Texas is working towards a decision that strips women of their rights, their safety and brings our country farther back in history. On March 2, the Sup...

Paper Opinions: Mastering the art of April Fools’ Day

Chase Emilio

April 5, 2016

A good prank is a joke that can make everyone smile.  So consider these suggestions.  They will represent the mischievousness expected for the holiday, but they will also steer you clear of getting into trouble.   NUMBER ONE This one is for the teachers and is a great way to quickly pr...

Paper Opinions: Horoscopes determine my entire future—not

Emily Olrik

April 5, 2016

When I wake up in the morning, I need a few things. I need a cup of coffee, my daily Skimm and most importantly, I need to read my horoscope. I am directionless without it. In fact, when I walk into school without knowing that I might meet the man of my dreams, receive bad news or make a life-cha...

Paper Opinion: Consider gender in Presidential election to combat sexism

Claire Dinshaw

April 5, 2016

Gender matters. It matters when applying for a position as CEO, it matters when obtaining health care and it matters when selecting the next President of the United States of America. Gender matters because sexism is alive, and as long as it is, Hillary Clinton’s gender matters.  It is not the ...

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