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How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance

How an Atheist feels about the Pledge of Allegiance
November 5, 2014

Everyone is familiar with the Pledge of Allegiance. We have aimlessly recited it almost every single day of school since Kindergarten, yet most of us do not understand fully what it means or why we say...

Letter to the Editor

Letter to the Editor
December 22, 2009

Dear Editor, For full disclosure, I am President and Founder of the Young Republicans Club and a proud American patriot. I recently read the Inklings spread concerning the Pledge of Allegiance and felt...

“Why I Don’t Stand”

A Staples student stands for the Pledge of Allegiance
December 4, 2009

Cole Manley '11 News Editor Each morning, students at Staples groan, get up from their seats, and mumble 31 words; a pledge of allegiance of sorts. Some murmur, some dictate, and some whisper....

The History of the Pledge

Half the states throughout the country require their students to recite the Pledge
December 4, 2009

"It’s now time for the Pledge,” Principal John Dodig announces on the loud speaker. It’s Wednesday morning and students sit in their classes with fluttering eyelids and cups of caffinated...

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