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Students discuss whether Election Day should be marked as national holiday

November 10, 2020

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits

Consequences in lack of student involvement outweigh participation benefits
March 6, 2019

As administrative decisions grow ever more consequential, the need for student opinions is greater than ever. However, despite the countless surveys sent out by the administration in an effort to acquire...

Kavanaugh nomination backed, pending FBI investigation

Kavanaugh nomination backed, pending FBI investigation
September 28, 2018

Daniel Harizman '19 The senate judiciary committee voted to send the nomination of Supreme Court Justice, Brett Kavanaugh, to the full senate pending a one week FBI investigation surrounding sexual...

Public school students condemn Education Secretary confirmation

February 9, 2017

By Molly Mahoney '18 Betsy DeVos was confirmed as Education Secretary Feb. 7 when 50 senators voted in favor of her confirmation and 50 opposed it, forcing Vice President Mike Pence to cast his vote...

[Nov. 2016 Opinions] Honored to spend my 18th birthday at the voting booth

November 22, 2016

By Megan Brown '17   Election day fell on my 18th birthday and I could not have been happier to kick it off in the voting booth.  I walked into Long Lots Elementary School wearing 5-inch heeled...

Meet the Candidates

Meet the Candidates
November 1, 2016

By Daniel Harizman '19 and Nicole Dienst '18

No Guns in School

No Guns in School
May 31, 2016

Donald Trump may just be the master of contradiction. While politicians often make promises to appeal voters, Trump often tries to balance between two extremes. This past Friday at an NRA convention, Trump...

Q and A with Donald O'Day, Voted to Keep Arena

November 3, 2010

Image via Wikipedia Claire O’Halloran Web Opinions Editor The debate over whether or not Arena should be cut has been an ongoing and complicated issue. However, on Oct. 12, it was officially decided...

Examining the Level of Democracy at Staples: Students Unaware of Student Assembly’s Purpose

52% of the students polled do not believe the Student Assembly adequately provides for Staples students, and 48% were indifferent. | Graphic by Ross Gordon '11
May 28, 2010

“Our purpose is to provide an outlet for student ideas, as well as finding a way for students to be involved in the school.” This is how Eric Wessan ‘10, treasurer of the Student Assembly (SA),...

Inklinations: Getting “Lost”

May 20, 2010

By Julia Freidman '11 and Mel Mignucci '12 Staff Writer and A&E Editor After six seasons the series finale of ABC's "Lost" is Sun., May 23; watch the slideshow to view students' theories on how...

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