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Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

The word “gentrification” is not a negative word, yet it sends a shiver down the spines of many people, specifically low income communities that are affected. Gentrification is seen by some residents as having positive outcomes for its ability to bring in more income...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

The Future of the Internet

We all believe we can start off this new year with a fresh start and leave old things behind.  One thing that none of us wants to let go, however, is net neutrality. Unfortunately, for us, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has voted to remove net neutrality....

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Opinion: How a gun can teach in class

Recently, a school shooting took place in the state of Florida that unfortunately involved the death of multiple students and faculty members. Due to this incident, and many others that like it this year, President Trump believes that teachers should be given the...

Opinion: How beneficial is testing?

Opinion: How beneficial is testing?

Testing — just the thought of hearing that word makes us hate it because we know that we might be trying to cram everything in the night before. Students see testing as a teacher’s way to see if we actually learned anything throughout the lesson. When we think of...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

What is next for Russia and the future Olympics?

Recently, two of Russia’s “independent” athletes have been caught for doping during the PyeongChang Olympic Games. In the previous Olympic Games, the whole Russian Olympic team was caught for doping along with their program and all 41 medals that they had earned...

Opinion: Can gentrification help a community?

Is college for all of us?

We are all familiar with the words “Don’t you want to go to college?” Whether it be from a family member, teacher or friend, there is no surprise to why they would like to know if we want to go to college. As high school students, we have come to grip with reality...

High School is over, what now?

High School is over, what now?

Ask yourself these questions: “What does success mean to you?” and “Does college lead you to success?” For the past two decades, the most common path to success is through a college degree. The constant pressure faced by high school seniors no longer gives them an...

Opinion: College Board and Testing

Opinion: College Board and Testing

If you are familiar with Advanced Placement tests, or the SAT tests, then you might have heard about College Board. According to their website, collegeboard.org, they are “a mission-driven not-for-profit organization that connects students to college success and...