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Make America Love Again | Post-Election Thoughts

Sarah Berube '18, Editor

November 19, 2016

November 8th was an uneasy day for a majority of the United States, including myself. I would first like to acknowledge my bias in this election and how someone like myself might not be the biggest fan of some of the changes that...

What This Election Means for Our Girls | Post-Election Thoughts

Kitt Urdang '19

November 19, 2016

I am a feminist. This doesn’t make me crazy or overly aggressive. It simply means that I believe that men and women are equal and should be treated like they are. I grew up with a working mother and a feminist father and atten...

How We Can Move Forward | Post-Election Thoughts

Anonymous

November 19, 2016

“I haven’t been able to focus all week. Words, polls, and maps swirl behind my eyes colored red and blue and the sounds of doomsday newscasters pound in my ears. My heart hasn’t stopped racing since Tuesday night. I’ve...

Nuche’s Jab at the Election | Post-Election Thoughts

Ben Antonucci '17

November 18, 2016

   America’s change in presidency comes either every four or eight years. Ever since former President George H.W. Bush's term was over,  the seat of a president has been inconsistent with either their own personal life or with...

A Brave New World: Election 2016

Liz Casey '17 and Alexa Dannis '17

November 18, 2016

The 2016 election was so ugly that "we the people" were sort of screwed from the start. Both candidates are so damaged in public opinion that it’s questionable if either option was viable. By the end of the campaign, no mat...

JV’s Brightest Stars

JV’s Brightest Stars

November 18, 2016

Why Grades Suck

Erica Ashby '18, Editor

November 17, 2016

In last week’s essay  the topic of our flawed education system and its evolution toward independent learning was discussed. “Our independence of interest seems to fade as our motivation to learn is clouded by college, grades,...

You Are Not Who You Vote For | Post-Election Thoughts

Anonymous

November 17, 2016

“You must be uneducated if you support Trump.” “Nobody should be happy about the results of the election.” “If you are a women voting Trump you need to find some self respect.” All off these things were direct quotes...