Category: Opinion

We need empathy as much as we need suicide awareness

According to the Jason Foundation, suicide is the second leading cause of death for ages 10-24. More teenagers and young adults die from suicide than from cancer, heart disease, AIDS, birth defects, stroke, pneumonia, influenza,...

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School Loop Useful, Needed

The number of teachers using School Loop has declined over the years. I find this fact quite disappointing, coming from the perspective of a student who has benefited from the website’s convenience. Although School Loop...

Trigger Warnings: Why We Need Them

The administration needs to acknowledge that within a school of about 3,000 students, there are individuals that have experience with some form of violence. This can be done with trigger warnings, or content warnings, in...

Sexual Assault while Crowd Surfing Misunderstood

“She knows she wants it.” “She wouldn’t get any otherwise, we’re just doing her a favor.” “Look at what she’s wearing! She’s just asking for it.” Seriously? At a concert? That’s what you’re going to...

Post-AP Projects are Beneficial

The AP Exam season has finally come to an end. You’ve just gotten back to class from your last AP test, hoping to finally get a break, but on your desk is a packet. Another...