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Recognition for Female Atheletes

Recognition for Female Atheletes

As another sports season rolls around, so does a question regarding gender inequality: why is it that so many people can name famous male athletes in every sport, but struggle to…

Evaluating Semester Exams: Excuse Me, Please

Evaluating Semester Exams: Excuse Me, Please

Final exams are not the highlight of the school year, especially during the bleak mid-January cold, or the sunny warm days of June. Thus, the question of the double-A exam…

Push Back Start Times

Push Back Start Times

Every morning, hundreds of students yawn as they enter the school building. Why are they so drowsy? Are they tired of schoolwork? Are they bored of classes? Possibly, but much…

Confessions of a High Schooler

Confessions of a High Schooler

Contrary to the popular belief of most John Hughes movies, most people, including me, do not, if I may quote Beyoncé, “wake up, flawless”. At 6:15 a.m., my alarm goes…

Honing in on Hogan’s ‘Second Thoughts’

Honing in on Hogan’s ‘Second Thoughts’

Equality. The term has evolved over time to encompass many different things–religious equality, racial equality, gender equality, and more recently, equality for LGBT citizens. I personally am very proud to…

Bookish v. Sociable

Bookish v. Sociable

Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Every day, thousands of students use social media to entertain themselves as well as to connect with friends and family. In recent years, a bloom of…

Superintendent Starr Deserves Another Term

Superintendent Starr Deserves Another Term

Rumors have swirled this past week that the Montgomery County Board of Education may not agree to a new four-year contract for Dr. Joshua Starr to continue serving as Superintendent…

Is SSL Worth It?

Is SSL Worth It?

To graduate from high school, students must have a 75 Student Service Learning hours besides academic credits. However, should SSL really be that important and necessary? Student Service Learning offers…