October 22, 2017

Posts from "Opinion"

  • Opinion | Oct.19, 2017

    The Myth of Christopher Columbus: What Are We Really Celebrating on Columbus Day?

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff The passing of Columbus Day this year brings me back to one of the most embarrassing cultural blunders of my study abroad experience. Living with a homestay family in Buenos Aires, Argentina this past…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hurricane Devastation Beyond Puerto Rico

    by Laura Arango ’20 Opinion Staff The Atlantic has suffered through 13 named storms this season: eight hurricanes and five major hurricanes. Specifically Maria, Irma, and Jose have left a trail of disaster in their wake. Homes have been destroyed…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Hate Is Not a Partisan Issue

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff Presidential behavior is often controversial. There are questions and discussions about what is acceptable for the commander-in-chief to say and do. Such talking points can arise from issues as large as foreign policy to…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Education Is a Right, Not a Privilege

    by Kelsey Dass ’18 Opinion Staff Every child in America should be granted an equal opportunity to succeed, regardless of which state, city, race, religion, or gender the child associates with. Coming from the perspective of a senior elementary and…

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  • Opinion | Oct.05, 2017

    Stop Politicizing Education

    by Sarah Kelley ’18 Opinion Co-Editor To what extent can we as a nation allow divisive politics to dominate and influence our own children’s access to educational resources? In celebration of National Read a Book Day on Sept. 6, First…

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  • Opinion | Sep.28, 2017

    What is Trump’s Foreign Policy?

      by Nicholas Moran ’19 Opinion Staff Now that the dust has settled from President Trump’s chaotic United Nations address last week, confused onlookers have been trying to decipher what exactly is the president’s stance on foreign policy. Was the…

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  • Politics | Sep.28, 2017

    Parents Are Dreamers Too: Changing the Conversation About Immigration

    by Hannah Paxton ’19 Asst. Opinion Editor Picture the student who sits next to you in the back of the classroom who you might not know very well. This student has a story to tell. This student had a gap…

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  • Opinion | Sep.21, 2017

    The Fenway Four: Stepping Up and Speaking Out

    by Kevin Copp ’18 Opinion Staff The rather shocking appearance of a banner reading “Racism is as American as Baseball” at Fenway Park last Wednesday not only stunned the onlookers at baseball’s oldest ballpark, but also underscored an important message…

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  • Opinion | Sep.21, 2017

    Free Speech or Hate Speech?

    by Bridget Blain ’19 Opinion Staff Throughout the election and now several months into the presidency of Donald Trump, the current political climate has often been compared to living in a dystopian novel, such as 1984 or Fahrenheit 451. Trump’s…

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  • Opinion | Sep.14, 2017

    Trump Targets Minority Groups in U.S.

    by Lela Biggus ’18 Opinion Staff Anyone who has been on the Internet lately would know that the Trump administration cut the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Policy, or DACA, on Tuesday, September 5. The policy, which began in 2012,…

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