Category: Editorial

The new SAT improves testing standards

Our generation has become accustomed to seemingly endless amounts of standardized tests. With colleges increasingly relying on these tests, students are often the ones paying the price, sometimes spending hundreds of dollars on tutoring...

Student unity can counteract election fallout

“Together we stand, divided we fall,” sang founding father John Dickinson prior to the Revolutionary War. Although not a physical war, the 2016 election has created a political battlefield. With Donald Trump elected to...

New law would secure needed rights for student journalists

Image credit: Melania Toczko “Watergate started with two local reporters,” Josh Singer said in “Glamour” magazine’s March 2016 issue. The words from the screenwriter of 2016’s Best Picture-winning movie “Spotlight,” which revolves around a...

Is the press truly free?

The First Amendment to the US constitution reads, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of..or prohibiting the free exercise thereof, or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press…” From the...

Stop using the R-Word as an INSULT

When you walk in the halls, you hear a variety of different insults thrown at fellow peers. These are often mindless fights between friends stemming from someone bumping into another, or forgetting to respond...