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SUMMER ISSUE OPINION – ‘Grounding’ Teens from Social Media Has Mixed Results

Julia Somsen, Reporter

June 8, 2017

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NEWSROOM - The Washington Post recently released an article warning parents of the effects of grounding their kids from social media.  But do teenagers agree with this article? According to The Washington Post, in research done by...

OPINION – Upper School Trips Depart, Juniors Remain

Isabel Vigale, Opinion Writer

April 12, 2017

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SENIOR HOUSE - Upper school students are full of excitement: they will be visiting and travelling to different states and countries while the Seniors are preparing for internships. The juniors are staying behind. Traditionally,...

OPINION – Cases of “Senioritis” Provoke Questions

Jenny Matute, Reporter

March 9, 2017

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SENIOR HOUSE - With graduation approaching, there have been several confirmed cases of Senioritis in the class of 2017. "Senioritis" is an affliction that affects students in their final year of high school  Causes include pre...

Opinion – Students Choose English Names, Reimagined from Chinese with Traditional Meanings

Helen Wang, Reporter

February 23, 2017

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SENIOR HOUSE - Chinese students at Columbia University made a video explaining the meaning behind their Chinese names in response to perceived or actual xenophobia at the university. In early February, a number of Asian students...

BEST OF OPINION (2016) – Students Over-Programmed?

Samantha Erfe, Contributor

July 17, 2016

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OPINION – Recent conversations with teachers have yielded a new perspective on how we fill our days in and out of school. It seems, most basically, that an average student spends seven or eight hours at school studying,...

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