Thankful for each other

Addie Anderson, Columnist

December 7, 2018

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For high school students, the major holidays of the fall semester are Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas. After making it through three months of the school year, Halloween provides a fun time for students to relax, dress...

Why individual political education is still important

Anna Bass, Columnist

December 7, 2018

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In high school, we see a lot of young folk beginning their journey into politics; however, how they get arrive at their beliefs can be questionable. Many young students arrive at their political opinions because of what their...

A Gentrification Story Still Unfolding

Andrew Stevens, Columnist

December 7, 2018

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My next-door neighbors have lived in their house since the ‘60s. I learned this when I was seven; I climbed the wooden fence to their backyard and hopped in before I realized that I was stuck. To be fair, their backyard looks...

Female Leadership

Addie Anderson, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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As a teenage girl growing up in the 21st century in America, I have learned a lot about how far women rights have come, but also how far we have yet to go. In the past, women have been treated as inferior to the opposite sex, a...

The Art of Conversation: A Guide

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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You come up to me on the street and say you know me from the columns I hide behind in the Bi-Line. Two things are liable to happen: either we are both instantaneously teleported to a clearing in a wintry forest and fight to su...

Why banning guns is our only hope

Payton Selby, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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The harsh reality of the 2nd Amendment debate is that a great deal of useless argumentation is made by both conservatives seeking to uphold their perceived “God, Guns and Beer” form of national identity, and by the newly empo...

Technology Effects on Youth

Anna Bass, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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Technology has grown from a privilege to an expectation, especially in our youth today. While technology has numerous benefits, such as instant communication, a form of expression, and new forms of art, it also has numerous ne...

Bad publicity is still publicity: Kanye West’s Obsession with Attention

Phoebe Lariccia, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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“Thank you Kanye, very cool!” tweets President Trump in reply to rapper Kanye West’s outspoken support, engendering a war of controversy on social media. These days, West’s face seems to be plastered over every news ar...

America’s Second Civil War – Tribalism and the Internet’s impact on politics

Andrew Stevens, Columnist

November 2, 2018

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Is America headed toward a second Civil War? Instead of a war that poses the North against the South, the new Union and Confederacy seem to be our partisan system of Democrats and Republicans. Even our leaders, a new generation...

Space and Time: Some Things and Other Things

Andrew Zacks, Columnist

September 28, 2018

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        How high can you count? Go for it. Stop there! That was really good. I’m impressed. But! Be warned, you didn’t even make it to the square footage of your home. In 2013, the average size of a house in the United S...

Who is really to blame for student’s stress?

Anna Bass, Columnist

September 28, 2018

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        BREAKING NEWS: Westminster students get stressed from time to time. Due to the high numbers of gifted students, competition to succeed, or even remain average, while balancing extracurricular activities makes the rigor of W...

School choice

Payton Selby, Columnist

September 28, 2018

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        “Would you say to Indiana, that schools cannot discriminate against LGBT students if you want to receive federal dollars? Or would you say the state has the flexibility?” – This was the fiery question Represen...

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