I should be scared of the coronavirus when I’m not

By Michael Bunker '23

April 12, 2020

Michael Bunker With COVID-19 being spread around the world, I feel as though I should be scared when I’m not. Although the symptoms are essentially the same as Influenza’s symptoms, it’s still scary. The flu has killed...

It’s all fear mongering

By Kaden Biel '23

April 12, 2020

When I first heard of the new coronavirus, I knew that the first thing I had to do was find out what it really was. Was it a North Korean bioweapon unleashed onto China with the intent of it then spreading to the rest of the...

We will look back on this and laugh

By Sophia Belbin '23

April 12, 2020

The coronavirus is affecting everyone. Some people may know people who have it, some people may be in quarantine for it, and there are many more situations that are possible right now. The corona virus started in China by someone...

Enjoyment can be found in the little things

By Laura Wilson '23

April 11, 2020

In the 1700s, Benjamin Franklin wrote an autobiography including 13 virtues that he wanted to accomplish in his life. Last week, I tried putting myself up to the same experiment that he did, but with my own virtues. Some of...

We can all make a difference

By Michael Monte Carlo '23

April 11, 2020

I was doing a similar experiment as Ben Franklin because we were making a chart of how we can try and perfect ourselves. Some goals I chose are going to help me relieve stress. Some of my other goals are going to help me...

Seeking Self Perfection

By Kylie Dorsett '23

April 11, 2020

Ben Franklin once did an experiment. His goal was to achieve moral perfection. He picked thirteen virtues that he believed would make his life perfect if he completed them each day. I also tried this experiment. I chose ten virtues...

Australian wildfires are putting wildlife at risk

By Jason Allen-Roomet ‘21

February 27, 2020

Paul R. Ehrlich once said, “In pushing other species to extinction, humanity is busy sawing off the limb on which it perches.” Philadelphia native Paul R. Ehrlich, best known for his warnings about the population growth and...

Early Start of School Can Cause Lack of Sleep For Kids

By Janeidy Valentin ‘21

May 24, 2018

Numerous students around the world love waking up in the morning and getting ready for school, while others don’t. Many students suffer from sleep disorders because they are not getting enough hours of sleep that they are supposed...

Defending Daca: Why Children Should Not Pay for the Sins of their Parents

May 23, 2018

On the fifth of September, President Trump posted a tweet that has now left the lives of around 800,000 people in question. Not only that, but the situation grows more complex every second that passes us by. DACA, also known...

How Technology Has Changed the World

By Elizabeth Patch ‘21

May 23, 2018

One of the biggest technology products that everyone uses is cell phones. Cell phones have taken over the world, and they will continue to develop even more. Cell phones have made communication, finding the latest news, and many...

Corruption is Overtaking Those in Power

By Alexis Leotta ‘18

May 23, 2018

Corruption is a plague that has seeped its way into the government, affecting so many people to the point to where it is just unreasonable. More often than not, most politicians are caught up in a scandal in which they abused...

IPhone X: Is It Worth It?

By Sean Fleming ‘21

May 23, 2018

Ten years ago, Apple revealed to the world the new phone that would go on to change the ways we communicate forever. Ten years ago, CEO Steve Jobs showed a select group of journalists the iPhone in the blistering San Francisco,...