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GPA: Is it here to stay?

GPA: Is it here to stay?

Molly Stroud, NEHS Guest Writer

November 13, 2019

Ranking students by grade point average in high school has proven to have both advantages and disadvantages for students. For the majority of students, class rank pushes them to become more competitive and try to harder in their classes so they can “move up” in ranking. Class rank also makes it...

Let’s Engage in Civil Discourse!

Let’s Engage in Civil Discourse!

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2019

At its simplest level, civil discourse is defined as engagement in conversation intended to enhance understanding. Another way that I personally describe it is “rapidly disappearing”. Especially among today’s youth, kids my age with whom I interact with on a perpetual basis, there seems to be a cult...

“It Means the World to Us” – Global Student Climate Change Protests

“It Means the World to Us” – Global Student Climate Change Protests

Ainsley Gill

April 30, 2019

The bell rings, signaling the start of another day of school. The teacher glances at her roll sheet and begins to take attendance. When she calls the name “Greta Thunberg,” no one responds. She smiles to herself as she marks Greta absent. Today is Friday, so of course Greta isn’t here. Greta has ...

What’s Up With my Face?

What’s Up With my Face?

Neha Shaw, Editor-in-Chief

April 28, 2019

Blue eyes, light skin, an elongated and pronounced nose, and many others are features mostly distinct to European people and coveted by other people who lack them. Although this idea of Eurocentrism has not always been the case throughout the history of humanity, people throughout the 20th and 21st ce...

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