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Third-party candidates are worth voting for

sohiniashoke

November 4, 2016

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Posted on November 4, 2016 in Forum written by: Sohini Ashoke Many people in the 2016 presidential election state that they dislike both main options. This is where third-party candidates, like Jill Stein and Gary Johnson, come in. It i...

Faces in the Crowd: Does curving grades benefit students?

gokatiezhang

November 4, 2016

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Compiled by Katie Zhang “I think curving grades would motivate students to work harder because they will have more hope for a better overall grade.” Anna Chin (9) “I think it helps take pressure off of tests. If your class...

Schools should provide free condoms to students

carolynkuimelis

October 11, 2016

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Written by Carolyn Kuimelis School is a place for emotional as well as academic learning, and schools should take steps to open up the conversation about sexual health to ensure that their students are equipped with the knowl...

Feminine Products should be easily accessible on campus

The Oracle

October 11, 2016

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Written by: Akansha Gupta In the past few years, menstrual activism has become more prominent. NPR dubbed 2015 “The Year of the Period,” and New York City mandated free access to menstrual products in public schools, sh...

Reproductive health should be destigmatized

cassandrabond

October 11, 2016

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Written by Cassandra Bond Upon reaching teenage years, people become increasingly more interested in sex and relationships. This increase in curiosity brings the need for sex education, easy access to birth control and rea...

Whitewashing in Hollywood Harms Youth

jackmallery

September 9, 2016

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By Jack Mallery In 2015, the drama and romance film “Aloha” sparked outrage for its casting choices, raising questions about equality for acting jobs in Hollywood. Emma Stone, a white actress, was cast as the Asian-Ha...

Should computer science be a graduation requirement? CON

jennamarvet

September 9, 2016

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Written by Jenna Marvet Making computer science a graduation requirement would be detrimental to the already undervalued, humanities-focused students and limit the flexibility high school students have to explore career ...

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