Assessing Libertarianism

Isaac Haught

February 21, 2020

Libertarianism is defined as “an extreme laissez-faire political philosophy advocating only minimal state intervention in the lives of citizens.” Laissez-faire stresses the abstention of government interposition in business,...

A Swamp of Misery

Isaac Haught

November 20, 2019

This past Christmas I had the delight of traveling to Disney. I hadn’t been there in nearly 10 years, so I went into the trip with high expectations and the hope of being hit with some nostalgia. After spending a week there,...

Defending John Steinbeck

Clay Lovell '19, Op-Ed Editor

March 29, 2019

It’s hard to give people things---I guess it’s harder to be given things, though. Seems silly, doesn’t it?” remarks Lee, a Chinese servant, in John Steinbeck’s multigenerational epic, East of Eden. Lee represents an outsi...

The Growing Democratic Party Field for 2020: Who Can Beat Trump?

Contributor: Daniel Anselmi '20

March 29, 2019

A record number of candidates have announced their candidacy for the Democratic presidential nomination. From the Mayor of South Bend, Peter Buttigieg, to a Congresswoman from Hawaii, Tulsi Gabbard, folks from across the party...

How to Kick Bad Habits

Akhil Medarametla '20

March 29, 2019

As a junior, I’ve had time to develop as both a student and as a person. Along the way, I’ve picked up some good habits that are useful in everyday life, as well as a set of bad ones that I don’t need. Procrastination, for...

Post AP Biology, Anatomy & Physiology and Biotechnology

Ryan Cvelbar '19

March 29, 2019

As the third quarter comes to a close, the pressure of what courses to take next year is beginning to amp up. Our school has a wealth of courses to choose from, courses ranging from Mao and Modern China to Machine Learning. With...

Chad Holgoff: A Social Media Mystery

Nic Pujolas '20

March 29, 2019

Sitting at home on Sunday February 16th, I received a request notification from an Instagram user with the name chad_holgoff. Upon opening my phone, I did not recognize the name at all. While delving deeper into Instagram, I read his...

To Wall or Not to Wall: The Government Shutdown

Ali Gardezi '20

March 3, 2019

The United States government was partially shut down from December 21st, 2018 to January 25th, 2019. Over the course of these 35 days, government officials had been working without pay, uncertain of when the shutdown would en...

A Review of the It by Stephen King

Stefan Leonard '20

March 3, 2019

As only a young 9th grader, I was hesitant to pick up and begin reading the 1,000-paged novel It by Stephen King, which seemed more like a daunting task rather than a read for pleasure. Even though the book has been published ...

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