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Diaries of a Bisexual

Diaries of a Bisexual

December 6, 2018


Filed under Opinion

My best friend and I are lying in the dark, buried in covers and playing a classic sleepover game: Bed Wed Behead. We’ve known each other for seven years, but only in the past couple of months have I come out to her, and everyone, as bisexual. She lists the names of old middle school classmates or...

A Dystopian Present

A Dystopian Present

Jake Paz-Priel

February 8, 2018


Filed under Opinion

August 12, 2039 Beginning this academic year, parents are sending record numbers of applications for their unborn children to participate in internships in order to have a competitive edge. Selective daycare programs groom 12-36 month-olds for Ivy League schools. Yearly tuition for the top-notch dayca...

The Case For Athletic Recruitment

The Case For Athletic Recruitment

Bridget Lowry

November 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Many seniors are turning their attention to the college admissions process, and a few have already committed to a college through sports recruitments. Some people view this as “cheating” the college application process and believe that people should be admitted to college based purely on academic...

The Case Against Athletic Recruitment

The Case Against Athletic Recruitment

Sonja Hutson

November 24, 2013


Filed under Opinion

While losing sleep and stressing about college applications, the last thing a senior wants to hear about is their friend’s guaranteed admission to a university because of their athletic excellence. An inequality between athletic versus academic acceptance is extraordinarily prevalent. This disparity...