Category Archives: Editorials

America’s $1.6 Trillion Tax Irony

Connor Gross ’13 Photo courtesy of watchdog.org As the fiscal cliff approaches, the American economy is left to dangle by a thread as Congress plays chicken over the issue of taxes…

Guns and Laws: A Deadly Duo

Katie Tsang ‘15 The Second Amendment of the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to bear arms. It makes it easier to protect loved ones and protect lives, but it also…

Guns and Laws: A Deadly Duo

Katie Tsang ’15

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Do We Really Want Another Four Years?

Connor Gross ’13 Four Years in Review- After almost four years of the Obama Presidency, it is time to look back on the events that have occurred, to consider if…

A Tree Grows in Mountain Lakes

Travis Shingledecker ’13 Photo courtesy of Alice Schoneman ’13 “Chestnuts roasting on an open fire…” May be a thing of the past.  Instead, blight has caused the death of nearly…

100th Anniversary of the Titanic Disaster

Travis Shingledecker ’13 Have we not all at some point in time been caught belting “My Heart Will Go On” while standing in front of bedroom fans, feeling the cold…

On the 50th Anniversary of the Trial of Adolf Eichmann

Brit Felsen-Parsons ’12 In this place, where I stand before you, Judges of Israel, to serve as the prosecutor of Adolf Eichmann, I do not stand alone. With me, here,…

Am I Ugly? Adolescents Find “support” on Youtube

Piper Gellman ’13 In our modern world, many people believe that the Internet has diminished the personal intimacies of spending time with others face-to-face.  However, a recent trend has started…

Contraception: No Longer Only a Women’s Issue

Travis Shingledecker ’13 Does mandated health care coverage for contraceptives attack the American tenant of religious freedom provided in the First Amendment? This question has been a source of political…

Any Closer to a Separation of Church and State?

Brit Felsen-Parsons ’12 You’ve got to give it to Manhattan Mini Storage—while their ads, which I notice on my weekly drive into New York City, seem to be of a…