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If I may respond

If I may respond

Ally Cottrell, writer
June 5, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Hello, random and presumably male driver that has decided to whistle at a group of teenaged girls running down the side of the street. I’m sure the only reason that you didn’t stop and chat with us is that you are on your way to a very important event and not because you wouldn’t have whistled...

Assisted suicide

Assisted suicide

May 25, 2017
Filed under Opinion

Chechnya opens new concentration camp for gay men

Chechnya opens new concentration camp for gay men

Anna Larionova, Writer
April 16, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BY ANNA LARIONOVA More than 100 gay men are being held at a concentration camp in Chechnya and three have been murdered already, according to newspaper Novaya Gazeta (literally translates to “new newspaper”). This is the first concentration camp targeted at homosexuals since the Holocaust, yet not e...

Pointless rules

Tala Alfoqaha, Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

By Tala Alfoqaha As the customary 3 consecutive dings ordain the end of the school day, students flock to the new commons in droves, chatting amiably in groups aggregated around and between lunch tables. Laughter echoes off the sun-drenched windows and the relief of surviving yet another day of sc...

Are my relationship standards unrealistic?

Are my relationship standards unrealistic?

Kate Stager, Writer
April 12, 2017
Filed under Opinion

By Kate Stager Ah, the infamous checklist. The deal breakers, the must-haves and the hell no’s. Many people have their standards for what they want in a relationship, and what they want in another person. Some people have visions of what their lives would look like with a certain person in it, or ma...

The high price of education

The high price of education

Kelly Pu, Writer
March 30, 2017
Filed under Opinion

As college decisions come out this spring, some high school seniors are having to sacrifice their college education because of money. College tuition has become a rising issue, exacerbated by debates over tuition, free college, and student loans in the 2016 presidential campaign. According to the National...

Don’t lock up your locker

Don’t lock up your locker

Anna Larionova, Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BY ANNA LARIONOVA Most people only use lockers when science classes ban backpacks. Even coats are now carried around as fashion accessories, so lockers have no use. They’re just hollow spaces shoved against the walls of EPHS, but they don’t have to be. Lockers are provided for every student ...

Sincerest apologies to Oregon

Sincerest apologies to Oregon

Ally Cottrell, Writer
March 28, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BY ALLY COTTRELL (Warning: this story is mostly pointless and reprimanding my past self on an insignificant topic in the cosmic scheme of things. But, then again, everything is insignificant in the grand, random soup of life. I’m sorry for whatever existential crisis that past sentence might have c...

Differences between high school and college

Differences between high school and college

Sophie Brandser, Writer
March 27, 2017
Filed under Opinion

BY SOPHIE BRANDSER A lot of people have a perception that college is just another four years of school, similar to high school, but they are wrong. There are many differences between college life and high school life. So what are the differences between college and high school? Unlike freshman ye...

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