Hate is Leading– And We Are Allowing it to

By Kelly   A governor who endorses Islamophobia should not be allowed in a position of influence and power.  Walls divide our countries and our people. They’re said to be designed to protect us from the “different”– but this is merely an excuse to display hatred. It’s been this way since the first human civilizations. […]

Read More…

Life, Liberty, Pursuit of — the Unattainable?

By Na Kyung   I have a goal. And while effort and perseverance can help, that is not enough to guarantee success for someone like me. Since Affirmative Action took place in universities, a certain race has been reaping its consequences. Although it has increased chances of admission for certain races in prestigious schools who […]

Read More…

What Happened to Our Lunch?

By Yong   Although we settled down quite a bit, at the beginning of the year our school was loud with complains about our lunch service. So why did the school made the change from what seemed to satisfy students to a choice with so many problems? To understand the reason, we must first look […]

Read More…

Come Back Old Pals: Pen and Paper

By Yunik Avoid the privacy sucker. Accept pen and paper In ancient Egypt, there lived a wise King named Thamus. One day he was visited by god Theuth, an inventor of many useful things. God Theuth came to share his new discovery, “letters”.  “Letters will grant your people wisdom and intelligence.” However, King Thamus refused. […]

Read More…

Homework Should Not Be A Student’s Cause Of Stress

By Andrew Homework. Is. Useless. A system that was originally created as punishment for students in 1905 has now been placed into the institutional educational system. Is that not disappointing? Should all students be receiving daily punishments?  Homework. Is. Useless. Based on a survey conducted by Stanford News Of Education, 70% of students surveyed said […]

Read More…

Bolsonaro for Brazil

By Lucca   Yet another bad, corrupt leader for Brazil. This is why the GDP has dropped, tourism rates have gone down since 2014, crime rates have been increasing. However, with Bolsonaro, a sexist, homophobic strongman, will that change? There is a lot of controversy surrounding the election of Bolsonaro. The general Brazilian population are […]

Read More…

The Sweet Side of Free University

By Volt Equality will Improve the American Society Imagine yourself frantically looking for a possible knowledgeable university, like Harvard or Yale. Then you realize that it’s too expensive. But, what if the universities are free? What would happen? Denmark is a country where every citizen has access to university because their education is either cheap […]

Read More…

Say ‘Yes’ to Tiger Mums

By: Rozanne 虎妈的教育, hǔ mā de jiàoyù Tiger mum parenting, and why it may not be as detrimental to children as it seems “You know Auntie Karen’s daughter? She gets straight A*s, plays the violin professionally and got into Harvard. Why can’t you be more like her?” “Pass me your grades. Why are you getting […]

Read More…

Phone-schooling is education, too… just not in school

By Lina “See phone, take phone.” For many years, cell phones have been considered a distraction to students’ learning. Even today, adults constantly try to keep their students away from slacking into their cell phones during class. On the contrary, some argue that cell phones can be used for education, as there are now many […]

Read More…

Why Schools Should Start Later

By Michael Some people skip breakfast. Others wake up at absurdly early times. For some unlucky souls, “sleep” is defined as the thirty-minute bus ride from their house to school. And it shouldn’t be that way. So why is it that universally, schools almost, if not always, start at or around 8 am, and never […]

Read More…