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It’s a Little Easy to be Green

Sarah Hammer, Staff Writer

October 8, 2010

Filed under Opinion

Global warming is here. This past summer was the hottest on record in Philadelphia. Glaciers are melting and the snows of Kilimanjaro are projected to be completely gone within 20 years. Greenhouse gases are having a devastating...

The Last Stanz

Costanza Maio, Editor-in-Chief

April 16, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Procrastination and the College Freshman I want to talk about procrastination. Truth be told, it is an epidemic amongst high schoolers, from freshmen to seniors. Why do we do it? I’m curious to know. When we come home, m...

Is There a Place in Our Society for Creativity?

Victoria Cano, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

“Excrement! That’s what I think of Mr. J. Evans Pritchard! We’re not laying pipe! We’re talking about poetry. How can you describe poetry like American Bandstand? ‘I like Byron, I give him a 42 but I can’t dance to...

Samaya Sinha, Staff Writer

April 16, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

The Western impression of Oriental and African cultures is largely distorted by the media. However, to what extent does the Western perspective of these cultures promote conflict, even violence and war? As a foreigner, I have...

Government versus Religion

Jacob Wildstein, Staff Writer

February 18, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Should national governments have the right to control and regulate religions? In recent days, two examples of this have surfaced that appall me. In Switzerland, a law was passed stating that the construction of minarets, the fo...

Your Eggs ‘n’ Bacon: What Really Goes on Behind the Scenes of Your Breaktast?

Rachael Metz and Staff Writer

February 18, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

“We create these animals for our profit and pleasure, playing with their genes, violating their dignity as living creatures, forcing them to lie and live in their own urine and excrement, turning pens into penitentiaries and...

Harriton’s Transformation

January 15, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Victoria Marchiony Humor Editor After three years of cozy, broken down classrooms, inconsistent heating, a too-small locker in the basement, and the treacherous outdoor campus, I became more than just accustomed to the quirks...

Our Dear Deer!

January 15, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Rachel Metz Staff Writer I am assuming that we have all heard of the deer culling that began in Lower Merion Township just a few weeks ago. There are two main questions a person has to ask his or her self when thinking about...

The Last Stanz: A Realization

January 15, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Costanza Maio Editor-in-Chief A little background for my readers: I promised myself that I would only spend one of my columns this year on college, and what better time to do so than this month - when I, along with many other...

The Fleeting Glory of the Modern Renaissance Man

January 15, 2010

Filed under Archives, Opinion

Jackie Milestone News Editor Imagine yourself living in 1500 A.D. Though it is a bit difficult, you might find yourself in a similar position today, at least when it comes to education and expectation. At the peak of the...

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