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In Memoiram: October

Moira Lavelle, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2010

It seems as if every time one turns on the television there are more and more stories about angry American citizens.  Powerfully angry citizens. Citizens with some cause or another and signs. Always the signs.  No one can have...

Taking on America’s Education

Sitara Soundararajan

October 8, 2010

Now that students are getting back to school, it may be a good time to reflect on the educational system in our country. With on going globalization, there has been more and more discussion on how the educational system in the...

It’s a Little Easy to be Green

Sarah Hammer, Staff Writer

October 8, 2010

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

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

“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

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

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

“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

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

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...

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