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Trump’s Jerusalem Mistake

Robert Taylor, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

For the past 22 years, the U.S. has put off recognizing Israel as the capital of Jerusalem. So what changed? Donald Trump took office, and 22 years of doing nothing jumped out the window, as he has recently proclaimed Jerusalem as the capital of Israel. This decision was not only momentous because of h...

The End of Net Neutrality

Kaelin Farley, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

With the majority vote from the Federal Communications Commission (FCC), Net Neutrality was voted to be repealed on December 14, 2017.   Net Neutrality, supported during the Obama-era, is going to be repealed, bringing about severe changes for internet life. Net Neutrality is considered t...

Net Neutrality: A Digital Travesty

Deirdre Corrigan, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under News, Opinion

The Federal Communication Commission (FCC) voted on Thursday, December 14th to repeal Net Neutrality, which is the principle established in 2015 by President Obama, which mandated Internet Service Providers (ISP) treat all digital content and its providers equally. These ISPs include big telecom compan...

Is Bitcoin the Future?

Sam Braun, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The steam engine, revolutionary. The telegraph, unthinkable. The internet, life-altering. Bitcoin… eh? In the past few weeks, the world’s most recognizable cryptocurrency, Bitcoin, has been stirring up hype all over the globe, but no one really knows what it is, or its true potential.   ...

The Silence Breakers Encourage Others to Raise Their Voices

The Silence Breakers Encourage Others to Raise Their Voices

Nicole Braun, Opinion Editor

January 31, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Time magazine broke away from its typical mold this year when it chose its person, or, rather, People of the Year. The predictability of the “Person of the Year” was shattered when five women (and an elbow) graced the cover of the prestigious magazine, bearing the exceedingly appropriate title, “Th...

Faceoff: Kneeling During the National Anthem

Faceoff: Kneeling During the National Anthem

Bobby Taylor and Maggie Scaglione

November 7, 2017


Filed under Face-Off, Opinion

 Here's What's Wrong With Kneeling By: Maggie Scaglione When we think of the United States of America, our strong, developed nation, we should all gain a sense of patriotism. It is this pride in our country that we portray on a day to day basis, our love casting a light on those who made our natio...

Late Night Shows Tackle Politics

Isabella D'Amico, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

2016 was a year where politics infiltrated every nook and cranny of our daily lives. Every newspaper headline was about Hillary Clinton trying to relate to the youths of America, using some random modern slang. Every humor website was talking about Donald Trump’s ridiculous tweets and whether he should ju...

Snapchat: Friend or Foe?

Patrick Chambers, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Evan Spiegel, one of the world’s youngest billionaires, is the founder of Snapchat, one of the most used social media apps in the world. Snapchat has connected people on an unprecedented scale in a relatively short time. However, for all the progress it has made, some serious issues have been brough...

iPad Restrictions

Cecilia Taylor, Editor-in-Chief

November 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Here at Ramsey High School, students are entrusted with iPads, both in and out of the classroom. This technology allows us to to learn in ways that many students at other schools are not able to. For instance, it is incredibly easy for Ramsey students to remain in constant contact with their teachers and...

The Expense of College

Sophia Berkofsky, Opinion Editor

September 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion

As the time for applying to college approaches, students feel the stress associated with college admissions. As early as middle school, students have been taught that our grades are important for high placement, and that a poor grade on our transcript can be detrimental to our likelihood of getting in...

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