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Editorial: AP Testing

June 6, 2013


Filed under Opinion

For upperclassmen at RHS, AP exams represent the culmination of all of the knowledge acquired throughout the year.  They serve as an excellent opportunity for students to transfer their understanding of subject areas into college placement.  However, is all of the stress really worth it? AP classes...

Obama’s Second Term: What Has He Achieved in the First Six Months?

Talia Cantor, Copy Editor

June 4, 2013


Filed under Opinion

Just over six months into his second term, and stuck with a Republican Congress, President Obama, is said to be experiencing a period of stalemate in his presidency. It may be too early to tell, but it seems that this might be the case. In 2008, Barack Obama was elected to his first term as President....

Face-Off: Boston Marathon Bombing Miranda Rights

Brendan Saunders and Derek Nelson

June 4, 2013


Filed under Face-Off

Public Safety Demands a Suspension of Bomber’s Rights Brendan Saunders, Opinion Editor On April 15, 2013, two bombs exploded at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  Four days later, after deadly skirmishes resulting in the deaths of suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev and MIT police officer Sean Collier...

Facing Boston Bombing Without Fear

Mark Hattar, Staff Writer

May 14, 2013


Filed under Opinion

The recent terroristic acts displayed in Boston have unequivocally impacted not only the city, but the country as a whole. It seems like the nation paused for a moment to look over at the historic city, shaken to its core by this devastating event. Many of us took the time to make Facebook posts explaining...

Editorial May 2013

May 14, 2013


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

One major thing that has been missed by many students after coming to the high school is the yearly field trips that each grade takes. In 6th grade, it was the yearly trip to Philadelphia, and then in 8th grade, the overnight trip to Washington DC was something that kids would talk about upon entering...

France Legalizes Same-Sex Marriage

Calum Johnson, Staff Writer

July 19, 2012


Filed under Opinion

On April 23, 2013, France voted for the right to legalize same-sex marriage and same-sex adoption in Paris. The vote at the National Assembly won in favor of the "Marriage for All" bill with a 331 to 225 vote. This makes France the ninth European Union member and the 14th nation in the world to legalize...

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