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All teachers must value students’ time

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor

April 21, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Although it is part of their professional duty, many teachers fail to be helpful for students outside of the classroom needs. Far too often, complaints are heard about teachers not responding to emails or being late to a.m....

The most difficult sport to play at ETHS is…

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist

April 21, 2017

Filed under From the Stands, Opinion, Sports

While everyone thinks that whatever sport they play is truly the most difficult, there needs to be a determination of what is the true hardest sport.  This is where I come in. Every sport is challenging to play once you get...

ETHS should accommodate in-school absences

Editorial

April 21, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

We need an in-school absence policy. It’s time we open up students’ schedules so that they may experience the important events held at our school. Throughout the year, and especially in the months of April and May, various...

Sexual assault education must improve

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist

April 21, 2017

Filed under Matters of Controversy, Opinion

While most ETHS health classes go in depth on mental and physical health, teachers and their curriculums are not free of stigma when it comes to sexual assault. It’s time teachers educate the student body on this topic. For...

Cell Phone to Cell Block

Carrington York, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Be careful. The line between legal and illegal sexting is too thin for many to see. Teens all around the United States are have gotten involved in the “send nudes” trend. According to Knowyourmeme.com, “Send Nudes is an expre...

SuffrAGE

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

While some believe teenagers are more naive compared to the rest of society, such qualities should not keep them out of the polls. A citizen’s right to vote at age 18 has been in place since 1971, when the 26th Amendment...

Speak up

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

While teachers often feel pressure to be objective, sharing their personal opinions with students during class discussion provokes students in a way that promotes positive discourse. The rules surrounding teachers sharing their...

Students should value action over labels

Sofia Sant’Anna-Skites, Opinion Editor

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

While students may label themselves as liberals, allies or activists, many don’t fully participate in the fight for equity. Attending marches for justice and raising awareness about important issues through social media are...

Read new news

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Branch out. Only getting news from sources that bolster our opinions ends up limiting our knowledge and perspectives. Many of us get our news from articles shared on Facebook or from CNN notifications on our phones. Often,...

Punching Nazis

Adam Marquardt, Opinion Writer

March 17, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Common wisdom tells us that violence is never the answer, but when our friends and family are threatened by genocide, we cannot respond with business-as-usual. Punching a White supremacist does not make you a bad person. In...

Too JUUL for school

March 17, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

A JUUL is the hottest version of an e-cigarette, which is a cigarette-shaped device containing a nicotine-based liquid that is vaporized and inhaled. The JUUL, however, is shaped like a flash drive The JUUL is advertised as “an...

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