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Success should be based on talent, not privilege

Michael Colton, Entertainment Columnist

February 7, 2017

Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Started from the bottom? Hollywood loves an underdog story. So does the public. But what we consumers fail to realize is, that, as much as we may want it to be the case, very few of our pop culture icons have actually made... Read more »

We don’t want Pomkits… all the time

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist

February 7, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Sports

Pomkits are a great ETHS tradition, but at a certain point it is time to give other people a chance to perform at these high profile halftimes as well. Don’t get me wrong, the Pomkits are a very talented group.  They have... Read more »

New presidency threatens Obamacare

Carrington York, Opinion Editor

February 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Don’t you dare! Among the many policies and programs Trump has already dismantled, Obamacare must stay. It is crucial to the wellbeing of millions of Americans. The name Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act (AC... Read more »

Teachers should collaborate in order to create fairness among students

Ethan Harvey, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

While it is occasionally acceptable for classes of the same courses to learn material at different times, teachers should strive to equalize the classroom by introducing material at the same time. This issue calls into question... Read more »

Finsta creates an outlet for cyberbullying

Matthew Barbato, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

While Finsta may seem entertaining and positive, too often it has strayed from its original intention and become a form of cyberbullying, and cannot be used as a way to deal with conflict. A Finsta, or Finstagram, is a fake... Read more »

Facebook discussion forums damage unity in groups

Carrington York, Opinion Editor

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Let’s talk. Private discussion groups on Facebook subdue the voices that matter. Like any social faction, online discussion groups hold a pressure to fit in and say the right thing. With the birth of “DISCOURSE”,... Read more »

Microaggressions make impacts

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Know the meaning of your words. Some things you say may seem neutral to you but these things are, in fact, hurtful and feed negative stereotypes. Microaggressions often seem like they would be a compliment or even just a... Read more »

Middle School students should have the opportunity to shadow freshmen

Sofia Sant'Anna-Skites, Opinion Writer

December 16, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Although Shadow Day was cancelled several years ago, administration should bring it back for prospective freshmen to gain beneficial experience. Shadow Day would provide an excellent opportunity for middle school students to... Read more »

Having fun makes a team successful

Harrison Witt, Sports Columnist

November 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion, Sports

You have heard the typical saying: the most important rule is to have fun!  While this statement may seem cliche, it holds more truth than you think, especially for coaches. The idea of having fun with sports seems simple:... Read more »

Speak Out!

November 22, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Senior Runner Emma Milner-Gorvine: "Hard-working, dedicated, and approachable." Junior Volleyball player Holly Desmond: "One who has a good relationship with their players" Sophomore Wrestler Enijah Averyhart: "A coach that... Read more »

Trump won. Now what?

Jane Mather-Glass, Opinion Columnist

November 22, 2016

Filed under Matters of Controversy, Opinion

President Trump. Unfortunately we’re going to have to hear those words for the next four years. All we can do now is come together, be here for each other, and make sure our voices are heard. These next four years seem... Read more »

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