Unconventional Perspectives

Three seniors who deviate from the conventional In every community there’s bound to be a mainstream. From being politically liberal to the light-hearted things like enjoying PMT, most of us have preferences that are the norm. But there are also those who stray from the typical, who bring diversity, interesting ideas and controversy. Some of them …

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Reevaluating the role of activity points

Activity points attempt to place numbers on experiences that are unquantifiable Co-written by Amita Mahajan. A stream of students poured into the office on April 27 to turn in sheets of paper covered in numbers, checkmarks and calculations scribbled on the side. Over the past few weeks, students went from teacher to teacher across campus to …

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Redefining the stigma

We should be aware of an evaluate the culture of depression Approximately 20 percent of teens experience depression before adulthood, but according to Psych Central, only 30 percent of depressed teens are treated. Suicide is the third-leading cause of death for teens, with 90 percent of them linked to depression. As teenagers, we are more vulnerable …

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Roots Christian Club’s “hot topic series” reaches out to non-Christians

The club’s new series exposes students to controversial issues surrounding Christianity Gay marriage, abortion, evolution —  these are topics that spark controversy and polarize opinions across the nation. This year, the Roots Christian Club is seeking to bring those topics to their club meetings through a new hot topic series, where speakers will come to …

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