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SPS Transportation Inequalities Must Be Addressed

SPS Transportation Inequalities Must Be Addressed

Stanley Chen, Staff Writer
March 7
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

There are many factors that affect grades at Stamford High School; could walking to school be one of them? Many parents encourage their children to get better grades, work harder, and push themselves to their limits. This is all for a good reason. There is a strong correlation between good grades...

Harassment of Counter-Protesters is Unacceptable

Harassment of Counter-Protesters is Unacceptable

The Round Table Editorial Staff
February 27
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

The Round Table editorial staff stood proudly as we observed several hundred of our fellow classmates exercising their first amendment right to protest. The recent protest in response to President Trump’s appointment of Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos, organized by senior Jared Barrientos and sop...

The First Twenty Days of Trump’s America: A Huge Success or Complete Disaster?

The First Twenty Days of Trump’s America: A Huge Success or Complete Disaster?

February 23
Filed under Opinions, Showcase, Uncategorized

Has President Trump finally fulfilled his promises to make America great again, or is he just wreaking havoc on our country? Two RT staff members go head to head to break down Trump's tumultuous first 20 days in office.

Is Two Hours of School More Important than Our Students’ Safety?

Is Two Hours of School More Important than Our Students’ Safety?

Sam Berkun, Sports Editor
February 14
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

On Monday, February 13, the Stamford Public Schools system failed to put students’ safety before their education. A delay should have been announced. For those of you who may not recall: after a short recovery from Winter Storm “Niko” last Thursday, Stamford experienced additional inclement weather ra...

Why do Bikers “Share the Road,” but Not Responsibility for an Accident?

Why do Bikers “Share the Road,” but Not Responsibility for an Accident?

Kiran Jagtiani, Staff Writer
February 1
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

There is nothing teenagers want more than to be able to drive. After waiting 16 years, the first thing most students do on their birthday is apply for their permit test. While many may think that driving a car is easy, they aren’t seeing the full picture; with the privilege of driving comes an additional...

“Twelve Days of Christmas,” But Only Eleven Days of Break?

“Twelve Days of Christmas,” But Only Eleven Days of Break?

Amy Liebman, Staff Writer
January 4
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Nothing screams holiday spirit like the short break students are given for the Christmas season. Students are given 11 days of break, yet the well-known song clearly states, “12 days of Christmas.” Something just isn’t adding up.   Not only is there an insufficient amount of vacation days, but t...

Is the Gender Wage Gap Fact or Fiction?

Is the Gender Wage Gap Fact or Fiction?

Aaron Patashnik, Staff Writer
December 6
Filed under Featured Sports Story Carousel, Opinions, Showcase

When only using the average annual salaries of both men and women in 2016 to calculate the gender wage gap, women make 79 cents to the dollar. However, when considering the weekly earnings between genders, it becomes 81-82 cents per dollar. Further, look at hourly wages, excluding salaried workers and ...

Put a Smile on a Veteran’s Face – Thank Them!

Put a Smile on a Veteran’s Face – Thank Them!

Sarah Zsembik, Staff Writer
November 11
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Saying “thank you” is a very polite expression in which shows how one person acknowledges something they have received. It is used across the entire world everyday, every second of the day, amongst all people of all cultures. However, many people are forgetting to acknowledge one very important group...

Karina Tinajero’s Friends Speak Out

Karina Tinajero’s Friends Speak Out

Friends of Karina Tinajero
November 8
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Adviser’s Note: A version of this editorial originally appeared as a letter to the editor of The Stamford Advocate on November 8, 2016. Estimado redactor, Karina Tinajero era una gran chica con grandes cualidades que siempre la caracterizaran. Una joven dedicada al estudio, siempre pensando e...

Latest Tragedy Highlights Need For Traffic Control

Latest Tragedy Highlights Need For Traffic Control

The Round Table Editorial Staff
November 8
Filed under Opinions, Showcase

Adviser's Note: A version of this editorial originally appeared as a letter to the editor of The Stamford Advocate on November 8, 2016.   As representatives of not only Stamford High School, but of the Stamford community as a whole, we are deeply concerned regarding the current safety measu...

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