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Women’s March: One Year Later

Women’s March: One Year Later

Ariana Manco, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018


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January 21st, 2017, marks a historic date in American history in terms of advocating for human rights issues, particularly gender equality. It's now been a year since people across the nation took part in the historic Women's March. What began as a single protest in Washington slowly progressed into a worldw...

Trump’s Bigotry Has Been Revealed Yet Again

Trump’s Bigotry Has Been Revealed Yet Again

Teresita Ortiz, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


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Last Thursday, President Trump allegedly grew frustrated when asked about protecting immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African countries, as part of a bipartisan immigration deal that was discussed. According to several people in the White House, Trump referred to the countries by saying, "why d...

Why Gun Possession in the US Does More Harm than Good

Why Gun Possession in the US Does More Harm than Good

Sydney Rubin, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017


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The devastating reality is this: citizens in our country have become almost completely desensitized to mass shootings. With mass shooting after mass shooting, it is obvious that something needs to change; innocent people can not continue to die. To me, the answer seems obvious: legislation regarding ...

Why Banning Guns Isn’t the Solution to Gun Violence in America

Why Banning Guns Isn’t the Solution to Gun Violence in America

Aaron Patashnik, Opinion Editor

November 17, 2017


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Following the recent attack in Texas, as well as many other mass shootings, many people have been calling for gun regulation, limiting citizen’s access to things like assault weapons, silencers, and large magazines. There is a seemingly neverending number of articles from major news outlets calling...

Kneeling During the National Anthem: Admirable or Disrespectful?

Kneeling During the National Anthem: Admirable or Disrespectful?

October 2, 2017


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Two Round Table writers go head to head on the issue of kneeling during the national anthem in protest of racial discrimination.

Advice for Incoming Juniors and Seniors

Advice for Incoming Juniors and Seniors

September 1, 2017


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At the end of last school year, outgoing senior and junior staff writers shared their best tips and advice about surviving the year. Take note!

Why We Should Revert to the Old Attendance Policy

Why We Should Revert to the Old Attendance Policy

J.P. Matthew, Staff Writer

June 15, 2017


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“You can’t graduate!” Imagine being told this due to the number of absences you have. Tragic, right?  With the current attendance policy in Stamford’s high schools, you can be cut out from certain school activities for missing class, along with losing the credits you may need for college. Even...

The War on Google Classroom

The War on Google Classroom

Amy Liebman, Features Editor

June 9, 2017


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Although it was created to make staying up to date on schoolwork and projects more convenient, Google Classroom seems to have done the complete opposite.  While it holds a lot of potential to be a useful tool in the classroom, it still has many flaws, and in some cases teachers abuse it. Before Goog...

Should Parents Prevent Their Children from Playing America’s Favorite Sport?

Should Parents Prevent Their Children from Playing America’s Favorite Sport?

Jacob Koester, Staff Writer

May 25, 2017


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After multiple suicides and deaths of former NFL players, parents with children are wondering whether to let their children play football or not. Unfortunate examples include the suicides of former NFL defensive stars Junior Seau and Dave Duerson. I believe parents should keep their kids out of football...

Why Seniors Should Have More Privileges

Why Seniors Should Have More Privileges

Colby Stalteri, Staff Writer

May 3, 2017


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By the time we get around to our senior year, we are all just about over high school and ready to go to college. After three years of hard work, and the new stress of college soon approaching, seniors should have certain privileges that the underclassmen don’t have. Some easy changes could be made...

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