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#Mentoo

#Mentoo

Arieanna Linton, Staff Writer

May 14, 2018

After the recent allegations that Harvey Weinstein was involved in multiple counts of sexual assault, several men involved in entertainment and politics are also facing allegations of sexual misconduct. Many women have been working together to find the courage to speak out against sexual assault, but...

Advanced Placement or Absurd Pressure

Advanced Placement or Absurd Pressure

May 11, 2018

Advanced Placement (AP) classes were initially created with positive intentions, but many high school students would agree that the absurd pressure they create may outweigh the benefits. According to the College Board website, the original intent of the AP curriculum was to help students get a feel for...

Has Technology Ruined Our Teenage Years?

Has Technology Ruined Our Teenage Years?

Sophia Scorziello, Staff Writer

May 2, 2018

Can you remember those days when you left home with nothing in your hand? When you showed up to a party with no need to record every memory of the night? When you were able to throw both hands up at concert and not worry about posting every second of it? I doubt it. As children, the teenagers of this gene...

Better Bathrooms for a Better Tomorrow

Better Bathrooms for a Better Tomorrow

Amy Liebman, Features Editor

April 20, 2018

A common complaint amongst Stamford High School students is the poor condition of our bathrooms. Students of both genders have reported running into all kinds of disasters in the school facilities, such as flooded sinks, unflushed toilets, or empty soap dispensers. As students, we feel that we deser...

The Importance of Electives

The Importance of Electives

Shayna Druckman, Staff Writer

April 5, 2018

I am a junior in high school this year, notoriously the most difficult and academically rigorous year of high school. While many students pack their schedules with countless honors and advanced placement (AP) classes while neglecting electives, this may not be the right decision. Other students dread ...

Editorial: A Gender-Neutral Bathroom Should Be A No-Brainer

Editorial: A Gender-Neutral Bathroom Should Be A No-Brainer

The Round Table Editorial Staff

March 29, 2018

Many schools are implementing gender-neutral bathrooms in place of regular bathrooms. Gender-neutral bathrooms can be used by anyone who chooses to. For many reasons, the Round Table Editorial Staff presents you this editorial detailing the reasons we should implement a gender-neutral bathroom as so...

Flu Shot or Not?

Flu Shot or Not?

Sinead Martin, Staff Writer

March 5, 2018

The CDC estimates that every year, between nine and 36 million will get the flu each year in the US; 12,000 to 56,000 will die from it, and 140,000 to 710,000 will be hospitalized because of it. And yet every year, people consider whether or not to get a flu shot, if getting vaccinated is worth the potenti...

Women’s March: One Year Later

Women’s March: One Year Later

Ariana Manco, Staff Writer

February 9, 2018

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

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

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

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...

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