America About to Fall off Fiscal Cliff

Brendan Prendeville ’15, Staff Writer

December 17, 2012

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As the end of the year approaches the threat of the fiscal cliff looms. The fiscal cliff is when Congress and the President have to decide on the budget for the rest of the year. The Republicans generally want to have a budget... Read more »

The Case Against Medical Marijuana

Nicholas Fahy ’18, Social Media Manager

December 17, 2012

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My old Pierce Middle School agenda, provided by the school, was a nice spiral thing, it had a place to put your homework down for that night, it had a time planner, it even had fun facts for every week. More importantly to this... Read more »

The Case for Medical Marijuana

Andy Duehren ’14, Opinions Editor

December 17, 2012

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Marijuana is now legal in the United States of America. Well in two of them, anyway. Last month, Colorado and Washington legalized marijuana for recreational purposes and Denver became the true “Mile High City.” This change... Read more »

Separating Midterms Increases Performance

Conor Shea ’13, Contributor

December 17, 2012

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Ah, midterms!  As we approach the end of November and round the corner for the home stretch, we suddenly realize there is one final hurdle to hop before breaking the tape and criusing into the New Year.  For many of us, myself... Read more »

Holding onto the Holiday Spirit

Eric Jansen ’13, Contributor

December 17, 2012

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As we continue to progress through the Christmas season, we are bombarded with images from society on what makes the holiday important. Neon displays in storefront windows herald the arrival of new inventory, exhorting the average... Read more »

SWAG Anti-Smoking Campaign is Downright Disturbing

Brian Vizaretta ’13, Contributor

December 17, 2012

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Walking into school on a lovely morning, seeing my classmates faces as vivacious as can be gives me hope to get through the day to produce my best work, as a war torn senior awaiting my journey to college. I walk up the stairs... Read more »

Movie Review: Life of Pi

Movie Review: Life of Pi

December 17, 2012

La Bodega: Repasa de libro – Even Silence Has an End

Alex Agudelo ’13, Contributor

December 17, 2012

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¿Qué te parece un libro con eventos en América de sur? Hoy en día, todas las noticias son de nuestro país y no hay mucho de Latín América. Un libro de eventos de hoy en Colombia es Even Silence Has an End por  Ingrid Betancourt.... Read more »

How I See Christmas

How I See Christmas

December 10, 2012

The Reality of Palestine: An Expose

Claude Khalife, Staff Writer

December 10, 2012

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The history of Israel has been one of repression. In 1948, hundreds of thousands of Palestinians were expelled from their ancient villages by Jewish militias and, destitute and impoverished, forced to seek shelter in foreign lands.... Read more »

La Bodega: Un Cuento con Moraleja: ¡No Toméis Cinco Clases de AP!

Conor Shea '13, Contributor

November 9, 2012

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Mientras escribo este artículo a las doce menos cuarto, no puedo dejar de recordar los consejos de mi orientadora vocacional.  A partir del año sophomore, me advirtió en relación a tomar tantos cursos avanzados.  Sin embar... Read more »

Review: Presidential foreign policy debate

Brendan Prendeville ‘15, Staff Writer

November 1, 2012

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In the third presidential debate the main topic was foreign policy. Some foreign policy topics were about Iran getting nuclear weapons and the war in Afghanistan. Other topics that were talked about were Syria, Israel and the... Read more »

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