Think Net Neutrality debate is over? Think again

Mason Shen, Staff Reporter

November 16, 2017

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"The situation at hand is a nightmare for consumers. But the fight isn't over yet. People can still call and email their senators and state representatives to let them know that these rules cannot be taken away, and that Net Neutrality is a gem universally sought out as every man, woman, and child benefit from its fruits."

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Opinion: Saudi Arabia gives women right to drive, but let’s not get carried away in our praise

Alex Tsymbalisty, Perspective Editor

October 17, 2017

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In a stunning turn of events, Saudi Arabia agreed to give women the right to drive on Sept 26th . This comes from a country that has consistently punished, and even arrested, women that dared protest for this almost universal...

Hundred-day mark arbitrary, but revelatory for Trump

Jacob Ballmaier, Staff Writer

May 18, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Note: As the Perspective went to press, there were a lot of "developing stories" about leaks, Russia, the FBI and late-night tweets. Sadly, our deadline precluded us from covering these issues. Since Franklin D. Roosevelt’s unpreced...

Racial depictions in literature/film must be changed

Allison Simon, Staff Writer

March 23, 2017

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Nevertheless, a majority of books being taught throughout the AP English classes repeat the same stereotypes: either extremely wealthy whites or poor blacks.

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Acceptance timeline brings headache, heartache for aspiring students

Antoinette Lobello, Perspective Editor

March 10, 2017

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‘To be or not to be’ or rather, “you’re in or you’re not in,”: that is the question at hand for many seniors and their college picks. Because for those who applied regular decision to a private institution, their de...

Charter school regulation needed for students to grow

Antoinette Lobello, Perspective Editor

February 27, 2017

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Betsy DeVos, the thorn in public school’s side, was confirmed by the Senate in a 51-50 vote as Secretary of Education, with the extra vote coming down from Vice President Mike Pence as the Senate was deadlocked when voting. Her...

Basketball tournament no longer encourages absenteeism. But what about those donations?

Jacob Ballmaier, Staff Writer

February 23, 2017

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LP has a point about student attendance problems on a day filled with basketball tournaments. But the American Heart Association donation the school can make suffers as a result.

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Inaugural speech presents Candidate Trump, shifting to President Trump

Jacob Ballmaier, Staff Writer

January 30, 2017

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All eyes were on Washington last Friday as Donald Trump assumed the office of President. Yet the more important matter, arguably, was his inaugural address. The inaugural address has traditionally set the tone and goals of the...

Challenges ahead of the unexpected Trump victory

Jacob Ballmaier, Staff Writer

November 15, 2016

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After a drawn-out, 14-month-long race, America chose its next leader on Tuesday Nov 8. Democrat Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by an extremely thin majority, but Republican Donald Trump became President-elect in what seemed ...

New change needed to old political system

Antoinette Lobello, Staff Editor

November 15, 2016

Filed under Opinion

For the fifth time since the Constitution was written, a president elect was chosen without receiving the popular vote. Donald Trump has joined this list, along with  Presidents George W. Bush, Benjamin Harrison, Rutherford B...

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