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The Case For Increasing Chinese Language Education

Contributing Writer Colby Porter, '20 The choice I faced felt momentous. As just a naive fifth grader, I had to choose French, Spanish or Mandarin Chinese as the foreign...

To Prepare for a Competitive Job Market, Students Choose Chinese

Contributing Writer Colby Porter, '20 DEWITT, NY — At Jamesville-DeWitt High School in DeWitt, NY, a class of just seven students look on as their teacher explains the grammar...

The Cost of Normalcy

Contributing Writer Chloe Parratt, '20 My father is 51 years old and has never been on any serious, long-term medication or had a single surgery in his life. He...

The Quinoa Crisis Illustrates the Failures of Globalization

Contributing Writer Pranathi Adhikari, '20 Put simply, the public good that has come from globalization is not truly a public good. At its core, it is not beneficial to...

J-DHS Lacks Adequate Mental Health Education Programming

Contributing Writer Maggie Frank, '20 According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), one in every six youths aged 6 to 17 experience a mental disorder each year....

Travel is Essential to Learning

Contributing Writer Azriel Linder, '20 There is something big the modern student is lacking: travel.  Sitting at a desk for hours while reading a textbook or...

Are Extra Homework and Standardized Testing the Answer? Finland Proves Otherwise.

Contributing Author Azriel Linder, '20 American high school students are stressed and exhausted. They sit in classes for the majority of their day, and hours of homework take up...

California’s Mental Health Education Programs Show Signs of Success

Contributing Writer Maggie Frank, '20 California’s Statewide Mental Health Prevention and Early Intervention Programs (CalMHSA) works to educate high school students, teachers and staff at schools on mental health...

Fortnite Season 11 Reignites the Franchise

Contributing Writer Isaiah Steinberg, '23 Epic Games, the creator of Fortnite, has become quite controversial, according to their community, due to many poor decisions they’ve made. Players found that...

Senior Class Starts New Tradition

Contributing Writers Timothy Beshers, '21; Jacob Hamberger, '20; and Michael Behan, '22 For many years, the Halloween parade marked the first senior tradition of each school year. ...