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Students Disrespect Holocaust Survivor

February 12, 2019 12:55pm | Alex Perry

While many students that attended Holocaust survivor Hershel Greenblat’s talk on Monday afternoon were rightfully attentive, I noticed, out of the corner of my eye, a few outlier students tapping away on their phones. They were minute movements, but inappropriate nonetheless. Immediately I became infuriated. […]

Crosswords and Crossroads

February 11, 2019 12:14pm | Alex Perry

I cannot recall how I happened across this academic past time of solving puzzles. Maybe it was in between readings of “All The President’s Men” by Bob Woodward and Carl Bernstein and bites of cold pizza. Or maybe one night I set homework aside and […]

To Separate An Artist From Their Work

January 10, 2019 8:45pm | Alex Perry

  This article is a response to the New York Times’ piece, “Must Writers Be Moral? Their Contracts May Require It.”          Here’s another spark to the debate of whether artists’ private lives should be separated from their work or not. The […]

True Altruism Does Not Exist

December 23, 2018 9:35pm | Alex Perry

Last Friday I witnessed Principal Downey getting pied in the face. For what? Two fresh faced altruistic clubs looking to establish themselves as legitimate organizations. The playful, yet unoriginal, attack was a joint incentive posed by Reaching Into Students’ Education and Relay For Life in […]

Opinion: Tom Brady vs. Aaron Rodgers

August 27, 2018 11:19am | Annu Indraganti

  Here we go again. The debate that has been raging across the football world for the last eight years. Who’s better? Aaron Rodgers or Tom Brady? These quarterbacks have been some of the most dominant players at their position, garnering respect around the league […]

Opinion: LeBron James’ “I Promise School”

August 16, 2018 10:57am | Lauren Tyler

The four-time MVP, three time NBA champion LeBron James stated that his most important accomplishment was opening his “I Promise” school in Akron, Ohio. USA Today quoted LeBron, “Championships, MVPs, I mean points, rebounds and assists, that stuff if whatever. But for me to be […]

Opinion: Marvin Bagley III Should Go First in Draft

May 4, 2018 10:41am | Jaden Causwell

Duke University has had many talented basketball players come out of their school. Players like Jabari Parker (2014), Jahlil Okafor (2015), Brandon Ingram (2016) and Jayson Tatum (2017), were all top three draft picks from Duke these last few years. Bagley skipped his senior year […]

Opinion: Ben Simmons For ROTY

May 4, 2018 10:16am | Drew Stidwell

Ben Simmons, the 21 year-old Australian who was selected as the number one pick by the Sixers in 2016, suffered a serious foot injury during the summer of 2016 and was immediately shut down for the year to assure that the broken bone healed correctly. […]

A Dummy’s Guide To Winning Elections In High School

April 24, 2018 1:02am | Alex Perry

So you want to win a school election. Hopefully you’ve been thinking about this for a while, because elections in a school like Northview require at least a year’s worth of preparation. I’m not going to lie and say that popularity doesn’t play into elections. […]

A Thurber Carnival Review

April 21, 2018 4:29pm | Alex Perry

After a year of sitting through Advanced Drama’s not-so-modern-English plays, A Thurber Carnival was a refreshingly modern carousel of unrelated scenes. Some of them were comedic and others were dramatic, but all of them ended with a (somewhat) moral punchline.  With minimalistic sets, each scene […]