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No, You Can’t Cancel Gandhi

No, You Can’t Cancel Gandhi

Vinay Khosla, Staff Writer April 7, 2021

This past summer as the United States, and the world at large, wrestled with long-standing systems of racial inequity and general inequality, the microscope under which such systems and institutions were...

Performative Activism: Does it Perpetuate False Realities?

Performative Activism: Does it Perpetuate False Realities?

Esha Singhai, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

You’ve just woken up and are aimlessly scrolling through Instagram—except this time, all the posts are black squares. “What? Is my Instagram broken?” you think to yourself. After scrolling for...

Dangers of Escapism

Dangers of Escapism

Jackie Sibila, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Picture a black hole. An area in which the gravitational pull is so strong that nothing—not even light—can escape its force. It pulls you towards it, drags you in, makes even the smallest particle...

The Slushy Future of Snow Days

The Slushy Future of Snow Days

Miranda Parrish, Staff Writer March 26, 2021

Snow days have always meant more than precipitation. Rumors circulating the days before that snow might fall, debating whether there will be enough snow to have an actual day off and making sure everyone...

Biden and Harris’ America is still Trump’s America

Jeongin Kim, Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

In the wake of the 2020 election, mainstream (corporate) media pushed voting as an inherent American duty. Many in liberal circles believed that Trump’s potential re-election jeopardized the country’s...

Dear NHPS: Asians Aren’t the New White

Alycia Wong, News Editor January 28, 2021

In November 2020, North Thurston Public Schools, a school district in Washington, sparked controversy after excluding Asian students in a performance report, lumping them together with white students. “One...

Letter to the Editor: Baltimore County Superintendent Announces Reopening Timeline, Immediately Revaluates

Mingni Dong, Grade 9 January 25, 2021

Dear Editor,      I would like to provide some student input on the reopening timeline discussed in “Baltimore County Superintendent Announces Reopening Timeline, Immediately Revaluates”. I...

The Myth of “Gifted Kid Burnout”

Vinay Khosla, Staff Writer January 8, 2021

In fourth grade I was placed in Baltimore County Public School’s Gifted and Talented program, which has since been dubbed with the new moniker, Advanced Academics; regardless the program has inherently...

Leave the holidays for the holiday season

Sophia Paranzino, Editor December 23, 2020

The winter holiday season is finally upon us, and with it comes plenty of decorations, desserts and celebrations. But when should all of these festivities start? Some, in anxious anticipation for the coming...

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Donald Trump: changing the world one tweet at a time

Esha Singhai, Staff Writer December 23, 2020

At 4:31 AM on January 20, President Trump received 61,756 retweets and 245,230 likes on his first tweet during presidency. Maybe it was the hype, or the unconditional love of his supporters, but this tweet...

Why democrats need to wise up

Geoffrey Dochat, Editor in Chief December 23, 2020

Even though the Democratic candidate, Joe Biden, has won the Presidential election, was this year really a success for the Democratic party? Projections showed that the Senate and many state legislatures...

Letter to the Editor: NCAA provides athletes with a chance to showcase their talents

Griffin Tunison , Staff Writer November 16, 2020

Dear Editor, I would like to provide a differing of opinion when it comes to the NCAA bringing back football. I do agree that not everything has been perfect from an NCAA perspective, but not much of...

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