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March 7, 2019

Pineapple On Pizza?

Olivia Poolos

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The ultimate debate: pineapple on pizza? I say yes.  First, I want to make clear how ridiculous I find this controversy. Sweet and savory foods have been paired with phenomenal results for generations without complaint, but thr...

Pineapple On Pizza?

James Garvey

December 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Pineapple on pizza has always been a polarizing debate. Some love it, some hate it. I happen to dislike this combo very much. While I am a fan of most sweet and salty combinations, fruit paired with meat on a pizza is jus...

Chinese is the Future

Wally Bargeron

November 26, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Ni hao. That’s “hello” in Chinese — arguably the most basic word in any language. Pronounced “nee-how,” as you can see, it bears no resemblance to the way we say “hello” in English. So it’s not a huge surpri...

Stand Against Hate

Aaron Igra, Web Editor

November 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The Jewish community mourns for the 11 people shot and killed in Pittsburgh. This is the latest in a string of shootings and other violent acts against minority groups in the U.S. Only a few days after the Pittsburgh shooting, ...

Optimism vs. Ignorance

May 5, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

We all want to assume the best in people, in communities, in our country, and this is often wonderful. Assuming people can be good inspires them to be, but when is it time to throw in the hat? When does this optimism become ignora...

Buy A Reusable Bottle

May 5, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

With our current political situation and the unfortunate disregard to environmental problems and global warming, I’ve become more interested in the small efforts I can do to reduce my personal pollution. As one single person...

A Musical Hierarchy

May 5, 2017

Filed under Community, Opinion

Humans have an ancient tradition of connecting with beats and rhythms as we feel something utterly beautiful well up inside. The sound of those beats has changed over time, but there remains a reaction to music that calls up tear...

Less Talk, More Action

February 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

In a scary political climate, students need their controversial voices heard University Prep needs to take an unambiguous stand for what is right when it’s under attack. In the first few weeks of his presidency, Trump has...

Keep Arts Mandatory

February 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

A point of clarification: this piece is not intended to discount or attack the previous op-ed entitled “Don’t Force Us To Take A Performing Art.”  It was a well-written, thoughtful piece, and we wish to continue the di...

The Ban and Me

February 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Over mid-winter break, I’m supposed to head to London to visit my grandparents. Despite my whole family having US citizenship, I also have a Pakistani visa and my parents have Pakistani citizenship, so we don’t know what it’s...

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