Middle School Editorial: Should schools recognize Halloween?

Campbell Helling

October 31, 2019

Halloween is one of the most anticipated holidays—dressing up and getting free candy from strangers? Sounds fun! But there are downsides to this culturally embedded holiday: offensive costumes, racially or otherwise, and how ...

Editorial: Should schools recognize Halloween?

Lyle Griggs

October 31, 2019

When my brother attended Hillcrest Elementary School, administrators decided to stop celebrating Halloween. Several parents opposed the school’s traditional Halloween festivities, and the school acceded to their demands. Oppos...

Middle School Editorial: Dress Code Dilemma

Campbell Helling

October 2, 2019

One of the things that makes Bishop Seabury unique is its dress code. The khaki bottoms and polo shirt can be both a relief and a hassle. Most students want to change a few things, but others absolutely dislike wearing a uniform on a ...

Editorial: Dress Code Dilemma

Lyle Griggs

October 2, 2019

I have not always adhered closely to the dress code. One day in sixth grade, for example, I emerged from the bathroom wearing a “belt” made of toilet paper in a vain attempt to avoid punishment. Throughout middle school, I sca...

Editorial: DNC Prohibits Climate Debate

Lyle Griggs

September 12, 2019

This summer has been humbling those skeptical of human-caused climate change. July, for example, was the hottest month since record-keeping began. In such hot conditions, huge tracts of forest in Siberia, Alaska, and the Amazon...

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