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Tips help students navigate college application process

Jenna Osier

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

By May of my junior year I was ready to take on the college admissions process. I was done with standardized testing and was excited to start filling out applications and looking at schools. Let’s just say that seven months...

Letter from the Editor

Aaron Silverstein

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Former Jolly Roger Editor-in-chief Erin Hollander looked at me with a tired expression as then lead sports writer, circa 2014, Tannan Silva tried to explain to me how to layout a story using InDesign. It was the end of my sophomore...

Long dance of high school romance explained

Juliette Carey

June 5, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Disclaimer: I have a limited amount of experience in this department, but I do watch my fair share of sappy movies and listen to stories of high school romance at its finest. Join me on a journey to unravel the complex web...

Nextdoor application’s questionable use for complaints

Sam Bruckner, Reporter

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Before technology we used to converse with our neighbors. Waking up and taking out the trash was fruitfully partnered with a nice conversation with whatever neighbor was out as well. Technology has used creative destruction...

Tryouts for overlapping sports conflict with fairness

Nadov Rader, Reporter

March 9, 2017

Filed under Opinion

There are two types of people. Those who love sports and those who don’t. Usually the ones who love them like to play them. It’s common for student athletes to play two or even three school sports. Overlapping sports conflict...

Rising class impact school parking, infringes upon senior priority

Sam Bruckner

February 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Parking in the front lot feels like a privilege granted to upperclassmen. We wait patiently yet sometimes even being an upperclassmen is not enough to secure a spot in this lot. Everyone must apply for a parking pass to achieve...

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