Jolly Roger

Moderation needed to solve immigration issue

Eli Wrathall, Copy Editor

June 23, 2019

  Contrary to what some people at this school seem to think, I am not a conservative. If one analyzes my political beliefs, it turns out that I am quite moderate. That is, because the answer is almost always nuanced, and...

Heartbeat Laws

Alexandra Fry, reporter

June 6, 2019

Young people today have been fortunate enough to reap the rewards of feminist movements in the 20th century. Girls today have been born with rights inconceivable a century ago. But no change comes without resistance, and sometimes...

Wellness Center should serve caffeinated tea

Gabriel Reuter, Reporter

February 14, 2019

When you walk into the Wellness Center, the atmosphere is welcoming and calming. Soft music plays as the steam rises slowly out of the little volcano. The couches are deep and comforting. Someone greets you with a smile. If you...

Reconsider taking adderal this testing season


February 14, 2019

The Jolly Roger’s publication of an anonymous Op-Ed essay has been done at the request of the author, whose identity is known to us. The woes of the ADHD child are numerous. Organization, clumsiness of thoughts, even bas...

I’ll say it, Republican’s ruined their Party

Noel Rockwell, Editor

February 14, 2019

Over the past few decades, both major political parties have changed. While this comes as no surprise, the effect is what’s truly shocking. Examining a graph of the average ideological positions of House party coalitions, both...

Year since national protest, shootings continue

Sarah Barsky, Reporter

February 14, 2019

Almost a year ago, one of the biggest protests led by young people in history, March For Our Lives, occurred. The shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida on Valentines Day 2018 sparked outrage nationwide....

Government workers lean on citizens for help

Connor George, Reporter

February 14, 2019

I expect that the president of the United States of America would do everything in his power to do what’s best for the citizens. However, when a man like Trump is in office all of those responsibilities seem to just fly right...

SOAR’s good intentions abound; unintended consequences loom

Eli Wrathall, Copy Editor

October 17, 2018

Students Organized Against Racism, commonly known as SOAR, tasks itself with tackling issues of broad racial injustices on campus. According to advisors LoRayne Ortega and Jennifer Mall, the concept of microaggressions represent...

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