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18 Things I learned on the road to turning 18

January 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Features, Top Stories

Not everyone is going to like you, and that’s Okay: When I was younger, I constantly needed everyone to like me so I could feel validated, and if someone didn’t like me, I’d do anything in my power to make them lik...

Should we lower the drinking age to 18?

Jenna Staranka

January 24, 2018

Filed under Commentary

Vote for president. Join the army. Buy a house. Get a tattoo. Buy a lottery ticket. Serve alcohol. These are all things that a person is able to do once they finally turn 18 in the United States. One thing that a person is ...

What Defines Beauty?

Julianna Spina and Maggie Kousoulou

January 23, 2018

Filed under Commentary, Fashion and Beauty, Features

In an age of photoshop, thigh gaps, and thick lips, what defines beauty? Is it the natural physical structure unique to every individual? Or is it the perfection that silicone and plastic surgery help all women achieve? In ...

Fame, Money, and Success But No Happiness

Alexa Vivona

November 14, 2017

Filed under Commentary, Music

VHS recently recognized Suicide Prevention Awareness Month.  For some people this brought to mind one of music’s most famous tragic endings - the story of Nirvana’s Kurt Cobain. What does a death from over 20 years ago hav...

“13 Reasons Why” Provokes Strong Responses

Taylor Reed

May 2, 2017

Filed under Commentary

On March 31, 2017, Netflix released their new hit television series 13 Reasons Why. Based on the the hit novel by Jay Asher, the series tells of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker who has commited suicide but left behind a serie...

Out-to-Lunch: A Needed Break

Jack Waldron

December 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

With rumors circulating last year that the privileges of going out to lunch and leaving for study may be taken away many juniors began to panic.  This, however, proved to be just a rumor and when the seniors arrived in the fall...

What Trump’s Presidency Might Mean for Students

Giuliana Frizzi

December 27, 2016

Filed under Commentary

Following the election of Republican nominee Donald J. Trump as the President of the United States, all of America is on the edge of their seats to see what exactly the next four years entails. This election not only affe...

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