Monthly Archives: May 2018

Times are changing, we should too

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By Celeste Blair ‘19 The issue is not guns, the issue is times are changing and the second amendment is not. This fear to change our gun laws is fueling our gun violence and this violence has been pouring into our school hallways since the 90s. Is there an end ...

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Gun control discussion heating up

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By Brendan Kilgore ‘18 The gun control debate continues as a recent Florida school shooting sparks conversation between the left and right. Both groups present valid points; the left wing is outraged that a high school student can not legally drink a beer, yet can obtain and assemble a weapon ...

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Students rise up to protest gun violence in schools

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By Sam Margolis ’18 In the short duration of 2018, there have been 19 school shootings in America and it is unforgivable that minimal action is being taken by our leaders to combat the issue. It is no shock that President Trump has done nothing but tweet narcissistic nonsense in ...

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An Unbroken Levee

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By Zachary D. Mason ’19 On the afternoon of February 14th, 2018 a mass shooting took place at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland County, Florida. Seventeen people were killed by former student, Nikolas Cruz. Cruz, opened fire on his peers with his legally purchased AR-15. It had been ...

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Lebron to Philly: The Potential Problems with Signing The King

Philly Philly! That was the primary slogan throughout the sports world as the Philadelphia Eagles took home the city’s’ first championship in a decade. A championship vibe has been dancing through the streets of Philadelphia as we are in a rare time, in which all four of our major sports ...

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Netflix original “Everything Sucks!” canceled after one season

Sam Margolis ’18 Netflix has recently announced that they will not be renewing the 1990s-set comedy and drama Everything Sucks! for a second season, causing an outcry among fans and the LGBT community. The 10 episode Netflix original series follows the coming-out story of Kate Messner, a sophomore at Boring ...

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“Love, Simon”, a movie for everyone to see

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By:     “Love, Simon” is truly an eye opening movie, and can really introduce the LGBTQ community better to people who don’t understand them. The movie is based off the book “Simon vs. the Homosapiens Agenda” by Becky Albertalli. The book and movie were both outstanding despite their differences.      The storyline ...

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Breakfast, the most important meal of the day

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By:      Abby Forbes, a ninth grader at Ridley High School, walks out of the house yet again without eating “the most important meal of the day,” just like many other teenagers. Little does she know that not starting the day off with a healthy breakfast can set oneself ...

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Ridley Girls Softball

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By: The Ridley High School has three softball teams, Varsity, JV-A, and JV-B. The team has been holding open gyms since the beginning of the school year, however they did not split up into teams and start individual team practices until the middle of March. A few girls play on ...

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Ben Simmons for Rookie of the Year

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By: Dever Law ‘18 “He’s been compared to Lebron and his basketball intelligence has been compared to Magic Johnson both all time greats in the sport of basketball,” said Nick McDermott, a senior of Ridley High School. Ben Simmons is easily in the top two of NBA rookies. His archenemy ...

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