Op-Ed

Acceptance pressure transforms admissions process

The college admissions cheating scandal, progressively lowered acceptance rates and thousands of dollars spent on private test tutoring and college consulting are just a few effects of the extreme college admittance pressure students face today. When will the increasing standard of severity regarding the college process end?

Op-ed: Major corporations called to protect customers, stand out

Over a month ago, a mass shooting at an El Paso Walmart left 22 dead, 24 injured and an entire community broken. 
The domestic terrorist attack, carried out by a white gunman, occurred on the morning of Aug. 3. 
In response to the tragedy, Walmart made the executive decision to remove all violent imagery and video from all locations on Aug. 9.

Detention fails to meet expectations

I’ll admit I’ve never been great with time management. For six consecutive years my dad gave me a watch for my birthday, hoping I would learn to better manage my time. What he kept forgetting is that I’m also incredibly disorganized, so I was not only still consistently late, but also consistently losing watches.

Op-ed: Schools should make astronomy mandatory

Isabella Ferrell Contributing Writer                                     Astronomy has been a part of the human culture dating back to the ancient civilizations. It is the only branch of science that incorporates chemistry, biology, physics, math and language arts. At Webster Groves High School… Read More ›