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Category: Head to Head

What opportunities should students take over summer?

Students should get job experience By Katie Earles While every child should have the opportunity to lounge by the pool and frolick in the wilderness at a sleepaway summer camp, many high schoolers often opt for a more financially beneficial way to spend their summer. While I’m sure virtually everyone would rather spend their time getting a tan than waiting […]

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Does the new advisement curriculum benefit students?

Advisement is better spent sleeping By Harrison Thweatt Advisement has been a constant during my four years at Henry W. Grady High School. Every Wednesday, at 9:43 a.m., the bell rings, signaling the transition to advisement. Students would enjoy the state-suggested 90 minutes of advisory, in which they could finish assignments, work on college applications, retake tests, catch up on […]

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Fans want and enjoy the All-Star games

Ever since July 6, 1933, the day the first All-Star Game in Major League Baseball was played, fans have enjoyed All-Star games and their festivities in all four major professional sports leagues in the US: the NFL, NBA, MLB and the NHL. Despite a growing sentiment against All-Star games with many fans calling for their elimination, the games remain excellent […]

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Should you make a New Years resolution?

New Year’s resolutions improve quality of life for the coming year By: Parker Killenberg New Year’s resolutions are all about resolving to change an undesired aspect of your life for the upcoming months and, whether sustained for the whole year or ceased after one week,  can guide your life toward a better you. While New Year’s resolutions run the gamut […]

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How should we handle the overcrowded parking lots at Grady?

Continue allowing all students to drive to school Rachel Hasson All students should be able to drive to school as long as they have a valid license; mainly because they waited sixteen years to get it, and should obviously be able to use it. Grady’s  administration has been discussing the issue of limited parking and the effects it has on […]

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UNITE OR FIGHT: reaction to Trump’s win

People need to fight against the election of Donald Trump By Katie Earles On Nov. 9, I, along with many other students at Grady, came into first period in a hazy state of shock. How could we elect a racist, sexist, xenophobic bigot as the leader of our country? How can we be progressive as a nation with a leader […]

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Sit or Stand: Colin Kaepernick’s political decision

HEAD TO HEAD Kaepernick should have stood for anthem By Erik Tischer One of our most sacred traditions as a country is the national anthem. The national anthem gives citizens an opportunity to honor our country and all the men and women who risk their lives to give us the freedoms we have today. To not stand and honor this […]

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Is Executive Action on Gun control good for U.S.?

Executive action restricts honest citizens Sam Lombardo Several weeks ago, President Barack Obama added nearly 4,000 regulations through executive orders. These regulations focused on a wide variety of issues, including the increased use of electronic cigarettes. The most notable regulations, however, were those placed on guns, and, more specifically, the gun dealers. There are three main issues with the president’s […]

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Should the United States accept Syrian refugees?

U.S. owes refugees chance for new life Anders Russell The involvement of the United States in the Syrian Civil War has resulted in increased instability and more intense conflict in the country. In fact, the United States has been supporting radical Islamic regimes since the Cold War. Because we have contributed to this instability, it is our responsibility to help […]

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Should Grady provide a laptop to each student?

Costs prohibit program’s possibility Bailey Kish As we begin to rely on computers to perform more and more tasks in our day-to-day lives, one place that has escaped the influence of computers has been the classroom. While computers can be used in classrooms, they are used sporadically and, for all their benefits, computers cannot replace good teachers. Providing a laptop […]

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