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All Star games need a purpose

All the players in All-Star games will always tell you, “You have to be there” to get the full experience of it. But really, what is there to experience? This “full experience” includes watching the best players in the league participating in meaningless skill challenges, and a game that you could get the same experience in a backyard football game. […]

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The unnecessary commercialization of Valentine’s Day

Saint Valentine: the man, the myth, the legend. There are varying accounts of countless Saint Valentines, with no one knowing who they really were and what they did. One such tale involved a Saint named Valentine who confessed his forbidden love before being put to death. Another Saint was a kind-hearted Roman priest who married young couples against the orders […]

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Betsy DeVos should not be confirmed as secretary of education

President Donald Trump began the process of appointing members of his cabinet soon after he won the November election. One of his most controversial nominations is Republican education activist and billionaire Betsy DeVos, whom Trump chose for Secretary of Education. Soon after the nomination, there was a rush to examine her experience in education, and in the end she had […]

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Scott Pruitt should not be confirmed as head of the EPA

By Alex Durham A world with Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt at the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a world that frightens me. For those of you who do not recognize the name, just do a quick Google search, sift through the articles talking about his nomination, and you’ll discover all of the stories regarding his lawsuits […]

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Social media: the next stop on Trump’s rise to the top

One of the major draws of supporters to President Trump is his openness, largely facilitated by his use of social media. The number of twitter followers amassed by the president has allowed his blunt tweets to circulate the globe. And therein lies the problem with both the president’s tweets and the rise of social media. A single tweet can be […]

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The prospect of being a reject

Everyone hates rejection. Whether it comes from that long time crush, or from your dream university, being told you’re not good enough is never fun. The season of college decisions is upon us, so most seniors are starting to prepare themselves. Having been recently rejected from Georgia Tech, I’ve discovered a few tips on how to handle the disappointment. Thankfully, […]

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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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EPA faces biggest challenge with Scott Pruitt nomination

By Alex Durham A world with Oklahoma attorney general Scott Pruitt at the head of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is a world that frightens me. For those of you who do not recognize the name, just do a quick Google search, sift through the articles talking about his nomination, and you’ll discover all of the stories regarding his lawsuits […]

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Will a woman ever be president?

Will a woman ever be president?

“I’m With Her”: those were the words plastered on the sides of buildings nationwide. Those were the words affixed onto t-shirts donned by men, women and children. Those were the words spread across the back windshields of cars and posted on signs that were proudly displayed in front yards. Those were the words that symbolized standing in solidarity with a […]

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