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It’s time to talk about child marriage in the U.S.

It’s time to talk about child marriage in the U.S.

January 23, 2020

Child marriage. It sounds like an oxymoron, two words that are not meant to go together. However, for millions of girls around the world, these words a...

Western media exaggerated fears of war, ignores who suffers real consequences

Western media exaggerated fears of war, ignores who suffers real consequences

January 13, 2020

For this generation of students, it has become easy to ignore the adverse consequences of war and regional conflict. The World War III memes that are circulating...

Mandatory prep sessions add to AP workload

Mandatory prep sessions add to AP workload

December 17, 2019

Dear Editors,     Recently, at the strong suggestion of the assistant principals, Grady’s Advanced Placement teachers decided to make...

School-wide panic buttons useless

December 12, 2019

As 2019 comes to a close, incidents of school gun violence are tallying to unsettling numbers. According to the Gun Violence Archive, as of Dec. 9, there...

Student Assistance Programs distract from the real issues

Student Assistance Programs distract from the real issues

December 5, 2019

With recent news surrounding the ACT’s new initiative to allow students to retake only parts of the original exam to achieve higher scores and the C...

Implementation of new student ID policies cause complications

Implementation of new student ID policies cause complications

December 4, 2019

When students get school IDs every year, they tend to toss them into backpacks and forget about them. This year, though, the IDs have more applications...

Re-evaluation of testing methods necessary

Re-evaluation of testing methods necessary

December 4, 2019

A favorite among teachers and students, multiple choice tests have long been a staple in American high schools. However, even with the implementation of...

American holiday purchases are unethical, unsustainable

American holiday purchases are unethical, unsustainable

November 23, 2019

During the upcoming holiday retail season, with events like Black Friday and Cyber Monday, we’ll all buy things we don’t need just because they’re...

Different voting method necessary for fair democracy

Different voting method necessary for fair democracy

November 21, 2019

Students have flocked to Piedmont Park to rally against climate change. They have attended a march for civil and reproductive rights earlier this year. They...

Cross country, athletics bring growth, teach life lessons

Cross country, athletics bring growth, teach life lessons

November 19, 2019

My first day of high school did not start in August much like everyone else’s. My first day started June 1st. We met at the Candler Park pool around...

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