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The Cons to Twinning

Grace Kilroy, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

“Oh my god, I wish I had a twin!” Being a twin, that’s one of the most common phrases I hear. My immediate response is a joking, lighthearted “No, you don’t.” Of course I say this with some sarcasm, but occasionally ...

Don’t Sweat The Small Stuff

Hannah Fay, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Last week, while laughing at myself after ripping my pants a-la-Spongebob-Squarepants, one of my two fake teeth fell from my mouth and landed perfectly in the folds of my cowl-necked sweater. Despite a few strange glances, I ke...

The Elephant in The Room

Shannon MacDonald, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

While high school may be remembered as “the good old days” for some adults, avoiding the mental health issues facing teenagers today can’t be an option for the adults in our world. According to the Substance Abuse and Men...

Ethics in Government

Hannah Fay, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

On February 9, 2017 the United States Government Ethics Office website crashed because it could not handle the volume of traffic on its page “after a flood of inquiries,” according to NPR. Surprisingly, this is not unprec...

Hugs: Good for The Soul

Grace Kilroy, Staff Writer

April 6, 2017

Filed under Opinion

I will forever assert that one of my favorite memories in high school was Challenge Day. I became closer with my classmates; I made new friends; I learned so much. One of the best lessons I’ve learned at Barnstable High Scho...

Don’t Respect Your Elders

Hanna Marchesseault, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

In the aftermath of a heated election season, we sometimes seem to forget that the words you say can hurt others, and impact them for longer than you’d think. I find myself fuming at those pleased with Donald Trump’s win, or those...

From Pain Relievers to Killers

Shannon MacDonald, Editor-in-Chief

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

Most, if not all, of us know someone who has been prescribed a pain reliever. If you’ve had your wisdom teeth out, they’re probably somewhere in your medicine cabinet. And if you know anything about what is going on in our com...

YEARning for a NEW Start

Olivia Berler, Staff Writer

December 21, 2016

Filed under Opinion

While you might make fun of that cliché, “New year, new me,” many people take it- or at least try to take it- seriously. New Year’s resolutions can seem like a good idea at the moment, but some of us end up dropping the ...

Breathe.

December 21, 2016

Filed under Editorial, Opinion

The alarm blares five minutes too early, mocking with a song once-loved. Squeezing eyes shut and burrowing tighter into the last moments of peace, our stomachs drop, and the reality of the day ahead sinks in. One after another...

Electoral College Knowledge

Electoral College Knowledge

December 21, 2016

Dirty Politics

Dirty Politics

December 8, 2016

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