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On The Spot: Armed teachers

On The Spot: Armed teachers

Austin Keefer, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018


Filed under Featured Opinion, On The Spot, Opinion

The recent school shooting in Parkland, Florida has sparked a nationwide debate about what can be done to prevent and stop school shootings in the future. A measure that has gained significant attention is arming teachers so they can protect students in the event of a shooting. Would high school teachers...

Column: A change in the game

Column: A change in the game

Lily Hager, Section Editor

March 1, 2018


Filed under Columns, Opinion

I used to think I didn’t have enough time. For sleep. For studying. For reading. Until I discovered how much time I threw away. I discovered how much time I gave to a world that takes and takes every day but never returns. This is the world of social media. No other generation had to face this cha...

Column: It’s time

Column: It’s time

Madeline Sanders, Section Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

I hate politics. I hate the endless arguing and bickering, the division it causes, the biased news organizations; all of it. I have always been one to avoid conflict at all costs and lay low in dramatic periods of time. In terms of my political views, I see both sides of arguments, and can never dec...

Column: Passion over practicality

Column: Passion over practicality

Anna Stockton, Staff Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

For high school juniors and seniors, no matter the conversation, no matter the situation, the questions always seem to come up. You know the ones. You’re sitting at the dinner table with your grandparents, standing at the mailbox with neighbors, or lounging in a coffee shop with your aunt a...

Column: Tips to win over that special Valentine

Column: Tips to win over that special Valentine

Nicole Genrich, Section Editor

February 9, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Roses, giant overpriced stuffed animals, cards, and young love. Some might say Valentine's Day is the greatest holiday, but others might say it is an over-commercialized, sappy excuse for celebration. No matter where your opinions are on the spectrum, here are some tips on how to land a boo this seaso...

Column: Consumed

Column: Consumed

Katie Felton, Staff Writer

January 31, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Death. It consumed me. I was only 12-years-old, and it was all I could think about. From an overhead view, it looked like I was laughing and having fun with my friends, but internally my brain was exploding with thoughts I couldn’t control. I wanted to go back to before this all started. ...

Column: Family and fleeting time

Column: Family and fleeting time

Shivani Radhakrishnan, Staff Writer

January 30, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

As I stepped off the elevated platform in Chennai International Airport, the cool 4 a.m.  air of Chennai, Tamil Nadu enveloped me like a blanket. Finally, I was home. After two years of waiting, 24 hours of delays, and missed connection flights, I was  home. Home. Finally. ...

Column: Seven habits for a healthier planet

Column: Seven habits for a healthier planet

Emma Overholt, Staff Writer

January 25, 2018


Filed under Columns, Featured Opinion, Opinion

Zero Waste is an initiative to reduce waste and gas emissions by conserving resources. Much of this movement revolves around reducing, reusing, and recycling. Adopting environmentally-conscious habits will decrease landfills, improve air quality, and reduce waste. With that in mind, the following inf...

Ed-emojis

Ed-emojis

The Red Ledger Staff

January 24, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Editor Note: Ed-Emojis combine the thoughts of The Red Ledger with leopard emojis to convey our quick thoughts on things around the school and in the world that make us laugh, cry, pout, smile, and more. 

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