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Opinion: Political Participation on Campus: is it worth it?

Julius Sim '16, Social Media Editor

October 14, 2015

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Three out of 15. That’s the score I got on the Washington Post’s monthly Politics and Pints quiz, a short quiz based on political and current event knowledge. (To test your knowledge, here it is). I didn’t consider myself completely out of the loop, at least until I took the quiz. After all, I sacrificed a solid chunk of a perf...

The Importance of Being In-the-Know

Cassie Follman '16, opinions editor

May 6, 2015

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When I was in the seventh grade, my history teacher made us look up current events and write a short report about a specific one once a week. My classmates and I stumbled through accounts of wars we had only vague knowledge of...

Ethics of Limitless Freedom of Speech

Cassie Follman '16, opinion editor

April 8, 2015

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Freedom of speech has always been seen as an ultimate right of people. Often understanding how far this extends has been a topic of dispute. While some arguments state that freedom of speech and expression should be unlimited,...

Opinion: When it comes to entertainment, what are the limits?

Cassie Follman

January 21, 2015

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By: Cassie Follman ’16 Section Editor The podcast Serial has completely redefined how podcasts, and forms of entertainment, are viewed. While some people may have been reluctant to listen to a podcast before because they belie...

Opinion: Why our Perception of Feminism Should Change

November 12, 2014

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By: Grace Gu ’16 Section Editor I am a feminist. No, I don’t hate men, I don’t think men are evil, and I don’t think all men are rapists. But, what I do want is equality for all genders. To many, the word ‘feminis...

Con: Increased Sports Requirements

November 6, 2014

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By: Julius Sim ’16 Staff Writer One of the most important things that gives Peddie such an incredible environment is the diversity of students. I do not solely mean diversity from a racial standpoint, but also in terms of the ...

Pro: Increased Sports Requirements

November 6, 2014

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By: Cailin Brown ’17 Staff Writer When I came to Peddie as a freshman, I did what was required of all Peddie students; I joined a team sport—field hockey. Even though I was not very good, it allowed me to meet new people and...

Opinion: The Dress Code Must Be Updated

October 23, 2014

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By: Rajae McClinek ’16 Photography Editor Passionate discussion about the controversial dress code policy, which “reflects our belief that personal appearance affects manners, morale, attitude, and general conduct in any co...

Opinion: Too much religion in chapel is uncomfortable

October 15, 2014

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By: Cassie Follman Opinion Page Editor I am an Atheist. I do not believe in any higher power or associate myself with organized religion; however, this does not mean that I hate religion or judge those who recognize themselves ...

Opinion: Don’t Wait for A Boy to Ask You, Girls

May 25, 2014

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By: Rajae McClinek ’16 Staff Writer With the Peddie Prom Facebook page flourishing with rich red, sparkling gold, and bold black dresses of predominantly upperclassmen girls; the time has come for prom. Prom will be held a...

Opinion: Senior Prank needs to be Less Offensive

May 11, 2014

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By: Cassie Follman’16 Staff Writer Usually, the senior prank is enjoyable for the entire community. As I did not experience one last year, I was particularly looking forward to this year’s senior prank. The seniors’ mov...

Opinion: No Such Thing as Too Far for Pranks?

May 11, 2014

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By: Jesse Zhou’16 Staff Writer It has been a nationwide tradition at most high schools that the graduating class pulls a prank near the end of the year. Pranks have ranged from the stink bomb, which makes the air vents smell...

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