Category Archives: Opinion

Stop Anti-Asian Hate

by Allison Lam The rise of Asian hate in America has recently become more prominent in society today, but when did it really start? Some say it began with the rise of the COVID-19 pandemic. American citizens, whether it be ordinary people or those higher in power like the former president, Donald J. Trump, began to blame China for the

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Ending Mental Health Stigmas

by Tori Minkovitz In 1883, German psychiatrist Emil Kräpelin published a system of psychological disorders addressing the symptoms of mental illness. However, it took many years for further studies of mental illness to be taken seriously. Up until the mid-20th century, people were simply placed into asylums because of the mental health issues that they had. The way history went

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‘Music’ Review

by Lizzy Staugler Is it an inspiring piece of work or a movie filled with an ableist point of view? That is the question surrounding a new movie titled Music, directed by singer-songwriter Sia. The movie follows a newly sober Zu and her half sister Music, whom Zu becomes the guardian of. Music happens to be on the autism spectrum.

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Election 2020: Divided Reactions

by Tori Minkovitz On Saturday, November 7, 2020, Joseph Biden Jr. was projected to win the 2020 election and became the 46th President of the United States. Biden currently has at least 279 electoral votes to President Donald Trump’s 214. Prior to the election, stores were preparing for riots, families were dividing, and people didn’t respect others’ opinions. The reactions

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No Progress Reports!

By. Cole Wilkinson Methuen High has decided for the 2019-2020 school year to not give out the dreaded Progress Report. Progress Reports were many kids nightmares if they were failing their classes early due to missing assignments. Progress Reports would be released midway through the quarter and would have student grades shown on them. The goal was to have kids

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Apple’s New iPhone 11

By: Jennifer Carmona Everyone is talking about the new iPhone 11 Pro, but the real question is, is it worth the hype? Or is it just another camera upgrade? Let’s start with looks. The 11 Pro looks completely identical to the X. It comes in six colors, black, Product(Red), and new colors like yellow, green (which looks gray in some

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