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Why Metea’s late policy needs to change

Why Metea’s late policy needs to change

Noelle Smagala, Photographer

February 11, 2019

istrictwide, high school students are dealing with a number of things in their lives, many of which they are unable to control. However, in many cases, the school system apparently seems to prioritize attendance over positive mental health, and many a time fails to consider that students must sacrifi...

New Metea policy invades the privacy of all students

New Metea policy invades the privacy of all students

Madison McCalley and Brandt Ward

January 24, 2019

Privacy is something that we all hold closely. We don’t want to involve a lot of people we don’t know into our own personal lives. A lot of people don’t want their relationships public, who they talk to the public, or sometimes even their hobbies public. I can assure that most people aren’t a com...

The not so near future of gene editing

The not so near future of gene editing

Hunter Kulak, Perspectives Reporter

December 12, 2018

News broke Monday, November 26th as scientist He Jiankui has supposedly violated doctrines passed by the UN. Two twins in China, named Lulu and Nana, were born a few weeks ago as IVF babies, or In vitro fertilization. However, gene editing technology known as CRISPR was used during the IVF process to...

Why joining News Journalism was the best decision I made in high school

Why joining News Journalism was the best decision I made in high school

Abbey Malbon, Spotlight Editor

December 12, 2018

y freshman year self would have never imagined that I would have actually become a senior, let alone be graduating early and writing for my school’s newspaper. But here I am; a senior graduating in one week’s time and writing for my school newspaper. Throughout the past four years, I have rotated ...

Religion and finding my identity

Religion and finding my identity

Brandt Ward, Perspectives Reporter

November 8, 2018

Religion is a topic that is often avoided when it starts to become relevant. Even if people identify within the same overall religion, controversial topics within that religion rise. Christianity from my own experience has a plethora of different subtypes and opinions on different topics. Until I was 13...

Gerrymandering threatens the sanctity of our elections and the future to come

Gerrymandering threatens the sanctity of our elections and the future to come

Marco Rivero, Spotlight Reporter

October 17, 2018

As hundreds of Metea seniors, and thousands of citizens nationwide, prepare to vote in the upcoming midterm elections, a group of Republicans in Maryland are likewise preparing, but not to vote; these disgruntled Republicans are preparing a case that could decide the fate of gerrymandering in the US. ...

The deterioration of the once great Hong Kong is truly a saddening event

The deterioration of the once great Hong Kong is truly a saddening event

Marco Rivero, Spotlight Reporter

October 11, 2018

Hong Kong, once the symbol of western wealth and power in the communist east now stands as a decaying reminder of the dangers of political gridlock. This pseudo-state has stood against the oppression of the authoritarian Chinese government for over 20 years but now it’s demise slowly looms as the Chin...

Brett Kavanaugh poses a threat to the Supreme Court

Brett Kavanaugh poses a threat to the Supreme Court

Marco Rivero, Spotlight Writer

September 27, 2018

rom the moment President Donald Trump nominated Brett Kavanaugh for the supreme court back in July, Kavanaugh has always been a controversial pick. Compared to his predecessor, Justice Anthony Kennedy, who was a proud conservative known for working across the aisle, Kavanaugh has presented himself a...

Hot Takes: The Use of E-Cigarettes in Schools

Hot Takes: The Use of E-Cigarettes in Schools

Ben Weiss, Brandt Ward, Hunter Kulak, and Laurel Westphal

September 20, 2018

The use of E-Cigarettes, especially for young teens, has been a highly debated topic in schools and our country. Both parties have attempted to find solutions to how to handle the issue, and whether its an issue at all. Recently, our perspectives team got together in order to discuss the controversies an...

Spilled milk in some eyes is the same as spilled blood in others

Spilled milk in some eyes is the same as spilled blood in others

Brandt Ward, Perspectives Writer

September 6, 2018

We all have grown up in different environments. Different cultures and parenting styles. These sort of environments that you have grown up in shape your opinions and the way you see life as a whole. Some people see an enormous fantasy book and think about how boring and dreadful it would be if it...

North Korea continues to be untrustworthy as planned peace talks remain in jeopardy

North Korea continues to be untrustworthy as planned peace talks remain in jeopardy

Myra Bajwa, Sports Reporter

May 22, 2018

A historic meeting between North Korea’s Kim Jong Un and South Korea’s president Moon Jae-in took place at the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on April 27. This marked the first time in ten years that leaders of the two countries met and discussed an end to the Korean War. As a symbol of a united Korea, ...

Trump’s withdrawal from Iran Deal will have dire consequences

Trump’s withdrawal from Iran Deal will have dire consequences

Liam Sweeney, Perspectives Editor

May 16, 2018

resident Donald Trump recently announced the United States will be withdrawing from the Iran Nuclear Deal and will be reapplying economic sanctions on May 8. This decision came four days before Trump had to make a decision to either renew the deal or to withdraw. Such a move would have been a shock...

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