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In 2015, Baltimore erupted in protests over the death of Freddie Gray, a 25-year-old black man who died in police custody.

It’s Time for Us to Step Up as Allies to ‘Black Lives Matter’

June 10, 2020

One of the most powerful moments on TV recently was on “Orange Is the New Black,” when the beloved ...

Seeing people through a screen just isn't cutting it.

A Senior’s Perspective: ‘Thank God I Never Went Through With Homeschooling’

May 13, 2020

So, it turns out my parents were right .   All throughout high school, I have been known to constantly complain ab...

A memorial stands Lower Merion High School, Kobe Bryant's alma mater, which is fewer that 15 miles from Norristown. Bryant was drafted into the NBA directly from his high school.

A Balling Tribute To Kobe Bryant

February 14, 2020

A few Sundays ago, I was in my room scrolling through Instagram looking at the highlights from the prev...

$159 (at their cheapest), AirPods are simply a waste of money.

Unoriginal and Unimpressive: AirPods are Not Worth the Price

February 10, 2020

AirPods have become the new "big thing" for many at Norristown, especially when the AirPod Pros came...

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What American Schools Can Learn from Schools Around the World

February 7, 2020

American kids put a lot of work and effort into trying to have the best grades and test scores. Althoug...

Students New Years Resolutions and hopefully going through with them this year.

‘New Year, New Me:’ Resolve to Follow Through in 2020

January 8, 2020

New year, new me, right? All of us have the same idea for the next year; it's just all so repetitive. Ev...

White Privilege: The Ironic Societal Norm

White Privilege: The Ironic Societal Norm

January 3, 2020

The world we live in now is full of contrasting and conflicting ideas, especially when it comes to dis...

October's Fort Worth Shooting Should Not Go Ignored

October’s Fort Worth Shooting Should Not Go Ignored

November 29, 2019

On October 14, 2019, Atatiana Jefferson was killed by a white police officer in her own home while she was with her nephew in Fort Worth, Texas. Officer, Aaron Dean pulled the trigger and ...

The Brazilian government is making a concerted effort to burn the Amazon.  This will have serious consequences for the rest of the world.

The Amazon is Burning; Here’s Why You Should Care

November 20, 2019

The Amazon is the largest rainforest in the world. It is the key to our planet, but it is currently slo...

Let's Do More as a School to Honor Hispanic Heritage

Let’s Do More as a School to Honor Hispanic Heritage

October 25, 2019

Although National Hispanic Heritage Month has come to an end, it doesn’t mean the story is over. Septemb...

Metal straws can be a more environmentally-friendly approach to your iced latte.

Plastic Straws are Hurting the Environment

October 2, 2019

Plastic straws, the common little items made of synthetic polymer has been causing an uproar on the I...

Subtitles might provide you with a better experience watching

In Defense of Subtitles

June 13, 2019

Have you watched a YouTube video or episode of your favorite show with subtitles or closed captions at...

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