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Derogatory language echoes through the school halls

Macey MacArthur, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

Everyone is well aware of the United States first amendment constitutional right of free speech. However, this right does not include the protection of hate speech. While RHS has a general reputation of being a high-standard scho...

Immigrants don’t receive a fair chance for financial aid and scholarships in general

Maynor Chinchilla, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

High school is the last step before college. It’s four years to plan where you want to go and what major to study. But the first thing needed for college is money. Many people use government loans and pay them off after they sta...

Roswell makes and needs to make changes to promote racial and ethnic diversity

Jakai Spikes, Staff Writer, Twitter Captain

October 16, 2019

Being a young black woman in America, it’s important to me that my race/ethnicity along with others are being embraced globally. The study I am doing involves asking past graduates and current students of Roswell High School if...

New exemption policy concerns students

Grace Swift, Staff Writer

October 16, 2019

Some of the most stressful times in a student’s school year are midterms and finals for classes. This is why Roswell High School has an exemption policy that allowed students to be able to not take the tests and not have it ...

College competitiveness needs to end

Bridget Frame, Director of Graphics

October 16, 2019

“So, where are you thinking about for college?” The age-old question used by adults to bring up conversation. They say it with ease, like it doesn’t hold the weight of a baseball bat. See, college isn’t something trivial for ...

High School recess provides nothing but positive consequences for students and schools

Chloe Scott, Staff Writer

October 15, 2019

When asking my five year old sister what her favorite part of Kindergarten was, it shouldn’t come as a surprise that her response was, “RECESS!” Being able to run around freely and burn off excess energy is an activity th...

Save socialism, stop American inequality

Isabella Cordell, Director of Communications

October 3, 2019

Hating socialism seems to be an American pastime; yet, an economy devoid of certain capitalist tendencies is precisely what this country currently needs.     For every cry of the president that socialism is a “destroye...

Gifted programs should be abolished in primary schools

Sofie Salcedo, Staff writer

May 14, 2019

Let me preface this piece with some background. I myself have been on both sides of the Talented and Gifted (TAG) program since elementary school. I was admitted in fifth grade, but prior to that I was repeatedly tested since f...

The corpse of the college resume is reeking: when will we bury it?

Bridget Frame

April 25, 2019

Like most people, I am outraged by the recent “Varsity Blues” scandal in which wealthy parents were caught bribing their children into top colleges, falsifying test scores and allowing their children to have extensive, unn...

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