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The Student News Site of Roswell High School

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The Student News Site of Roswell High School

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Jennifer Lee

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor

Jennifer Lee is a senior at Roswell and became Opinion Editor in her second year on staff. When she is not writing, she enjoys having her nose in a book, annoying her cats, and listening to music. She plans on majoring in English when she heads off in the fall.

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Senior Activities to Look Out for Before Graduation

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor May 1, 2024

Many seniors may have their final day of school on May 10, but there are still a variety of school-related events to concern oneself with after that day. The Yearbook Dedication will take place...

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FAFSA Changes Cause More Stress Than Ease

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor February 28, 2024

As seniors trekked through the trenches of college applications and keeping up with classes, they waited with bated breath to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The form is...

 Toni Morrison wills the reader to think beyond their understanding of what is ugly about the world in “The Bluest Eye.” Pecola’s self-hatred goes past the desire to possess blue eyes the same shade as the cover’s text. (Credit: Carol Devine Carson and Vintage International)

Everyone Needs to Keep Their Gaze on “The Bluest Eye”

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor February 7, 2024

As book bans in American schools continue to become more rampant, I cannot understate the value of reading a popular target such as “The Bluest Eye” by Toni Morrison. It follows eleven-year-old Pecola...

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Burt Jones’ Push to Arm More Teachers Will Not Protect Our Schools

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor January 26, 2024

Along with lecturing, grading, and keeping students in check, we may see the responsibility of guns falling into more and more teachers’ hands. Lieutenant Governor Burt Jones’ incentive of paying...

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Florida’s AP Psychology Conflict Continues Infectious Trend Of Censorship

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor November 13, 2023

To clear up any misconceptions about the situation, AP Psychology is not banned in Florida as of now. Prior to a statement from State Commissioner of Education Manny Diaz, the fate of the course was at...

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Declining Emphasis on the SAT Will Continue Amidst Digital Switch

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor November 1, 2023

The three hours students spend in a classroom accompanied by the sounds of SAT booklet pages flipping and a No. 2 pencil against paper are a universally stressful experience. When test reports come out,...

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Harmful Effects of the Writers and Actors Strike on Georgia are Worth It

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor October 26, 2023

The successful writers' strike and ongoing actors' strike may be hitting hard on Georgia’s film industry, but the negative effects are necessary. No change can be achieved within the entertainment business...

Makenna Rowlett reads “The Seven Husbands of Evelyn Hugo“ at her desk. As of now, it has spent 109 weeks on the Paperback Trade Fiction portion of the New York Times Best Sellers list and 92 weeks on the Combined Print & E-Book Fiction section. Its longevity can partly be attributed to the consistent discussion about it on BookTok. The biggest hashtag pertaining to it currently has 374 million views and counting. (Credit: Jennifer Lee)

BookTok’s Reach on Teens: For Better or Worse?

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor May 2, 2023

Upon entering any Barnes & Noble location, you will immediately see the BookTok tables nearby. If you decide to check the selections out, you will likely see Hanya Yanagihara’s “A Little Life”...

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Should Students Stand for the Pledge?

Emerson Keith and Jennifer Lee February 10, 2023

Standing for the pledge every morning has become a controversial topic in schools, especially here at Roswell. Sports editor Emerson Keith spoke up about it and how she feels people need to act:  I...

The AAPI Clubs promotional board on display for the September club fair.

The AAPI Club: Uniting Roswell’s Asian Community Step by Step

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor February 3, 2023

Being  part of Roswell High School’s Asian population of roughly 3% in a school with over 2,000 students can feel extremely alienating. However, the AAPI Club attempts to combat the feeling of otherness...

Mr. McNamara hard at work in his office.

Interview with New Assistant Principal Mr. McNamara

Jennifer Lee, Opinion Editor January 10, 2023

  This year, Roswell gained a new assistant principal, Mr. Matthew McNamara, who took the place of Mr. Josh Martin who left for an opportunity in another county.   McNamara has long been...

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