Friday, January 24th, 2020

Perspectives

Scientists say we have 10 years until the climate crisis becomes irreversible. 10 years. If we do nothing, and even if we continue to take small steps towards combating the climate emergency, come 2030, we will have failed. Failed...
From Kendrick Lamar’s To Pimp A Butterfly to Swans’ To Be Kind, this decade has had tons of amazing albums of all genres and forms.  These are the albums that I feel have the best elements in their own respective...
The Lighthouse is director/writer Robert Eggers’s second feature film and is written by both Robert Eggers and his brother Max Eggers. I was very excited for this film due to my love of the director’s first film, The Witch....
The first things about Sequoyah that come to mind for many people are kids running around barefoot and no grades. When I think of Sequoyah, I think of The Barefoot Times and a confusing grading system. Mastery- and standards-based...
What if instead of signing up for a conventional sport, such as volleyball or soccer, you could try something new and skateboard for P.E. credit? Last year I skated to school, and upon arrival put my skateboard under the...
Why do we do good? Is it for a moral incentive, spiritual fulfillment, recognition, or the promise of a good afterlife? The Good Place, a popular existential situation comedy on NBC, examines this very issue as its four human...
Joker is the origin story based on the famous comic book villain of the same name. The film was written and directed by Todd Phillps (The Hangover, War Dogs), and stars Joaquin Phoenix (Her, To Die For), and Zazie...
The popularity of Minecraft has been a roller coaster since it was released in 2009. There were times when it was the coolest thing to have a Minecraft account, and times when playing it made you seem “uncool.” I...
On the morning of October 12th, Sequoyah School students “walked out” of classes to protest against the normalization of rape culture and sexual harassment, but there was a catch: students had to turn in a permission slip, signed by...
The 2018 midterm elections were one of the most important and anticipated political events of 2018, arguably as important as the 2016 presidential election. Since it was the first major election that took place during Trump’s presidency, it was...