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Common App, Common Problems

Common App, Common Problems

Every year, high school seniors across the United States come together to cry, pull their hair out, and doubt themselves. They wonder if anything they’ve ever done was right. Who’s…

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

Compassion after Calamity in the Philippines

In the makeshift hospital set up in Manila airport, a twenty one year old woman gave birth to a beautiful baby as she sought shelter in the wreckage of the…

Sacred Heart and GA In Volleyball Championships

Sacred Heart and GA In Volleyball Championships

Since August, the Convent of the Sacred Heart varsity volleyball players have had one goal in sight – to reach the finals of the Fairchester Athletic Association tournament.  With a…

On Civil Rights: A Review of The Butler

On Civil Rights: A Review of The Butler

Despite various drawbacks, The Butler, directed by Lee Daniels and starring Forest Whitaker, Oprah Winfrey, and John Cusack, successfully tells an interesting tale of the Civil Rights Movement through a…

Hey ‘Starry Night,’ Say Cheese!

Hey ‘Starry Night,’ Say Cheese!

In her column “Hey ‘Starry Night,’ say ‘Cheese!” Deborah Solomon challenges museums’ photography policies, arguing that such bans are “practically unenforceable and are also obsolete.” The rise of smartphones and…

Opinion: Food and Freedom

Opinion: Food and Freedom

To eat or not to eat, that is not the question. The question is what to eat, and how much. Since 2010, obesity has been a major concern in the…

Beyond the Touchdown

Beyond the Touchdown

Despite the expensive padding and durable helmets, football players are becoming more frequently concussed and injured each year. In both major and minor league football teams, players are getting battered…