Teaching to nobody: The aftermath of MCPS’ failed cell phone policy

By Sudhish Swain | March 29, 2024, 11:24 a.m. | In Opinions »

One semester later, the controversial and difficult-to-enforce cell phone policy proved to be a massive flop around the county, especially at Blair

Social media is a protected form of free speech: for everybody, even for teachers

By Giorgia Toti | Feb. 22, 2024, 4:18 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

MCPS should not regulate teachers' social media

Stand up for standing classrooms

By Caleb Elazar | Feb. 6, 2024, 1:56 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Standing classrooms vastly improve students’ lives in more ways than one

Breaking down barriers

By Alexander Liu | Jan. 31, 2024, 7:48 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

MCPS’ changes regarding AP testing and dual enrollment expands accessibility

Understaffed, underappreciated, underrepresented: How do we support our elderly population?

By Giorgia Toti | Jan. 10, 2024, 4:20 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The COVID-19 pandemic exposed inequities in the nursing home industry that still persist today

MCPS must not revert to the SRO program

By Tejusvi Vijay | Dec. 21, 2023, 6:25 p.m. | In Opinions »

Though the county removed funding for the SRO program two years ago, MCPS is far from implementing a long-term solution

Girls’ sports fight for Friday night lights

By Lillian Paterson, Sudhish Swain | Nov. 28, 2023, 3:20 p.m. | In Opinions »

At Blair, boys’ sports are consistently more celebrated than girls’. The reason: MCPS’ inequitable home game scheduling

The complicated road to a freshman soccer team

By Silvan Unger | Nov. 2, 2023, 2:59 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

Blair boys soccer cuts two-thirds of those who try out, a freshman team would help

The Line: A problematic city of the future?

By Giorgia Toti | Sept. 19, 2023, 9:01 a.m. | In Opinions »

The Saudi Arabian Line City might not be as groundbreaking and beneficial as NEOM claims

Why “All Honors” benefits MCPS students

By Bethel Ameha | Sept. 16, 2023, 2:03 p.m. | In Opinions »

Opinion on the influence of the "all honors" program.

Should the US Ban TikTok?

By Sudhish Swain | May 8, 2023, 2:15 p.m. | In Opinions »

A ban is not the way to go - instead, the US must address the lack of data privacy and security legislation for its citizens

MCPS’s budget is failing its students

By Alexander Liu | Feb. 1, 2023, 1:11 p.m. | In Opinions »

The county continues to squander money in all the wrong places

True crime has gone too far

By Lillian Paterson | Dec. 28, 2022, 1:30 p.m. | In Opinions »

Is it right to depict people’s trauma?

The glamorization of toxicity is poisonous

By Isabelle Yang | Dec. 20, 2022, 2:10 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The romanticism of toxic relationships in media needs to stop

Booktok is not the welcoming community it’s claimed to be

By Srijani Chakraborty | Dec. 6, 2022, 1:57 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

A critique of the bookworm-centric subculture on TikTok

Don’t judge a movie by its genre

By Lillian Paterson | Dec. 4, 2022, 7:04 p.m. | In Opinions »

From black and white silent films to superhero flicks, all movies have something to bring to the table.

The impacts of Brazil’s new president will reach far beyond the border

By Alex Feingold-Black | Dec. 2, 2022, 2:15 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The shift in power from Brazil’s former president Jair Bolsonaro to Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva is exactly what Brazil (and the world) needs

Race-based affirmative action’s time has come

By Alexander Liu | Nov. 23, 2022, 11:38 a.m. | In Opinions »

The Supreme Court is ending race-based affirmative action, and that’s a good thing

MCPS has put its foot down on sports games – and fans are losing out

By Gabe Prevots | Nov. 3, 2022, 1:08 p.m. | In Opinions »

The rule changes for sports games are too strict on students

A Symbol of Silence: Queen Elizabeth’s legacy

By Lillian Paterson | Oct. 26, 2022, 3:38 p.m. | In Opinions »

A look back at the British monarchy’s history of complicity

Artificial intelligence has no place in art competitions

By Alexander Liu | Oct. 13, 2022, 6:24 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

AI provides unfair advantages to its users, undermining the spirit of competition.

Now is exactly the wrong time to drastically cut defense spending

By Alexander Liu | July 28, 2022, 9:11 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

If anything, it’s time to focus more on national security

MCPS's latest school safety blunder

By Myles Feingold-Black | May 28, 2022, 8:23 p.m. | In Opinions »

By limiting the amount of time that police spend at schools, MCPS pays lip service to school safety.

"Don't Say Gay" will take away a safe environment from LGBTQ students

By Kathereen Yang | April 26, 2022, 2:23 p.m. | In Opinions »

Florida’s new law claims to protect parents’ rights in education, but its true purpose discriminates against LGBTQ students

Secularism cannot stay out of schools: A look into Karnataka’s hijab ban

By Maya Britto | April 26, 2022, 1:47 p.m. | In Op/Ed »

The hijab ban in the state of Karnataka is a disturbing reminder of the BJP’s subversion of Indian democracy

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