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Sexism in the 21st Century: The Pink Tax Editorials Opinion 

Sexism in the 21st Century: The Pink Tax

The “pink tax” is the extra amount women are charged for certain products or services. The “pink tax” is also referred to as sexist pricing and many people believe it does not exist. “Women are paid less and are expected to spend more on products and services…they are charged more simply for being a woman,” a Labor Party MP, Paula Sherriff said. Women are charged about $1,351 more than men a year. The most common areas where women are charged more is clothing, self-care products, and vehicle repair. Recently, Old…

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Dear Crabby Opinion 

Dear Crabby

Dear Crabby –   I’m wondering how I can dig myself out of the hole I pushed myself into. I am a sophomore in high school and I always push studying to last minute and then I struggle and get a low grade on my tests. Studying is boring to me and so I do not have motivation to do it, but I want to pass my classes. What can I do?   Stressed About Tests   Dear Stressed About Tests,   In all honesty you could glue your head…

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Rant/Rave Opinion Rants and Raves 

Rant/Rave

Rave: The Cup song The 2012 film Pitch Perfect sparked a new interest in mimicking the cup song as shown on the movie when Anna Kenderick (Beca) performs it at an audition. There are videos circulating all over YouTube on how to tutorials to perform the cup song. It is a combination of learning the techniques of moving the cup while also singing the song “You’re Gonna Miss Me”  by Lulu & the Lampshades. Rant: Keystone exams There are quite a few people that did not pass the Keystone exams….

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Pledging Allegiance? Uncategorized 

Pledging Allegiance?

Today, many public schools are steering away from the phrase “one nation under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance. Some have stated that this phrase is forcing religion upon people. Those against the idea of taking this phrase out of the Pledge of Allegiance believe that it is an important phrase for Americans because it outlines our country’s dependence on God. People on the other side of the coin think that it is either offensive or old-fashioned. The Pledge of Allegiance is often said by students and adults alike at…

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