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High school should be more like college

Education is conducted very differently in different parts of the United States. No two high schools or colleges are identical in the way that they facilitate their students’ learning. However, colleges and high schools have… Read More...

In defense of jury nullification

The United States legal system is far from perfect. This fact is a nightmare for many who suffer from the shortcomings of the legal system put into practice. However, in many cases, it is by… Read More...

What does ‘journalistic integrity’ mean?

It is impossible to avoid the buzzwords—free speech, clickbait, partisanship, fake news—especially in journalism. They represent how far the media has fallen in the eyes of the public. Despite journalism’s failing image, it is necessary… Read More...

The entertainment industry needs to limit sensationalism

Sensationalism is a way of presenting a story to make it more entertaining. Oftentimes in journalism, sensationalizing a story compromises the truthfulness of the piece from lack of integrity. But since the entertainment industry is… Read More...

The importance of freedom of speech

Mark Meechan, a YouTuber from Scotland, was recently found guilty of violating the British Communications Act, according to a BBC article. Meechan’s prank video, in which his girlfriend’s pug performs a Nazi salute, was found… Read More...

Corporations should not be considered legal persons

The debate over whether or not corporations should be considered legal persons has sustained longevity in the legal sphere. While some believe it is within the rights of corporations to be offered the same rights… Read More...

It is not my job alone to save the world

Walking around Brandeis, it is hard to miss the posters promoting green lifestyles. From composting food to turning off the lights, Brandeis does a great job of reminding students of the steps that they can… Read More...

Tests are an ineffective measure of intelligence

Since transitioning to college, I have had time to reflect on my high school experience from a new perspective. My course plan was practically plotted out for me from the beginning of the year. The… Read More...
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