Matt Hanson shares his experience at Shawnee Mission East by recalling past experiences about trips, his regrets and his future.
Staffer Will Brownlee discusses American ignorance to the impact of its foreign policy and explains a few reasons behind terrorist attacks towards Americans.
Staffer Julia Poe talks about an eye-opening speech she heard at a journalism convention in San Francisco.
Blogs editor Taylor Bell discusses the impact that media has on citizens and the recent tragedies in the news.
Staffer Julia Poe finds herself surprised by a trashy teen novel.
Staffer Will Brownlee talks about the government’s ignorance about the origins of the country’s drug problems. He explains how politicians should focus on solving poverty before creating a bigger “war on drugs”.
Staffer Julia Seiden talks about her grandparents finally being comfortable saying whatever they want in front of her. Now, inappropriate conversations are a given at family dinners.
If you haven’t seen anything regarding same-sex marriages in the past few weeks, you must be living under a rock. The cases regarding it, Prop 8 and DOMA, are all over news outlets, and it seems like people all over Facebook are changing their profile picture to an equal sign, representing equal rights. Check out this blog for a breakdown of the situation and a prediction of what might happen with the two cases.
Blogs editor Taylor Bell shares her frustration over not being able to travel.
Staffer Susannah Mitchell talks about her struggles with writer’s block and gives tips to help solve it.
Blogger Ali Dastjerdi talks about the use and misuse of the filibuster in politics. and explains the use of a recent filibuster by Senator Rand Paul.
Sophomore Julia Poe talks about her struggle during the recovery after an ankle injury and realizes she is lucky that her injury was not worse.