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Editorials

Editorial: Demanding More From American Corportions

Editorial: Demanding More From American Corportions

In the wake of West Virginia’s recent water contamination debacle, The Harbinger believes that the United States should work with the Environmental Protection Agency to create regulations that encourage safe business practices and ensure a clean future for American citizens.

 

Editorial: Legalize It

Editorial: Legalize It

The Harbinger editorial staff believes that it is time that the nation ends its marijuana prohibition and legalizes the drug for those over 21.

 

Editorial: Everything in Moderation

Editorial: Everything in Moderation

The Harbinger editorial staff believes that the recent ban on trans fats points out a larger problem amongst American youth.

 

Editorial: Consider Students Before Executive Action

Editorial: Consider Students Before Executive Action

The Harbinger editorial staff believes that the administrators should seek student input before making major changes to the school.

 

Editorial: Celebrities Should Behave Better

Editorial: Celebrities Should Behave Better

Celebrities should be more conscious of their image and The Harbinger editorial staff believes that we shouldn’t care about them as much.

 

Editorial: Teachers and Faculty Should Show No Bias

Editorial: Teachers and Faculty Should Show No Bias

As teachers and students are becoming more connected, The Harbinger believes that it’s even more important now for teachers to remain unbiased, whether that be in a classroom or on social media.

 

Editorial: Community Service

Editorial: Community Service

The Harbinger staff shares their opinion about community service required for all students. Most staff members agree this should happen; a few staff members do not believe this should be done.

 

Editorial: The Tweet Factor

Editorial: The Tweet Factor

The Editorial Board speaks out against the misuse of Twitter around East.

 

Editorial: Kansas Should Not Adopt Voucher Program

Editorial: Kansas Should Not Adopt Voucher Program

State voucher programs use education budget money to provide funds to students so that they can attend private schools. The Harbinger Staff agrees that this is not a good use of education budget money and that Kansas should not adopt this policy.

 

Editorial: School Sports Should Count As Gym Credits

Editorial: School Sports Should Count As Gym Credits

Currently, SMSD curriculum requires students to take two gym classes in order to graduate, no matter their athletic participation outside of class. The Harbinger staff believes that this should be altered so that athletes may receive gym credits for their sports.

 

Editorial: Early Education Should Be Funded

Editorial: Early Education Should Be Funded

After President Obama argued for increased spending on early education in his State of the Union Address, The Harbinger believes that the state of Kansas should make quality preschool available to all children.

 

The Harbinger Staff Considers House Bill 2023

The Harbinger Staff Considers House Bill 2023

House Bill (HB) 2023 proposes that union dues taken from teachers’ salaries cannot be used for any political purposes. In this editorial, The Harbinger staff discusses the pros and cons of this bill and whether or not it should be repealed.