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.
The Harbinger editorial staff believes that it is time that the nation ends its marijuana prohibition and legalizes the drug for those over 21.
The Harbinger editorial staff believes that the recent ban on trans fats points out a larger problem amongst American youth.
The Harbinger editorial staff believes that the administrators should seek student input before making major changes to the school.
Celebrities should be more conscious of their image and The Harbinger editorial staff believes that we shouldn’t care about them as much.
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.
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.
The Editorial Board speaks out against the misuse of Twitter around East.
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.
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.
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.
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 In this editorial, The Harbinger staff discusses the pros and cons of this bill and whether or not it should be repealed.