Category: Opinions

Lots of Love– or Marketing Madness?

Despite encouraging and celebrating love and romance, Valentine’s Day drags with it skepticism and controversy. Opinions on the holiday tend to range from “It’s all a glamorous scheme to make money” to “This day was made...

Smack High split: An opinionated forum or enabled bullying?

High school rivalry is ingrained in our culture, regarded as spirited and competitive: a jest between schools that is usually lighthearted and morale-boosting. As times have changed, such rivalries have transcended the traditional sports stadiums...

Condemning the police: How brutal can we be?

Image Credit: Valeria Vesco It’s been an ongoing debate. The President has discussed it; it’s come up during GOP debates; important politicians and media commentators have talked about it: police brutality. According to the Law Dictionary,...

Meet the 2016 presidential candidates

Throughout the next few months Crier writers and guest student writers will contribute to this rolling article, profiling each candidate running in the 2016 presidential election. Each profile will contain their background, three reasons...

How to win at winning

From capitalism to school activities, America eats, breathes, and sleeps competition. Whether we like it or not, when we are in bed sleeping, our competition is out training harder for the next race. When...

Lush-lips or plump pain?

In today’s society, we model our ideals of beauty off of what we see on MTV and the cover of People magazine. Young, impressionable girls crave to look just like Ariana Grande by mirroring...