Category: Editorals

The UnAmerican Health Care Act

After much fanfare, House Republicans narrowly passed their version of a replacement for the Affordable Care Act in May 2017. The bill received intense criticism from both the right and the left—and justifiably so. The American Health Care Act could undo the most popular provisions of Obamacare, cause more problems than it would solve, and

Stop Snapping, Start Living

A recent image took the world by surprise: a woman stood behind a fence waiting to see the Pope. But instead of holding her phone out to snap as many pictures as possible, she took in the moment. She created a mental memory. It seems ironic now, the device that helps people capture life’s biggest

Decile System

Author of controversial book Battle Hymn of the Battle Mother, Amy Chua once said “You can coddle your child and tell them, ‘You’re the best no matter what.’ But in the end, when they go out into the real world, I think it’s pretty tough out there and other children are cruel.” At this point

Intolerance for Intolerance

On June 26, 2015, the Supreme Court upheld in a 5-4 decision that same-sex marriage is a fundamental right guaranteed by the Fourteenth Amendment in the landmark case of Obergefell v. Hodges. To some, this ruling marked the end of a long battle for LGBTQ rights in America. In a nation where celebrities like Ellen

Testing Schedule

Editorial: Conley’s testing program demands respect News flash! Unionville’s students are stressed. Caused by intense motivation to attend elite colleges and universities and social pressures to overachieve, students over the past decade have enrolled in more Honors and Advanced Placement courses and, in turn, increased their work and stress loads. Oftentimes, these course loads force

Senior year proves highly ineffective

Seniors, it’s about that time. For some of us, it’s been that time since the start of this school year. The decline into the laziness and grogginess that is senioritis has finally begun. Sure enough, we have put in all of the work that our tired bodies could muster over these four long years, and