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Teacher Strike Finally Ends on its Fourth Day

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After negotiations between the Union and DPS failed on Friday, February 8 the teachers announced that on Monday, February 11th, they would begin a teacher strike. “We will strike Monday for our students and for our profession, and perhaps then DPS will get the... More »

The Recent Government Shutdown: A Waste of Time

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The Government shutdown, due to President Trump’s belligerence and stubbornness, has had detrimental effects on government-owned organizations and employees. Trump is refusing to make any compromise or negotiation if it doesn’t include the federal funding of a... More »

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Winter Break: Is It Necessary?

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All students look forward to winter break as it gets closer and closer to New Years. While it does give students time to spend with their families during the holidays, is it necessary to have it cover 2 whole weeks, or is it just the right amount of time? Wint... More »

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More Than A Cute Platformer

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Welcome to my game review. Today I will be reviewing A Hat in Time. Recently, there has been a rising trend in the video games industry known as the crowdfunded spiritual successor. But how does this seemingly perfect way to make a good game keep falling flat?... More »

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Recreational Reading And Its Benefits

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As soon as we were born, most of our parents and family implemented reading into our routines. From fairy tales to educational picture books, we learned various life skills and it improved our cognitive comprehension tremendously. Nevertheless, the desire to r... More »

Proposed Changes To Social Studies Curriculum

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As of last week, a change to the freshman social studies curriculum has been proposed by the new administration. The plan includes removing the civics and economics curriculum from the freshman required courses and instead replacing it with a year-round geogra... More »

Socialism and its Relevance to Modern Society

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Our world seems so full of injustice. It seems that every day the rich get a bit richer and the poor get a bit poorer, and that’s because they are. Money is one of the greatest problems of our era: more an more people aren’t making enough to survive in this co... More »

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Sleep Deprivation of Students

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I don’t know about you but I like sleep and at George it seems there is lack of sleep due to the fact that our school starts at 7:30am. Students barely get any sleep on the weekday and it doesn’t help them when you say they have to be in class by 7:30am. Most ... More »

Behavioral Issues At GW

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Throughout this year I noticed that there have been some huge behavioral issues in classes. Students have been loud, disrespectful, and disturbing other peer’s work time. One good example of this would be when one of our Spanish teachers was forced to quit bec... More »

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Cell Phone Policy

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Throughout many schools,  cell phones are things to be despised of by the faculty. And who can blame them, phones distract students from the work they’re supposed to be doing in class and can even lead to bullying. However, in this age, cell phones have really... More »

There is a toilet in my vape room

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Vaping in schools has skyrocketed since I was a Freshman. The first device I saw at George was a disposable banana vape pen that was sold to a friend of mine at none other than… The Hippy Shack on Leetsdale and Monaco. That was the last device I saw until my J... More »