News With North: North Korea

It seems that every time I tune in to watch Fox News or any other reputable news source, North Korea is a frequently discussed topic. So, what does that all mean? Why do we find ourselves in this situation? North Korea has been developing a nuclear arsenal for some time, and the fact that they … Continue reading

Zelch: Trump Dumps Dreamers

President Trump has repealed Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA, an Obama-era government program that shields undocumented immigrants who arrived in the United States as children from deportation. DACA allows these immigrants, known as Dreamers, to receive basic benefits in exchange for registration and a background check every 2 years. These benefits include a … Continue reading

Hannah Stewart: Scotland Speaks

On the 13th of August, groups of jetlagged kids from all around the world arrived on the campus of Western Reserve Academy, nervous and excited for what was to come. Now, one month later, our perceptions have changed and these new international students feel at home, immersed into WRA’s way of life. When I first … Continue reading

Pumped for Pumpkin Spice

Pumpkin Spice Latte season is back and stronger than ever! Cinnamon, nutmeg, and clove…what a beast combination! Everytime I walk through the doors of a coffee shop, store or restaurant, my eyes immediately scan the area for any sign labeled “pumpkin”. There is just something about the mix of pumpkin and coffee that makes the … Continue reading

Brigie Speaks: “Don’t Worry, Be Happy”

Life is too short to worry. I, myself, am guilty of being told to “stop worrying” way too often. I try to live in the moment, but I tend to worry about the future, and dwell on the past. Did I say something wrong? What if they think…? What did I just do?! These are … Continue reading

A Taste of the Mediterranean Found at Aladdin’s Eatery

Ever had a craving for food other than boring old pizza? Then Aladdin’s Eatery is for you! Located in the heart of First & Main, Aladdin’s Eatery provides an eclectic menu of diverse and healthy choices. The menu consists of Mediterranean food, including rolled pitas and pita pizzas. There are many delectable appetizers to choose … Continue reading

WRA Trump Supporters Continue to Stand by the New President

“Trump awoke the silenced voices of millions of people,” said Erik Gross ’17, “He answers to no one.” I decided to interviewed Gross and others about the controversial actions President Donald Trump has taken during the short time he has been in office, setting out to see how Trump’s supporters—those “silenced voices”—felt about his actions. … Continue reading

Kayle’s Column – March

Should you study the easier or harder subjects first? Personally, I think you should always study the harder subjects first. If you think about it, the easy subjects are easier to you because you already know them. Why waste your time studying something you already feel comfortable? You should focus your time on getting familiar … Continue reading

Steve Bannon Unfit for Top White House Position

Steven Bannon should not be anywhere near the White House. From his involvement with white nationalist groups to his endorsement by some questionable figures morally, Bannon is not someone I want representing our country. Here are the reasons why. First off, Bannon was the executive chairman of Breitbart News Network, which he himself called “the … Continue reading

Trump Presidency Poised to Stagnate Middle Class

When “middle America” delivered a shocking upset this past November, the punditry proclaimed that this was the triumph of wage-earners and former industrial strongholds against an indifferent “liberal elite.” The common idea goes as follows: the embrace of outsourcing and automation by corporations left Rust Belt neighborhoods in tatters. Politicians jumped into bed with the … Continue reading