Herbalife

Over last summer, almost two months since I had last stepped foot in Hudson, I received a follow request on Instagram from a new store called Hudson Nutrition. From their bio, I learned it was a healthy shake store with, as they put it, positive vibes. It seemed to me to be a little weird, … Continue reading

Women and the 2016 Election

Life has been difficult for women ever since humans evolved from apes. Considered an inferior class of the society, we were silenced and oppressed. And now, even though women have been through years and years of discrimination, nothing has really changed. America now has a president who officially attends the “March for Life” and declared … Continue reading

Why “The Good Lie” was not appropriate as the MLK day movie

The purpose of watching a movie and discussing it as a school on Martin Luther King Jr. Day is to help educate Western Reserve Academy students on civil rights issues and to celebrate everything Martin Luther King Jr. fought for. But watching “The Good Lie” failed to do MLK Day the justice it deserved. When … Continue reading

Disturbing Radicalism Exposed in Bernie’s Campaign

In the last few weeks, the Bernie Sanders campaign has come under intense criticism after several paid field managers for the Sanders campaign were caught on hidden camera downplaying the systematic slaughter of dissidents in the former Soviet Union, and calling for violent change outside of America’s electoral system. The videos were released by Project … Continue reading

Discussion of Suicide and in-depth Description of Suicidal Actions (TW)

This summer, I was one of several Reserve students who had the incredible opportunity of visiting Pine Ridge, South Dakota – a Native American reservation for the Oglala Lakota community. On the second day of our week of cultural exploration and service, we listened to a speaker named Inila Wakan, who is the founder of … Continue reading

Suicide Should not be on the News

Don’t get me wrong, the national epidemic that is suicide is terrible, and we definitely should raise awareness for it. Having said that, however, I also believe that broadcasting suicides has a dangerous, negative effect that we tend to overlook; reporting suicides on news teaches people that suicide is an option. After a tragic event … Continue reading

Swamps are Underrated

A swamp is a wetland partially or intermittently covered with water and often dominated by thick woody vegetation Swamps are known for their hydric soils and diverse ecosystem. The diverse ecosystem hosts a wide variety of plants. Most plants have either adapted to be emergent, semi-out of the water, or to be completely submerged plants. … Continue reading

Video Games

On August 3rd and 4th, our nation was rocked by two appalling mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, that together claimed the lives of 31 innocent people. In the nationwide debate that followed, some high-ranking Republican leaders sought to lay some of the blame on video games. Lieutenant Governor of Texas Dan … Continue reading

Colin North on Colin Kaepernick

Michael Jordan, Tiger Woods, LeBron James, Cristiano Ronaldo, Neymar Jr., and Rafael Nadal. These are just a few of the athletes Nike has affiliated itself with and subsequently sponsored over the years, and in fact are some of the best athletes of all time. Now, as many have since seen, a new Nike sponsorship was … Continue reading

Flik Dining

As any person will tell you, food is very important. It fuels you, influences your mood, affects your lifestyle, and can be quite tasty. Here, at Western Reserve Academy, a large portion of us live on campus and eat most of our meals in the dining hall. So, I think it is appropriate to ask… … Continue reading

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