The Case Against Justice Amy Coney Barrett

 The Case Against Justice Amy Coney Barrett  Ela Mody ’23Contributing Writer On Monday, October 26th, Amy Coney Barrett was confirmed to the Supreme Court of the United States. President Trump nominated her to fill the seat of late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She was confirmed with the vote 52-48 in an extremely divided Senate. For … Continue reading

The Case for Justice Amy Coney Barrett

 The Case for Justice Amy Coney Barrett   Ethan Bauck ’22Contributing Writer  On October 26th, at eight o’clock in the evening, America’s newest Justice, Amy Coney Barrett, was confirmed to the Supreme Court by a 52-48 vote. Justice Barrett is now the fifth woman to serve on the Court. She joins her colleagues, Justices Sonia Sotomayor … Continue reading

Don’t Defund Police Departments: A Plea

Don’t Defund Police Departments: A Plea Ethan Bauck ’22 After the death of George Floyd, calls to “defund the police” have risen. While this message has existed for a while, it has gained significant traction in the modern political landscape. The intentions of those wishing to defund departments vary, ranging from slight budget reductions to … Continue reading

Living in a Two Household Environment

Living in a Two Household Environment Mira Zamarro ’24 As a child with divorced parents, I have been through the pros and cons of living in a two household environment. There are many ups and downs in this way of life, and I have experienced both sides. Not only do I get the chance to … Continue reading

Why We Should be Fighting for Women’s Reproductive Rights

Why We Should be Fighting for Women’s Reproductive Rights Evangeline Campbell ’24 With the recent passing of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, debates have started again over the topic of women’s reproductive rights and the right to abortion. Ginsburg fought for women’s rights and against gender discrimination until the very end. The debate on … Continue reading

The Distance Learning Experience

The Distance Learning Experience Elie Aoun ’21 The Covid-19 outbreak has had an enormous and historic impact as it has swept the globe and its effects on Western Reserve Academy have been stark. Starting in early March, the school began canceling trips abroad and implementing new health guidelines. By the time spring break rolled around, … Continue reading


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