Basketball is “Objectively” More Fun Than Soccer

 I know this article is addressing a highly controversial topic considering it is currently soccer season, and I am a soccer player. However, I cannot hide the truth any longer. As much as I enjoy watching Cristiano Ronaldo score a goal or Lionel Messi surpass defenders, it is nothing compared to watching LeBron throw down … Continue reading

 The Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women’s Movement

 Rosalie Fish, 20, is an indigenous woman from Auburn, Washington. Rosalie is also a member of the Cowlitz Tribe and currently runs track for Iowa Central Community College. When Fish runs, she puts her heart and soul into every meet because she knows if she does not perform to her best ability, people will treat … Continue reading

 Biden’s Fiasco in Afghanistan

 In a matter of weeks, the Taliban swept through Afghanistan – taking provincial capital after provincial capital. On August 15, 2021, the nation of Afghanistan collapsed—and was forever changed. Gone were the ideals of liberal democracy, increasing economic conditions and women’s full participation in society. Now, an authoritarian regime that has no interest in human … Continue reading

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