Raven Report

High football, basketball attendance leaves others ignored

Brighid Bugos, Sports Editor

December 14, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed, Sports

Friday nights for most high school students evoke memories of frigid football games and the brisk pace of basketball games, as far as sports go. But does anyone remember the soccer players playing in the elements or the tennis...

Dear teachers, please let me get up and stretch

Brighid Bugos, Sports Editor

October 31, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

It’s 11:10 in the morning, half way between brunch and lunch. I check my watch to try to keep myself focused on the amount of time I have left, but all I want to do is get up out of my seat—even for 30 seconds—and stretch....

“Locker room talk” is indicative of a larger issue

Mackenzie Clarke, News Editor

October 31, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

We live in a modern society in which the idea of rape and sexual assault in schools is confined to a news story and Twitter hashtag about Stanford University swimmer Brock Turner. The Turner case surfaced a national discussion...

Don’t reserve celebration for seniors going to top-name schools

Emily Ducker, Entertainment Reporter

September 6, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

Party school. Safety school. Easy acceptance. Back-up plan. All of these are common descriptions of Arizona State University (ASU) , the college that I will be attending next year. It’s a state school, certainly not anyw...

What women want: A guide to reducing the subtle sexism in society

Aviva Futornick, Staff Reporter

May 25, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed, Showcase

Harriet Tubman is the new face of the $20 bill, which will be entered into rotation by 2020—an announcement more overdue than your library books. Tubman was a former slave, abolitionist and conductor on the Underground Railroa...

Don’t reserve celebration for seniors going to top-name schools

Emily Ducker, Entertainment Editor

April 23, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

Party school. Safety school. Easy acceptance. Back-up plan. All of these are common descriptions of Arizona State University (ASU) , the college that I will be attending next year. It’s a state school, certainly not anywher...

Define others by personality, not belief system

Aviva Futornick, Staff Reporter

March 9, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

I am a Jew. I pray a lot. I go to Israel a lot. I miss school for holidays a lot. I may live my life in a Jewish way, but that does not mean I should be defined as the ‘Jewish girl’ at school. Right before I started ...

Fewer teens are driven to get behind the wheel; think it through before pursuing your license

Philip Tyson, Copy Editor

March 9, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

Driving in high school commonly signifies new freedom and independence, but is typically less recognized as a big investment. Although some may think it’s a “rite of passage,” driving as a teen is not for everyone. I...

Eight ways to tell twins apart

Brighid Bugos, Staff Reporter

February 3, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

I’m Brighid. Not Beatrice, not Thing 1 or Thing 2. Just Brighid. Beatrice and I know, like many other identical twins, that it’s a constant annoyance going through life living with two names. Getting names wrong isn...

If you’re reading this, it’s too late

Carmen Vescia and Claire Bugos, Executive Editor

February 3, 2016

Filed under Op/Ed

If you’re reading this, it’s too late. The semester will end tomorrow, erasing with it the possibility of ever accomplishing most of the goals you set this August. We’ve compiled a list of lies we all tell ourselves t...

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