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Monday, August 19, 2019

What is the True Meaning of Success?

By Kevin Cameron Throughout my educational career and mainly since the start of this school year, the words success or successful have been the topic of many family conversations. I am constantly told that I...

The Importance of Sign Language

The desire of students to learn sign language increases every year. It can be assumed that this is because more students are expressing interest in being able to communicate with others who are disabled....

Baseball is Not an American Pastime: It’s The American Spirit

By Kyle Scafariello Christina-Taylor Green loved baseball. Every year her father John, a widely respected scout for the Dodgers, took a trip up to Cape Cod to watch the best young stars play baseball. As...

Social Media is Ruining Our Social Skills

By Emily Halpern Is social media even social? When you think about it, it couldn’t be more antisocial. Time spent curled up behind a smartphone, not talking to anyone, while scrolling and posting our way...

Is Social Media Affecting Our Communication Skills?

By Emilie Despres Have you ever been at a restaurant and noticed everyone sitting at the table engrossed in their phones? The table is silent with everyone’s faces glowing from the apps and social media outlets they cannot seem to escape. Using...

Why Donald Duck is the most powerful character in Kingdom Hearts III

Often when I am writing for the newspaper, it is usually about something rather serious. However, you did read that title correctly and I will be writing about the extremely serious and important topic of Donald Duck and why he...

Maybe School Uniforms Aren’t So Bad After All

By Eric Dykes In today’s society, we are encouraged every day to exercise our freedom of self-expression and to simply be ourselves. For this reason, many do not agree with the idea of forcing kindergarten through...

Opinion vs Complaints: feedback’s place

After reading the Opinion section every week, I can’t help but wonder if opinions have become synonymous with complaining. Although the Archway prides itself in its quality newspaper, our writers are neither professionally trained nor paid journalists. The lack of...

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