The Quiver: Looking back at 2017
BY NOAH CASTAGNA 2017 was a year full of landmark events and groundbreaking revelations. To cover such a monumental year in one recap article spanning two different categories would do a major disservice to the utter significance of the year. Fortunately, we have a thorough investigative team here at... Read more
Unpopular opinion: Politics belong at the table
BY NOAH CASTAGNA As the American political climate continues to become more and more polarizing, politics seems to pervade every aspect of life. One way or another, conversations can start out on topics ranging from movies to sports and everything in between, and somehow still wind up as a... Read more
The Quiver: Christmas Clauspiracy
BY TAMARAH WALLACE You better watch out. You better cry. You better pout. And I am going to tell you why. The image of a jolly, old man intent on bringing about happiness to the children of the world is a notion that has been perpetuated for years through... Read more
Unpopular Opinion: Commercial America makes the holidays more memorable
BY JULIA WENGIER Winter holidays like Christmas or Hanukkah originated from significant events that occurred in the past relevant to that religion. For Christmas, this was the birth of Jesus Christ. For Hanukkah, this was the rededication of the Holy Temple in Jerusalem. The real reason people are in... Read more
Unpopular Opinions: Christmas music is bad
BY JULIA WENGIER With Thanksgiving out of the way and Christmas right around the corner, Christmas music is being played almost everywhere – at the mall, in coffee shops, on TV and even willingly from some people’s headphones. A potentially sweet holiday tradition, the idea of singing Christmas music... Read more
Unpopular Opinions: Senior superlatives don’t matter
BY CASEY CHAPTER There are many high school traditions valued by students, and seniors are typically the most likely to participate. But an appreciation for these practices has shifted from an enjoyable way to cherish high school to a competitive race to be remembered in one of the most... Read more
The Quiver: Advanced (Placement) Warfare
BY ANNABELLE ROSA Upon my desk sat a million and one pages all turned upside down or spread haphazardly across the surface of my desk. I yawned while simultaneously throwing my mechanical pencil on my AP Lang book, giving myself away to silent resignation. I turned to blankly stare... Read more
Unpopular Opinions: Thanksgiving is a terrible holiday
BY ALEXANDRA SANSONE Thanksgiving, while enjoyed by most, certainly has its critics. The reasons why are evident, especially when hearing the horror stories that occur during the household festivities. Thanksgiving is a celebration centered around disorder, with sharp knives, hot ovens and the majority of your family under one... Read more
The Quiver: New university policies subject applicants to cruel and unusual treatment
BY SABRINE BRISMEUR With application deadlines impending, colleges and universities across the country have embraced a new wave of admission changes with the intent of making applying to higher education schools even more difficult, resulting in hundreds of protests throughout the nation. “Right now, we feel as though the... Read more
The Quiver: Man arrested for stealing pens from bank
BY DARIAN SABLON This past week, an intense scene took place in a local bank on the streets of Cooper City as a hardened criminal stole valuable items under the noses of everyone. Luckily, the police were able to apprehend the perpetrator after an intense high speed car chase... Read more