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Allow cell phones in schools

September 30, 2016

Safe spaces threat to freedom of speech

John Angeline, Staff writer

June 22, 2016

Recall for a moment the wave of passionate student activism on college campuses in the latter half of the twentieth century. At the core of the various causes that were advocated for was the desire to be heard and to speak, to...

Schools should have safe spaces for students

Brynn MacDougall, Op-Ed editor

June 22, 2016

Bullying and mental illness are increasingly prominent issues in schools. The ever growing reach of social media makes it incredibly easy for nasty rumors to spread throughout the student body. Last school year, the anonymous...

Unsigned editorial: Principal abuses power

June 22, 2016

On May 10, 2016, the Playwickian received a directive from Neshaminy’s administration to publish an article without editing the name of Neshaminy’s mascot. The editors that were available to attend an after school meeting...

Je Suis Paris, But What About Lahore?

April 13, 2016

By Namish Siddiqui Features editor On March 28, 2016, Pakistan got hit with a Taliban attack once again. Hundreds of people were gathered at a park on Sunday enjoying Easter. Pakistan consists of 2 percent of Christians...

Anti-LGBT Laws Spread Across World, Degrades Human Rights

Brynn MacDougall, Op-ed Editor

April 13, 2016

More and more anti-LGBT laws seem to be emerging lately. North Carolina banning transgender people from bathrooms that align with their gender identity, Georgia’s “religious faith” bill that would allow business owners to...

North Carolina passes anti-LGBT law

Brynn MacDougall, Op-ed Editor

April 8, 2016

On Mar. 23, North Carolina passed an abhorrent anti-LGBT law known as House Bill 2 (H.B.2). The hateful law bans transgender people from using any and all public bathrooms that do not align with the gender assigned to them at...

World’s safe haven turns into nightmare

March 17, 2016

By Brianna Rayner Op-Ed Editor As the sun kissed the stunning city of Houston, Texas farewell; the moon has grown to be the only serenity remaining for a young, humble, in particular soul. As he lay in his single bed of his...

Prom severely overrated

March 17, 2016

By Lea Hartley Staff Writer It’s the end of high school and the seniors are eager, anxious, optimistic, or overwhelmed with the new life that they will experience. Graduation is creeping up, but first, Prom. It's the last...

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