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Dr. Lewis is the best, maybe only, man for the job

Dr. Lewis is the best, maybe only, man for the job

By Andrew Fehribach, Opinion editor

March 22, 2017


Filed under Opinion

From the time current AMSA seniors entered the upper school as freshmen to now, as they prepare to enter college, they have experienced four executive directors, one for every year. From John Brucato, to Dr. MaryAnn DeMello, to Dr. Joseph McCleary, to Dr. Anders Lewis, the school’s leadership ha...

It is essential that truth wins the day

It is essential that truth wins the day

By Coretta Granberry, Co-editor

March 7, 2017


Filed under Opinion

We’re three months into 2017, but it’s starting to feel more like 1984. Not the year--the book. Regardless of political alignment, it is no “alternative fact” that President Trump has a poor relationship with the media. Since the start of his campaign and now into his term, almost every pi...

America, you chose unwisely

America, you chose unwisely

By Steven Richardson, Senior writer

November 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

This election was the ultimate example of picking between the lesser of two evils. Donald J. Trump has proven to be a pathological liar, racist, and sexist with no experience, and who is completely unfit to run a country. He appealed to a group (albeit a very large one) of angry, disenfranchised America...

Navigating the four ballot questions

Navigating the four ballot questions

By Jyotika Vallurupalli, Co-editor

November 8, 2016


Filed under Opinion

As Massachusetts voters head to the polls today, they are going to be faced with many tough decisions. While voting for President of the United States seems a daunting task in 2016, it is not the only choice voters face. Ballot questions are a unique time for American citizens to directly particip...

Clinton clearly won debate, and Trump reinforced why he is unfit

Clinton clearly won debate, and Trump reinforced why he is unfit

By Steven Richardson, Senior writer

September 30, 2016


Filed under Opinion

It was quite clear that Hillary Clinton won Monday night’s presidential debate. I’m sure many tuned into the debate to watch Donald J. Trump’s antics, and his campaign has been thriving on his unpredictable and outrageous behavior, but the most obvious thing to emerge from Monday was a clear...

Banning students from ceremony was the right decision

Banning students from ceremony was the right decision

By Coretta Granberry and Nick Sousa

June 10, 2016


Filed under Opinion

On May 24, a large number of AMSA seniors attended a house party to celebrate their last day of high school. The community now knows that events took place at this party that caused four seniors to be banned from participating in Sunday’s graduation ceremony. Was it the right decision? Consider...

FBI is wrong in its demands to Apple

FBI is wrong in its demands to Apple

By Mykalah Jacob and Robert Williams

March 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion

The ongoing dispute between Apple and the FBI concerns an individual iPhone. Overriding its encryption in a quest to find potentially sensitive information is a one-time request, right? Wrong. Security and safety are pressing national issues, but Apple made the right decision when refusing the...

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