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AMSAs ranking fell from No. 2 a year ago to No. 7 this year.

AMSA dips to No. 7 in U.S. News ranking

Is the fall cause for concern?
By Maya Grgurevich, Staff writer January 19, 2024

AMSA, which for nearly a decade did not drop below the top five in the U.S. News and World Report’s Massachusetts Best High Schools rankings, fell to No. 7 for the 2023-2024 school year. The Boston...

President Joe Biden was heckled during his State of the Union address last month.

Biden calls for cooperation, but he (and the country) face a harsh reality

By Tara Gorman, Photo editor March 23, 2023

President Joe Biden delivered his annual State of the Union address last month, utilizing the most prominent tool of the bully pulpit in American tradition. His message was one of hope and optimism for...

President Joe Biden focused on bringing the country -- and world -- together.

In State of the Union Address, Biden stresses the importance of togetherness

By Tessa Donohue, Editor March 14, 2022

The State of the Union, presented by President Joe Biden in an address to members of Congress on March 1, stressed a sense of bipartisan togetherness to achieve the goals -- ranging from defending NATO...

Amanda Gorman reciting her poem The Hill We Climb at Joe Bidens inauguration on Jan. 20.

A bright message of hope in troubled times

By Tessa Donohue, Staff writer February 25, 2021

Hope is a hard commodity to come by these days, but Amanda Gorman may have instilled it in America with her poem “The Hill We Climb,” which she recited at President Joe Biden’s inauguration on Jan....

In some cases, rioters walked the halls of the Capitol with impunity.

‘Thug’ or ‘protester’? A distinction seemingly one of race

By Bella Bush, Staff writer January 14, 2021

In the wake of the storming of the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, many have taken note of what is being called a clear double standard in the United States.  While mostly peaceful Black Lives Matter protesters...

The College Board has put SAT exams on hold, but it is moving forward with modified AP exams.

AP exams still on, but at what cost?

By Austin McNamara, Sports editor April 27, 2020

Amidst the coronavirus pandemic, an academic problem that students have is how the Advanced Placement and SAT exams will be administered this year. These tests are pivotal to the academic futures of students...

Pete Buttigieg has seen his support ebb and flow in Iowa.

Buttigieg emerges from nowhere to become a presidential contender

By Broderick Sartor, Co-editor January 22, 2020

Pete Buttigieg, the former mayor of South Bend, Ind., and candidate for the Democratic presidential nomination, has seemingly come out of nowhere to gain considerable support among Americans in recent...

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