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The wealthy flat-out stole college spots for their undeserving children

The wealthy flat-out stole college spots for their undeserving children

By Kimsoo Gopnik, Photo editor

April 24, 2019

Hard-working and determined students. Students who work their tails off to have any hope of getting into a good college. These are the students who should be getting a solid higher education. But maybe they don’t have the financial support they need. Maybe their applications just don’t stand out eno...

We care way too much about where we go to college

We care way too much about where we go to college

By Emma Cohen, Editor in chief

March 20, 2019

It’s often the first question high school seniors are faced with when they meet someone for the first time: “So where are you going to college?” Besides the fact that the question gets old, there is a bigger problem --  the way people react when we name a school that isn’t a top-ranked...

The senior capstone project was an opportunity lost

The senior capstone project was an opportunity lost

By Lillie Zate, Features editor

February 13, 2019

AMSA students have always had full plates. Many classes, loads of homework, even a longer school day than most other schools. AMSA upperclassmen juggle advanced courses, after-school activities, and even part-time jobs while still trying to make time for themselves. In the face of all this came a new graduatio...

Lunch is the worst part of AMSA

Lunch is the worst part of AMSA

By Keerthi Balaji, Staff writer

January 24, 2019

Want a flavorful and filling meal? Then don’t buy AMSA’s school lunches. It might just be the worst part about the school. These “meals” are unhealthy, bland, and disgusting. They are overpriced, undersized, and generally so bad that it is impossible to eat a whole portion. For someone li...

That ‘invasion’ of migrants? Just call it ‘fake news’

That ‘invasion’ of migrants? Just call it ‘fake news’

By Nick Faber, Staff writer

December 11, 2018

They flee from the persecution, they flee from the poverty, and they flee from the violence of their own countries. They are the migrant caravan, and they want safety. And I say let them in. The bulk of the latest group of migrants recently reached the U.S.-Mexico border. But with recent tweet...

Don’t like your senator? ‘Fire’ them at the ballot box

Don’t like your senator? ‘Fire’ them at the ballot box

By Griffin Frechette, Opinion editor

November 27, 2018

Let me preface with this — I do not believe that U.S. Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh should be serving on the bench, nor do I agree with the motives of many of the U.S. Senators who put him there. However, I’ve been hearing people around me say that the senators who voted to confirm hi...

Vote ‘yes’ on all Massachusetts questions

Vote ‘yes’ on all Massachusetts questions

By Emma Cohen, Editor in chief

November 6, 2018

As voters head to the ballot box today, the main thing on their minds may be the potential for the House or Senate to flip back to a Democratic majority. While this is obviously an important topic in this midterm election, equally important on a local level are the three ballot questions facing Massach...

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