The Rich Man’s Burden
Opinion

The Rich Man’s Burden

BY ALISHA SINGH, sophomore The fundamental issue at the forefront of numerous planetary concerns is climate change. Recent predictions by scientists have revealed numerous issues showing significant problems surrounding the survival of the planet at its current state and its ability to continue to support modern human habits. Deforestation, the burning of fossil fuels, and … Continue reading

The Demand to Expand
Opinion

The Demand to Expand

BY REBECCA FANG & IRENE QUAN, Editors-in-chief For the past five years, JP Stevens—and the entirety of Edison Township—has had unprecedented population growth. Every student has felt the effects of this, whether it is in a classroom with almost 30 other students, in a sweltering cafeteria during lunch, or simply in the auditorium for study … Continue reading

Necessary Nationalism
Opinion / Political

Necessary Nationalism

By MRUNMAYI JOSHI, political columnist In recent years, there has been a resurgence in nationalistic politics, specifically the far-right populism that swept leaders like Donald Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, and Vladimir Putin into office. This sort of nationalism often manifests itself in policies that are anti-immigration and anti-trade—in short, modern nationalism tends to isolate countries. Most … Continue reading