Opinion

Biden Our Time

By MRUNMAYI JOSHI, junior IRONICALLY ENOUGH, if there’s something everyone agrees on these days, it’s that no one agrees on anything. America is more divided than it has been in decades, with the gap between liberals and conservatives having become a gaping abyss. The current president is generally seen as the catalyst for this discord, … Continue reading

Opinion

Barring Brutality

By ALISHA SINGH, junior GOVERNMENTS AROUND the world use violence against their own citizens during times of unrest and civil disobedience. By creating bloodshed, they silence opposition against government policies and the ruling class. Crowd control tactics include the use of rubber bullets, batons, tear gas, and pellet guns, all of which are far more … Continue reading

Opinion

Hoping for Hasankeyf

By SIYA SCINDIA, senior 5,671 MILES away from JP Stevens, on the banks of the Tigris and Euphrates rivers, lies the historic village of Hasankeyf. Located in southeastern Turkey, Hasankeyf is home to one of the oldest continuously inhabited settlements in the world, dating back approximately 12,000 years. Hasankeyf hosts ancient monuments and architecture built … Continue reading

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