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Are the Big E’s easy to ascertain?

In the 2016 election, the traditional issues have taken a backseat to all of the noise and the commotion going on in the candidates personal lives. The “Big E’s” – Education, Economy, Environment and Equality – are the issues most people are still looking to understand before election day. As you would expect, Hillary Clinton…

A presidential debate that was anything but presidential

America has never seen an election quite like the 2016 presidential election. With both candidates being highly controversial, many Americans are still unsure of who they will vote for in November. The town hall format of the second presidential election provided a way for a select few Americans, who were still undecided about who they…

Is Cheerleading a Sport?

Cheerleading is not just rah rah on the sidelines anymore. Cheerleaders are now throwing their teammates in the air and still managing to catch them. They are also flipping their bodies upside down multiple times in a row.  Cheerleading for our generation is not exactly what it was for the generation before us. In my…

Football favoritism in All Saints’?

The opinions expressed below are those of the individual student quoted, not The Modern Saint.  When you think about your Friday nights, what do you think about? For most people during this season the answer is football. But, is that a good thing? Is football the only sport that seems to be able to bring…

The parking situation and what should be changed

The parking situation at All Saints’ has been discussed by faculty, staff, and students recently. The students of the Upper School, mainly the juniors and seniors, have had to park in the grass because there were no more spots left in the mornings. And yes, I am guilty of doing so. Recently, Worden announced in…

The Wage Gap in America

“It’s our time to have wage equality once and for all, and equal rights for women in the United States of America,” said Patricia Arquette. How is it that in the 21st century, women still earn 78 cents to every dollar a man makes for doing the same job? This seems a bit ridiculous, considering…

EpiPen causes a reaction

The United States of America believes in a free market system and capitalism. This operates when there is fair competition which involves companies to create different features or lower prices of their products. However, certain industries can avoid detection and create a monopoly. This is what is forming for the Epipen industry and needs to…

Catcalling is appalling

Imagine a 13-year-old girl: awkward and uncomfortable, walking with her friend on the sidewalk.  Suddenly, a 30-year-old man speeds past, flashes a creepy grin, and shouts, “Hey baby!” If something similar has happened to you, you’re not alone. Over 99% of American women say they have been street harassed in some manner*. Most girls are…

Different zip codes don’t matter

Changing schools can be difficult, but can you imagine changing your country too? All Saints’ exchange students add different ideas and support to different areas, for instance, working with the football team or competing in art competitions. “We have a new student this year that is working with the football team; it’s so exciting and…