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Data is Power

Data is Power

January 20, 2017

Election 2016 Column (Democrat)

Sylvia Bryan

April 11, 2016

The next election represents a crossroads in our society. It could determine whether liberal or conservative ideals will prevail in the coming decades. Modern Republicans constantly struggle with an internal division, illustrated...

Sound Asleep

Sound Asleep

April 11, 2016

All Means All

Sylvia Bryan and Sami Jansen

March 9, 2016

The SMSD is many things, but static is not one of them. Next year, there will be no more labbies, no senior final exam exemptions, two new signature programs, an updated transfer policy and a new graduation requirement. “The...

Shut Up

Sylvia Bryan

February 17, 2016

No matter how many layers of concealer and foundation I put on in the morning, I will always have dark circles under my eyes. Sometimes--most times---I can’t fall asleep when I want to, because I can’t make my brain sh...

Photo illustration by Nina Williams.

We’re Wide Awake

January 28, 2016

85 Percent

Sylvia Bryan

October 13, 2015

On Wednesday morning, three classrooms worth of juniors will take the PSAT. The vast majority of the junior class will be spread out across seventeen classrooms, where they will take a practice version of the ACT. This is...

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