Archive for 'Op/Ed'

2016 “Ghostbusters”

Posted on 10. Sep, 2016 by .

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by Greyson Van Arsdale, ’17 Cash-grab remake doesn’t deserve the bad hype The new “Ghostbusters” movie, sporting an all-female main cast and all-negative anticipation, defied the Youtube trailer comments with consistently funny comedy and just enough nods to the original work. While none of the moments in the movie could be described as downright hysterical, […]

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Point, Counterpoint: “Pokémon Go” Edition

Posted on 30. Aug, 2016 by .

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By Abby Gray, ‘18 and McDaniel Hartranft, ‘17 During the last few weeks of summer, the new app “Pokémon Go” became a widespread phenomenon. Mobs of people swarmed public places such as Central Park and even ran into the ocean when a rare Pokémon appeared.  This summer, all ages, races, people, animals and even Barack […]

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Letter from the Editor: Saying Goodbye

Letter from the Editor: Saying Goodbye

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by .

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Editor says goodbye to senior year, students and staff

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The Youngest Link

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by .

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by Tom Weimer, ’18 Columnist reflects on being one of two sophomores on the Arlingtonian staff Towards the end of my freshman year, I started hearing on the announcements that Arlingtonian was in need of photographers, but it was the final stretch when teachers drown you in work, and I was too intimidated by the […]

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Viva La Netflix

Posted on 17. May, 2016 by .

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By Tom Weimer, ’18 Columnist discusses influential French movie and lessons that Americans can learn For the past few years of my life, my Netflix account has been haunted by the vague yet familiar face of the impish Amélie. Though the movie never really caught my attention as I scrolled through the selection of movies, […]

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Thanking the Teachers

Thanking the Teachers

Posted on 13. May, 2016 by .

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Staff Editorial Television shows, movies and books all seem to portray the same, stereotypical high school classroom: a teacher speaking in a monotone voice, disinterested children sitting in rows and bland subject matter displayed on a chalkboard. The media may typecast teachers as boring and authoritarian, but this is far from the experience we’ve had […]

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Our Right, Our Fight

Our Right, Our Fight

Posted on 11. May, 2016 by .

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Columnist discusses Jon Husted’s initiative to keep 17-year-olds from voting in the presidential primaries. Column by Maeve O’Brien, ’16 Less than two weeks before the presidential primary on March 15, The Columbus Dispatch broke the news to teenagers across Ohio: Secretary of State Jon Husted barred 17-year-olds who would be 18 by the general election […]

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Album Reviews

Album Reviews

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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The coming of spring yields new music from breakout artists

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An Honor to Our Veterans

An Honor to Our Veterans

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Columnist shares veterans’ stories and urges students to appreciate their work

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Letter from the Editor: Open Your Mind About Autism Spectrum

Letter from the Editor: Open Your Mind About Autism Spectrum

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Editor speaks out about neurodiversity

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Shooting Shock

Shooting Shock

Posted on 22. Apr, 2016 by .

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Staff discusses preparation for active shooters

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Zoolander 2

Zoolander 2

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by .

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Long time, don’t Zzzzz

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Golden Victory

Posted on 18. Mar, 2016 by .

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After years of nominations, Leonardo Dicaprio finally wins an Oscar The joke of Leonardo Dicaprio coming close to, but not quite getting an Oscar has been around longer than most of us have been alive. That is, until now. On Feb. 28, the Oscars were held in the Dolby Theatre in Hollywood. There were beautiful […]

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