Happiness is your choice

In the Declaration of Independence, three unalienable rights are asserted to all human beings: the right for life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness. Throughout our lives, we are in a constant state of pursuing happiness. We strive for perfection and create utopias in our minds that will inevitably let us down in comparison to…

Should College Athletes be Paid?

Most athletes dream of the day when all they see are dollar signs, but is college too soon for that to become a reality? Should college athletes get paid? While I admire the work ethic and commitment college athletes give to their programs, they should not be paid for four main reasons: financial responsibility, academic…

The Face of Poverty is Female

When thinking about issues regarding poverty and issues regarding women, we do not typically think about them coinciding with each other. Women in poverty, however, is an extremely important economic issue that needs attention, and data from the International Labour Organization supports this: Percent of men below poverty line Percent of women below poverty line…

The new Beauty and the Beast is a must see!

Disney has a prominent role in most children’s lives and the impact of Walt Disney’s legacy can last a lifetime. Many children have grown up watching classic Disney movies such as Cinderella, Little Mermaid, 101 Dalmations, and of course, Beauty and the Beast. Beauty and the Beast first came out in 1991 and has since…

Social media versus self image

Social media has become notorious for making users feel inadequate in both lifestyle and fitness achievements. When celebrities post “perfect” pictures of themselves or a photograph from an expensive vacation, many of their followers often compare themselves to that celebrity. Even on a smaller scale, people tend to compare themselves to friends or acquaintances in…

Reevaluate Regulation

The views and opinions expressed in this article are those of the individual writer, not of All Saints’ Episcopal School as an institution. As a nation, when it comes to gun control, we are split. Whatever your position may be, there is an argument that stronger regulations need to be enforced when it comes to who should be able…