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The Procrastination Pandemic

The Procrastination Pandemic

Braylen Pendleton, Production Editor March 4, 2024

With New Year’s resolutions still on everyone’s minds, ending the habit of procrastination is one of the most popular resolutions year after year. Just like most New Year’s resolutions, ending a...

Paideia students hike through Costa Ricas La Fortuna rainforest.

Costa Rica Trip: A Rewarding Experience For Paideians

Reggie Moorman and Frank Yeboah March 4, 2024

“Argos: Study Abroad” offered our school the opportunity to go to Costa Rica for a nine day trip, led by Joy Lewis-Mendez and Lindsay Reid during this year’s Short Term 1. Visiting Costa Rica was...

Mob Mentality Controls Our Views

Mob Mentality Controls Our Views

Reggie Moorman, Managing Editor December 12, 2023

Opinions are beautiful. I think of myself as a very opinionated person, but I tend to keep mine to myself. But recently, I have noticed a large influx of “sheep.” Sheep have little to no free will;...

Messi Is a Controversial Pick for Ballon dOr

Messi Is a Controversial Pick for Ballon d’Or

Theo Arnold, Arnold December 11, 2023

On Oct. 31, Lionel Messi won his historic eighth France Football Ballon d’Or after leading Argentina to its first World Cup win since 1986. Many people believe that Messi deserved the award, but several...

Is Healthy Eating A Worthwhile Choice

Is Healthy Eating A Worthwhile Choice

Sonia Alizadeh, Opinion Editor December 11, 2023

“You’re such a snob.”  My face reddened. All I said was that I didn’t like fast food. Was I a snob for that?  I was raised in a household where quality food was of the utmost importance....

Paideia Reacts

November 9, 2023

The Tragedy of Oct. 7

Stella Gegax, Staff Writer November 9, 2023

Horrific. The only word I can think of to describe the disaster in Israel that began on Oct. 7. Horrific, appalling, monstrous. Words do not begin to express how you feel reading that 40 of your people’s...

Two writers face off in this heated debate.

Should Classes Be More Standardized?

Michael London and Maisey Brown November 7, 2023

Michael London: Yes When I wanted help with my classes in ninth and 10th grade, I would normally ask my friends who were in my class. But if they didn’t know the answer, I was out of luck, because...

Problematic Parental Practices

Sonia Alizadeh, Opinion Editor November 6, 2023

Claustrophobia. That’s the feeling you create for your child when you’re too involved in their life. According to The New York Times, the term “helicopter parenting” arose in the 1980s to describe...

Nine-to-Five Jobs: Obsolete?

Reggie Moorman, Managing Editor November 6, 2023

Due to the ongoing technological revolution, and people across the globe starting to view the world from many different perspectives, a revelation has started to sweep the younger generation in mass. Many...

Systemic Differences Still Split Us

Reggie Moorman, Moorman September 21, 2023

Rap or go to the league. These are the two main options available to many Black males who grow up in financially struggling communities, and the main alternative is usually ending up dead or in jail.  This...

Admissions Chaos Causes Anxiety

Krish Leveille, Editor-in-Chief September 12, 2023

Every year millions of students across the United States apply to colleges, and every year a great anxiety washes over many high school seniors when the process comes up in conversation. The college...

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