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Dear America: A Step In Solving Gun Violence

Dear America: A Step In Solving Gun Violence

Elizabeth Reid-Eriksen, Staff Writer May 17, 2024

Last year, 36,367 people died due to gun related conflicts. In fact, on average 312 people in America are shot each day in murders, assaults, suicides and suicide attempts, unintentional shootings, and...


Dear America: Is public speaking a needed skill?

Gwyneth Johnson, Editor May 3, 2024

Getting up on stage is either someone's dream or someone's nightmare, but should this be required? For a decent amount of jobs, public speaking is not needed. In fact,  59.1% of office jobs are desk...

Dear America: School Must Start Later

Dear America: School Must Start Later

Ana Sarsfield, Staff Writer April 26, 2024

In the past couple of years the debate on what time schools should start has become more popular. Many people argue that some schools start way too early but some others disagree and think that the schools...

The less time you spend on your phone, the better.

Dear America: Technology is too beneficial

Kenneth Branowicki, Staff Writer April 12, 2024

Technology is more common than ever - It is everywhere. We use technology first thing when we wake up, at school or work, while we are at home, and even right before we go to bed. Technology has become...

Record player playing a song

Dear America: Old Music Holds its Ground Against the Modern Sound

Abby Coulter, Staff Writer April 5, 2024

The debate over whether old music is better than new music has been discussed for decades. In my opinion, the classics from the 50s - 90s have a certain charm that easily beats the latest hits. First,...

You, and your money, are standing with Ukraine, and it is no small amount of your money.

Dear America: Know Where Your Money is Going

William Sawicki, Staff Writer March 29, 2024

There is no doubt that The United States (US) is an expensive place to live. Employed Americans receive their paycheck, and if you look closely, you will usually see about 20% to 30% of your money is going...

The line between machines and humanity is getting fainter by the day

Dear America: Beware of artificial intelligence

Philip Ostrowski, Staff Reporter March 22, 2024

I think that the general public is very under informed about what artificial intelligence really is, and its capabilities for damage to our society. Most people only think of AIs as harmless chat bots...

Dear America: AI is beneficial to our society

Dear America: AI is beneficial to our society

Hunter Miller, Staff Writer March 15, 2024

AI has taken the world by storm. 2023 was AI’s biggest year ever for advancements. AI has grown in popularity tremendously just over the past year. One of the main reasons for this was the creation of...

Dear America: Is school easier than it used to be?

Dear America: Is school easier than it used to be?

Abrielle Choma, Staff Writer March 8, 2024

At Sutton High School, many students complain that the teachers are giving out too much work and the work is way too hard. But, is that true? Are we getting harder assignments than students in the past,...

High school student stuck with a lot of homework

Dear America: Homework is not beneficial in schools anymore

Ryan Doolin, Staff Writer March 1, 2024

Homework has long been a long-standing practice in the education system, with the idea being that it reinforces learning and helps students succeed. However, new evidence suggests that homework may not...

During the digital detox, students were expected to place their phones in the appropriately labeled plastic bin.

The Truth about the Phone Ban

Jocelyn Klinghard, Staff Writer February 16, 2024

Students at Sutton High are constantly being shamed and put down for their relationship with their phones by their teachers and other adults in their lives, the "Digital Detox" being a clear extension...

Dear America: It is Time for the Models to Go

Dear America: It is Time for the Models to Go

Elizabeth Reid-Eriksen, Staff Writer February 9, 2024

When is the last time you have opened up a fashion magazine and saw anything other than tall, skinny women, that, according to society, are beautiful? Although the diversity amongst the modeling industry...

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