The Maroon Tribune

Note to the Underclassmen

Leticia Wood

June 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

We all have regrets in our lives. Some may be from embarrassing situations, like pulling on a door that says push, or slipping in front of a crowd of people. Some come from personal failings, like not studying for a test, or not preparing for a presentation. As high school students, despite the brevi...

How the #METOO Movement Empowers Us

How the #METOO Movement Empowers Us

Emilia Wesolowski and Rachel Moy

June 20, 2018


Filed under The Truth As I See It

Recently, the #METOO movement has exploded with more and more members. The number of women who have been impacted by sexual harassment through unnecessary and inappropriate comments, touching, or manipulation has skyrocketed. Every week another actor, politician, or celebrity is called out by a woman who ha...

Corporatocracy: Net Neutrality and Corporate America’s Crusade Against Free Speech

Benjamin Brumley, Opinion Section Editor

March 8, 2018


Filed under Global: So What?, Opinion

Recent decisions surrounding net neutrality have sent the public into a state of panic, some of it exaggerated, but ultimately not without reason. Net neutrality allows the internet to be an open marketplace of ideas over which internet service providers (ISPs) like Verizon or Time Warner have little cont...

Worldwide Silence to another Genocide

Asim Qureshi, Assistant Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Wait! Genocide!? Yes. The word “genocide” in this title was written plain and simple. Countries and organizations, such as the UN, might try to avoid utilizing the word to prevent taking responsibility, but that does not necessarily mean that it is not a genocide. According to Merriam-Webster...

No to the Death of Clubs

Rachel Moy, Section Reporter

November 17, 2017


Filed under Clubs & Electives, Opinion

In the past two months, students and teachers of DMAE have grown frustrated with the severe reduction in clubs. Since the [email protected] was founded, students were able to attend clubs of their choice every week, and more recently, every Thursday during ninth period. During this period, students jo...

“Full time Student / Part time Sleeper”: How Stress Affects Honors Students

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly

February 9, 2016


Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion, Student Life

Focus: How do stress and sleep deprivation affect high schoolers? It's 2 am. Your research paper is due tomorrow and you're only on the fifth page. The insurmountable amount of pizza you ate is hurting your chest and you're pretty sure the crumbs on your sweatshirt have created their own mini mountain....

Coffee Cup Controversy?

Coffee Cup Controversy?

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly

December 23, 2015


Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion

Focus:  The annually decorated holiday cups at Starbucks that is usually awaited with excitement was met with critical anger from Christian Americans. DMAE students are now making the trek up Knickerbocker Road onto Palisades Avenue. Backpacks in hand, students scurry down “the ave” to Chipotle, Wendy’s, or...

WOKE UP LIKE DIS: How Beyoncé Taught Me Feminism

WOKE UP LIKE DIS: How Beyoncé Taught Me Feminism

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly

March 26, 2015


Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion

On December 13, 2013, Beyoncé Knowles graced unsuspecting masses with her monolithic self-titled album Beyoncé. Although seen by most as one of the most candid and honest of Queen Bey’s records, many critics came out of the woodwork to castigate Beyoncé’s use of vulgar language and extremely sexual...

Sliding Left on Relationship Goals

Dercem Kaya and Melody Magly

March 19, 2015


Filed under Elephant In The Room, Opinion, Showcase

There are two different types of people on Valentine’s Day: people in relationships and people who aren’t. But what happens when we blur those lines? As we reach the age when we are constantly asked about our future life plans, the commitment can be stressful. On top of these demanding decisions...

Englewood Understands

Englewood Understands

Dylan Majsiak

March 19, 2015


Filed under Global: So What?, Opinion

In the past months, the news has been painted with various police brutality cases against black Americans. In Ferguson, Missouri, Michael Brown, a black eighteen year old, was gunned down in the streets by police officer Darren Wilson. Charged were dropped and the man was not indicted by a grand jury,...

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