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More often than not, standardized testing ranks high on lists of student grievances. From state standardized testing to College Board exams, high school students are relentlessly hit with a train of testing that they are told they must succeed on. Of these many tests, one stands out for its …

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By now, most people know about the fight that broke out at the football game between Northwest Highschool and Gaithersburg Highschool on Sept. 16. In response to the fight, MCPS has put new safety guidelines in place for all football games. In addition, now three staff members, one at Gaithe…

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It’s far from my home on Long Island, New York, but I’ve been to Russia many times. And the year 2022 was overshadowed for me—and I’m sure many others in the United States, indeed the world—by what Russia has been doing in its invasion of Ukraine.

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Taylor Swift needs no introduction. She is arguably the biggest pop star of this generation, with over 82 million monthly listeners on Spotify. After releasing Midnights, her 10th studio album that shattered records and held every spot on the Billboard Top 10, Swift announced she was embarki…

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“Guinea Pig Nation: How the NRC's new licensing rules could turn communities into test beds for risky, experimental nuclear plants,” is what physicist Dr. Edwin Lyman, Director of Nuclear Power Safety with the Union of Concerned Scientists, titled his presentation last week.

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With the opening of a play off-Broadway in Manhattan titled “Camp Siegfried,” what was a major Nazi center for Nazis in the New York area in years before World War II — Camp Siegfried, in the middle of Long Island—is receiving renewed attention.

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I was recently arrested in front of U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen's District office while two dozen BIPOC MOCO high school students chanted: “Stop the war! Save the climate!” (Sentinel, August 12, 2022.) I'm a member of Veterans For Peace. The BIPOC students were completing their term projec…