The College Board is a scam. Here’s why.

By Julia Burdsall I paid the $95 fee per test. I studied my rigorous Advanced Placement material for roughly two weeks. I attempted to review seven units of AP U.S. History, Physics 1, and English Language and Composition on my own. I subdued the stress sowed by the seeds of a worldwide pandemic only to replace it with the stress of online standardized testing. I … Continue reading The College Board is a scam. Here’s why.

A Message to Our Government

By: Julia Burdsall Roughly six years have passed since the devastating Ebola virus outbreak in west Africa. Fortunately, the rapid formation of treatment centers and isolation zones, the creation of charitable organizations worldwide, and vigorous screening of passengers at entrance ports aided the African continent in slowing and eventually bringing to a halt the spread of the deadly virus within a year’s time.  Despite the … Continue reading A Message to Our Government

Government inadequacy drives new high school safety protocols

By Thomas Schwiebert There will always be a division between the master and the novice; the student and the teacher; the superior and the subordinate. Yet recently, common ground has been attained between Storm students and teachers over one concern: survival. One of the unifying issues among both teachers and students is the ongoing problem of school safety. Hardly a week passes without news of … Continue reading Government inadequacy drives new high school safety protocols

Teens take the edge off, hit the JUUL

By Julia Burdsall Gone are the days of watching nine innings of your favorite team at the ballpark while chowing down on an overpriced hotdog; Baseball is no longer America’s pastime. With three times the nicotine of a normal e-cigarette, the JUUL has been banned in Europe. Never fear, America’s laissez-faire approach to tobacco keeps the JUUL industry alive and well. Just ask any Storm … Continue reading Teens take the edge off, hit the JUUL