I Want to Take This Class

Even though I love Math and Biology, none of my college classes were all that great. I just sort of came and went. My grades were fine, but I probably learned more from reading books on my own and having discussions with friends than from any textbook or professor. The Political Science and Philosophy students [Read More...]

She Threw a Pie in My Face

In honor of Pi Day (on March 14th), the students at my high school voted on the math teacher they’d most like to throw a whipped cream “pie” at. We do this a little before Pi Day so the TV students can film it for their weekly newscast. Guess who won this year…? I’m not [Read More...]

Catholic School Suspends Students For Being Pro-Choice

Some students at publicly-funded-despite-being-Catholic St. Patrick High School in Ontario, Canada recently participated in the Pro-Life Day of Silent Solidarity. They wore red tape with the word “LIFE” written on it and “didn’t talk for the day to display their belief in the injustice of abortion.” It’s a student-run event, similar in nature to the [Read More...]

Cranston High School West Votes to Keep Prayer Banner

***Update***: The Facebook link mentioned below has been fixed. … A couple of months ago, Cranston High School West in Rhode Island was making news because of a certain banner hanging in its auditorium: Our Heavenly Father. Grant us each day the desire to do our best. To grow mentally and morally as well as [Read More...]

Harding University President Issues Statement Against HU Queer Press

A week after anonymous gay and lesbian students at Harding University (a private, Christian school) put out an online magazine sharing their personal stories, the president of the university, David Burks, has issued a statement against it: He finds the website so “offensive and degrading,” he can’t even say the site’s name because the word [Read More...]