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Column: Take initiative against gender stereotypes in STEM

Adam Clements November 3, 2017

A few weeks ago, during a discussion of the book We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, my English teacher asked girls in our class to talk about ways they had experienced sexism in school....

Column: Newton should encourage impeachment investigation of President Trump

Column: Newton should encourage impeachment investigation of President Trump

Adam Clements May 1, 2017

On Monday, April 3, the city council of our neighboring city of Cambridge passed a resolution calling on the U.S. Congress to investigate President Donald Trump for impeachment, on the grounds that he...

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Column: Effect change by supporting Newton's 'sanctuary city' proposal

Adam Clements February 8, 2017

As federal policies rapidly, and sometimes frighteningly, change during Donald Trump’s presidency, there is only so much that can be done in response. On a local level, however, each one of us has far...

Column: School community must come together in face of hateful Confederate flag incident

Column: School community must come together in face of hateful Confederate flag incident

Adam Clements October 14, 2016

On the morning of Tuesday, Sept. 27, during school hours, students at this school drove a car in a circle around Tiger Drive three times while waving a large Confederate flag out the window. The motives...

Beyoncé criticism unfair, misguided

Beyoncé criticism unfair, misguided

Adam Clements May 4, 2016

by Adam Clements Beyoncé Knowles has a long-standing reputation as perhaps the most widely loved and celebrated figure in American pop culture. She stands out among her peers in the pop music industry...

Start time initiative has potential, working group must be cautious

Start time initiative has potential, working group must be cautious

Adam Clements May 4, 2016

by Adam Clements Nearly everyone is familiar with the eternal high schooler’s struggle of failing to get enough sleep. Day after day, hundreds of students at North return home late after extracurriculars...

Kanye and Friends: Kanye West's The Life of Pablo

Kanye and Friends: Kanye West's The Life of Pablo

Adam Clements April 8, 2016

by Adam Clements In the weeks surrounding the release of his seventh studio album The Life of Pablo, Kanye West has, more than ever before, behaved like a conflicted, hypocritical, arrogant misogynist...

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