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AICE and IB: An opportunity to expand our knowledge

Here at American Heritage, we like to challenge our knowledge and pride ourselves in getting the best education. With this mindset, it’s in Heritage’s best interest to offer a wide variety of programs, tracks and classes. Heritage, does not, however, offer similar college-preparing AICE or IB classes. These programs differ from AP courses and adding these options would be a good addition to the school’s curriculum. Keep Reading

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Debunking the “perfect” summer body myth

While body image continues to be a hot topic in today’s evolving society, hopefully, the social perception becomes more accepting and less scornful of those with different body types. In the end, as perfectly said in the book “Dumplin’” by Julie Murphy, a bikini body is just that: a body in a bikini. Keep Reading

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Straight Pride mocks LGBTQ+ Pride’s significance

Since the 1970s, June has been celebrated as “LGBTQ+ Pride Month” to commemorate the anniversary of the Stonewall Riots in Greenwich Village, New York June 28, 1969. The entire month serves as a time to remember the efforts of the LGBTQ+ people of the past who fought diligently for Gay Rights, one of the most notable being same-sex marriage equality. A great deal of backlash has accompanied these years of pride with countless groups of people outside the LGBTQ+ community… Keep Reading

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To Save or Not to Save College Emails

Everyday, 10 or so emails from colleges flood my inbox, some from well-known colleges, others from schools I learned about from said emails. The neat-freak part of myself itches to delete all these emails and clean out my otherwise organized inbox, but I somehow felt like saving these emails would prove worthwhile in the long run. This daily dilemma prompted me to research more about the topic and get to the bottom of this debate. Keep Reading

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