Students are rushed to make decisions that will affect them for the rest of the year. More time is necessary for such commitments.
Kolondra’s article was highly misogynistic as well as imprecise. It uses inaccurate data to maintain sexist viewpoints and defend rape culture, an extremely dangerous thing to do in an environment as influential as a high school campus.
Shortly after the Charlottesville, Va. riots, an eerily familiar picture made the rounds on Twitter: black and white, a group of 13 men and women squished side-by-side laughing, posing, one is even holding an accordion. It is a picture of youth. Innocent camaraderie. A grunge Instagram aesthetic of your weekend out with friends. If it weren’t for the men’s uniforms you would never know they were Auschwitz staff members having fun between mass murder. Racism, sexism, anti-Semitism isn’t always obvious.
The chocolate chip cookies are undeniably the best part of the school day and it is just plain wrong to deprive students of them.
Refusing to allow discussion of ideas that exist beyond the narrow scope of many students prevents those students from understanding reality.