28 July 2020
9 July 2020
8 July 2020
By: Kate Ratner
In an open letter-style article to Secretary of Education, Betsy Devos, Central High School senior Kate Ratner delves into Devos’ frustrating political biases regarding the COVID-19 pandemic, inclusivity of LGBTQ+ students, and public education.
7/9/20 9:29 pm
By: Sophia Matje
Sophia Matje tackles the complicated issue of appropriate class sizing in the school district by considering all aspects of this longstanding debate.
7/8/20 9:17 am
By: Sydney French
Marketing companies have been using teenagers' insecurities as a selling point for their ads. It's unethical and this small study shows just how negative the effects are on teens mental health.
It Can Wait
By: Anna O'Neill-Dietel
How limiting social interactions will help in the long run.
By: Journee Lutz & Alexander O'Conner
Re-open America has become a hugely controversial movement, as American citizens refuse to relinquish their first amendment rights despite the potentially disastrous consequences.
6/14/20 8:00 pm
By Kate Ratner
Central High student Kate Ratner addresses the controversial statue of Frank Rizzo, and why it is important that Philadelphians move past our racially charged history.
By Lola Milder
Amid the COVID-19 crisis local leaders and health experts have been expressing their concerns about another crisis plaguing our cities. Implicit bias and racial disparities in healthcare, and the weight they have placed on African Americans amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
By Naomi Garced
School is already hard enough, now it's more stressful being in quarantine isolated. Read this article for more information on how the district of philadelphia is taking action and how students can cope with quarantine!
By Kaitlyn Rodriguez
While achievement ideology is taught predominantly in American schools, a local student questions just how much hard work guarantees success.
By Alexander O'Conner
Senior citizens in nursing homes are in danger as they are more susceptible to getting sick with the coronavirus. However, there are things that can be done to help protect our elderly loved ones.
By Journee Lutz
To Journee, a soon-to-be graduate of CAPA, her perfect senior year meant performing in her last school play. With the sudden closing, she reflects on herself and gives words of encouragement to her fellow actors.
By Andreas Carleton
Though the Coronavirus outbreak has made most students remote learners, it opens an opportunity to reassess the benefits of online schooling and possible implementation for years to come.