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Opinion: Fast fashion is unethical and should be avoided

Opinion: Fast fashion is unethical and should be avoided

Zara Ducker, Arts and Entertainment Editor May 24, 2021

Fast fashion clothing companies have become increasingly popular over the past few years. Critics of these companies focus on their negative impact on the environment and their use of unethical child labor....

A flyer hangs demanding statehood for D.C. The House of Representatives passed a bill in favor of D.C. becoming a state.

Opinion: D.C. should become the 51st state

Maya Preuss, In-Depth Editor May 14, 2021

“No taxation without representation”. That was the motto of early American patriots fighting against the British for independence. Yet some 200 years later, I and other American residents of the District...

Fully vaccinated juniors Lincoln Aftergood and Sean Rich play together on the tennis courts with masks, despite new CDC guidelines.

After vaccine: Mask or no mask?

Lincoln Aftergood, Reporter May 3, 2021

Every day I see more and more maskless people in the street talking, standing close to one another and sometimes even hugging. It makes me wonder if they have forgotten about the pandemic or if they just...

Governor Larry Hogan recently vetoed three police reform bills.

Opinion: Hogan must stop vetoing crucial police reform

Ivan Endelman, Features Editor April 29, 2021

After the murder of George Floyd and protests around the country, Marylands General Assembly passed a package of legislation aimed at police reform earlier this month. Yet, instead of smoothly transitioning...

Students participate in a class discussion in-person. Many view in-person learning time as crucial for education.

Opinion: More in-person days should be added for high school

Rena Katz, Reporter April 20, 2021

It’s been months since the CESJDS high school started hybrid learning in December, and throughout this time, students have been going in for two days a week. While this schedule was a good start, high...

Opinion: We must take action against Asian American hate

Opinion: We must take action against Asian American hate

Ella Waldman, Features Editor April 13, 2021

In the past year, hate crimes against Asian Americans have risen dramatically in conjunction with the number of COVID-19 cases across the country. Asian Americans have been forced to face verbal harassment,...

Lena and Isaac Nadaner appreciated the time spent with their grandfather before the pandemic, such as when he was able to attend Isaac's graduation in Feb. 2020.

Finally seeing grandparents

Lena Nadaner, Reporter April 9, 2021

Last Passover, my family sat around the seder table with my grandfather on FaceTime. This Passover, I hugged my grandfather.  Once quarantine started, the world was trying to adapt, and so was my relationship...

Students congregate in the hallways during passing periods and lunch.

Opinion: Staying outside during free time is the right thing to do

Lincoln Aftergood, Reporter March 21, 2021

There’s a common complaint plaguing the CESJDS halls regarding how the rule requiring students to be outside during free time stifles peoples’ ability to talk with others. While I understand that it...

President Joseph R. Biden has served for 43 days during the impeachment trial and vaccine rollout.

Opinion: Biden’s presidency is a breath of fresh air

Eitan Malkus, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 4, 2021

While watching the news last night, the breaking news story was “Senate seeks to pass 1.9 trillion dollar COVID relief bill.” While many would gloss over the story, it was reassuring and refreshing...

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