The General Consensus

A collage of names of people who have been lost in mass shootings and school shootings, along with numbers and dates that identify the days of shootings and lives lost due to gun violence

Not a Country of Violence, but a Country of Guns

Julia Tsappis May 20, 2021

In order to bring a halt to the insurmountable amount of gun violence in America, the U.S needs to implement stricter gun laws.  The purpose of these policies would not be to take away the right for...

Citizens of the District of Columbia protest and call for Statehood.

‘No Taxation Without Representation’

Why Washington D.C. Should Become the 51st State
Sarah McMahon, Staff Writer May 3, 2021

On January 3rd, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, a representative for the District of Columbia, introduced the Washington, D.C. Admission Act, the District of Columbia statehood bill, to the House...

Strict dress codes are common throughout schools in America.

Times Are Changing, Dress Codes Need to as Well

Celia Coleman May 3, 2021

Dress codes can be found in almost all, if not every, public school in America. What people don’t know is that dress codes are a significant source of sexism in schools. Dress codes are outdated and...

Bleached coral reef in the Pacific Ocean

Climate Change: Coral Bleaching

Zoe Horner April 15, 2021

The ocean is a magical and majestic place, but we have to work hard to keep it that way. The greenhouse gases that factories produce are causing great harm to our ocean’s ecosystems and species, and...

Students in the High School ignore COVID regulations in the tight hallways of the school, something Remote Students seek to avoid.

The Flawed Remote Model

Luke McMahon January 24, 2021

Every day this week, I have gotten up at 7:30, sat down at my desk, and stayed there until 2:20. During the nearly seven hours at my desk, I am barely given enough time to eat breakfast or lunch, and going...

What Makes an Accomplishment Special?

Luke O'Donnell, Staff Writer January 24, 2021
In this podcast episode, I am joined by Grant Landon and we discuss why some moments make us feel proud and reflect on a time where Grant felt proud of his accomplishment.
Seniors cheer passionately for their dodgeball team

Was Spirit Week Rigged

Seniors Walkout Over Loss
Luke Twomey January 16, 2020

Perhaps the most memorable ending of spirit week was lead by none other than the beloved senior class, who capped off the eventful week by walking out of the gym. Every class is remembered for something;...

Generals Goalie Finn Brophy makes a save versus Pentucket, December 30th 2019.

What kind of goals do we want? A hockey fan’s take on whether the NHL should change the size of the net

Leo Kagan, Staff Writer January 2, 2020

Lately there’s been a push to make NHL nets bigger. With 5 on 5 scoring getting lower and lower, many fans are starting to look to the nets as a solution to this scoring drought that seems to be...

The Mamma Mia! Waterloo finale.

Mamma Mia!: Was it worth your money, money, money?

The show that got Everyone Singing ABBA
Annalee Messina January 2, 2020

Hamilton-Wenham does it again with an outstanding performance of this year’s high school musical, Mamma Mia! The musical, directed by Mr. and Mrs. Burnett, involved over 50 students both in front of...

 Hamilton-Wenham police and firemen practice administering aid to student volunteers.

School Shootings Change Safety Procedures, but Not Gun Laws

EmmaRose Frontiero January 2, 2020

On November 14, a sixteen-year-old student at the Santa Clarita Highschool in Saugus, California shot five classmates, killing two, and ending with him taking his own life. The shooting happened within...

President Donald J. Trump meets with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Congressional leadership

Impeachment–Dividing A Nation

The Two Sides to Impeachment
January 2, 2020

Technician working with three black mice in a cage.

People over Politics and Profit: Why the EPA’s new policy on animal testing is a threat to public health

Matt Dearborn January 1, 2020

In September of 2019, the EPA began moving away from animal testing and instead started looking for other alternatives, setting an ambitious goal of eliminating animal testing by 2035. An administrator...

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