Single-gender education: Marian girls and Prep boys should just stay put

Commentary by MelinaPiperis It was just before dismissal when I stepped into Creighton Prep, gripping my laptop to prove I had reason to be there. Arriving after a long day at Marian, the overload of testosterone came as a shock. As I waited anxiously for my interviewee to arrive, the afternoon bell rang and the […]

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Greta Gerwig’s ‘Little Women’: classically contemporary

Review by J1 Reporter Grace Ellis In 1868, Louisa May Alcott’s acclaimed novel “Little Women” was published. A novel quite progressive for its time, “Little Women” highlighted the highs and lows of living as a young woman in the nineteenth century, empowering its young [often female] readers to follow their dreams. The story depicts the […]

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Toxic Phrases

By J1 Reporter Ella Meis Stop telling boys to “man up” or “real men don’t cry.” These phrases may seem harmless, however, they are extremely misogynistic and sexist. Not to mention, these phrases are the root issue to why boys have a hard time expressing their emotions. Boys should be told that it’s alright to […]

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Keeping the Environment Alive is Our Responsibility

  Opinion by J1 Reporter Alida Farrens As I get older, I am realizing the impact I have had on the environment and how it impacts me. When people think of the environment, their thoughts automatically go to going green, the sky, the sea, pollution, and recycling. Although these things are true, there is so […]

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Marian girls dash through the decades

By J1 Reporter Abby Elkins You wake up from a hand-wound alarm clock, not from a catchy ringtone on your iPhone. You check the mailbox at the curb in front of your house for handwritten letters from friends, not text messages, emails or snapchats. News of the day will arrive in the newspaper or on […]

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