The Whittier Miscellany

Racial Diversity: Perception Versus Reality

Tess Beardell, Features Writer

March 4, 2016

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It is said that from people to places, all things in the world have a personality of their own. While this idea seems clear in a general sense, it becomes fuzzy when the lense is narrowed. For example, all schools have unique c...

Gender Imbalances: A Curse or Blessing?

Evie Kortanek, Features Writer

March 4, 2016

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Gender imbalances in schools is a pressing issue which has been faced with investigation from parents, school administrators, and economists alike. Many researchers and educators across the country have found that co-ed schools...

Equality at Prom: I’m Down With That

Mike Coons, Features Writer

March 4, 2016

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It may not seem possible, but prom season has already begun. Social media is slowly filling with pictures of dresses picked out months before the actual dance. A lot of work goes into prom for both boys and girls. For the most ...

Students Finding Support from Teachers

Matthew Byer, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

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        The story of the average teenage student is one that almost everyone must endure. It often includes angst, confusion, self-discovery, procrastination and a lot of stress. The world shapes each individual through a se...

The Big Green GLC Machine

Evie Kortanek, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

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By driving our cars, heating our homes, and using electricity, the world’s population is emitting more than thirty billion metric tons of carbon dioxide into the atmosphere each year. Emissions of CO2 and other greenhouse ga...

Homework: Necessity or Waste?

Connor Miller, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

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Thousands of students around the world loathe homework. It can be extremely stressful and can take away from time to enjoy outside-of-school activities. Taking away from free time outside of school at a young age can result in...

Making Mental Health Days Happen

Mike Coons, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

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The name “mental health day” has a connotation of mental illness or instability. However, a mental health day comes in handy simply when the stress of life becomes overwhelming. These days off from work or school help people r...

How Does Attitude Affect Performance?

Isabel Crowther, Features Writer

December 18, 2015

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A large part of high school is complaining about classes. Everyone seems to have a least favorite class that they dread going to every day. There are countless reasons that can cause students to be disinterested in a class; m...

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