It’s 9 p.m. on a Monday night. After seven hours of school, a club meeting, two hours of sports practice and three hours of work, you just got home, but the day is far from over, thanks to every high schooler’s nightmare: homework. Armed with coffee and a sugary midnight snack, you hunker down for the study grind ahead. Sound familiar? If so, you may be a victim of the early-onset Rat Race.
Earlier this spring, the arrival of Interim Superintendent Dr. Michael Martirano took HCPSS by storm, energizing the students and staff with “the fierce urgency of now.” In his six months tenure, the veteran educator has already revolutionized school system culture with his infectious enthusiasm and charisma.
American culture values freedom above all else. We hold dearly the freedom to speak, to worship, and to own private property. Perhaps the most important democratic freedom is our freedom to vote. As we currently interpret it, this implies a freedom not to vote. But should it?
On April 19th, the Howard County Association of Student Councils hosted a forum to showcase both of the candidates for Student Member of the Board of Education (SMOB). The Raider Review covered the event. Here is a rundown of our prospective SMOBs for the 2017-2018 school year.
Eight years ago, a bright eyed, 47 year-old senator from Illinois stood on Capitol Hill and swore to faithfully execute the office of the president of the United States. In doing so, he became the first African American to hold that title. From foreign policy to Obamacare, here are some highlights of the Obama legacy.