National School Walk-Out: Eve Brown-Ryder

On March 14th, there was a national school walk-out in response to a recent spike in gun violence. According to a group of anonymous students who participated in the walk-out here at Memorial, our walk out was treated it as more of a break from class than a political stand by many.   Participant A,…

Parkland School Shooting Q&A: by Tu Anh Duong

1.) Upon hearing the tragedy that occurred in Florida, what was your initial reaction? Delia C. – 10th Grade My initial reaction was pure disgust and horror, but honestly, as horrible as it sounds, it sounded like a typical event in the U.S. Events like these, although truly terrible and traumatizing, it has become normalized…

Manchester Rivalry Night: by Cam Beall

Making history, a game-winning shot, holding off a fourth quarter comeback, and an overtime thriller. Perhaps one of the most anticipated nights during the basketball season has come and gone, and it was one that fans won’t forget for a long, long time. It’s rivalry night in Southern New Hampshire, and the Memorial Crusaders had…

The Weight of Standardized Tests – by Olivia Fink

It’s that time of year, folks— one of giving, music, good cheer and fun, but also a time of stress, inner turmoil, and tumultuous college applications flying left and right. Seniors across the nation anxiously sit at their computers, advertising themselves to their top colleges through essays, academics, and lists of activities. One significant factor…