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Opinion: Community College

Emma O'Leary | May 16 2017 | in Opinion & Politics

Fairview is a competitive school. Many students take all advanced classes and pack their schedules with extracurriculars, volunteer oppo...

Preview: Letter From the Editors

Laura Brack, Sara McCrea and Ben Gelderloos | Apr 4 2017 | in Opinion & Politics

Rich. Privileged. White. Subaru-owner. Most of us have heard this stereotype that supposedly defines Fairview. Yet these words can not d...

The Ethics of Cheating

Patrick Stachniak | Feb 6 2017 | in Opinion & Politics


Fairview is always on the lookout for violators of the academic honesty pledge, including the use of a survey by NHS to anonymously fin...


Cameron Walsh | Jan 11 2017 | in Opinion & Politics


Each day, hundreds upon hundreds of people sit down with friends and family, recounting stories from days prior. Stories of horror, war, love, an...

Which Teams Will Make the NFL Playoffs?

David Hirschhorn and Avery Monette | Nov 30 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


We are more than halfway through this NFL season and it has proved to be very interesting. Every year, we see some surprise teams and pl...

The Electoral College: Disrupted Democracy

Carter Hanson | Nov 16 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


Last week, Donald Trump was elected to be the 45th president of the United States. This label may be misleading, as it implies that thes...

Editorial: The Voting Age Should Be Lowered to 16

Sara McCrea | Nov 9 2016 | in Opinion & Politics

In the 1985 cult classic, “The Breakfast Club,”smart and nerdy 16-year-old Brian Johnson is asked why he has fake identifi...

Ad Test

Adam Thank | Nov 4 2016 | in Opinion & Politics

Here is a controversial opinion.Here is a different controversial opinion on the opposite side of the first. See, we're n...

Blank Stares

Submitted by a Fairview Student | Oct 24 2016 | in Opinion & Politics


You’re walking through the halls of your school and are greeted only by blank stares. Other kids are laughing and talking, but to ...