The Blue & Gold

Weyes Blood’s “Titanic Rising” Showcases Rising Indie Force

Ethan Rotnem, Editor-in-chief

May 16, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Pennsylvania native Natalie Mering, known professionally as Weyes Blood, is anything but a household name. However, the classic rock melodies scattered throughout her newest album, “Titanic Rising,” may make many wonder why this u...

Thank You Chamblee

Yammile Garcia, Staff writer

May 15, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I remember sitting in my literature class. It was a normal day just like every other day, students doing their work, others complaining about it and teachers from all over the building going on with their lesson plans. It was...

AP Exams. Good or Bad?

Sophie Maxwell, Staff writer

May 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion

AP exams. The time of year high school students constantly dread. They have worked all year in a class, and now they must show how much they have learned by taking a test. Last year I had one AP class: AP Human Geography. This is consid...

Why Christian Borle Means So Much to Me

Maya Torres, Staff writer

May 14, 2019

Filed under Opinion

I’m not going to lie here, I’ve written some pretty iconic opinion pieces this year. From my 1,000-word Legally Blonde editorial to my piece explaining why playing Papa’s Freezeria is more important than my education, I’ve d...

Learning About Black History Doesn’t Have to Stop After February

Angela Witherby, Staff writer

March 6, 2019

Filed under Opinion

Every year in school we learn about black history for a measly 28 days. Then, after that last day of February, we pretend like it is a crime to incorporate black history into the rest of our curriculum. I do not understand why it is s...

Why Don’t We Learn About the Black Panthers?

Angela Witherby, Staff writer

February 22, 2019

Filed under Opinion

For most of my life, I have spent the month of February -- or, in the case of our current education system, at least one day of the month of February -- learning about black history. But it took me until my junior year of high...