Pride Month Spotlight: Tension with Corporate PRIDE

by Jena Le ‘23 As Pride Month begins, LGBTQ+-themed merchandise will show up in stores across the nation. While many are excited to see corporations supporting the LGBTQ+ community, others are skeptical about whether these companies actually support the LGBTQ+ community, or are just doing it as a stunt for marketing and public relations. This skepticism is understandable. Corporations such … Read More

Pride Month Spotlight: Queer Unity Matters

by Ella Scher ‘23 Queer is a multilayered term, defined specifically as all attraction and identity that deviates from the cisgender heteromantic and heterosexual “norm.” There is no doubt that the time in which we live is one when the queer community is stronger than ever. However, issues inside the queer community detract from the larger fight against those bigoted … Read More

Historically Black Beaches Need Preservation

by Perri Williams ‘23 Nearly a century of racial segregation in the United States during the 20th Century was detrimental to the African American community and over time has led to black individuals playing catchup with their white peers. If there is any positive that came out of such systematic racism, it might be that black communities and families created … Read More

Emphasis on College Places Too Much Stress on Students

by Tatiana Rodriguez ‘23 Teens have to make many increasingly important decisions, especially while transitioning from a high school student to a young adult. Students start with smaller decisions like what classes to take and which friends to make but, as we progress through high school, the decisions start becoming bigger as we decide if we want to go to … Read More

Keep the SAT as an Option Rather than Getting Rid of It

by Carter Braun ‘23 The SAT and ACT have been administered to students across the United States for more than 60 years. According to the College Board who administers the SAT, its test measures a high school student’s readiness for college and provides colleges with one common data point that can be used to compare all applicants. The SAT and … Read More

SCOTUS Hearings Displayed Utter Disrespect for the Nominee

by Lauren Frank ‘23 Last month, Ketanji Brown Jackson became the first African American woman Supreme Court nominee confirmed in the Senate. After several days of contentious hearings in the Senate Judiciary Committee, a final 53-47 vote by the full Senate decided Jackson’s long-awaited fate. Her confirmation is definitely worth celebrating as it marks a significant historical moment in the … Read More

Deserved Appreciation for All That Teachers Do

by The Warrior Staff The strain of the pandemic has extended into many if not most aspects of this school year, but just like students, it has heavily affected Sherwood teachers. In light of the pandemic, teachers had to learn how to teach online, a task made even more difficult by many students having little self-discipline and ignoring lessons behind … Read More

Ketanji Jackson Deserves To Be a Supreme Court Justice

by Tatiana Rodriguez ‘23 President Joe Biden during his presidential campaign vowed to nominate the first Black woman Supreme Court Justice, and he has lived up to this promise by selecting Ketanji Brown Jackson to replace Justice Stephen Breyer who is retiring. Jackson is expected to be confirmed by the Senate in early April; however, there is the likelihood that … Read More

Counting Calories in Class Is Unhealthy

by Tori Newby ‘22 You’re in seventh grade science class eagerly awaiting Thanksgiving break, and your teacher hands out an assignment due when you get back. Students groan, and you join in on the negativity, thinking that homework is the last thing you will want to be doing over break. Little do you know, this assignment will impact you for … Read More

Politicians Must Step Up To Improve School Safety

by Declan Rooney ‘25 On December 14, 2012 a young man pulled into the parking lot of Sandy Hook Elementary School in Connecticut. He stepped out of his car and broke a window to enter the school, where he killed 20 first graders and kindergarteners as well as 6 staff members including the principal. Shortly after, the shooter took his … Read More