Opinions

Why Did YOU Come to IMSA?

By Diana Chen, Opinions Staff Writer [Note from the Editors: This article does not reflect administration’s viewpoints. Rather, it is an expression of student speculation, which may not be substantiated.] A lot of…


What’s the Point?

By Danny Atten, Opinions Staff Writer As the New Year begins, and we are exhausted by the holiday cheer and the shopping frenzy, we realize that once again we were…


Blind Grading

In an attempt to make grading more fair, some of IMSA’s humanities teachers opt to grade essays submitted by their students blindly. In other words, the writers’ names are concealed…


The Freaky Frenzy Before Finals

Once, I wondered why finals cause so much stress.  I thought and contemplated; I wished and wanted; I examined and imagined life without them, and then I realized. Life without…


America’s Gun Nightmare

On the morning of Friday, December 14th, a mentally deranged man, Adam Lanza, opened fire on several elementary school students in Newtown, Connecticut. Newtown, located approximately 65 miles northeast of…


Taking Off the Training Wheels

By Danny Atten, Opinions Staff Writer I began school at IMSA in August.  Being a sophomore, I suffer through the scourge of sophomore year:  study hours.  From 7:00 to 9:00…