• A Quiet Place Review
    Opinion

    A Quiet Place Review

    Dominic Smith, Writer

    A Quiet Place was a stupendous film that appeared seemingly out of nowhere. John Krasinski really showed his prominence as more than just the funny guy from The Office. The directing, writing and acting are fantastic throughout. The film is original. It carries an interesting concept, and delivers on a risk...

    John Krasinski the writer, director and star of A Quiet Place with wife and co-star Emily Blunt.

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  • Center City Starbucks Arrest
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    Center City Starbucks Arrest

    Peri Munter, Writer

    What initially should have been an ordinary Thursday afternoon at the Center City Starbucks took a bizarre twist as two black men were led out in handcuffs. On April 12, Tashon Nelson and Donte Robinson were arrested at the Philadelphia Starbucks after a manager called 911 to report that the two had ...

    Tashon Nelson and Donte Robinson arrested at Starbucks.

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  • Graded Class Participation Hurts Students’ Communication Skills
    Student Life

    Graded Class Participation Hurts Students’ Communication Skills

    Meera Parikh, Writer

    In an ideal classroom, every student is completely engaged, raising his or her hand to answer and ask questions, paying attention, and enjoying the lesson. Unfortunately, this ideal is impossible to achieve in classes of twenty to thirty students who have differing interests, personalities, and reasons for ...

    Natalie Azzolini actively participates in a class discussion.

    Meera Parikh

  • Memorization in High Schools
    Opinion, Student Life

    Memorization in High Schools

    Loryn Camp, Writer

    If you ask any current high school student at MHS or any other high school, memorization is the key to success. The most common type of learning are short, stressed, and crammed studying sessions, where the primary goal is to be able to spit out the exact definitions that the teacher gave out three week...

    Endless vocabulary terms, diagrams, and school work are given to students to memorize, and then just simply transfer to quizzes and projects.

    Loryn Camp

  • Self-Compassion
    Student Life

    Self-Compassion

    Sam Grobert, Writer

    During this time of the year, full weeks, cold weather and lots of work, students start to feel down. How do we pick ourselves back up? The answer, self-compassion. “Self-compassion involves acting the same way towards yourself when you are having a difficult time, fail, or notice something you don’t...

    Sam Grobert day-dreams about her future advice column for MDO.

    Stephen Esposito

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