Radical feminists push fight for equality too far

Source: Chosun Ilbo As the wise Hammurabi once said, “An eye for an eye, and a tooth for a tooth.” Why can’t women do the same thing? This simple and just rule, “eye for an eye,” can be applied to any situation and seems like a fair answer to conflicts that we face these days. […]

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Music is respected but no longer loved

Music is all around us, within us, we just need to change our perspective and listen. Music is history, portrayed in the faces of classical musicians. Music is a guide, a notation where one can visually represent aurally perceived music. Music is science that we work on to know how sound waves move in different […]

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Tourists need to learn to tread lightly

What’s the world’s unlikeliest place to experience traffic? The colossal Mount Everest. During summit season, what we picture as pristine, white and almost celestial, turns into something like the ramp above New Road at eight in the morning, but way worse. Annually, about 800 people attempt to climb Mount Everest for the glory of conquesting […]

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Punishment should focus on rehabilitation

Some of the daily “burdens” for many Woodstock students are tardies, demerits, and early morning detentions (EMDs): each of these being forms of “discipline” that the school uses in an attempt to deter students from misbehaving. In reality, these methods are overused and ineffective; fairly harsh punishments create a sense of bitterness from students towards […]

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Individualism isn’t the latest trend

Have you ever felt like buying the latest “Supreme” drop to fit in? Well, most of us have had this feeling at least once. It is the community that creates this general crowd flow which narrows down a person’s individuality. Individualism, or the belief of free, unique expression, is overlooked in close communities. Individuality is […]

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The paintbrush is mightier than the sword

“After a year of knocking on doors, we had the names of 5,129 children who had died.” Caused by the Sichuan Earthquake in 2008, these deaths were not reported to the public by the Chinese government. At the time, the government was controlling and censoring the information regarding the earthquake and even detaining activists and victims’ […]

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Small steps can change looming climate catastrophe

When I walk to my school every morning, the fresh air I breathe is just one of the many things that fill me with a sense of gratitude for having the opportunity to study here, in the foothills of the Himalayas, where the rejuvenating breeze from the icy peaks blows towards Mussoorie. But, it also […]

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Questions of caste perpetuate inequity

Every day, we encounter employees, that often belong to the lower caste, who are earnestly working towards the management of buildings, or coolies that carry heavy loads on their backs for our ease. Yet, what do Woodstock students do when they see this? Nothing. They blast their loud music protruding from their speakers, laugh, and […]

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