Letter to the Editor: Reflection from Town Councilwoman Katie Anderson

January 13, 2021

As we start this new year, we are inclined to say “good riddance” to the year that just passed. Rather than throw 2020 away outright, I am grateful for the new perspective it gave me. 2020 taught me...

Letter to the Editor: Perspective from School Committee Member Jen Lima

January 13, 2021

When I decided to run for the North Kingstown School Committee back in June, it was literally done about a week before the filing deadline. It was not a long thought-out decision, rather a case of feeling...

Should the drinking age be lowered?

November 19, 2020

The drinking age in Rhode Island is something that many people have disputed. Some people want it lowered, and some want it raised. It is argued a lot, and I am here to tell you my opinion on the matter. Long...

Grace In Defeat

November 19, 2020

Being an independent, the ongoing race for the presidency between Joe Biden and Donald Trump has reminded me of something it seems people have forgotten: the importance of being graceful in defeat. Personally,...

Why we need more gun control in the US

November 19, 2020

You hear about it on the news and it is more common than you may think: Mass shootings are happening in schools, churches, and places of business. In fact, last year at North Kingstown High School, a student...

Why America needs to have universal healthcare

November 19, 2020

Why America Needs to Have Universal Healthcare America needs to convert to a universal healthcare system at this day and age to help jobless or financially unstable people get the healthcare that they...

Can social media be a tool for learning and growth?

November 12, 2020

People in this day and age use social media apps like Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat, and Facebook daily to post pictures and update others on their life. But social media can also be used to inform...

No matter who: accept it

November 12, 2020

We live in the United States of America, where everyone has the opportunity to let their voices be heard and vote for the leader of this wonderful country. Sometimes the election does not go the way you...

Recreational marijuana must be legalized in Rhode Island

November 12, 2020

The use of recreational marijuana should be fully legalized in Rhode Island. Marijuana, otherwise known as weed, pot, or Mary Jane, is a greenish-gray mixture of the dried flowers from the Cannabis sativa...

The Underappreciated Arts

The Underappreciated Arts
November 12, 2020

I stood at the doorway of one of three grand art rooms. It was the winter of eighth grade, and the North Kingstown High School open house had begun. I was excited to be starting high school next fall,...

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