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How Should the United States Address the Issue of Climate Change?

Molly Stephen, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

One of the most divisive issues of the 21st Century has been climate change. It has caused many a rift between our political leaders and was one of the hottest topics during this year’s election. Although it may seem like the o...

How Seriously Should We Take Standardized Tests?

Ben Wyatt, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

Standardized tests have become a very big part of students’ lives all across the country. From the MCAS to the ACT to the SAT, standardized tests are now one of the biggest factors used when assessing the abilities of the modern stu...

Should Rich People Have to Pay More Taxes?

Adam Whalen, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

If you divide the American people into fifths by income, only one out of the five groups pays a higher share in income tax than what they earn. That group is the top earners. According to The Wall Street Journal, the top 20% of earners in ...

Should Women Be Drafted?

Kayne Wellauer, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

For decades only men have been drafted to fight America’s wars. Thousands of men have fought and died for hundreds of years to defend the country.   It is time that women bear the same responsibility. Should the d...

Fall Back in Love With Traditional Books

Cynthia Mead, Maroon Tribune Reporter

January 10

Filed under Editorials, Opinion

We live in a technology based society where both digital and print books are available for our use in daily life.  Many small bookstores have been on the decline recently because of the influx of digital books. Newspaper com...

Tuani15! : A Recap of the Monument Mountain Biannual Community Service Trip to Nicaragua this past June

Forest Hollander, Reporter

November 25

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Breaking News, Editorials, Features, Local News, Monument News, Opinion, Reviews, Top Stories

This past June, I embarked on a two-week long community service oriented trip to the distant and tropical country of Nicaragua with a group of eleven other teenagers, as well as our wonderful chaperones, Sr. Bouvier and Sra....

Berkshire Community Radio; “The Last Of A Dying Breed”

Christopher Clayton Tufts, Reporter

April 9

Filed under Berkshires & Beyond, Editorials, Local News, Opinion

By: Christopher Clayton Tufts Since its very inception, community radio has played an important role in allowing underrepresented voices to be heard. 97.7 WBCR, Great Barrington is a non-profit community radio station run and o...

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