Best of Opinions 2016

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By Lauren Miller

Managing Editor of Opinions

The Election Season: Unification Above All

By Alec Liberman

This year has been consumed by a race to the presidency in what could be considered the most controversial campaign season yet. The opinions section has been digesting it each step of the way, and at the end of it all, we had one article that seemed to be the best summation of what matters most moving forward.

Article Addressing a Serious Social Problem: On Sexual Harassment

By Isabella Auerbach

There seems to have been an increase in controversial issues right here at South this school year, from shifting pep rally traditions to the L-bench to anonymous online threats. All of these come with outside implications, some more serious than others. This article fleshes out an issue that arose after one of these controversies.

A Lighter Topic: What Does It Really Mean to Live A “Balanced Lifestyle”?

By Molly Walsh

In response to the stressful climate that often exists in the classrooms at South, this article  suggests putting things into perspective in order to live a healthier life. The piece serves as a reminder to take a step back and let yourself relax every now and again.

Foreign Issue: South Korean President Park Geun Hye Must Step Down Immediately for the Good of Her Country

By Eu Ro Wang

Amidsts all the domestic issues in the U.S. this year, this article widens the lens to other parts of the world. It’s important to be informed on issues outside of our own country in order to be informed global citizens, and this article is a solid example that necessary global perspective.

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