Category Archives: Opinion

Obama’s gun violence plan will not be effective

On Jan. 5, President Obama unveiled his new strategy to curb gun violence in America. However, his actions may not even help prevent gun violence, may infringe on the Constitutional…

Letters to the Sandpiper, December 11, 2015

To the Editor, As a sophomore that will soon be driving to school on my own, I think the article “Juniors race for scarce parking spots” was really helpful. Knowing…

Roofs remain bare at CHS in light of solar availability

When the sun beams down upon the CHS campus, I cannot help but find myself contemplating the inordinate amount of light energy that goes to waste. It almost seems a…

Rally for stadium lights for fall

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

Financial literacy low among high school students

A common retort from educators to students’ question of “When will I need to know this?” is often “For the next four years.” Or their response to “Why can’t I…?”…

CHS dress code enforced unequally between genders

Though the weather is getting colder, it has not been cold enough for some students to cover up. Whether they are showing a lot of skin or wearing vulgar images…

Is social media a useful tool or a waste of time?

In a world overrun by technology, it is no wonder that people often find themselves feeling immersed in social media. According to a 2014 survey by Edison Research, the number…

Should homework affect students’ grades?

For years homework has been defined as practice to be completed at home and learned from once corrected. Such a system allows students to learn from their mistakes and increase…

Saudi Human Rights Council selection hypocritical

The United Nations is coming under fire for handing Saudi Arabia a key human rights role, even though the country has one of the worst human rights records in the…

Student starvation Looms large in the Stacks

Since the storied times of ancient Babylon, the library has served as a respected institution and centerpiece of academia. If you learned anything in AP World History, you would know…