Op-Ed: How to Fix Daylight Saving Time
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Op-Ed: How to Fix Daylight Saving Time

By: Jack Benveniste-Plitt (12th Grade) Time is relative. But it doesn’t have to be confusing. This entire week, we have been trudging around the Hebrew Academy halls like zombies after Daylight saving time (DST) started at 2:00 AM on Sunday morning. The tradition of “springing forward” and “falling back” was implemented during World War I … Continue reading

Op-Ed: Jiankui’s Genetic Engineering Allegations
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Op-Ed: Jiankui’s Genetic Engineering Allegations

By: Tziyona Gheblikian (10th Grade) Genetic engineering is the procedure of manually altering the DNA of an organism. It has already been implemented for many years in the fields of agriculture and medicine to create better crops, vaccines, and specialized bacteria. Last month, Professor He Jiankui, a Chinese biophysics researcher, claimed to have genetically altered … Continue reading

Op-Ed: Kavanaugh Should Not Be a Supreme Court Justice
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Op-Ed: Kavanaugh Should Not Be a Supreme Court Justice

Soon after the public announcement was made that Judge Brett Kavanaugh was President Trump’s choice to fill the opening in the Supreme Court, Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, along with two others, stepped forward to say that Kavanaugh had sexually assaulted her back when they were in high school. This claim astonished Americans across the nation … Continue reading