The Pros of Prom Weekend

Carissa Fuller, Senior writer

May 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Prom is known as a very expensive, yet memorable night. For most people prom is the night to remember, for me prom weekend was more memorable than prom itself. Prom weekend is about going away with friends and having a lot o...

Safe Injection Sites

Brendan Scanlon, Senior writer

February 12, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

I was shocked to learn that Philadelphia suffers from the most opioid induced deaths per year. Because of this, I feel that the safe injection zones can be a good short term solution. I say short term because I feel they should...

OPINION: Prom dates should not be mandatory

Alainna Pettit, Junior writer

March 29, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Looking for the best dress, having the prettiest flowers, getting the comfiest shoes; this is all on students’ minds when they think of prom. However, the most important thing is whether or not they will have the perfect dat...

OPINION: Ridiculous rules should be relaxed

Hayley Retter, Managing editor

March 27, 2017

Filed under Opinion

The Archbishop Ryan administration and faculty have recently been cracking down on rules that they have been “too lenient” about. Yet, after analyzing the dos and don’ts within the agenda book, it is obvious some rules ...

OPINION: To AP or not to AP?

Anna Meredith, Editor-in-chief

March 24, 2017

Filed under Features, Opinion

As the fourth quarter grows closer and closer, so does the AP tests in the first week of May. AP students have to take the test that they have been preparing for all year. Some students feel happy to accept the challenge of an A...

OPINION: Class rank is a poor way to evaluate a student

Jettaka McWilliams, Senior writer

March 24, 2017

Filed under Opinion

As the second semester is in full swing, many students at Archbishop Ryan are referring to their first semester to see what they could improve on for the rest of the year. On their report cards, there is one number that has mo...