The Ballard Talisman

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June 24, 2016

Blotted Out

Blotted Out

March 29, 2016

Crowded stairways make walking to class during passing period an unnecessary hassle

Julia Drossler, Copy Editor

December 18, 2015

he school has three main sets of stairs, all of which are used by students and most of which are unreasonably crowded.

Banning books does more harm than good

Lena Bowe, Opinions Editor

December 18, 2015

“The Great Gatsby” has been banned for its portrayal of drinking and sexual references. “The Catcher in the Rye” — which features a teenage protagonist — has been removed from high school classrooms for being “unacceptable,” “obscene” and “foul.”

Mr. Bucky misses the point

Jackson Croy and Rachel Halmrast

December 17, 2015

When people hear the word “pageant,” many immediately think of systemic female objectification, and the reduction of women to nothing more than their appearance. Those involved with Mr. Bucky either indirectly or unconsciously accepted this objectification, and treated it as though it was funny.

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