Opinion

Advice: Homeschoolers Can Get into College Too!
Advice

Advice: Homeschoolers Can Get into College Too!

Last night, I did the impossible…or at least, what I thought was impossible. I pressed ‘submit’ on my Common Application to my choice school. After weeks of stressful essay writing and near breakdowns, I managed to apply to college. And guess what, I’m homeschooled! No counselor, no advisor – just […]

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Politics

Politics: Meet Your Junior Class Officers!

Veritas Press Scholars Academy’s (VPSA) team of student officers has positively impacted the Diploma Program through Student Connections meetings this school year. You should know by now that our junior class officers are Harrison Buehrle (class president), Margaret Duren (vice president), and Mary Grace Metheny (secretary). These three students are determined […]

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Advice

How To: Avoid Ebola

The first laboratory-confirmed case of Ebola in America occurred in Dallas, Texas. Thomas Eric Duncan, the infected patient, was diagnosed on Sept. 30, 2014. He died eight days later. When Duncan first had several symptoms of Ebola on Sept. 24, he went to the Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital. None of […]

Opinion / Politics

Editorial: Snowden Deserves Reduced Sentence

In early June 2013, Edward Snowden released documents containing information stating that the National Security Agency (NSA) has been breaking laws by invading our privacy. Russia is currently giving asylum to Snowden. There are numerous amounts of discourse on whether or not his actions were right. Snowden leaked the information […]

Politics: Learning to Protest From the Civil Rights Movement
Opinion / Politics

Politics: Learning to Protest From the Civil Rights Movement

On January 22, in the freezing cold, pro-lifers grouped together for the March for Life in Washington D.C., protesting abortion and urging political figures to stop it. Although it may seem like pro-life supporters are losing, a record number of abortion clinics shut down this past year, and many states […]

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Opinion

Opinion: No Thanks…

Thanksgiving is a favorite holiday of mine, as it provides me with the opportunity to spend quality time with family and friends while counting my blessings—re-realizing the purposes and pleasures of the gift of life God has given me just as He has given all of you reading this article. […]

Opinion

Books: The Low Point of Hollywood?

Note from the Editor: The following article does not reflect the position of the entire Journalism Club, but solely the opinion of the author. Do great books make great movies? Many of the nerds—er—students at Veritas, seem to think otherwise. Because the fans of such series as “The Chronicles of […]

Advice / Opinion

Advice: How should a Christian celebrate Halloween?

Great question! Though, before I answer it, I would like to provide a bit of history on this holiday: Halloween was first celebrated by the Ancient Celts round the 15th century B.C. (The title of this holiday is also interchangeable with Solstice Cornucopia Day of the Dead Devils and Harvest […]

Current Events / Opinion

Opinion: Why Home-schoolers Should be Worried About Common Core

Common Core, a subject not widely known, even in the educational world. It’s a set of standards that has some parents outraged, and many teachers shaking in their boots. Why all the concern over something very few are aware of? What are the Common Core Standards? The Common Core Standards […]

Advice: The 5 Most Common Lies About Studying
Advice / Opinion

Advice: The 5 Most Common Lies About Studying

With exams quickly approaching, you should have already started studying. But are you really studying? Procrastination and laziness run rampant toward the end of the year, and students are filled with the overpowering want of sleep. But stay strong! Here are five of the most common lies and myths about […]