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The Rambler

Opinion: New Grading Scale Flawed

Lillian Becker and Isabella Milone

October 9, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The new grading scale is not beneficial to hard working students. The new scale is based on a four point grading scale where a four is equivalent to 100 percent, a 3.5 is equivalent to a 90 percent, a three is equivalent to...

Staff Editorial: Connections Really Helping Students Connect?

Rambler Staff

September 10, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Connections have been the talk of the school these past couple weeks. Students and teachers alike have very different opinions on the subject. But the one question often asked is, what is the point? Every single day, except early-out Wednesday...

Facing Opposition from the Community

Allie Hundt, Copy/Communications Editor

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Students from our school used the school walkout March 14 to boldly express their opinions on the most recent shooting in Florida. Most students who walked did so to support the victims and speak out against gun violence. A...

Leaving School is Not a First Amendment Right

Parson Covington, Contributor

April 19, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Showcase

In wake of the recent school shootings across the country, student activists have planned and organized national school walkouts, attempting to demand government action on gun laws. The first of these walkouts was held on Marc...

Opinion: Times Up for Unfair Consequences Caused by Sexual Assault in the Workplace

Allie Hundt, Copy/Communications Editor

February 6, 2018

Filed under Opinion

One in every six American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime, according to the Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network (RAINN). These numbers are hard to swallow; however, it isn’t ha...

Questioning the Relevance of New Year’s Resolutions

Zander Carda, Contributor

January 24, 2018

Filed under Opinion

With every new year, people set goals for themselves to improve their behavior, physique or health. However; many people who set goals often do not complete them. According to Senior Writer Carolyn Gregoire of The Huffington Po...

The Season of Giving Too Much

Brianna Leonard, Style and Developement Editor

December 1, 2017

Filed under Opinion

It’s Christmas morning. You wake up, walk into the living room and look at all the presents under the tree. You look and see a plethora of gifts with your name on them. For some, this brings great joy. For me, this only brings c...

Opinion: Trump’s Plans to Counter Terrorism Not The Best Route

Gable Thompson, Contributor

November 14, 2017

Filed under Opinion

New York citizens were gripped with terror when a Home Depot rental truck was driven through a bike path, killing eight civilians and injuring 11 more. The culprit’s name is Sayfullo Saipov. He was born in Uzbekistan and cam...

Opinion: Just Stop Already

Brianna Leonard, Style and Development Editor

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Online bullying; everyone is talking about it, but are we really saying the things that need to be said? It’s a huge issue. Teachers and staff preach on the subject, and students even attend Owelus every other Friday bec...

Opinion: Where is the Sympathy?

Staff Editorial

November 13, 2017

Filed under Opinion

Recently, the United States has been put through the ringer. With tragedy after tragedy, we can’t seem to catch a break. Surprisingly enough, the most shocking part to us is how people are reacting. With the horrible event of 9/11...

Opinion: High School Graduation Rates Noticeably Exceed College Success

Ryan Schnurr, Contributor

November 8, 2017

Filed under Opinion

An all time high of 83.2 percent of American students now earn their diploma and graduate high school, an increase of four percentage points since 2011. In Iowa alone, 90.5 percent of high school students are graduating. Howeve...