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Staying Social while Social Distancing

Two staffers recommend COVID-safe activities to stay socially active
December 3, 2020

As always, make sure to check state and local advisories regarding COVID safety prior to any in-person gatherings. With social distancing guidelines in place, movie nights at the theater have become...

After The 2020 Election, How We Move Forward

Statesman urges unity, but also suggests ways for continued activism in a Biden era.
December 3, 2020

Over the past few weeks, at least 62 percent of eligible voters in the U.S. voted in the 2020 presidential election, making it the highest percentage turnout in decades. In swing states, the race proved...

Statesman Course Recommendations

Staffers suggest courses, academic pathways for students to take
December 3, 2020

  AP Euro vs. AP Human Geo vs. Not Taking History AP European History: If you’re interested in history, make sure you take AP European History (AP Euro)! Although the workload of AP Euro is...

The Social or Student Dilemma?

Photo Courtesy Of: Netflix
Statesman staffer reviews The Social Dilemma docudrama.
December 2, 2020

When I first heard about The Social Dilemma, I was afraid. Afraid that it would tell me that I needed to stop my social media consumption immediately: afraid that the dangers my phone presented were looming...

Dear Student Burnouts

Stevenson staffer lends advice about online learning, words of encouragement.
December 1, 2020

Who won the debate? None of the above.

Biden and Trump square off in debate leaving both campaigns and even the country, underwhelmed.
November 11, 2020

Earlier this week, America watched Donald Trump’s final debate of his political career: his last Chayna, his last interruption, and the last moderator failing to speak over him. It was well known...

Progress, in Progress

Statesman comments on importance of patience, initiative in improvement of E-Learning, communication.
November 11, 2020

Technology’s importance in society has been increasing for years, but the COVID-19 pandemic has transformed our use of it. For the first time in the digital age, the world has turned to online platforms...

Potential Pastimes

Staffers review potential ways Stevenson students can use their 15 minute breaks between classes
October 31, 2020

Introduction:  In a normal school year at Stevenson, over 4,000 students would be rushing to their classes during the usual five minute passing period. Now, with 15 minutes between classes, there is...

Bone Appetit: Fifty of the Most (In)famous Halloween Candy

Two Statesman staffers rank best, worst Halloween candy
October 30, 2020

Candy is an integral part of Halloween, especially when it comes to trading with your friends after a successful night of trick-or-treating. Unfortunately, it goes without saying that some types of...

Halloween Activities: COVID-19 Edition

Staffers suggest tips and tricks to still have fun this Halloween season.
October 30, 2020

Third Time’s the Charm…

Trump fails to impress at his second national opportunity to appeal to voters.
October 19, 2020

Severus Snape from “Harry Potter,” the Grinch and Gru from “Despicable Me” all have one thing in common: a legendary redemption arc. Given a second chance, they all won back the hearts of the...

Town Hall Triumph for Blossoming Biden

Joe Biden speaking with attendees at the 2019 Iowa 
Federation of Labor Convention. Image from Flickr.
Joe Biden appears favorite after October 15 Town Hall.
October 19, 2020

From around October 2 to Oct 14, President Trump was infected and battled with COVID-19, which caused the cancellation of the in-person October 15th Presidential Debate — one of, if not the first canceled...

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