The Shakerite

Day-long Aspire testing leads to bitter feelings, sore eyes

Anabel McGuan, Spotlight Editor

November 6, 2014

At first, I was excited to hear that all sophomores would be required to take the ACT Aspire test. We were promised pizza and early dismissal, and the thought of missing a full day of classes without the stress of make-up work...

Year-long ‘Personal Project’ adds to sophomores’ workload

Nora Spadoni, Spotlight Editor

November 5, 2014

While utterly pointless in terms of my academic career, Advisory period is a great time for playing on my phone, sleeping or last-minute cramming. This year, I expected much of the same. However, the administration had me (and...

An Ode to Shaker Parkers

An Ode to Shaker Parkers

October 16, 2014

How to Walk Up the Down Stairs and Down the Up Stairs: Don’t

Alexandra Harris, Opinion Editor

September 9, 2014

We’ve all done it. In a moment of weakness, with seconds to spare in between classes. The coast is clear; no security guards in sight. You can practically hear it calling your name. Every fiber of your being is telling...

Raider Zone Coverage of Men’s Tennis Falls Short

May 19, 2014

To the Editor: This letter really is directed at Raider Zone but can also be of help to the Shakerite. As a member of the varsity tennis team, I was somewhat, well actually I was very disappointed that the team got no recognition. Al...

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