The Shakerite

A&F CEO Endangers Self-Image

June 10, 2013

The line exists, and Abercrombie and Fitch CEO Mike Jeffries crossed it. “We go after the attractive, all-American kid,” Jeffries stated in a 2006 interview with Salon.com. His words have come back to haunt him recently...

Arming Teachers Will not Stop Gun Violence

January 15, 2013

  In light of the recent shootings in Newtown, CT, the nation is abuzz with discussions regarding gun laws and limitations. But rather than eliminating guns, or restricting gun ownership, Tennessee State Sen. Frank Nicely...

Editorial Board Endorses Barack Obama For Re-election in 2012

November 5, 2012

If you are eligible to vote, go for it. The closeness in the polls means one vote could make a difference in the end. And the vote that makes the difference could be yours. With 18 electoral votes and a history of determining...

Student Effort, Not Policies, Will Make the Difference

September 19, 2012

Students who slack off during the first quarter always have the second quarter to get the grade they so desire for the semester, right? Wrong. Due to a change in grading policy, students’ quarterly scores will be averaged...

Rumors Should Be Addressed by Administration Not Students

February 27, 2012

­­­­­­Did a girl go into labor in the high school? Were kids arrested for smoking in the bathroom and back stairwell? Is Kid Cudi coming to prom? It’s the pathetic truth, but Shaker students find entertainment in the bizarre...

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