The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

The best stories being published on the SNO Sites network

Best of SNO

Stories from Southern Lehigh Senior High School
We will not be your Yellow Peril: the crisis facing Asian American women
Opinions

Lucas Zhang | May 25, 2021

This third part of the series, We Will not be Your Yellow Peril, covers the unique threats facing Asian American women, and the role that media, specifically entertainment media, has played in creating…

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We Will not be Your Yellow Peril: The Detriment of the Model Minority Myth
Opinions

Lucas Zhang | May 21, 2021

Labels aid in categorization, based upon what are, more often than not, surface level attributes and assumptions. Practically every person, place, or thing can fall under a label for better or worse. And…

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We Will not be your Yellow Peril: The Peril of Using ‘China Virus’
Opinions

Lucas Zhang | May 17, 2021

The labels associated with the Asian American community are fraught and ever changing. At times we are the so-called “model minority”: a role model of success and diligence, and at other times, we…

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Antisemitism: Why Awareness Isn’t Enough
Opinions

Evelyn Blower | May 10, 2021

Maybe you’ve driven by the Jewish Community Center of the Lehigh Valley in Allentown, or seen the various synagogues that dot the region. You might have a friend or two who grew up Jewish, or still belongs…

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Diversity Council Seeks to Reshape Culture at Southern Lehigh
College Reporting

Lucas Zhang | November 5, 2020

For most people, discussions on the matters of diversity, race, and inclusivity are often precarious and uncomfortable. At Southern Lehigh High School, the students of the newly established Diversity Council…

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AP Students and Teachers React to Unprecedented Changes to Exams
Coronavirus

Saskia Van't Hof | April 22, 2020

For AP students across the nation, some of the most surprising recent news in response to the COVID-19 pandemic came from The College Board: what was once a three-hour exam is now reduced to a mere 45-minute…

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Being Labeled ‘Gifted’ Isn’t Always a Gift
Opinions

Saskia Van't Hof | October 30, 2019

The idea behind gifted education programs seems simple: children who are academically advanced should be taught at an accelerated rate and in a way that’s better suited for their unique brains. But in…

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Is Intuitive Eating the Answer to Living a Healthy Lifestyle?
News

Sarah Jacobson | April 9, 2019

Dieting is common in teens. The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse reported that 58.6 percent of teen girls and 28.2 percent of teen boys are actively dieting. However, there’s a lot to…

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Students Burdened by the College Board
Opinions

Bridgette Lang | January 9, 2019

If you are a sophomore, you may be planning to take the PSAT or an AP test in the near future. As a junior, you may register for the PSAT, SAT, AP tests, or even some SAT subject tests. Seniors can take…

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Southern Lehigh’s Grading System Must Change
Opinions

Saskia Van’t Hof | January 9, 2019

As students reach the middle of the school year, their frustration over grades echoes through the halls. It’s not just Southern Lehigh – all across the country, teens’ anxiety over school is becoming…

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The Spartan Life kicks Off to a Lively Start
Arts & Entertainment

Saskia Van't Hof | January 8, 2019

A podcast may not be something you’d expect from a duo consisting of a high school English teacher and a math teacher, but you’d be wrong. Since its release in September, the new podcast “The Spartan…

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