THE PIRATE

A Question of Morality

Ronak Shetty '22, Editorial Writer

January 16, 2020

Reading The Ones Who Walk Away From Omelas raises several moral questions. The main question involves the happiness of a community at the expense of another person’s misery and suffering. The story starts off by discussing the fict...

Revitalize Amtrak

Rhys Williams '21, Contributor

January 16, 2020

Railroads are an inseparable part of the American identity. It could be said that train tracks “tamed” the American West when pioneers were racing across the plains, eager to link one coast to the other. Yet for a story one...

The Green Book Teaches a Lesson about Segregation

Ronak Shetty '22, Editorial Writer

January 9, 2020

While watching The Green Book, a movie based on a true story that takes place in the 1960s, one can gain a deeper understanding of the meanings of two profound words in American history. These two words are “racial segregat...

Ambition Drives Success

Ronak Shetty '22, Editorial Writer

January 9, 2020

According to Marcus Aurelius, a Roman emperor and a Stoic philosopher, “A man's worth is no greater than his ambitions.” This sentiment holds true as ambition is, simply put, the desire to achieve a goal. Therefore, it is...

Has Baseball Lost Its Cool?

Brendan Lunga '21, Contributor

January 9, 2020

One of the most storied and successful sports programs at The Prep is the baseball team. With thirty state championships and being the only sport in which The Prep was ranked #1 in the country, baseball certainly has been a po...

Alexandria Ocasio Cortez Is Ready to Shake Things Up

Ronak Shetty '22, Editorial Writer

January 9, 2020

Have you ever heard of Alexandria Ocasio Cortez (AOC)? Cortez is, perhaps, one of the most controversial people in Washington today. To better understand AOC, we must take a look at her life before she became a member of the...

Celebrate Columbus?

Ronak Shetty '22, Editorial Writer

November 22, 2019

Christopher Columbus’s voyage to the Americas in 1492 is perhaps the first History lesson children in the United States learn. However, the perspective in which it is taught is almost never questioned. The perspective in which...

Democrats Debate and Establish Positions

Ronak Shetty '22, Contributor

October 31, 2019

On October 10, nine presidential candidates spoke at a CNN town hall in Los Angeles, California. The candidates discussed their plan to improve the lives of the members of the LGBTQ+ community. Perhaps, the strongest performances...

A Call for Change

Ronak Shetty '22, Contributor

October 31, 2019

The recent mass shooting in El Paso calls for change in our country. We live in a country where your safety is determined by luck. Imagine you were walking the streets of EL Paso, Texas and you suddenly heard, “boom!boom!”...

Students Should Grade Teachers Too

Kenneth Taylor '20, Contributor

May 31, 2019

A good relationship between students and teachers is vital in order for the student to achieve his or her full potential in the class and for the student to learn the curriculum needed. The student must be engaged in the class an...

The Key to Life is …

Mark Tarazi '20, Contributor

May 16, 2019

What is this key to life? There are many opinions about this but there is one underlying fact that is held true by everyone: no one can survive on his own. We all rely on people who support us whether we realize it or not. I believe...

College Visits 101

Mark Tarazi '20, Contributor

May 16, 2019

High school doesn’t last forever! The reason we attend this school is to preparing ourselves for college, hence the name Seton Hall Preparatory School. One of the perks is that we have access to unlimited resources so that we get into the colle...

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