Central <3's MUN

By Ella Kate Harris & Aubrey Walters Last weekend, around 80 students from Central Magnet attended the state Model United Nations conference at the Embassy Suites in Murfreesboro. Over the course of the three days, the members of the Central Magnet MUN club got to do what they do best:…

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Statesmen Divided: The Contentious Nature of the Ratification of the United States Constitution

By: Brandon Eldridge (eldridgehistory) The formation of a constitutional government in the United States did not smoothly transition from a foreign entity into a seamless governmental structure. Whether through the viewpoint of state legislatures or a stronger national unifying government, the government developed the design of the United States Constitution…

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“Where the Crawdads Sing” Controversy

By: Marlee Johnson Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens was recently adapted into a film with Reese Witherspoon’s stamp of approval and a new Taylor Swift song for the credits. It grossed 17 million dollars on opening night alone, and with its 24 million dollar budget, it is safe…

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Missing the Mark: When Education Becomes a Means to an End

By: Angel Hu In 1990, Leonid Fridman’s article “America Needs its Nerds” was published in the New York Times, calling attention to the pervasiveness of anti-intellectualism in American society. A society where there exist derogatory terms for intelligent individuals. A society where popular culture depicts studious characters as awkward, socially…

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