Opinion Column: The Grammys are a Sham

By Erin Robinson On Sunday, on March 14th of 2021, the 63rd annual Grammy Awards took place, recognizing artists from all genres for their musical talent and abilities. Notable events, such as Beyoncé now having the most Grammys awarded, or performances from groups including BTS and Black Puma, made the night much more exciting. However, that isn’t to say that the

Opinion Column: Collecting The Past 

By Olivia Rios What most people my age would deem “old” and “worthless” I find to be vintage and priceless. If I could scour the Earth looking for these items, I would in an instant, but unfortunately, I’m stuck in my little Midwest city of Fort Wayne. The only places I have visited with authentic, timeless pieces are antique shops that

Sports Bras Support Women Athletes, Critics do not

The creation of sports bras began in the summer of 1977, as Lisa Lindahl, Polly Smith and Hinda Miller crafted what would become today’s women’s sports bras. These bras were designed to provide support and comfort for female athletes and have revolutionized women’s athletics. Now, 44 years later, sports bras have continuously improved, but the sexualization of women athletes and

Opinion Column: Fort Wayne Philharmonic management hits a wrong chord

  By Faith Allison At a time when the world needs music the most, the Fort Wayne Philharmonic management has been out of tune with the needs of their musicians.  Throughout Fort Wayne, large groups of performers have adapted to the strict mandates that guide large group gatherings. Across the country, many large orchestras have transitioned to virtual performance options, or were able

The Show Must (Carefully) Go On

By Marissa Drew The Covid-19 pandemic has been a universal struggle for all students this past year. Most of all, it’s taken its toll on those of us involved in after-school and extracurricular activities. Last year, the day before the opening night of Snider’s High School Musical, it was announced that the show would not be allowed to go on, leaving the

Opinion Column: Military should be inclusive

By Emma Hedrick and Tristan Brooks The United States military, from the time of its creation in 1775, has always been a  secluded “Boys Club” with changes for minorities coming slowly. For women, official military service only became available after WWII when the Women's Army Corps, or WAC, was created. For gay, lesbian and bisexual people military service only became available