The Viewer

Concealed carry on college campuses?

Alyssa Belsito, Editorials Editor

February 16, 2012


Filed under Editorials

“All the other kids with the pumped up kicks, you better run, better run, outrun my gun.” This chorus, part of the summer anthem “Pumped Up Kicks” by Foster the People, describes shooting up a school. It’s an awful thought, bringing to mind memories of the shootings at Columbine and Virginia...

In a two party system, vote for the Libertarian party instead

Zane Muller, Editorials Editor

January 14, 2012


Filed under Editorials

Let’s face reality. We no longer have a two-party system. In name, we have the Democrat and Republican parties. In practice, we have a one-party system where politicians’ actions are generally made to satisfy personal greed, or to follow party platforms. The battle between Conservatives and Liberals...

Staff Editorial: Is Santa secular?

Staff Editorial: Is Santa secular?

Maximillian Wang, News Editor

December 25, 2011


Filed under Editorials

Secret Santa, one of the favorite gift-giving pastimes of people everywhere, has taken on a bit of controversy over the word “Santa”. Why? Because people claim he’s a Christian figure. Santa is most definitely secular, and anyways, “Secret Winter Friend” just doesn’t have the same ring. The...

Safer at home

Safer at home

Alyssa Belsito, Editorials Editor

December 15, 2011


Filed under Editorials

For thousands of years, the majestic horse has been man’s friend and foe; whether fighting in battles together, plowing fields, providing entertainment or being a loyal companion. Throughout those thousands of years, and even before that, horses were also a common source of foods for humans and ot...

Should America switch to a parliamentary system?

Ryan Slechta, Editor in Chief

December 13, 2011


Filed under Editorials

The colored countries on this map use various forms of parliamentary government.       photo courtesy of en.wikipedia.org               America’s presidential system is broken. In the Senate, the minority Republicans have succeeded in filibustering every idea that has come from the Democratic party. In recent years, the federal g...

VE RI TAS [The Truth]

VE RI TAS [The Truth]

Ben Rush and Keshav Mangalick

December 7, 2011


Filed under Editorials

It’s hard to understand why the phrase “Ivy League” has such negative connotations at Mounds View. There are many clear advantages to attending one of these schools, whether it’s one of the original eight, or any comparable elite institution. One area in which the Ivies excel is in their personalized...

Mounds View High School's student news site.
Editorials