The Roundtable

Owen’s Opinion

By Owen Murray, Editor-in-Chief

October 11, 2019

Freedom of speech is a right that we enjoy without appreciating it. As Americans, we express our opinions every day without punishment and have very few laws that limit what we can publish or access in print and online. That being said, there is a current trend of some individuals in the American press advocating for limits on speech despite making a living by exercising their First Amendment rights....

Owen’s Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

September 17, 2019

  After the Sept. 11 Terrorist Attacks in 2001, Americans united with patriotism and support for each other. Today, 18 years and six days later, the United States continues to...

Owen’s Opinion

By Owen Muray, Editor-in-Chief

August 23, 2019

In a time when social media promotes youth participation in activism, it is puzzling that teens and young adults have stayed silent amidst the chaos surrounding Jeffrey Epstein’s indictment before his suicide. Multi-millionaire and businessman Jeffrey Epstein was taken into custody in New Jersey on July 6 and subsequently charged with large scale trafficking of minors for sexual exploitation. Two months later,...

Owen’s Opinion

By Owen Fahy, Editor-in-Chief

April 11, 2018

I have always fancied myself as a practical person, sometimes to a fault. I have never really been a dreamer, as I have always preferred to try and be realistic. I thought I was doing the same with the college admissions. I thought I didn’t have a favorite school or a vision for college. I just wanted to go because that’s what high schoolers do after graduation, and I would figure out the rest...

Learning from our community

Learning from our community

April 11, 2018

Recent events at Convent & Stuart Hall high school have proven to the student body that strength comes in numbers, and it is not impossible to be heard when you have the support...

Owen’s Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

December 19, 2017

It is not difficult to see the impact of the political and social climate that has arisen since the presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump. He has single-handedly transformed...

Violent games have adverse effect

December 19, 2017

Video games may offer chances to improve hand-eye coordination and reaction time while having fun in a virtual world, but constant exposure to violence through games shoul...

Owen’s Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

November 2, 2017

After months of speculation and suspense, the first round of indictments in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation were handed down, confirming what I had suspected all...

Wildfires serve as wake up call

Wildfires serve as wake up call

November 2, 2017

Recent catastrophic events in the counties of the northern Bay Area should prompt the Convent & Stuart Hall community to realize that good fortune isn’t to be taken for granted....

The Stigma of Sadness

By Editorial Staff, The Roundtable

September 28, 2017

A student’s growth from freshman year to senior year is not linear. There are times of triumph and success, times of struggle and disappointment, but we must work to continue forward when feelings of hopelessness arise. The common stereotype surrounding boys is that they are meant to be emotionless beings, never crying or being seen as weak. But there are times during life where feelings of hopelessness...

Owen’s Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

September 28, 2017

When the referee waved his arms to signal the end of the fight between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. on Aug. 26 at T-Mobile Arena, the most anticipated fight of the year...

Owen’s Opinion

Owen’s Opinion

May 26, 2017

Not many things in life besides life, itself, have a hard deadline. One of those few experiences with a deadline is high school, and for me, that date is May 25. As the Class...