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Farewell From the Sports Editor

Farewell From the Sports Editor

Alex Kiger, Sports Editor June 26, 2023

It is so hard to believe that this is the end.  I still remember the day I decided that The Foreword was something I wanted to pursue. In my sophomore year, at the start of my second semester, I sat...

Farewell from the Editor-in-Chief

Farewell from the Editor-in-Chief

Gabriella Naveh, Editor-in-Chief June 25, 2023

I have been thinking a lot about endings lately. As a senior, my final weeks at Allderdice were weeks of “lasts.” My last full day of school, my last half day of school, my last time making the long...

The controversial book written by Prince Harry leaves much to be desired. Image by Amazon

Prince Harry Should Not Have Written Spare

Maya Beakley, Staff Writer May 29, 2023

Everything about Spare is bold, from the revelations that Prince Harry drops about William’s hairline to his startling cover. A debate has been raging over several controversial points in the book including...

Qatar Should Not be Hosting the World Cup

Qatar Should Not be Hosting the World Cup

Maya Beakley, Staff Writer December 5, 2022

The International Federation of Association Football (FIFA) is no stranger to controversies or human rights violations. Countries ruled under dictators still get the honor of hosting the biggest sporting...

Daredevil: Why this Daring Comic Book Adaptation is the Best

Daredevil: Why this Daring Comic Book Adaptation is the Best

Nate Chinman, Local News Editor November 11, 2022

Comic book movies have been around for a long time, growing in popularity since their inception. However, in recent years, the popularity of these products has increased dramatically. Avengers: Endgame,...

Three Rivers Rowing HOTO bronze medal winning U17 4+; (Top to Bottom) Dillon Javid (Allderdice), Simon Grove (Allderdice),

Why Allderdice Rowers Should Choose Three Rivers Rowing Association

Dillon Javid, Staff Writer October 25, 2022

On October 1 and 2, 2022, 60 rowing clubs gathered on the Allegheny River for one of the country’s largest annual regattas, Head of the Ohio (HOTO). Of the 60 clubs, Allderdice students raced for the...

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The Negatives of Fast Fashion

Maya Beresteanu, Staff Writer October 7, 2022

For the past few years there has been a positive discussion about sustainable clothes. The process of making clothes is awful for the environment. Clothing production requires a considerable amount of...

New HBO MAX documentary gives insight to the immeasurable pressure placed on women in the spotlight.

The Princess Highlights the Appalling Mistreatment of Women in the Media

Maya Beakley, Staff Writer September 27, 2022

HBO Max’s The Princess is just another example of a young woman being torn apart to sell papers. The director, Ed Perkins, decided to dive into why the people cared so much about her wedding, outfits,...

Pittsburgh Allderdice High School.

First Day Jitters: The First Day of Freshman Year

Abigail Naveh, Staff Writer June 9, 2022

The idea of your first day of high school is very daunting. It is a day that most students wait for with much anticipation. As it started getting closer to my first day of freshman year, one would think...

No one, and especially the vulnerable members of society, deserves to experience financial stress that impacts their daily happiness in their routine or limits their future.

Minimum-Wage Jobs Must be Fixed!

Lilah George, Guest Writer June 2, 2022

Nearly 30% of high school students have a job for at least a portion of the school year, and 50% of youth ranging from 16 to 24 are employed. Minimum wage jobs are often thought of as starting teen jobs,...

Abortion rallies emerge all over the country Saturday, May 14.

Roe V. Wade May Be Overturned: What It Means and What You Can Do About It

Naomi Segel, Editorials Editor May 18, 2022

On May 3, Politico reported that the United States Supreme Court is set to overturn Roe v. Wade, backing it up with the leaked opinions written by Justice Samuel Alito. This was confirmed as true the next...

The Purpose of Student Government

Brandon R. Friez Jr., Staff Writer January 23, 2022

Brandon Friez is currently serving as the Vice President of the tenth-grade class.  Student government has long been the subject of fascination and confusion. In a survey I conducted among different...

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