The Argo

Giving POC Meaningful Representation in the Media

June 18, 2021

Remember watching Jessie or Bunk’d? They were often considered “comfort shows,” as many Disney films are. Eyes that have been opened to normalized racism, stereotypes and bias, however, are beginning...

Vaccine Mandates Won’t Help Vaccination

By Selina Tang (III), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

All over social media, students have been flaunting their COVID-19 vaccination cards to show off their new freedom and safety from the virus. Not all have been vaccinated, however, due to a wide variety...

Yes, Commit Culture Is Toxic

By Cinly Mo (III), Assistant Forum Editor June 18, 2021

If you log onto any form of social media around mid-April, you might be swarmed with college decision reactions featuring ecstatic students celebrating acceptances to their dream schools. That is commit...

No, Commit Culture is Not Toxic

By Jessie Wang (IV), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

Graduation season is here, and one question looms over the majority of the senior class — where will they commit to college? Constant questioning and unsolicited advice overwhelms them every day, from...

Let’s Make This Our Last Month of Virtual School

By Hannah Stoll (V), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

Boston Public Schools is currently exploring a possible full-time “virtual school” option for the 2021-2022 school year. This proposal would be very similar to what Boston Latin School employed prior...

Building Solidarity between Communities of Color

By Fiona Yuan (IV), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

In celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Month this past May, it is crucial to highlight the importance of building solidarity among minority communities. Building solidarity is...

Working During the Summer: The Sacrifice Is Worth It

By Gabriela Vasquez (II), Contributing Writer June 18, 2021

As the year comes to an end, Boston Latin School students count down the days until they can finally begin their long awaited summer vacation. Most years, around this time, the halls become emptier,...

Equip Students with the Emotional Tools to Succeed

By Catherine Wang (III), Staff Writer June 18, 2021

One of the pillars of the Boston Latin School mission statement is to provide its students with “preparation for successful college studies.” While our guidance counselors are very well-versed...

As the 2020-2021 school year comes to a close, seniors are now preparing to transition into college. (PC: Andre Weiss)

Class of 2021 Deserves Sympathy

By Alice Zhang (I), Staff Writer April 18, 2021

Even with the successful virtual music nights and family feud Zoom show, many experiences for the Class of 2021 have been disappointingly lackluster and an anticlimactic way to end our four- or six-year...

The week of final exams always stresses students out. (PC: David Schaffer)

Cancel Final Exams This Year

By Gabriela Vasquez Rosado (II), Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

As this school year comes to an end, students are bombarded by stress as they struggle to fulfill their academics while also coping with the pandemic. Students are overtaken by a tsunami of strains: virtual...

The March for Our Lives movement raises awareness about gun violence. (PC: Andrew Cabellero-Reynolds)

More Gun Control Action Must Be Taken

By Cinly Mo (III), Contributing Writer April 18, 2021

The sudden shock of two recent mass shootings — one in Atlanta, Georgia and the other in Boulder, Colorado — has renewed the country’s attention towards executive action. Notably, President Joe Biden...

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