The Southfield Jay

Switch to SAT Throws Schools for Loop

Ashley Guinn and Darian Fountain

February 13, 2015

The switch that the Michigan Department of Education made from the SAT to the ACT is a major inconvenience. For one thing, the switch initially took place for the State’s own selfish reason - it was cheaper - instead of tak...

Senior Ariel Walker is a columnist for The Southfield Jay.

Greedy Girls and Broke Boys

February 12, 2015

Homelessness Surrounds All

Ariel Walker, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

Growing up around Detroit, I have seen plenty of homeless people under bridges, on freeway exit ramps and on street corners. But I was never aware until recently of how close the homeless really are to me. At my own high school,...

Hold the Homework over Holiday Break

Sahara Ashford, Staff Writer

December 11, 2014

The meaning of a break is a pause in an activity to allow time for relaxation. Homework over break doesn’t fit that definition. Teachers should not give homework over break because it gives students unneeded stress, it impinges...

Ariel Walker is the News Editor of The Southfield Jay.

Ebola Jokes Show Bad Taste

November 11, 2014

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