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Sophie Strazzella

Animal cruelty: Why I stopped going to zoos

Zoological institutions have been around since 1847. Whether for educational purposes or fun, almost everybody has been to a zoo before. Originally, zoos were established to educate the public on particular species and how they interact with one another in their habitats. However, studies are discovering that zoos are not as harmless as they may

Absence of grammar in schools questions student’s intellect

The new era of technology, improved networking, and machinery has been changing the way society operates, particularly on the educational side of things. Grammar classes are less present throughout schools in the U.S., as a result of the decade’s recent technological advances, like spell check. Despite the continuity of english courses in grade school through

Meet the Staff

Emma Buzbee, Editor-in-Chief Emma Buzbee is the Beacon’s fearless leader. On an unrelated note, Emma is scared of morning meetings, late nights, administrators, and freshmen with perfect makeup. She is so obsessed with the Beacon that she dreams in GroupMe messages. When she is not working on the Beacon, she is busy planning a retort