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Category: OPINION

Op-ed pieces from The Clarion staff and also from readers like you. Opinion pieces reflect the views of individuals and not The Clarion or JFK High School as a whole.

In This (T)issue

By Adrianna Iorio, Editor-in-Chief and Lilianna Lopez, News & Opinions Editor Are you tired of waking up in the morning and smelling the sweet symphony of spring pollen? Allergy relief […]

What Juniors Should Know for Senior Year?

By Sid Slesicki, Clarion Staff As the end of the second semester slowly approaches, many juniors at Kennedy have more than likely felt the pressures of college preparation. Junior year […]

Can Humanities STEM Job Security?

By Sid Slesicki and Liliana López, Clarion Staff STEM Majors If you’re a senior or junior, chances are you’ve been contemplating the next stage of your education – more specifically, […]

Learning Or Memorizing

By Kevin Chen, Clarion Staff Learning and memorizing are often categorized together; they are both required to promote academic growth. Learning provides the ability to understand and memorize, but memorization […]

Gun Violence Changes Society  

By Andrew Ely, Clarion Staff Gun violence is frequently discussed topic across the United States, and it is evident that gun violence can happen at any place: schools, clubs, and […]

ELECTION WATCH: Pajama Politics

By Joseph Temblador, Editor-in-Chief In the coming weeks, many Kennedy students, particularly those more involved in the finer points of state and national politics might notice their email spam seemingly […]


By Sid Slesicki and Hana Ruiz, Clarion Staff Introduction More likely than not, you have heard the controversy of Nike Corporation’s latest advertising campaign, which depicts renowned athletes including LeBron […]