Reid Shniderman

OPINIONS: School Activism not as free as Student Activism
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP There is a big difference between student activism and school activism. Student activism is about individual students who work to address an issue in the community. It’s when students come together as an organized group to protest or volunteer to help make a change. Like the labor unions over the years, student activism is founded on the principle that the students have control over…
OPINIONS: The Circulation of the Penny: Is It Worth It?
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP The American penny is a large part of the United States’s currency, and its manufacturing cost is still growing. The penny was first put in production in 1793, just a year after the country’s first national mint was founded. Since then, the one-cent coin has made many changes, both physically and monetarily. Currently, the two main elements that make up the American penny are…
OPINIONS: Politics in class, growth or distraction?
By Reid Shniderman ’20 THE ROUNDUP We’ve probably all been there. In the midst of a classroom discussion, that awkward moment arises; politics enters the conversation unexpectedly. Is this an opportunity for growth or a distraction? To help answer this question, Brophy Principal Mr. Bob Ryan was interviewed to explore his perspectives, as well as an anonymous Brophy student who has experienced this situation first-hand. Mr. Ryan was asked for…