Category: Opinion

A letter from The Pulse’s departing editor-in-chief

Dear Arundel,

Two semesters, three newspapers, and 27 articles later, my time as editor-in-chief of The Pulse has come to a close. My journey hasn’t always been easy, but meaningful endeavors are never easy. Continue reading “A letter from The Pulse’s departing editor-in-chief”

Shootings, paranoia, fear: is this the new ‘normal’?

By Caitlyn Freeman

Photo by Joe Raedle/Getty Images

It’s like we’re in the 1950s and 1960s all over again. Then, you didn’t know who was a communist, the same way you don’t know who a shooter in a crowded mall could be. This paranoia is being relived. Kids all over the country fear going to school each day, because today could be “the day,” sitting in classrooms and planning an escape route in the event that someone opens fire on campus. Parents are forced to have “in the event of a shooter” talks with their kindergartners. This is the new “normal. Continue reading “Shootings, paranoia, fear: is this the new ‘normal’?”

Virgil Abloh, here to save the day for Louis Vuitton

By Yasemina Dayi

Over the past week, the news of Virgil Abloh’s new appointment as Louis Vuitton’s Menswear Artistic Director broke the internet. This is monumental news, not just for Virgil Abloh’s professional career, but for Louis Vuitton’s new leap into streetwear designs and the fashion world as we know it. The new position for Virgil, who is replacing the infamous Mr. Kim Jones, is no surprise to anyone in the fashion community, and is regarded as well deserved. Continue reading “Virgil Abloh, here to save the day for Louis Vuitton”

WildcatTechRoundup: microcomputers, nanobots, Facebook scandals

By Tamoor Hamid

From nanobots to microcomputers, March was an awesome month filled with news ranging from the weird to the controversial. Continue reading “WildcatTechRoundup: microcomputers, nanobots, Facebook scandals”

WildcatTechRoundup: all the tech news you should be reading from around the internet

By Adian McGaughey and Tamoor Hamid

February’s tech news largely centered around historic moments in space. From 4G LTE on the Moon to a space-traveling sports car, here’s an overview of last month’s most noteworthy tech stories. Continue reading “WildcatTechRoundup: all the tech news you should be reading from around the internet”

The problem with Instagram

By Laura Bonnington

Have you ever posted a picture on Instagram to help improve your outer image?  A poll on the Pulse’s Twitter showed that 75% of voters answered yes. I love social media; don’t get me wrong, but recently I’ve felt trapped in this endless monotonous cycle of switching between apps. Continue reading “The problem with Instagram”

Social media offers a new way to navigate the political landscape

By Tay Cheema

We are currently faced with numerous political issues spread throughout the world. These prominent controversies and problems are scattered all throughout social media platforms, where people not only see these issues, they discuss them and even argue them.

Continue reading “Social media offers a new way to navigate the political landscape”

Why Arundel is lucky to have coding classes

By Davey Burgess

Very few schools have coding classes. In fact, according to, only 40% of schools teach coding—and Arundel High School is one of those schools.

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Arundel theater company enters thick of musical season stress

(Photo courtesy of Cezary Gurbada)

By Laura Bonnington

As musical season gets ready to start up again, the stress of all the perils that go along with 4-day-a-week rehearsals and what it takes to put on a full-scale musical, begins. Members of the Arundel Theater Company shared what stresses them out the most about theater season in preparation for the coming months.

Continue reading “Arundel theater company enters thick of musical season stress”

Top tech news articles of December 2017

By Tamoor Hamid

The last month of 2017 was filled with many historical moments. Perhaps the most significant news, the FCC decided the fate of Net Neutrality. From Voyager 1 to an Apple fiasco, December was a month to remember. Continue reading “Top tech news articles of December 2017”