Got Questions? “ASK X,Y,Z!”

  Welcome to the MCSM Advice Column! Students can ask our XYZ columnists for help by emailing us at mcsmrampage@gmail.com. Don’t worry, all questions and replies are kept anonymous! Each month our advice experts will respond to the 3 or 4 best questions or problems submitted. Dear XYZ: How do I stop procrastinating? X responds: […]

7 Reasons Why the Best Place to Be Right Now Is In High School

By Karla Davis The nation’s high school graduation rate hit its record high in the years 2012-13 at approximately 81%. That is an almost 10% increase in comparison to the graduation rates in years 2005-06. With these two facts at hand, I could not help but question, “why?” and “how?” For all I knew, 1. […]

Dressing for Halloween…A Scientific Solution

By Shinelle Black Time is the enemy of all men.  That statement is in no way relevant to the content of this article, yet it accurately depicts how I feel the initial days following October 31st, every year. Halloween, a day more prized, exalted, celebrated, acknowledged, and recognized than my own birthday, (or Christmas, Thanksgiving, […]

Your Ultimate Test Guide: SAT vs. ACT

  By Shumaya Islam      As a current junior at MCSM, I am personally attempting to balance my normal school work with preparing for the upcoming standardized tests—best known as the SAT and the ACT.  When I first started planning my study guide, all I knew was that the SAT and the ACT were required tests […]

OPINION: Are Sports and Entertainment Stars Intelligent?

  By Mariama Bah   Do you think that basketball players or other kinds of celebrities are intelligent? Usually when we hear words such as “celebrities,” one of the things that comes to mind is that they don’t care about school, and that they probably didn’t even get their high school diploma. However, individuals like […]

STUDENT LIFE: How to Ace the AP Exams With Less Anxiety

By Cesay Camera Amidst the stress of upcoming AP Exams, it is not uncommon for AP students to feel like giving up despite all the sleepless nights and early morning cram sessions endured, and lunch periods sacrificed with your peers. It’s May and you probably feel like you are running out of mental energy and […]

MCSM RamPage Staffers Make New Year’s Resolutions…

 By Beverly Danquah,  Editor in Chief A New Year’s resolution is an act of self-improvement in which one starts or stops doing something in the new year. This year, 2015, writers from the MCSM RamPage decided to start off right by establishing a few goals for themselves and for the paper. From bettering our grades to […]

College of the Month Dickinson College/ Scholarship of the Month Jackie Robinson Scholarship

By Keisha Aboagye Dickinson College is a private, liberal-arts college located in suburban Carlisle, PA. Founded in 1783, it has a total undergraduate enrollment of 2,396. A bachelor of arts or sciences is available for students in 22 disciplinary majors and 20 interdisciplinary majors. The most popular majors are international trade/business/commerce, biology/biological sciences, psychology, economics, […]

Latino Rampage: Volumen 2

EJERCICIOS PARA HACER EN CASA DURANTE EL INVIERNO Por Benny Ogando En medio de un clima extremadamente frío y constantes batallas contra la naturaleza, muchos de nosotros no queremos hacer nuestro viaje diario la escuela, y mucho menos al gimnasio. Pues aqui les tenemos una ofertaexclusiva de ejerciciospararealizar en casa. Muchos de los ejercicios de […]