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Friendships

Friendships

Eric Buchanan, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Friends. Friends are someone we can rely on when we feel down; someone who shares the same interests as you. Someone you can trust. I’m here to guide you on a journey about relationships with friends and how it affects everyday lives. Let’s start with what most friendships are built on. I do a...

Lacking Layers

Lacking Layers

Anna Wheeler, Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

The transition from fall to winter brings a variety of new things to the table: snow, freezing weather, new Starbucks cups, and heavy winter coats. However, high school students never seem to wear an appropriate jacket and instead opt for a sweatshirt that never seems to keep them warm. From persona...

A Threat to the Freedom of the Press

A Threat to the Freedom of the Press

Rebecca Benjamin, Staff Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

On November 7, Jim Acosta, the Chief White House correspondent for CNN, was revoked of his hard pass, a non-temporary clearance to enter the West Wing of the White House, from the White House, banning him from entering the grounds at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue. When Acosta's hard pass was revoked, Sara...

When Does the Holiday Season Officially Start?

When Does the Holiday Season Officially Start?

Lena Groth, Staff Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

It's November 1st. Spooky season has just ended. Taking down fake spider webs and throwing out the jack-o-lanterns, you find yourself thinking: "Is it too early to start getting in the holiday spirit?" Or maybe you're indecisive, wondering if now is an acceptable time to turn on the Christmas music. Like...

How to Stop Procrastinating

How to Stop Procrastinating

Anna Wheeler, Writer

October 30, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Procrastination. By definition, it is the action of delaying or postponing something. It's an epidemic that is spreading around the nation; in fact, you might even be procrastinating right now. Maybe you are trying to pretend that the math test tomorrow doesn’t exist or you just keep putting o...

When Kanye Snapped…

When Kanye Snapped…

Galeela Senbetta, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

4 weeks ago, Kanye West took the SNL stage for their 44th Season Opening to give an odd performance of one of his new songs, “I Love It,” which featured him and Lil Pump wearing water bottle costumes. However, after the show ended and the cameras stopped filming, West went into a rant wearing a “M...

What’s a Dog Show?…a Crash Course in Conformation and More

What’s a Dog Show?…a Crash Course in Conformation and More

Lena Groth, Staff Writer

October 1, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Yes, I know. Showing dogs is a unique hobby for a teenager like me. You’ve probably heard of the Westminster Dog Show that fancy production in New York City every February, the World Series of dog shows. At first glance, a conformation dog show might seem unusual. However, there is a purpose behind it. A...

The Talk

The Talk

Sophia Diaz, Staff Writer

April 9, 2018


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Student Life

While watching a recent Blackish episode on ABC, "The Talk" was drawn to my attention for the first time. In this specific episode, the show teamed up with P&G in their My Black is Beautiful initiative to spread awareness of "The Talk," presented as a dialogue between African American parents and...

This Be March Madness, Yet There’s Method in It

This Be March Madness, Yet There’s Method in It

Jack Berens, Co-editor

April 2, 2018


Filed under Home, News, Perspectives, Sports, Student Life

Yes, I'm aware.  Number one ranked Villanova hasn't lost since late February, and in fact, they've won by double digits in every game since late February as well.  Their starting five all racked up double-digit points in its rout of the #1 seeded Kansas over the weekend.  The Wildcats tied the record...

What Should America Do About Mass Shootings?

What Should America Do About Mass Shootings?

Jessica Lim, Chief of Layout

March 14, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

  Today marks the passing of one month since Marjory Stoneman Douglas Highschool in Parkland, Florida lost seventeen of its students and faculty to a teen shooter. It was a tragic day for the victims' families and for the school community, but also for America as a whole as she real...

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