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The inequity behind athlete favoritism

Lily Hemmeter, Features Editor October 28, 2022

It’s no secret that colleges and universities take pride in their athletes and sports programs. It is almost impossible to visit a college campus without seeing its many state-of-the-art practice fields...

Hardest year of high school

Hardest year of high school

Ryleigh Bernhardt, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Is junior year really as hard as everyone says it is? Each year in high school brings its own trials and triumphs etc. Most students would say they have it the worst, but what year really is the hardest...

Sit right here: a commentary on assigned seating in high school

Sit right here: a commentary on assigned seating in high school

Ashlyn Hoffmann, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

Students have had assigned seating since elementary school; at the time this was believed to be beneficial. Young students got the chance to meet new people and experience sitting in all different types...

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The tribulations of trick or treating

Jackie Sibila, Editor-in-chief October 28, 2022

It’s 7 p.m. and dark outside. The only light is a soft orange glow coming from the full moon hanging in the dark sky. You spot your target. A cute ranch house with pumpkins lining the walkway. You rap...

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Best way to communicate via social media

Aine Heron, Staff Writer October 28, 2022

As schools have made the transition to utilizing online resources and sharing updates through social media, the question arises, what is the most efficient way to get information to the entire student...

Ready… Set… Write!

Cassie Weymouth, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

Timed writing has seemingly become an intrinsic part of the high school English and History curriculum. Any junior can tell you of the excessive number of 45 minute essays they have completed this year...

Microaggressions Aren’t So Micro

Microaggressions Aren’t So Micro

Michelle Wang, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

Growing up in a suburb of Baltimore, there were few Asian peers in my community, and even fewer Asian-Americans represented in the media. I grew up watching my peers pulling their eyes back in mocking,...

Hot Topics for 2022

Jackie Sibila and Olivia Morris May 31, 2022

Today’s world is full of controversy and strife about anything and everything people can think of. Arguments can quickly take a turn for the worse, words turning lethal, friendships turning into animosity....

An Argument for Year Round School: Written by a Student Who Loves Brain Breaks

Jackie Sibila, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

By the time June rolls around, burnout has taken over all motivation. But with June comes a well needed break: summer. It comes and goes and it’s just long enough for us to lose all the information gained...

Crocs: A Comeback Story

Crocs: A Comeback Story

Laura Pohl, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

I think we can all agree that Crocs are making a comeback in the world of fashion. Crocs were a popular shoe back in the day and I am here to defend why they should have never faded as a staple item in...

2k22 Playlist

2k22 Playlist

Erin Patterson, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

As the summer season approaches, editor Erin Patterson sat down to rank her top 10 summer playlist songs.  “Just A Little While” by The 502s My TikTok for you page brought this song into...

Ranking Colleges by their Best Aspect: Mascots

Madelena Lapinski, Staff Writer May 31, 2022

For the seniors committing and the juniors exploring colleges, many factors are considered: cost, dorms, location, programs, diversity and sports. But what is the symbol of everyone’s college experience?...

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