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Getting sick shouldn’t spread to your grades

Getting sick shouldn’t spread to your grades

Nick Walfrid, writer and photographer

November 14, 2017

Why is it that when you miss even one day of school, your grades suffer from the amount of busy work you miss? Why is it that if you are coughing, sneezing, and vomiting, you lose more from staying at home and getting better than attending school and spreading your illness to others? Some might say that...

Hands up or hands down?

Hands up or hands down?

October 12, 2017

Beating the odds: Movies > Books

Beating the odds: Movies > Books

Adam Chao

September 29, 2017

More often than not, movie adaptations fail to compare to their book counterpart. A director must keep the author’s original intent in mind while creating a movie, or they may lose the initial appeal. Despite the odds, rare instances occur in which a movie overshadows the book. Here are three not...

If I may respond

If I may respond

Ally Cottrell, writer

June 5, 2017

Hello, random and presumably male driver that has decided to whistle at a group of teenaged girls running down the side of the street. I’m sure the only reason that you didn’t stop and chat with us is that you are on your way to a very important event and not because you wouldn’t have whistled...

Assisted suicide

Assisted suicide

May 25, 2017

Chechnya opens new concentration camp for gay men

Chechnya opens new concentration camp for gay men

Anna Larionova, Writer

April 16, 2017

BY ANNA LARIONOVA More than 100 gay men are being held at a concentration camp in Chechnya and three have been murdered already, according to newspaper Novaya Gazeta (literally translates to “new newspaper”). This is the first concentration camp targeted at homosexuals since the Holocaust, yet not e...

Pointless rules

Tala Alfoqaha, Writer

April 12, 2017

By Tala Alfoqaha As the customary 3 consecutive dings ordain the end of the school day, students flock to the new commons in droves, chatting amiably in groups aggregated around and between lunch tables. Laughter echoes off the sun-drenched windows and the relief of surviving yet another day of sc...

Are my relationship standards unrealistic?

Are my relationship standards unrealistic?

Kate Stager, Writer

April 12, 2017

By Kate Stager Ah, the infamous checklist. The deal breakers, the must-haves and the hell no’s. Many people have their standards for what they want in a relationship, and what they want in another person. Some people have visions of what their lives would look like with a certain person in it, or ma...

The high price of education

The high price of education

Kelly Pu, Writer

March 30, 2017

As college decisions come out this spring, some high school seniors are having to sacrifice their college education because of money. College tuition has become a rising issue, exacerbated by debates over tuition, free college, and student loans in the 2016 presidential campaign. According to the National...

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