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Students connect musical genres to their own identity, personalities

Students connect musical genres to their own identity, personalities

Royce Brown February 1, 2023

Junior Caleb Kim loads his barbell with heavy plates. As he prepares himself for the bench press, he takes a sip of water before putting both of his AirPods in his ear. Turning up the volume on his phone,...

Senior Gloria Sanchez is holding a giraffe stuffed animal. She said that having an inner child is a good thing.

Involved students weigh in on bringing “inner child” into their personality

Ayaan Nadeem January 31, 2023

Sophomore Ashlyn Higley said students at this school feel pressured to act mature when they are still learning how things work. Higley said that this in part is due to social media.  “I think that...

Students, professor see social media as platform to raise awareness, build solidarity

Students, professor see social media as platform to raise awareness, build solidarity

Chenyao Liu January 28, 2023

Senior Somayeh Gambles said she believes social media can rapidly spread important information, specifically regarding the Mahsa Amini protests in Iran. Amini died in police custody after being detained...

Students, professor debate effects of seeing violence on social media, desensitization

Students, professor debate effects of seeing violence on social media, desensitization

Chenyao Liu January 26, 2023

Senior Eric Yang said he believes the massive amount and frequency of content on social media can be overwhelming.  “You’re scrolling, and you get so much content of all different sorts at the...

Senior Eric Yang scrolls through tik tok during his SSRT. He said that social media can lead to less personal friendships.

Students recognize social media’s impact on communication, social aggression

Chenyao Liu January 24, 2023

Senior Eric Yang spends a lot of time on TikTok. However, though he said he enjoys being on social media, he also believes it can be harmful.  “I believe (social media is) a very inevitable thing...

Senior Zachary Zach Mintz reads from a Siddur which contains different blessings said on a variety of occasions. It also contains some texts from the Torah which are read on a weekly basis.

As high-profile celebrities promote anti-semitism, those of Jewish faith work to combat stereotypes

Maggie Meyer January 18, 2023

Controversy around anti-semitic comments from celebrities has risen lately. Kanye West made a number of antisemitic comments and tweets late last year. While others like Mel Gibson, Nick Cannon and...

Sophomore Becca Howard reflects on the effects of self-improvement on personal identity.

In light of “It Girl” and “Glow Up” trends, effects of self-improvement, comparison at this school viewed positively, negatively

Maddie Misterka November 21, 2022

Senior Peyton “Pey” Henney has been posting on her fitness Instagram since September 2019. According to Henney, she wanted to make the account to teach people about self love and healthy ways to...

Involved students debate benefits, deficits of a culture of academic pressure, validation

Involved students debate benefits, deficits of a culture of academic pressure, validation

Ayaan Nadeem and Jillian Moore September 14, 2022

According to the National Library of Medicine, there is a correlation between symptoms of anxiety and depression and academic stress. With the second month of school beginning, students have observed that...

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