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Black Student Alliance president, student, teacher discuss importance of educating students about the civil rights movement

Evelyn Foster and Katie Maurer May 24, 2024

Hayden Houston, Black Student Alliance (BSA) president and senior, has been learning about the civil rights movement for years. Houston comes from a family that values open discussion about Black history,...

Students, counselor reflect on the long-term social effects of the pandemic

Students, counselor reflect on the long-term social effects of the pandemic

Deesha Roopesh March 22, 2024

Four years since the beginning of the Covid-19 pandemic, students are back at school and have resumed their normal routines. However, lingering effects from isolation remain for some students like sophomore...

Students, business teacher discuss influence of brand values on buying habits

Students, business teacher discuss influence of brand values on buying habits

Emma Hu and Jenny Li March 18, 2024

Consumerism has steadily risen for centuries, creating the multifaceted patterns of consumer spending that are seen in the world today. This trend is noted clearly in reports by the Bureau of Labor...

Good luck and bad luck are real phenomenons

Good luck and bad luck are real phenomenons

Ava Reddick March 17, 2024

With the start of Saint Patrick’s Day traditions, people have many ways of trying to become more lucky. With this holiday, many people who are Irish or of Irish origin are considered to be really lucky...

Students, registered dietician, psychologist discuss teenage dieting to uphold societal body standards

Students, registered dietician, psychologist discuss teenage dieting to uphold societal body standards

Royce Brown February 28, 2024

Senior Chris Yu shows up at his cafeteria table empty-handed; he had skipped breakfast that day too. For Yu, every food he eats has the potential to add weight to his body, which he said he views as being...

Students, teacher discuss Noah Kahans abrupt rise to fame and Grammy nomination

Students, teacher discuss Noah Kahan’s abrupt rise to fame and Grammy nomination

Elsie McAndrews February 1, 2024

Noah Kahan is a 26-year-old folk-pop artist, raised in rural Vermont and New Hampshire. After releasing his third album “Stick Season” in October, his monthly listener skyrocketed from 8 to 16 million,...

Senior Renee Kim writes a letter to her penpal in Japan. “Writing letters is honestly my favorite part, especially because I love stickers and it’s so fun to go in and personalize it. That shows the person receiving it a bit of my personality,” Kim said.

In honor of Letter Writing Week, students discuss importance of penpals on friendships

Lily Hao January 18, 2024

Renee Kim, secretary for the Healing Hearts Pen Friends club and senior, said she values the art of writing letters while living in a society where social media has become the main form of communication. “When...

Phones at concerts; keeping memories or distracting

Phones at concerts; keeping memories or distracting

Ava Reddick January 18, 2024

Coordinators for the Bruno Mars concert, which is scheduled to arrive in the United States next month, won’t be allowing recording devices for the concert. Mars is part of a growing number of artists,...

Opposing column: The new Hunger Games movies have better development [opinion]

Opposing column: The new Hunger Games movies have better development [opinion]

Ava Reddick December 11, 2023

Overall, the new movie “The Hunger Games: Ballad of Songbirds and Snakes” is better than the original films. It gives audiences so much more insight and information about what is really happening during...

Grace Guo & Ayaan Nadeem

Students, communications chair discuss skewed perspectives that come from polarization of social media

Emma Hu and Asini Jayarapu November 16, 2023

Like many of his classmates, sophomore Jackson “Jack” Miller uses his free time in classes to scroll on his phone. However, Miller has different interests than his peers. While they tap away at Instagram...

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