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People should stop supporting fast-fashion companies with negative environmental impact, start supporting small businesses

People should stop supporting fast-fashion companies with negative environmental impact, start supporting small businesses

Avery Carlisle May 20, 2022

Starting in middle school I would always see the girls posting clothing hauls from sites including Shein or Zaful and I would get so jealous that they were finding the latest trends and getting so many...

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Student athletes consider balance of performance, artistry in their sports

Avery Carlisle March 18, 2022

According to gymnast and junior Kendall Powell, many people watch gymnastics for the entertainment aspect but fail to realize the type of athleticism needed for the activity. “Even if I didn’t do...

As Half Notes workshop approaches, choir members reflect on leadership roles within performing arts community

As Half Notes workshop approaches, choir members reflect on leadership roles within performing arts community

Avery Carlisle January 16, 2022

Erin Gordon, Ambassadors member and senior, said she grew up surrounded by choir because her older brother was involved with it throughout his high school years.  She said, “When I was little, I...

Students talk about “camp,” niche, non mainstream aesthetics

Students talk about “camp,” niche, non mainstream aesthetics

Avery Carlisle December 7, 2021

Q&A with Senior Regan Wakeman How would you describe your style? Honestly, I wouldn’t categorize my style as any certain subculture or any niche I’m trying to fit into. I think I’m just...

Q&A with freshman Jackson Bowers on nature, Bob Ross inspired artworks

Avery Carlisle November 12, 2021

What sparked your interest in Bob Ross style painting? (I was) 12 or 13 and I was just watching a lot of videos back when those came out. Then one time for Christmas my parents didn’t really have...

artful strokes: 
Senior Nash Cheslock adds details to a pair of white Nike Air Force 1 shoes. Cheslock said he mostly uses acrylic paints for these projects.

Q&A with senior Nash Cheslock on shoe painting hobby

Avery Carlisle October 22, 2021

When did you start painting shoes and how did you discover this hobby? I saw one guy on YouTube do it and it looked really cool, so I figured I would make my own pair. I also paint AirPods and do regular...

All Availability for Abortion Rights

All Availability for Abortion Rights

Avery Carlisle and Lily Farrell October 1, 2021

Abortion rights should be available to all women no matter the circumstances With the recent Supreme Court bans on most abortion rights in Texas and other places around the country, many women have...

Creative Choreo: The Ambassador choir members practice their routines in a gym. The fall performance will be on Sept. 29.

A Change of Scenery

Avery Carlisle, Entertainment Reporter September 23, 2021

Due to ongoing changes to the performing arts wing, the choir program has had to make adjustments on how they run rehearsals.  The department has had to change how it will run rehearsals and performances...

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