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“Black Widow” star Scarlett Johansson’s  lawsuit against Disney sets a precedent for local actors

“Black Widow” star Scarlett Johansson’s lawsuit against Disney sets a precedent for local actors

Marissa Finney September 23, 2021

character Black Widow, otherwise known as Natasha Romanoff, has been a staple character of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) since some of its earliest movies. Now that the MCU has developed and grown...

As disputes over social media occur between millennials and Gen Z, students should take opportunities to grow closer to other Gen Z members and have discussions with Millennials

As disputes over social media occur between millennials and Gen Z, students should take opportunities to grow closer to other Gen Z members and have discussions with Millennials

Riley Laferriere April 16, 2021

Side parts and the laughing-crying emoji are a craze of the past according to many Gen Z’ers that have been criticizing the Millennial generation. Recently, criticisms like these have been traveling...

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns  by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Men should stop dismissing women’s concerns by saying “Not All Men,” listen, support them instead

Kruti Subbannavar April 11, 2021

About six months ago, I was mindlessly scrolling down Instagram when this reel caught my eye. It was about a male Tik-Toker asking his female followers what they would do if the world had no men for an...

Students should evaluate the importance of poetry, the benefits it has and reflect on diversity

Students should evaluate the importance of poetry, the benefits it has and reflect on diversity

Zainab Idrees March 27, 2021

Poetry is a form of art; it’s a way of expressing something in an untraditional manner.  When you think of poetry, you’re most likely picturing those old guys writing about loneliness ,and that’s...

Students should aim to judge presidents in totality, account for strengths and flaws

Students should aim to judge presidents in totality, account for strengths and flaws

Ashwin Prasad February 15, 2021

The 2020 election is finally in the rearview mirror, and a new administration has taken office. Joe Biden’s first days as president have certainly been eventful; according to NPR, Biden has signed 28...

Students should consider applying for local scholarships in second semester

Students should consider applying for local scholarships in second semester

Gray Martens February 15, 2021

College applications are a pain. They’re the final hurdle of high school for most students, and whether you’re filling out two applications or twelve, it’s rarely a fun process. First, you have to...

Being physically alone should be normalized, promotes self-growth

Being physically alone should be normalized, promotes self-growth

February 14, 2021

For my entire life, I have always considered myself to be an introvert: I get drained quickly from large social gatherings, I have a small group of close-knit friends, and, most notably, I cherish my alone...

2021 Grammy nominations lacked transparency, snubbed deserving artists

2021 Grammy nominations lacked transparency, snubbed deserving artists

Maddie Kosc and Wendy Zhu January 16, 2021

It is safe to say that the 2021 Grammy Award nominee list resulted in many disagreements in the music world. Listeners, myself included, were shocked to hear that Abel Tesfaye, known as The Weeknd, received...

With hybrid, virtual schedules, students should  appreciate educators’ efforts to adapt to new teaching methods

With hybrid, virtual schedules, students should appreciate educators’ efforts to adapt to new teaching methods

Chenyao Liu January 11, 2021

       A few weeks before the end of the first semester, I was getting ready to do a debate in AP European History when the class got off track. I’m still not sure how we got into the topic, but...

In-person college visits matter, but applicants should stay safe and find alternatives

In-person college visits matter, but applicants should stay safe and find alternatives

Maddie Kosc November 14, 2020

Spring break of my freshman year, I visited nearly 15 universities over the span of a week. My sister, who was a soon-to-be senior, was visiting as many colleges as she could before her time to apply came....

Due to the national coin shortage and COVID-19, cash should be used less commonly

Due to the national coin shortage and COVID-19, cash should be used less commonly

October 18, 2020

In January, I started working at Starbucks. In April, my store closed due to COVID-19. A month later my store reopened but with many restrictions put in place by our corporate office. We were (and still...

Movie theaters are dying, we shouldnt let them

Movie theaters are dying, we shouldn’t let them

August 24, 2020

Not too long ago it seemed rare to see a film premier on a streaming service of decent quality. For a while, oneself could be assured that a meme or two making fun of Netflix originals or adaptations would...

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