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Coronavirus: Understated?

Coronavirus: Understated?

Ally D. and Christine L.

April 6, 2020

COVID-19 has spread across the globe, causing mass panic as well as the risk of economic breakdown. Without a doubt, many are concerned for their safety, even to the point of the seagull-like flocking for toilet paper. An increased level of panic could freak out people even more than the hand sanitiz...

Climate Realist vs. Climate Activist

Climate Realist vs. Climate Activist

Ashley P. and Christine L.

March 13, 2020

Climate change is one of the most controversial topics of the decade. Whether global warming affects the earth or not, the issue never fails to bring the heat.  One of the most outspoken and active voices on the topic is 17-year-old Greta Thunberg. As a climate youth activist, she has received worldwid...

Do Transgender Women Deserve a Seat in the 2020 Olympics?

Do Transgender Women Deserve a Seat in the 2020 Olympics?

Mikah C. and Shivani R.

March 13, 2020

For the first time in history, a biological male who openly identifies as a woman will compete in the Olympic Trials. Megan Youngren strives to represent the USA women’s track team in the 2020 Summer Olympics. According to the Daily Signal, “Youngren qualified for the Trials after a strong pe...

Is It A Sport?

Is It A Sport?

Azam E., Writer

March 5, 2020

There are over 8000 sports, according to Steemit. Yet some argue that physical exercise does not make an activity a sport. All across social media, videos degrade sports like cheer, archery, and dance. This can be offensive to those who engage in these sports. “I think it’s messed up how people d...

Good for a girl?

Good for a girl?

Kaylee L., Writer

March 2, 2020

Tennis has always been my sport. I swung my first racket, pink with Dora on the head, when I was 5. I competed in my first tournaments when I was 8, and lost in the first round. I was upset, but nothing that a scoop of ice cream didn’t fix. Having played competitively since those early years, I have...

Holidays for All!

Holidays for All!

Jenna Q. and Shivani R.

February 28, 2020

Most schools have breaks throughout the school year for holidays. The most common intervals among students are Thanksgiving Holiday, Winter Recess and Spring Recess. While Thanksgiving and Spring Break don’t have anything to do with religious celebrations, multiple religious holidays fall in the middle of ...

Family Businesses

Family Businesses

Carolina A. and Ally D.

February 28, 2020

Does owning a business change how a person sees life? Does it instantly make them look snooty or intelligent? Perhaps, they look like any other student in your classroom. And chances are, their parents are self-employed. Around 33% of adults are self-employed in America, and the numbers are rising. Acco...

Is smelling farts good for you?

Is smelling farts good for you?

Conner L., Writer

February 28, 2020

You’re sitting on a couch with your friend playing some video games. Suddenly you hear it. Perhaps it was a simple hiss or maybe a loud blart, but you recognize it. That was definitely a fart. You might walk away or open the window to wait for the scent to retreat, yet it turns out that smelling farts ...

College and Career Day

College and Career Day

Carolina A., Writer

February 21, 2020

Students walk around the gym looking for a station to pull up to. Maybe they will drive for UPS, work at Starbucks, or become a police officer. The options are many. As students get older they might just look back on this day and realize how important it was in helping them find what they wanted to b...

Experimenting on Animals

Experimenting on Animals

Mikah C., Writer

February 21, 2020

Thousands of years ago, the ancient Greeks began experimenting on animals. According to the US National Institutes of Medicine and Health, Greek physicians used animals as models of anatomy in their studies. Today, this practice continues. Animals are used to test new vaccines and cosmetics or undergo exper...

Wait For It!

Wait For It!

Ally D., Writer

February 14, 2020

What is a legacy? For Alexander Hamilton, it’s a musical, a face on the $10 bill, and a place in our 8th-grade history books. However, his ‘garden’ (spoiler alert; he says this before Burr shoots him) is yet to be completed, as a new movie has been filmed. By joining forces with Walt Disney ...

January 2020

January 2020

Azam E., Writer

February 14, 2020

New Year’s is a yearly time of optimism and hope, as people have the opportunity to change, make resolutions, and better themselves. Yet in the first month of the new decade many sorrowful things have taken place.  For example, The coronavirus is spreading like wildfire, with nearly 60,000 cases. ...

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