The Day Creek Howl

Loneliness

Loneliness

Ethan N., Writer

May 16, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s a feeling that we usually don’t like, but it’s there and it’s not uncommon. It’s a feeling that there’s nobody but yourself. And as our generation grows more phone-obsessed, we also seem to grow lonelier. We, as a whole, are losing a part of our humanity. We’d rather send a te...

Music-My Escape

Music-My Escape

Sydnee R., Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

As school comes to an end, the collective stress level of students across the country seems to have skyrocketed. Final tests and projects are flooding our brains and leaving scraps of pressure to impress our parents at open house. Learning to cope with all of this worry is something I still haven’t...

Advice To 8th Graders Stressing On Finals

Advice To 8th Graders Stressing On Finals

Viraj N., Writer

May 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I know that there are some people who do not care what score they get on the finals tests. And I also know for sure that there are people who are desperately studying the night before the test. Well, this article is here to give you guys some advice on what to do if you are very stressed. Attempt t...

Corrupt Media

Corrupt Media

Sydnee R., Writer

May 4, 2018


Filed under Opinion

All around me, I see famous people. Actors, musicians, models and more. But why do we put these people on such high pedestals? Media today focuses more on theatrical talent than they do on kind people with kindred souls. I must admit, I fall under the same spell cast by “Keeping Up With The Kard...

Illegal Immigration

Illegal Immigration

Ava Q., Writer

April 27, 2018


Filed under Opinion

The current population in the United States is about 326,042,478. Of these people, an estimated 12.5 million are undocumented and here illegally. The dilemma of illegal immigration is slowly compromising our country as we struggle to find a solution to this tug-of-war conflict. Some say that illegal immi...

Advances in Prosthetics

Advances in Prosthetics

Viraj N., Writer

April 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

The perception of disability develops on two fronts: how disabled people view themselves, and how others view the disabled. Specifically when talking about a missing appendage, the disability itself is highly visible to the outside world. When an amputee looks in the mirror, what do you think they see? Wha...

The Whole Picture

The Whole Picture

Demiana G., Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Close your eyes for a second and imagine the following: You’re walking through the halls on your way to lunch, and you don’t intend to, but you start thinking about everything that is going wrong in your life. Grandpa is in the hospital, recently diagnosed with cancer, a “friend” of yours doesn...

Growing Up In A Developing Country

Growing Up In A Developing Country

Isabelle P., Writer

April 18, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Having grown up in America, it’s easy to take everything that we have for granted. Information at our fingertips. A fair(ish) government. The freedom to take any job as long as we work hard. However, in many countries, this is definitely not the case. My father, Sunil Pinto, grew up in India, a deve...

Gun Control

Gun Control

Joshua B. and Ethan N.

April 13, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Valentine’s Day of 2018, seventeen individuals died in the Parkland school shooting. This was the second deadliest school shooting in American history, second only to the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Quickly, a huge uproar rippled across the United States. About a month after the shootin...

Hurt and Afraid

Hurt and Afraid

Sydnee R., Writer

April 3, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A small, young girl sits alone in her room, tears streaming down her face as the pain surges through her arm. This wasn’t the first time she’s felt this way. In fact, it isn’t even the second or third, but maybe the 30th or 40th. She’s long since lost count. We’ll never know why people hurt others, e...

Do Book To Film Adaptations Do Justice?

Do Book To Film Adaptations Do Justice?

Crystal M., Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

After reading a great book, it’s every reader’s wish to see it on the big screen, but after seeing several book to film adaptations, many viewers are often disappointed. Either an important detail was missed by writers and producers, or the movie was not similar to the book in any way. Walking ou...

Valentine’s Day? No Thanks!

Valentine’s Day? No Thanks!

Emily L., Writer

February 14, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It’s that time of year again. Full of hearts, roses and lonely people. As you see your friends receive gift after gift, just how much money did that all cost? Also, where are my gifts?! Lovebirds spend around $13, 290, 000,00 a year on Valentine’s Day. 180 million cards are exchanged, 198, 000, 000 roses are produced and the average person spends $116 on p...

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