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Hang up and hang out

Hang up and hang out
December 19, 2019

Reflecting back on how many nights I’ve stayed watching TV or wasting time, I realize how productive I could have been. Because of my late-night escapades, I often find myself feeling tired and impotent....

Self care is not selfish

Self care is not selfish
December 19, 2019

Self care is a hot topic these days: the “treat yourself” movement fills social media platforms with influencers promoting the next best thing that will guarantee true happiness and success. Self care...

Four things you need to know before you see “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”

Four things you need to know before you see “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker”
December 17, 2019

The highly anticipated final installment of the “Star Wars” franchise releases on Dec. 20. With two years since the release of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi,” fans have been missing this part of the...

“Green” Christmas

“Green” Christmas
December 16, 2019

When the holiday season rolls around, people usually become frantic, stressed or burdened; similarly, the Earth feels the same way. The environmental impacts of Christmas consumerism are actively contributing...

Cut short

Cut short
December 11, 2019

My hair shuffles off in chunks as the scissors slide through it with utmost precision for what feels like hours. The barber finally turns my chair around. I fumble for my glasses and peer into the mirror....

The Other Side: Immigration

The Other Side: Immigration
December 10, 2019

Immigration is a very contentious current issue, especially under the Trump administration. The Republican Party is not opposed to legal immigration. The conservative viewpoint, which supports upholding...

Tuning in with Leila: Frank Ocean is back

Tuning in with Leila: Frank Ocean is back
December 5, 2019

Is it the end of the world? It must be.  After a 21 month - yes, that is one year and eight months - hiatus, Frank Ocean has released not one, but TWO songs this fall. On Oct. 19, Ocean released “DHL,”...

“The Goldfinch” book review

“The Goldfinch” book review
December 3, 2019

“The Goldfinch” by Donna Tartt tells the life story of Theodore Decker. When he was 13, Theo and his mother were victims of a terrorist attack on a museum in New York; his mother was killed, but Theo...

The Toxicity of Social Media

The Toxicity of Social Media
November 23, 2019

It’s safe to say that at some point, everyone has felt insecure because of social media, whether it was a post that didn't get very many likes or a comparison made between you and a Photoshopped supermodel....

Top Five Podcasts

Top Five Podcasts
November 12, 2019

Let me set the scene for you. You need to do chores around the house like cleaning your room, doing the dishes, etc. You are having one of those moments when you don’t really want to listen to music...

Tuning in with Leila: Intro to stardom

Tuning in with Leila: Intro to stardom
November 7, 2019

Dababy released his seventh album, titled “KIRK,” on Sept. 27, which is also the six month anniversary of his father’s death. Dababy’s fan base has flourished immensely since the release of his...

Staff Editorial: It is time to re-think advisory

Despite good intentions , advisory's forced lesson lead to disengagement in some classrooms. In a poll of 100 students, 86% said they believe their advisory is not accomplishing its stated goal.
November 4, 2019

Last school year, advisory was implemented into students’ schedules with the intent of promoting meaningful connections between staff and students as well as providing academic support. After a year...

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