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The Innocence Project

The Innocence Project

Jinling Wang, Feature Editor March 20, 2024

In a recent study conducted by Georgia, the Innocence Project reported that between four to six percent of people incarcerated in U.S. prisons are actually innocent.  Established in 1992 by trailblazing...

Stage Band Feature

Stage Band Feature

Jinling Wang, Feature Editor February 4, 2024

An Interview with 97-year-old Post-WWII Veteran Calvin Camp

An Interview with 97-year-old Post-WWII Veteran Calvin Camp

Lucia Camp, News Editor February 2, 2024

Q: What Inspired You To Enlist? A: A military man came to my high school (Lancaster High School) and spoke to the seniors who wanted to hear his talk. I had this idea of being a pilot, and this guy really...

How to Ace Your College Interview

How to Ace Your College Interview

Elyse Weaver, Staff Writer February 2, 2024

Kevin Guay and Daisy Altamirano

Shifts in the History Dept.

Lucia Camp, News Editor January 25, 2024

Dena Montague, AP U.S. History and AP Comparative Government instructor and Environmental Justice Lecturer at UCSB, accepted a position at Stanford starting at the end of December to be a lecturer in the...

The Poetry of Songwriting

The Poetry of Songwriting

Cierra Nervo and Lucy Wang January 12, 2024

Hozier “If the Heavens ever did speak, She's the last true mouthpiece.” This soulful verse is the creation of Andrew Hozier-Byrne, otherwise known as Hozier, in his hit song “Take Me To Church.”...

Anna Alldredge Named Head of Upper School

Anna Alldredge Named Head of Upper School

Alexia Acosta, Staff December 5, 2023

Q: What new or different things are you hoping to bring to the Upper School? What is your vision for the future?   A: Our Upper School is thriving and so many great things are already happening...

The Supreme Court: The Largest Threat to Democracy in the United States

The Supreme Court: The Largest Threat to Democracy in the United States

Lucia Camp October 18, 2023

The Supreme Court is decidedly undemocratic and has been since its creation in 1789. In a government designed to give voice to citizens through the election of representatives in the House and Senate and...

Teens Shouldnt Be Too Young to Invest.

Teens Shouldn’t Be Too Young to Invest.

Lucia Camp, News Editor August 4, 2023

At age 14, Americans can begin to work, but the privilege of investing this money comes much later on. The limits that legislature puts on minors to partake in even long-term, low-risk investments allow...

Head of Upper School Melissa Alkire

Farewell to Melissa Alkire

Lucia Camp June 5, 2023

"Ms. Alkire leads with her love for students, families, and colleagues, said Head of School Ron Cino, “She understands that building community deepens the trust and belonging we need to foster an innovative,...

What is the Lab-Grown Meat Industry?

What is the Lab-Grown Meat Industry?

Elyse Weaver, Staff Writer June 2, 2023

Vegetarianism and veganism have been on the rise for decades, drawing people in for both health and ethical reasons. As the global percentage of nonmeat-eaters has risen, the demand for meat substitutes...

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