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Instant Gratification

Instant Gratification

Phoebe Stein

June 3, 2019

"Can I see it?” one may ask as soon as the camera shutter goes off. “Just take a few more, I think you caught my bad side,” is muttered as people flip through an array of digital photos. This is not a luxury that earlier cameras offered. Once upon a time, taking a photo seemed precious — t...

Orthorexia

Orthorexia

WORDS and ART by DAISY FINEFROCK

June 1, 2019

As a society, we are finally being informed of the dangers of eating disorders to the public, along with the many signs, symptoms, and treatments. In this regard, we are helping many potential victims of eating disorders. Yet, there is this underlying problem which is not addressed by the public... ...

The Missing L in LGBTQ

The Missing L in LGBTQ

Daisy Finefrock

May 1, 2019

History changing right in front of our eyes. This last decade has been notable for LGBTQ+ rights and representation. However, this change has not extended for all queer people. A lot has changed since 1997 when actress and comedian, Ellen Degeneres, came out to the world in the most public forum: on cab...

That’s the Tea

That’s the Tea

Phoebe Stein

April 17, 2019

I weigh: introvert, compassionate, unashamed. I weigh: anxiety, queer, disabled. I weigh: survivor, sarcastic, sensitive. I weigh Individual. Strong. Unapologetic. To actress Jameela Jamil, most recognizable from the award-winning show “The Good Place,” the only thing worse than being told that you ...

Not Guilty

Not Guilty

Daisy Finefrock and Phoebe Stein

February 27, 2019

When the verdict “Not guilty” rang out through the courtroom in early February, Juan, an illegal immigrant, and longtime United States resident thought he was finally safe. He couldn’t have been more wrong. Before settling down with his wife, Juan immigrated to the United States in 2000, making...

Open Borders

Open Borders

Daisy Finefrock

February 27, 2019

Asylum seekers are individuals who flee from their country in search of a safe new home, many coming from crime-infested countries like Mexico and El Salvador. Recently, the talk of having open borders has been the main point of political discourse, with the right-wing leaning towards more border...

Locked Up

Locked Up

Daisy Finefrock

December 6, 2018

I grew up going to zoos and aquariums. Both teach children about animals and provide an experience you can’t find in books or television. That’s why I found it so odd when I saw movies like “Blackfish” or “The Cove” coming out. I didn’t understand why people would boycott suc...

The Future of Magazines

The Future of Magazines

Madeleine Nicks

December 6, 2018

If you think about a class magazine, the first image that will pop into your head is dozens of bound, glossy, bright pages filled with celebrities, fashion, politics and graphics. That classic magazine could be changing forever. The first magazine was published in 1741, and since the beginning, it was consid...

Showing and Selling Animals

Showing and Selling Animals

Ruth Beckmen

October 11, 2018

  A global network of youth organizations whose mission is “engaging youth to reach their fullest potential while advancing the field of youth development.”  The “4-H” stand for head, heart, hands, and health to not only better your club and community but the world. There is a lot w...

A Reflection on my College Process

A Reflection on my College Process

Kailea Hieshima

June 4, 2018

There’s a certain way that I thought my life, specifically the next four years of my life, would turn out. I had this perfect vision of myself, and I thought it was going to be my reality. I had applied to 11 schools, and, of those, I actually wanted to go to two. I believed that I was going to end...

If You Could Do High School Over Again, You Would …

If You Could Do High School Over Again, You Would …

June 4, 2018

  HANNAH MILLER “I would go to more school and sports events. They are really fun, and it’s great to see the community come together and support everyone. I don’t think I realized that until senior year.”       ROTH YIN “I don’t regret many thi...

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