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Girls Just Want to Have Fun...damental Rights

Girls Just Want to Have Fun…damental Rights

Magdalena Amezaga and Elli Westmacott January 5, 2023

In our November 2021 issue, writers discussed the tensions between the women in Texas and the Texas legislation, the fear that women in Texas were immersed in, and the hypothetical dystopia that our country...

The Science Behind Sleep and Dreams

The Science Behind Sleep and Dreams

Jinling Wang December 20, 2022

One sheep, two sheep, three sheep jump over emerald fields, slowly dimming into falling darkness as they fall into a peaceful slumber. Curling in the warmth and safety of our blankets, hours will tick...

Loss of Indigenous Culture

Loss of Indigenous Culture

Christiana Cino December 20, 2022

At the mention of COVID-19, what is the first thing you think about? The number of deaths? How it affected you? How it hurt your friends and your family? How you had to wear a mask everywhere you went?...

Writing is Not a Lost Art

Writing is Not a Lost Art

Niccolo D’Agruma December 20, 2022

Writing matters. It’s an art. The process is, at times, painful and exhausting. It is about the process, and the tool authors use to express themselves, show their imagination, and find their identity. Artistic...

State Street is Evolving

State Street is Evolving

Niccolo D'Agruma December 18, 2022

We are becoming an America that favors alternatives to cars. Within weeks after the pandemic lockdowns were instituted, restaurants and shops physically moved onto the streets, building extensions and...

Racism, regardless of intention, still hurts.

It’s [Not Just] A Joke

Dionne Peterson December 12, 2022

On her freshman year trip, Hispanic senior Jade Silva and her peers walked past a taco truck. Her peers laughed, pointed to the taco truck nearby, and then pointed to Jade.  It was small, ignorant,...

College Connections

College Connections

June 22, 2022

With this year’s seniors ready to move on to some of the top colleges and universities, faculty offer words of wisdom and advice to the students attending their alma maters. Blake Dorfman Q: What are...

Dare, Madeleine, Frances and Hanna

Stance of the Staff

Campus feels silent and strange. Passing periods, normally loud and bustling, are quiet and still. The senior quad sits empty at lunch; the space feels too large for us to inhabit. Juniors fill the senior...

Instagrams

Instagrams

Hanna Masri May 9, 2022

Banished Books

Banished Books

Elli Westmacott April 28, 2022

For children, stories often act as portals into the lives and cultures of others.  To understand the essence of literature, readers place themselves in the characters, and, as we get older, we put...

The Gift of Education

The Gift of Education

Hanna Masri and Dare Fitzpatrick April 6, 2022

We live in an unequal society. Whether it is based on race, income, or nationality, the social, economic, and governmental systems in the United States and the world are biased.  Many of our readers...

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