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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...

Feminism Through the Ages

Feminism Through the Ages

Sofia Ramirez March 3, 2022

Seneca Falls Convention (1848) Women were denied fundamental rights, including property ownership, voting, financial independence, and education. Elizabeth Cady Stanton, an outspoken activist, organized...

January Stance Of The Staff

January Stance Of The Staff

"I am extremely grateful for Ms. Caldwell and the entire cast and crew of The Complete Works of William Shakespeare, Abridged. As we navigate the heavy, stressful questions about how to actually perform...

Yin and Yang of Instagram

Yin and Yang of Instagram

Dionne Peterson and Sofia Ramirez December 9, 2021

Instagram, the app that has more than 1 billion downloads each month, 908 million users, 26% of the world using it, and 71% of the monthly active users on the app are under the age of 35. With an appealing...

The link between climate change and natural disasters is increasingly apparent

Global Warning

Dare Fitzpatrick and Claire Tolles November 17, 2021

Climate change is a topic of increasing urgency as concerns grow over the immediate effects of humans’ impact on the environment. The back-to-back natural disasters popping up seemingly all over both...

Skyrocket

Skyrocket

Jinling Wang, Claire Tolles, and Sofia Ramirez November 17, 2021

Inflation will trap you one way or another, no matter where you are or how the market advances. Inflation occurs when the money supply expands too quickly, which leads to too many dollars in the system....

Senior Projects Program

Alex Bates, Staff Writer June 10, 2021

Senior projects have been a meaningful and long-standing tradition at Laguna for decades and are a distinctive feature of the curriculum. Project presentations, which take place over two days, are a capstone...

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