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Angie Thomas: An Author for Our Time

Angie Thomas: An Author for Our Time

Daisy Finefrock, Co-Editor-in-Chief February 22, 2021

For the Santa Barbara Independent As we enter 2021, there’s no hotter author anywhere than Angie Thomas. She currently rules the New York Times Hardcover Young Adult list with two revolutionary...

Royalty in Montecito

Royalty in Montecito

Daisy Finefrock, Co-Editor-in-Chief January 26, 2021

Montecito is known for many things, but English Royalty isn’t what first comes to mind. When Duke Harry and Duchess Meghan Markle announced their departure from the royal family in early...

The Ultimate Frozen 2 Song Ranking

The Ultimate Frozen 2 Song Ranking

Daisy Finefrock December 20, 2019

1. Lost in the Woods If you’re looking for a song that makes you want to belt out with a boom box blaring, this is it. It easily trumps the other songs with a soft opening with the piano and introducing...

An Eventful Spirit Week at LBS!

An Eventful Spirit Week at LBS!

Daisy Finefrock November 2, 2019

PAJAMA DAY! TWIN DAY! INTERNET DAY (VSCO AND E-GIRLS/BOYS)! HAWAIIAN/TOURIST DAY! LAGUNA SPIRIT DAY!

DEAR SOPHOMORES

DEAR SOPHOMORES

Daisy Finefrock and Phoebe Stein September 15, 2019

Okay, so first, a couple of words of reflection: the Sophomore year was one filled with incredible learning experiences and so much personal growth. Yes, many of us have experienced the highs and lows...

How To Get Your Creativity Flowing

How To Get Your Creativity Flowing

Daisy Finefrock September 1, 2019

Our mental health and our ability to innovate all rests on our brain’s strength. Since our brain can’t lift weights, here are some excersises to master your inner creativity. Meditating: One way...

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...

On the Front Porch

On the Front Porch

Daisy Finefrock and Phoebe Stein June 4, 2018

The chatter of passersby created a pleasant lull as we made our way through the open courtyard and milled about in and out of shops. We went to check out a small business and struck up a conversation...

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