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Real World Danger Online

Emily Freeborn, Opinion Editor

March 30, 2020

It can seem daunting to find a partner as a teenager when your social reach is limited to the scope of your school. In contrast, dating outside the bubble appears to be an exciting opportunity to try something new and have a first impression. However, teen dating apps such as Hoop, which have grown in populari...

Moral Responsibility

Staff Editorial

March 30, 2020

As teenagers, we have become accustomed to a lack of consequence for our laziness or irresponsibility. For now, the messes we make will be cleaned up. But the older we grow, the less that will be so. Who will be there to bail us out when we're too lazy to work to pay our rent? Who will keep the dishes...

Food Frenzy

Hadley McCusker, Staff Writer

March 30, 2020

As the times are changing, our campus starting to become new and innovative. The new block schedule comes with many great opportunities for students and teachers a like but there is one downfall: lunch. Students struggle to race from their classes to be first in the lunch line which causes un...

Dating through the distance

Jaime Svinth and Giulia Henshaw

March 30, 2020

From casually flirting in class to awkward first dates, high school often marks students' entry into the dating world. For some students, dating can be more than just casual, and may even lead to a future after graduation. However, for couples going to separate colleges, maintaining this relation...

Opening the door to other cultures

Giulia Henshaw, Copy Editor

March 30, 2020

When traveling to a new country, there is excitement surrounding the scenery, food, a new culture and the friendly locals. But when faced with a common task of simply asking directions to a restaurant there is a major barrier- language. This problem could be easily solved by learning a foreign language...

Taking life a season at a time

Emily Freeborn, Opinion Editor

December 19, 2019

Although it’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas everywhere you go, there’s still nearly 50 days until the culmination of the yuletide cheer in the air. Daylight savings, signifying the beginning of the transition to winter, just occurred last weekend, yet, eerily cheerful looking gingerbread m...

Self-love is not selfish

Self-love is not selfish

Evelyn Driscoll, News Editor

October 27, 2019

As a kid, we're given conflicting messages about self-love and kindness. We're taught to give someone else the last piece of pizza or sacrifice our time to help our friend with a homework question. While these examples may seem trivial, they pose the question of where to draw the line between self love...

Digital or Delicacy

Digital or Delicacy

McKenna Andrew, Staff Writer

September 18, 2019

You take 100-200 photos of you and your friends at the beach, yet you only post one or two. Photos are supposed to capture a specific memory. If photos can so easily be edited, cropped, deleted, and restored are they even that valuable? One may argue that digital photos are so valuable because they can...

Dressed to Impress

Julia Furtado, Arts and Entertainment Editor

September 4, 2019

School dress code policies have been argued and debated for years. This year, SM altered its dress code regulations and made some pretty significant changes.  The new policies state that on non-uniform dress days, neither boys nor girls are permitted to wear sweatpants, joggers, jogger pants, or ...

The end of the race track

The end of the race track

Emily Freeborn, Opinion Editor

September 2, 2019

Thus far, over 20 victims have fallen prey to a menace that claims 2,000 lives every year: the horse racing industry. Swept into the excitement of the race and thrill of the risk gambling provides, many fail to see industry's true colors. It is time for this corrupt industry, which stops at nothing to ...

Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Serena Williams controversy: was it really sexism?

Nadia Tatum, Staff Writer

November 8, 2018

Imagine reaching the pinnacle of your career, but having that moment snatched away because someone was not happy that he or she had to abide by the rules.  That’s exactly what happened to 2018 U.S Open Women’s Singles Champion Naomi Osaka. Naomi Osaka of Japan defeated Serena Williams of the...

Living in the moment

Living in the moment

Rachel Do, Web Editor-in-Chief

September 5, 2018

Since the day I took my first step, Winnie the Pooh has  been a huge part of my life. In every picture my parents took, there was always a Pooh Bear in my hand. Instead of playing dress-up as princesses, I played Doctor with my Pooh Bear, read Winnie the Pooh books, fell asleep on a huge Pooh p...

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