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All in red - traffic often backs up almost two blocks away on an average morning before school

Traffic nightmare

As more students return to school, more cars fill the parking lots
Aaron Moffett, Staff Writer March 11, 2021

Heart pumping as you are waiting at a red light, tears about to flood your face if one more minute passes by. Running late is a horrid experience, yet none quite compare to running late for school. It...

The big move: a California exodus

The big move: a California exodus

Californians are fleeing their home state at a faster rate than ever.
Sydney McMahon, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

While California continues to be one of the most popular states for tourism, the decreasing number of residents in the seaside state proves that the fast-paced and expensive lifestyle is not for everyone....

The war between self love and self hate

The power of social media over our self image
Emelin Conboy, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

*TW: discussion of extreme dieting habits and disordered eating, please read with caution.* As I scroll through my social media, especially TikTok, every afternoon, I notice how my feed is filled with...

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Mainstream feminism needs improvement

Feminism is inherently anti-feminist if it does not include intersectionality
Lana Diab, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

First-wave feminism sparked in the mid-1800s advocating for women's rights, primarily women's suffrage. Since then, feminism has expanded and addressed various issues women deal with, such as reproductive...

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Fast fashion needs to fall

With the rise of new trends, fast fashion creates a plethora of issues within our society
Lexi McCabe, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

Drawers overflowing and racks full of clothes that have not been worn in months makes up many American's closets. Millions of victims have fallen into the trap of purchasing the newest, upcoming trendy...

Saving senior year

Saving senior year

Attending school for four days a week might be just what the Class of 2021 is hoping for
Aaron Moffett, Staff Writer February 23, 2021

For many, opening emails from President Sulick and Principal Wood goes hand and hand with disappointment. Often, the information contained is about new cancellations to activities, or disappointing news...

Rising star Olivia Rodrigo drives a car through the suburbs in a music video for her new single

TikTok deserves more credit

Despite the app's reputation for cheesy dances, TikTok's algorithm is changing the music industry for the better.
Emily Freeborn, Web Editor-in-Chief February 8, 2021

The music of TikTok is confused with songs put out by the "TikTok stars," such as "Be Happy" by Dixie Damilio, but the app deserves more credit than that. Behind the façade of renegade-dancing teens,...

Musicals are top tier

Musicals are the best genre of music.
Dominique Drust, Web-Managing Editor December 16, 2020
Musicals have the most emotional, clever, and impactful pieces of music and are the best genre.
Quantity over quality

Quantity over quality

Christmas movies are just ways to get you excited for the holidays and they are not quality movies.
Katherine Eli, Photo Editor December 13, 2020

Snow, romance, and happy endings could be considered the perfect formula for a Christmas movie. The Hallmark Channel has cracked this code and has found a way to mass produce Christmas movies as a major...

The need for a shared vision

As the war against the coronavirus rages on, during a period of transition the American people must unify.
Roman Sergi, Sports Editor December 3, 2020

It's unescapable. Seemingly every day, even every hour someone or something mentions the coronavirus. A year since the first case, it is still a global problem, revealing the failure of our government. Totaling...

This year Thanksgiving meals were shared over video chats and phone calls for families that could not gather in person. For Biddle and her family, this virtually shared meal was their reality.

Count your blessings

This year, more than ever, a holiday designed to reflect on gratitude was much needed.
Alex Vallone, Managing Editor December 2, 2020

In a year with a pandemic, lockdowns, and seemingly little hope, when we are given the chance to take a day to celebrate all the big and small blessings there are in this world, we must seize that opportunity....

Which milk substitute is best?

Which milk substitute is best?

Milk alternatives are more common than ever, but which is tastiest and healthiest?
Sydney McMahon, Staff Writer December 2, 2020

Whether in coffee, cereal, cookies, or just a glass, everyone uses milk, but not everyone uses cow’s milk. Now more than ever, people have opted for plant based “milks” in their everyday lives. These...

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