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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...

Consider another perspective

Consider another perspective

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

March 9, 2018

If you know me at all, you will know I'm incredibly political. I love going to protests, educating others about social and economic causes I care about and, above all else, writing articles on political subjects for the Eagle Eye. Politics are something I'm passionate about, and I always love to hear other p...

Is senioritis real?

Is senioritis real?

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

March 6, 2018

Every year there comes a time when the seniors on campus reach their second semester. It’s what they have been dreaming of, and what most seniors describe as the best part of high school. College applications are submitted, and you are starting to receive your acceptance letters. During this time...

Something too familiar

Rachel Tetreault, Web Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2017

Devastation and destruction seem to be the running themes in the United States with the increase of mass death. I was born in 1999 and, since then, I have lived through numerous mass shootings, terrorist attacks or traumatic events that have happened in the United States. Though my heart aches for the...

Final push

Final push

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

December 15, 2017

Turning in late assignments or struggling to keep that A means finals season is upon us. If you are like me, you're stressed. You're most likely worried about keeping your grades up, memorizing so many flashcards your head wants to explode, and drinking an insane amount of coffee just to stay up for...

Not a one hit wonder

Not a one hit wonder

Lauren Danke, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

The Netflix original series, Stranger Things, pushed boundaries and had a huge impact on social media. Stranger Things' first season was a hit, but will the second season measure up? Will Byers and his crew defeated the Upside Down in season one; yet, a year later a larger danger lurks in the town o...

In God’s time

In God’s time

Mia Ross, Staff Writer

November 7, 2017

This week, a group of seniors embark on Kairos #131 to spend four days at the Whispering Winds Catholic Conference Center in Julian, California, growing closer with their peers and with God. K131 is the second Kairos of the 2017-2018 school year, the first one being the summer Kairos in July. Kairo...

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