• Editorial

    What Are We Preparing For?

    by  • November 18, 2014 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Fear has a nasty ability to cloud our judgment. What happens to students who are afraid of failing? Certain students perform well because they are under copious amounts of stress, not because they have a burning desire to acquire knowledge and grow intellectually. All of our lives, we pursue acceptable grades to the best...

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    EDITORIAL: The Infiltration of Networking

    by  • February 13, 2014 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    By VICKI NGAN Smart phones—iPhones, Blackberries, LGs, Samsungs—have increasingly become a dominant part of our lives. However, their benefits do not overshadow their detriments. Along with many others the cell phone varieties, they are causing many changes to today’s society. Not texting while one is driving should just be common sense. However, many people...

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    I Wanna Rock!

    by  • April 6, 2015 • Editorial, Homepage, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Ah, Rock’N’Roll, a nutritious part of any complete teenage angst. 10 grams of rebellion, 30 grams of energy, 20 grams of loud. May contain: Challenges to societal norms, strong language, ripped jeans, and soy products. Okay, I am not usually one to beat the dead metaphor horse, but rock culture is an essential vitamin...

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    Sure, Call us the “Selfie” Generation -But First, Let Me Write This Editorial

    by  • October 9, 2014 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    High school is a journey of courage, self- discovery, and taking a decent selfie once in a while. Since social media began its takeover of the impressionable minds of young adults, the youngest generation, professionally labeled Generation Z, earned the nickname: “The Selfie Generation.” Whether a picture is taken at the beach, or before...

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    Breaking Binaries

    by  • April 1, 2015 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    Gender identity, personas, and prounouns: Why It Matters In today’s society, gender is the cornerstone of what is and isn’t appropriate. Pink dress? Must be for a girl. Monster trucks? Must be for a boy. Today, gender is “determined” by what you were born as, and it stays with you forever. The result of...

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    Don’t Be Afraid To Be Tr(u)e

    by  • April 1, 2015 • Editorial, Homepage • 0 Comments

    “Do your homework, go online, visit every museum, and intern. You just need to have a love for what you’re doing. It’s not about thinking that is it the cool thing. It’s about really believing in it.” – Anna Wintour, Editor-in-Chief of American Vogue It’s a cliche – but everyone is told to “be...

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    YouTube Stars and Book Deals

    by  • March 30, 2015 • Editorial, Opinion • 0 Comments

    There are a lot of things I am not good at. Math, basketball, washing dishes, judging how much water I can fit into a mug, spelling the word ‘neccesary’, cooking, wrapping presents and shuffling cards are among those things. But one thing I’d like to think that I’m good at, or at least mediocre...

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