Author: zoe-gast

General Interest
Opinion
World

The Future of Our Languages

As the world becomes more open to gender identity, many countries are adopting this social movement through changes in their languages. In English, non-gender conforming people use pronouns like “they” and “them.” Since English does not assign gender to these words, they are a perfect fit for people who don’t want to present themselves as […]

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General Interest
March 2019/20

The Sun Is Also a Star: Movie Review

After finally reading The Sun is also a Star, a #1 New York Times best-seller written by acclaimed author Nicola Yoon, I understood the hype surrounding it. This novel is the perfect hopeless romantic fairytale that also tackles topical issues like deportation and racial prejudice. It is told from many perspectives, from the bus driver […]

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January 2019/20
World

Ranking Happiness

When the year comes to a close, the Sustainable Development Solutions Network sector of the United Nations publishes a report on the world’s happiest countries titled, The World Happiness Report. They base rankings on GDP per capita, government-based support, life expectancy, personal freedoms, and government corruption. This year, the UN declared Finland the happiest country […]

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November 2019/20
School

How High School Has Been so Far as a Freshman

Clueless, Mean Girls, The Duff, and High school Musical (1, 2, and 3) all have something in common. These are all movies outlining the unrealistic daily life of any high schooler. Even though I know that those movies are wildly inaccurate, freshmen do know that the coming year will be very different from years prior. […]

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General Interest
Local

An Insight into a Spanish Education: Interviews with Laura Álvarez and Ada López-González

Mrs. Alvarez is a Spanish teacher here at Marblehead High School. She moved to America almost six years ago after marrying an American man in Spain. They both moved to Canton, her husband’s hometown, in search of jobs during the 2013 economic crisis in Spain. She hopes to move back to Spain sometime in the […]

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