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The Sophomore Slump

COVID ripped away the chance of finishing your first year of high school like ripping off a Band-Aid, and now you feel stuck. How can you make sophomore year successful if you have spent most of it trying to get your WiFi to work right before you log onto your Zoom classes for the day?

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Series Review: Shadow and Bone

The actors take Bardugo’s words and make them reality. Not only that, but they are diverse, moving away from the stereotype of every character being a white heterosexual male.

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School

The First Time for Freshmen

With COVID keeping us in varying remote and hybrid schedules throughout this past year, the Class of 2024 has never spent a full school day in the high school. As of last week, that changed, and freshmen finally got to experience a full day of high school.

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Culture
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History Bounding: A Hobby for the Ages

Growing up, we’re taught that corsets are oppressive torture devices, and that aristocratic fashions were designed by men out of spite. In reality, extreme female fashions such as large skirts, protective hat pins, (please google this one) and elongated bonnets allowed women to reclaim physical space.

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School

Juniors: Unprepared for an Independent Future

“I just feel like an unprepared child. That mature feeling I hoped to have this year just doesn’t exist.”

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Schedules are Changing, AGAIN! Here’s How To Keep Yourself Sane

We’ve all been guilty of procrastinating, and it’s not something we can get rid of in the snap of our fingers, but it is something we can all work on.

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Culture
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To Time Travel or Not to Time Travel

After all of these issues become apparent, it is no surprise if someone begins wondering whether or not time travel is even worth it?

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Culture
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Album Review: Oddisee’s Odd Tape

Each song is different from the last, which keeps the album from becoming stale.

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Culture
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Writing Without Knowing What You Want to Say

And yet, when I was eight years old and pressed my pencil too hard onto each page, was my writing worse than it is today? Sure, I have practiced advanced techniques and shared complex ideas, but has this pursuit only complicated my once simple understanding of what it means to write?

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Coronavirus
Opinion
School

MHS Needs a Plan for Self-Isolating Students

While satisfaction varied, my peers consistently mentioned a lack of consistency in communication and between the plans of individual classes. According to student testimony, MHS does not have a standardized education plan for students under quarantine.

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