Opinion

General Interest
Opinion

Take a Hike

By: Mona Gelfgatt, Sophomore Whether it’s a staycation or a vacation, get out of bed and take a hike. Spring is springing. The birds are chirping, the sun is rising, and trees are finally blooming. Why stay in bed when that’s what you do every day? The best way to get out there and get […]

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Culture
Opinion

Lessons in Greek Mythology: Hubris

By: Aislin Freedman, Sophomore  If you read, hear, or learn about almost any Greek myth, then you may have realized that there tends to be a pattern in the themes, or messages, of the stories. This common theme revolves around one word – hubris, and why you should stay away from it. To quote Percy […]

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Creative
Opinion

Inventing Anna: 21st Century Con

 By: Miranda Connolly, Senior Anna Delvey was in the spotlight of New York. She was a rising socialite with dreams of starting her own social club, the Anna Delvy Foundation. All she needed was a small loan of 40 million dollars. However, Anna Delvey doesn’t exist. Instead, there is Anna Sorokin, who was born in […]

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Culture
General Interest
Opinion

The Benefits of Walking

By: Sofia Bottari, Freshman  Walking is on track to being the most effective “wonder drug” we have. Former director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Dr. Thomas Frieden is  confident that walking is a reliable medicine. While walking increases weight loss and fitness, it decreases depression and anxiety as well. Through this simple […]

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Culture
General Interest
Opinion

CODA Movie Review

 By: Benji Boyd, Freshman Did anyone actually watch the Oscars? Or did we all just witness the oddest celebrity moment since Bernie wore those gloves and call it a night? Well, if you did stick around, you might recall that the winner of Best Picture was the movie CODA, the story of a hearing girl […]

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Opinion
School
Uplifting

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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Culture
Opinion

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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Opinion
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
Opinion
Uplifting

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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Opinion
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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