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Art by Taein Park

Problematic parking, where’s the proof?

December 10, 2021

It is 2:39 P.M. Students congregate around the door, rifling urgently through their backpacks in search of their car keys. The seconds pass at tortoise-like pace until that sacred bell of relief finally...

Art by Bernadette Mercurio

Christmas magic found in Christmas music

Fernanda Romero, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Every year when November 1st rolls around, it seems as though a switch has flipped in the world. Not even 12 hours ago kids roamed the streets in costumes, knocking on doors for candy, yet, all of a sudden,...

Art by Magdalena Szczerbinski

Fast fashion crisis arises as trendy clothes ruin earth

Gabriela Wolf, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Stores like Forever 21, Shein, Romwe, and Fashion Nova are clothing brands popular and affordable for teens, but have lasting negative effects on others and the environment. Fast fashion is the mass production...

Art by Katie Watson

Christmas overconsumption accelerates climate crisis

Krystal Nava, Opinion Editor December 10, 2021

Once temperatures drop, days become shorter, and multi-colored lights line busy streets, it’s safe to say the holiday season is in full effect. Frantic shoppers flood stores mesmerized by heavily emphasized...

Art by Joselyn Mendez

Final frenzy: cramming for new year

Emma Turaka, Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Finals to teachers may seem like just another test they give to students to conclude their semester, but to students, finals are a grueling series of exams that require much of their free time for studying...

Art by Ruiqi Gao

Cozy Christmas traditions bring cheer to holidays

Margaret Miller , Staff Writer December 10, 2021

Christmas is one of the most beloved holidays. Every year people all around the world engage in fun winter activities such as snowball fights, decorating Christmas trees, and baking cookies. The list of...

Art by Marion Krowczyk

Schools impose extreme standards on students

Fernanda Romero , Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Schools have always been a place of competition. There’s a constant need to “win” when it comes to grades, extra curriculars, or even what kinds of classes you take. While outside factors, like parents,...

Art by Nicole Mercado

Freshmen fret: schools need to do more for new students

Derick Nava , Staff Writer October 29, 2021

High school is tough for everyone at first. Some, more than others. Because of this, students should have time and help to adjust from middle school to high school. Students should be equipped with the...

Art by Bernadette Mercurio

Students deserve longer, stress-free breaks

Gabriela Wolf , Staff Writer October 29, 2021

Thanksgiving break is a wonderful time of the year when families can gather, travel and have a break from school and stress. However, having school on the Monday and Tuesday before Thanksgiving is inconvenient...

Art by Krystal Nava

Distractions, excuses, and implications: where did DEI go?

Krystal Nava, Opinion Editor October 29, 2021

In this day and age, cultivating an environment promoting diversity, equity and inclusion is common sense, something that should not even have to be verbalized. But how does one repair a community that...

Students take advantage of lunch in Querbes Hall to socialize and connect with peers.

Turned tables: six-student limit severs connections

Staff Editorial October 29, 2021

It’s the first day of school. An anxious freshman is searching for the perfect table to sit at for lunch. He goes to each table, examining the faces of the classmates who may become his best friends...

Art by Krystal Nava

‘Free Britney’ movement demands change in celebrity mistreatment

Fernanda Romero, Staff Writer October 1, 2021

With the rise of celebrity culture within the past two decades or so, the general public has gained more access into the personal lives of all their favorite singers, actors, artists, and even the rising...

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