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Rags n’ Riches

Rags n’ Riches

March 30, 2019

From a symbol of poverty to a staple aspect of today’s’ pop culture crowd thrift shopping has made a 180 degree turnaround. With a heightened awareness of excessive consumption and need to stand out from the crowd, thrifting is back. Social med...

And they were roommates

And they were roommates

March 29, 2019

Senior Brooke Boddiford found the perfect roommate dancing in front of the Cinderella castle. After spending a day at Disney World with a potential roommate she met through a family friend, she did not need to look for one anymore. “I realized we...

A spot of confidence

A spot of confidence

March 27, 2019

The action of popping a pimple seems all too familiar: one inspects their skin microscopically until they find a blemish or a raised bump that just screams to be prodded at, despite our brains telling us this a bad decision. Logic, however, is not a deterrence,...

To read or not to read

To read or not to read

March 13, 2019

Frantically, junior Alyssa Gaytan skimmed the pages of “To Kill A Mockingbird”, scanning for keywords and events, important symbols, character traits, whatever she could find. Every few moments she glanced up at the clock, reminded of her deadline...

The American Experience

The American Experience

March 4, 2019

Five foreign exchange students experience American culture while spreading some of their own

Remember me when you’re famous

Remember me when you’re famous

February 25, 2019

Living among us, often unrecognized in, a select few choose to wield the double-edged sword of social media fame. In order to “achieve their dreams” and build a social influencer brand, these students endure the conflicts, hassles and expectations of sat...

Behind the curtains

Behind the curtains

February 24, 2019

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Parkland: One year later

Jessica Maldonado, Lifestyles Editor

February 15, 2019

Filed under Features

Feb. 14, marks a year of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. One that left 17 people dead and many families destroyed. Former student Nikolas Cruz pulled the fire alarm and opened fire on students and teachers with an AR-15. Since then, measures been taken to support the making of gun laws stricter and prevent an event like this to happen again. On Feb. 21, Parkland survivors, including Emma Gonzales, went to a town hall meeting in Sunrise, Florida with...

Back to back state champs

Back to back state champs

February 13, 2019

It all came down to this, the varsity cheerleading team had one more performance to capture the fifth state title in the last six years, and for many on the team, their second in a row. The team huddled in the tunnel for a last minute confidence boost...

15-seconds of fame, or at least fun

15-seconds of fame, or at least fun

February 13, 2019

Freshman Raelin Loveland puts on a spiky blonde wig and a casual fitted suit. He preps his face with foundation and uses an eyebrow pencil to draw details, making him resemble Katsuki Bakugou; one of the multiple cosplay characters he uses to make his ...

A second chance

A second chance

January 30, 2019

When Geno Simmons’ teacher dialed the phone to call his mom, he did not understand what was going on. He had just told all of his first grade classmates that he was from Russia, and his teacher was concerned. She thought he was telling the class fictional...

Let’s talk about it

Let’s talk about it

January 24, 2019

As sophomore Jacob Carlson entered French II, he prepared for another day of studying grammar and French culture. Meanwhile, across campus, sophomore Michael Self walked into Spanish III, anxious and unprepared for the day’s activities. Regardle...

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