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They got game

They got game

December 11, 2018

You might not think a periodic table is interesting. But if you could reach out and touch the elements, see the electronic geometry, and rearrange the configurations of the atoms, maybe you would. With virtual reality, you can, and these are the kind...

Ride or Die

Ride or Die

December 5, 2018

With the bottle of Gatorade clenched between her teeth, Kali trots around the arena  unphased. Kali, sophomore Ana Cortez’s favorite horse, spent the better part of the day bonding with the Gatorade bottle, something Cortez had never seen before. ...

Basilo pursued Japanese culture at Epcot

Basilo pursued Japanese culture at Epcot

November 15, 2018

As manager of the Japanese EPCOT pavilion, interacting with people who were born and raised in Japan, and learning Japanese to give a full Japanese experience to her guests; food service manager Erin Basilo, has a past not many people would guess. “I...

A layer underneath

A layer underneath

November 13, 2018

Everyone has seen it. The big husky drawing staring at you as you walk past. Although it is the first thing students notice when they enter the weightlifting room, they don’t know who painted it. But, what if the artist was someone all students have s...

Benoit dances through the day

Benoit dances through the day

November 9, 2018

“Let me teach you how to dance.” That is what custodian Vanessa Benoit’s sister said to her two years ago at a family member’s birthday party. And those words have changed her life. “I feel good when I’m dancing,” Benoit said. “I get ...

Ballot barrage

Ballot barrage

November 8, 2018

Though she could not vote herself, Young Republicans club president Grace Maddron has spent many hours this election season ensuring that others did. “I would tell them to vote for the people that can't,” Maddron said. “We live in a free count...

Looking to the stars

Katarina Harrison, Opinions Editor

November 5, 2018

Filed under Features

When sophomore Claudia Allocca opens her social media, she is greeted with more than the typical posts from her friends and celebrity gossip. Sprinkled into the mix, Allocca finds something a bit more profound-bits of information, advice and predictions provided for her by one of the daily horoscope accounts that she follows. While she sometimes finds the accounts “dramatic”, she also claims that “most of them actually match your personality”. Alloca is not alone in ...

A New Wave of beats

A New Wave of beats

November 5, 2018

It is a Friday during lunch, the day of a home game. The DJ is there, playing today’s Hip-Hop music. Spotted near the DJ Booth, seniors Nasir Roberts and Marc Penn, and juniors Josiah Wright and Traevis Saint Louis take advantage of lunch to show off...

Hopping on the online shopping train

Hopping on the online shopping train

November 2, 2018

When freshman Charissa Thompson was in fifth grade, she really wanted to buy a Vera Bradley backpack on Black Friday. She had saved her money all year and waited outside of Dillard’s for three hours to get her backpack. When they opened the doors, she...

Dark Side of the Rainbow

Dark Side of the Rainbow

October 29, 2018

Rainbows often symbolize joy, diversity and hope. When they appear in the sky, people stop to marvel and express glee at the sight above. However, rainbows do not always come with upbeat backstories but are born out of cloudy days, rain, and overall bad...

Thinking and Inking

Thinking and Inking

October 8, 2018

Given the stereotypes of teenagers with tattoos, people might think that every piece of ink on a teenager’s skin is the result of a mistake or a rebellion. In reality, many teenagers with tattoos have reasons and meanings behind the ink on their skin. ...

A historic achievement

A historic achievement

September 26, 2018

  It’s the first day of school, and Dali Stires already knows what’s going to happen. Her former students will walk into her class with smug grins on their faces, bragging about their high scores on their AP Exam. Even though she already k...

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