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Twins may be similar in looks but they are very much their own person.

The perfect match

Julia Sumpter, Staff Reporter | November 18, 2020

When senior, identical twins Brooke and Haley White come home everyday, they both have individual conversations with their mom. After having her daily conversation with her twins, their mom tells them...

Though different students seem to have different opinions on small talk, everyone seems to agree the best way to go about it is talking about easy things both you and the other person have in common.

Small Talk: Big Deal

Gabriella Herrera | November 17, 2020

Two new partners sit next to each other in Physics. Having never spoken before, they sit in uncomfortable silence before one of them decides to break it. "... Nice weather we're having."  The dreaded...

Sophomore Kathlynn Nguyen writes down notes from her Vietnamese language book. She attends a virtual language school every Saturday.

Rolls right off the tongue

Sharika Khondaker, News Editor | November 12, 2020

Try forming a sentence without saying "the." It might be easy once, but a whole conversation without "the" is a little more difficult. Yet, in Mandarin, this is normal, and dialogue flows naturally for...

Senior Judd Brock-Edgar discusses his favorite streamer. He uses Discord to share clips with his friends virtually.

Community within Chaos

Bethany Barker, Staff Reporter | November 11, 2020

Roles, voice and text channels, moderation, and video game streaming: all perks of the instant messaging platform Discord. Discord, created by Hammer and Chisel Inc., was released in May of 2015 and has...

You are not alone

Julia Sumpter, Staff Writer | November 9, 2020

Mental health awareness has had an increased presence: through pamphlets, posters and 30-minute school lessons every week. Yet despite heightened attention, many still feel alone in their personal battles...

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