Graduation Plans Finalized

On Friday, February 10th, Dr. Yarbrough announced to the Senior Class and the school community a final...

February 23No Comments

Filling the Cabinet – Trump Nominee Faces Pressure from Dems

Filling the Cabinet – Trump Nominee Faces Pressure from Dems

Gerald Arung Bate, Staff Writer

Quick. Who’s the president of the U.S. Senate, and what key role does he play in the event of a tie...

February 21No Comments

Russia Reduces Domestic Violence Punishment

Henry Ziperman, News Editor

Domestic violence is a serious issue that affects people around the world. On February 7th, Russian President...

February 21No Comments

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World Reacts to U.S. Travel Ban

February 21

Paint Branch Welcomes Cool Japan

Paint Branch Welcomes Cool Japan

February 21

Women’s March on Washington

Women’s March on Washington

February 21

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A Serious of Unfortunate Events on Netflix is – well – Unfortunate

Aiesha Solomon, Staff Writer

Are you a fan of mystery and puzzle-solving books? Do you want to be able to solve mysteries alongside an ingenious cast of characters? Well, if you said “yes” to either...

February 23No Comments

The Life of a Lolita

Jasmine Hubbard, Staff Writer

Frilly lace, poofy skirts, knee-high socks, giant hair accessories, blouses, and bows all make up the doll-like look of a Lolita. A Lolita is what you call a person who...

February 23No Comments

Galaxy Says Goodbye to Princess Leia

Galaxy Says Goodbye to Princess Leia

January 12

Fighting for Truth, Justice, and the American Way Isn’t Just Superman’s Thing Anymore

Fighting for Truth, Justice, and the American Way Isn’t Just Superman’s Thing Anymore

January 9

Life Without Photography Would not be a Pretty Picture

Life Without Photography Would not be a Pretty Picture

January 9

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Doing Their Part: Environmental Club Raising Awareness

Doing Their Part: Environmental Club Raising Awareness

Serena Kok Sey Tjong, Staff Writer

Imagine you’re walking to the mall with your friends when you see a plastic bottle lying on the floor next to the recycle and garbage bins. You contemplate whether to leave...

February 21No Comments

Teen Stress – How to Handle It Before It Handles You

Julia Kabasela, Staff Writer

Teen stress -- the causes of it and the immense change that adolescents have to go through-- are all part of growing up, but that doesn’t mean it is easy. Stress for...

February 16No Comments

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  • Anorexia Nervosa: A Deadly Battle Against Your Insecurities December 19

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Going Vegan

Cynthia Larios, Staff Writer

“What are you going to eat?” “Isn’t that a little extreme?” Sometimes friends and family may not be as supportive as you’d like them to be. For those handling...

February 23No Comments

Standardizing Education

Naana McBrown, Staff Writer

Have you ever felt anxiety when it came to taking a test? Have you ever spent nights studying for a test and, when it came time to take it, you didn't do as well on it as...

February 23No Comments

Equity Comes From More Than a Hashtag

Serena Kok Sey Tjong, Staff Writer

Imagine this scenario for a moment. As a contributing member of society, you’re committed to staying up to date on all current events. As such, you are therefore aware...

February 23No Comments

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February Issue – Full PDF

February Issue – Full PDF

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February 17

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December 14

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