Students Share Thoughts on Distance Learning

Miah Duncan, Staff Writer

May 12, 2020

Ever since Covid-19 marched into our world things have gotten worse. We’ve pretty much lost all outside of home activities like going to the mall or the movies. We’ve also faced some surprising things like toilet paper being ...

The Life of a Teen in Quarantine:

Noura Oseguera Arasmou, Staff Writer

April 25, 2020

When I first heard that I would be going on lockdown at home starting March 16th (with an initial end date of the 27th) I was quite devastated. I knew that there wouldn't be much for me to do considering that my teachers couldn't give ...

Stuck Inside

Zaire Thomas, Staff Writer

April 13, 2020

My life just like everyone else’s has taken a pretty interesting turn due to the Coronavirus. Here is a look at what those first two weeks were like in those first days of quarantine. Day 1 : 03/16/20 I woke up at 6 a...

Addressing the Mental Health Stigma in the Black Community

Trinity Goppy, Features Editor

February 24, 2020

Mental health can take a toll on one’s mind and body. To ease the pain, many people go to a therapist to talk out their issues and get help handling aspects of life that are negatively affecting them. However, this is not always...

Organ Harvesting: The Truth Hurts

Diamond Scott, Center Editor

February 24, 2020

Cold and sore with a blazing headache. You can barely recall what happened the night before, but your abdomen is in pain and you're sitting in a tub of ice with stitches littering your side. You can’t tell yet, but you’re...

Why is Youtube so Addictive?

Miah Duncan, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

It’s 12:00 pm and you're watching a video on Youtube. You just wanted to learn how to make your mother’s favorite dish, but suddenly you're watching another video, and then you click another, and then another until you real...

Skin Deep: The History of Colorism’s Toll on the World

Ibrahim Ansari, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

“Don’t play in the sun.” “She’s pretty for a dark-skinned girl.” These phrases may sound familiar to you because they represent the obsession that skin shade has on our society. But how has this obsession with the...

The Dark Side of the K-Pop Industry

Alana Campbell, Opinions Editor

February 19, 2020

Korean pop music, or K-pop for short, has quickly become one of the most successful music genres in the world. Once confined to Asia, the now $15 billion dollar industry has gained popularity internationally, including here in...

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