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Pro and Con: Promposals

By Elaine Clarke and Kacie Burns May 27, 2023

Pro- Elaine Clarke Promposals are a cute tradition associated with prom and the prom season. Despite the fact that many promposals lead to embarrassment or awkwardness between the prompopsal-er and the promposal-ee, they can often be sweet moments between two teens excited for the prom season. However...

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Being “Cultured” Is A Privilege

By Castalia Litos, School and Community Editor May 27, 2023

As music, film, fashion, and literature become increasingly more globalized and accessible, people around the world are absorbing various forms of media previously unattainable. As a result, I’ve witnessed a shift in the way we talk about enjoying art. No longer are there just subcultures everyone...

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How to Get What We Want: What Americans can Learn from the French

By Sarah Nabi, Writer May 12, 2023

PARIS, France - France is synonymous with relaxed living and happy, well fed people; probably because that’s exactly what life in France is like. The French seem to work little and play hard, an idea that is enforced by the fact that France is consistently listed as one of the top 25 happiest countries...

Technology’s Impacts on Students

Technology’s Impacts on Students

By Hayden Bouza March 24, 2023

As the digital age progresses and becomes increasingly integrated into our lives, school systems and students are trying to navigate technology in education. In recent years school systems have integrated technology into their curriculum with mixed results.  When the pandemic hit in 2019, teachers...

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AI “Art” Isn’t Art.

By Kacie Burns, Arts and Entertainment Editor March 3, 2023

In recent years (and even months), the public's notion of what AI can do has stretched drastically. From the writings of ChatGPT to Deepfakes of our favorite celebrities, artificial intelligence is now in the hands of anyone who simply Google searches for it. Over the past couple of months, AI art...

Fashion at the Golden Globes

Fashion at the Golden Globes

By Quinn Muller and John May January 13, 2023

LOS ANGELES, California - After a scandal resulted in the cancellation of last year’s Golden Globes, the event returned this year on Tuesday, January 10th. This is the 80th annual award show, and is a looser commemorative special, comparable to the Oscars.  Many red carpet looks stood out this...

Is Water Wet? - Negative

Is Water Wet? – Negative

By Bethan Eromley, Writer December 16, 2022

Last week, as my opponent clarified throughout his affirmation, the water wet debate is a dilemma of identity, not of definition. Though it is abundant and important, water is oh so tricky to define. Is it just simply two hydrogen and one oxygen, or is it more? Water, in all its fluidity, can be defined...

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare II Review

By John May, Writer December 2, 2022

The video game Call of Duty has become a cultural icon over the past 15 years. One of our generation's defining traits is the rise in popularity of shooter video games. Halo, Counter-Strike, and Battlefield are all examples of games with colossal followings. While games like Counter-Strike remain beloved...

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Is Water Wet? – Affirmative

By Ethan Bromley, Opinion November 23, 2022

Over the course of human interaction and development, one question remains prominent in human discourse: “Is Water Wet?” The debate is in constant controversy, as the definition of “wet” is unable to bring any clarification over the issue. This is not just a question of whether liquid adheres...

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The SAT and ACT: Unaffordable and a Hindrance to Higher Education for Many

By Aidan Schneider, Opinion Desk Editor November 18, 2022

In the past year, colleges and universities have become increasingly test optional, no longer requiring SAT or ACT test scores to consider an applicant. In fact, nearly 80% of colleges and universities, public and private, will not require test scores in applications for fall 2023. This is welcome news,...

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Is Elon Musk Qualified to Run Twitter? Absolutely.

By Quinn Muller, Writer November 18, 2022

With recent events placing Elon Musk as the new owner of social media giant, Twitter, speculation has circled concerning Musk’s qualifications and purpose for running the company. The tech guru bought the social media giant in late October and has given little reason to doubt his qualification to succeed...

A Hot Dog is Not a Sandwich!

A Hot Dog is Not a Sandwich!

By Zachary Zalamea, Writer October 28, 2022

A hot dog and a sandwich are two separate categories of food. When you want a hot dog you're not going to ask for a sandwich and vice versa. A sandwich has many condiments and other food items inside of it, while a hot dog gets other things on top of it.  You’re not putting tomatoes, lettuce, or...

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