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Student Expression Explored

Student Expression Explored

December 18, 2018

The music you listen on the way to school, the graphic on your shirt, the photographs on the wall. Expression is everywhere. It surrounds us and shapes our culture. But what would happen if it was...

Daffodil Tradition Continues

Daffodil Tradition Continues

October 25, 2018

Another year, another Daffodil selection night. This year, eight senior girls and their escorts took the stage, doing a walk down to the stage called the “promenade,”  giving one-minute speeches...

Memes find new meanings

Memes find new meanings

May 29, 2018

In his 1976 book The Selfish Gene, evolutionary biologist Richard Dawkins described a meme as a “self-reproducing” cultural idea shared between organisms. Today, the word meme has transcended its...

Activism Goes Viral

Activism Goes Viral

April 6, 2018

To step into the public sphere in this day and age is to step into an ocean of technology. The American public is awash in smartphones, smartwatches, tablets; in blogs, posts, online forums. The tide of...

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P!nk’s ‘Hurts 2B Human’ Impresses

May 20, 2019

P!nk came out with her eighth studio album, Hurts 2B Human, April 26. The album features artists such as Khalid and Chris Stapleton. The lead single, “Walk Me Home,” makes me...

Rap Or Go To The League Review

May 17, 2019

Rap Or Go To The League is 2 Chainz’s fifth studio album. 2 Chainz used to be one of the biggest rappers, doing features with Lil Wayne, Drake, Travis Scott and more great rappers....

Captain Marvel Review

May 17, 2019

Captain Marvel is Marvel Studio’s 21st entry into their contiguous series of films that have come to be known as the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Captain Marvel is also Marvel’s first...

Us Movie Review

April 22, 2019

After seeing Jordan Peele’s directorial debut film Get Out, I knew he was different; the movie incorporates political satire, horror and humor into a film that was raved about by...

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Saying goodbye
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Greek System Offers Influence

June 6, 2019

Modern culture projects certain stereotypes and images of the Greek system. Movies like “Animal House” and “House Bunny” have instilled the images of alcohol use and...

Senior finds voice in music

Senior finds voice in music

June 6, 2019

When she was five, Joelle Joosten was asked to join a choir camp at her church. Although she was reluctant at first, Joosten says it was this experience that led her to...

Climate Change and the Response

May 17, 2019

The Green New Deal Resolution proposed by Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Sen. Ed Markey Feb. 7 has resurrected the debate around climate change. This increase of conversation...

Personality Profile: Victoria Cartwright

May 6, 2019

Sophomore Victoria Cartwright has been blind for six years. She wants to tell her story and help people understand how to interact with a blind person.     Legal blindness...

Seniors Paint Tiles

March 27, 2019

If you had been in the commons Feb. 22 you would have seen a group of students gathered to listen to music, hang out with friends and paint ceiling tiles. This gathering...

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