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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...

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

Social Media Influences Eating Disorders

April 6, 2018

Two likes. Refresh. Eight likes. Refresh. 16 likes. Pause. Refresh. 27 likes. And so the process goes. Studies show that people can get addicted to social media in a similar way they can...

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Everyday Movie Review

April 17, 2019

The movie Every Day was directed by Michael Sucsy and released Feb. 23, 2018. It tells the story of A, a genderless entity that occupies the bodies of teenagers. Overall, I enjoyed...

Shazam! Review

April 17, 2019

In a world where superheroes like the Avengers and the Justice League shine in the spotlight, Shazam! was released April 5 as DC attempt to captivate the audience with action and comedy. Shazam!...

Free Uzi Song Review

April 17, 2019

Rapper Lil Uzi Vert, who is signed with Atlanta Records, has been having issues with his record label for a while. Atlanta Records has not allowed Uzi to release his long-awaited album...

Why Green Book shouldn’t have won best picture

March 27, 2019

In the weeks leading up to this year’s Academy Awards, I made it my goal to watch all of the films nominated for the Best Picture category. With only a week to go, I only had one...

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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...

Days for Girls Interview

February 26, 2019

Understand Minimum Wage in Washington State

January 22, 2019

Why Die Hard is a Christmas movie

December 19, 2018

The holidays are a time for family, friends and taking time to be grateful for what you have. All of these things are represented in popular Christmas movies such as Elf,...

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

Weekly Artist Feature: Drew Whitney

December 17, 2018

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