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“13 Reasons Why” peddles misconceptions to vulnerable audience

“13 Reasons Why” peddles misconceptions to vulnerable audience

Sophie Caldwell, Copy Editor
May 15, 2017 • 1,510 views
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Besides presenting dangerous fallacies about suicide and mental illness, "13 Reasons Why" may negatively affect adolescents who are already at a high risk for suicide.

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What a Fool Believes: Wickedness or Weakness-The duality of “DAMN.”

What a Fool Believes: Wickedness or Weakness-The duality of “DAMN.”

John Kennedy, Music columnist
May 12, 2017 • 129 views
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Music columnist John Kennedy reviews Kendrick Lamar's new album "DAMN.," which includes the hits "HUMBLE." and "DNA."

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Looking Up: Earth Day and An Antidote to Despair

Looking Up: Earth Day and An Antidote to Despair

Aileen Zhang, Columnist
April 21, 2017 • 109 views
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Senior Aileen Zhang discusses the importance of appreciating science in the current political climate. Don't forget about the March for Science this Earth Day, April, 22!

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Fashion double standards displace culture

Fashion double standards displace culture

Amy Liu, Online Editor-in-Chief
April 20, 2017 • 168 views
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Cultural appropriation is very real in the beauty and fashion industries, and it needs to stop.

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Looking Up: Goldilocks and the seven planets

Looking Up: Goldilocks and the seven planets

Aileen Zhang, Design staff, columnist
April 4, 2017 • 32 views
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Science enthusiast Aileen Zhang discusses the seven newfound TRAPPIST-1 planets and the possibility of colonization.

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Immigration ban contradicts American values, fuels hate crime epidemic

Immigration ban contradicts American values, fuels hate crime epidemic

Natasha Faruqui, Staff Writer
March 2, 2017 • 660 views
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Trump's recently suspended immigration ban has promoted scapegoating of minority groups while emboldening religious prejudice.

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Looking Up: Space is hard

Looking Up: Space is hard

Aileen Zhang, Design staff
February 13, 2017 • 85 views
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In this first installment of senior Aileen Zhang's science column, she discusses the dangers of studying space, even from afar.

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Why I joined the Women’s March

Why I joined the Women’s March

Sophie Gillard, Staff Writer
February 8, 2017 • 274 views
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Thousands of protesters joined the Women's March in Washington, D.C. and its many nationwide sister marches on Jan. 21. Sophomore Sophie Gillard discusses why she marched.

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There’s nothing healthy about Musical.ly culture

There’s nothing healthy about Musical.ly culture

Natasha Faruqui, Staff Writer
January 23, 2017 • 479 views
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Musical.ly culture has promoted narcissism, bullying and objectification to ten-year-olds and adults alike. It has to stop.

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Host family life: ten reflections on one semester

Host family life: ten reflections on one semester

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer
January 4, 2017 • 310 views
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In her final installment of "Host Family Life," Sophia Kontos thinks back to all the best moments of fall 2016 with exchange student Barbara.

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What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

What a Fool Believes: The ultimate 2016 playlist

John Kennedy, Music Columnist
December 28, 2016 • 236 views
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Senior John Kennedy reflects on the best of the 2016 music scene.

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Host family life: Thanksgiving from a different perspective

Host family life: Thanksgiving from a different perspective

Sophia Kontos, Staff Writer
December 6, 2016 • 322 views
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What's Thanksgiving like to someone who didn't grow up celebrating the holiday? Sophia Kontos shares her experiences with foreign exchange student Barbara.

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