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“Love, Simon” provides relatable, crucial story for LGBTQ+ teens

“Love, Simon” provides relatable, crucial story for LGBTQ+ teens

Abigail Poag and Tyler King

April 5, 2018


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Greg Berlanti's "Love, Simon" is an emotional, touching film that gives LGBTQ+ youth a relatable protagonist they can root for.

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Why the Winter Olympics matter to millennials more than ever

Why the Winter Olympics matter to millennials more than ever

Iris Chen, Assignments Editor

February 20, 2018


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Junior Iris Chen discusses how the PyeongChang Olympics have demonstrated the potential of millenials and revitalized the spirit of the Olympic Games.

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FCD discussions provide valuable information on addiction

FCD discussions provide valuable information on addiction

January 31, 2018


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From Jan. 8 through 10, speakers from Freedom from Chemical Dependency spoke to students about the causes and consequences of addiction.

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#MeToo: Will the movement make a difference?

#MeToo: Will the movement make a difference?

Sophie Caldwell, Assignments Editor

November 14, 2017


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Women opened up about sexual assault and harassment under the hashtag #MeToo in the wake of the Harvey Weinstein scandal.

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ACT holds test on Yom Kippur, inconveniences Jewish community

ACT holds test on Yom Kippur, inconveniences Jewish community

Eli Maierson, Copy Editor

October 24, 2017


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The ACT rescheduled their September testing date due to Hurricane Harvey, conflicting with Yom Kippur and angering the Jewish community.

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Under Review: Wonder Woman

Under Review: Wonder Woman

Ryan Chang, Assistant Online Editor

June 8, 2017


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Patty Jenkins' 'Wonder Woman' brings a welcome jolt of excitement and heart to the DC Cinematic Universe.

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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


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"13 Reasons Why" presenting dangerous fallacies about suicide and mental illness.

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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


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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


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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


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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


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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


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Trump's recently suspended immigration ban has promoted scapegoating of minority groups while emboldening religious prejudice.

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