Stuck at Home? Escape to Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

Maggie McGovern, Staff Writer

May 1, 2020

Right now, most people want to not be at home, but we have to be. There is a worldwide epidemic, and the more we can do to contain it, the better.  How great would an island getaway sound right about now? Well, Nintendo has g...

Psychological Effects of Social Distancing

Kayla Timmerman, Co-editor-in-chief

May 1, 2020

Social distancing is something most have never had to do before. This is all brand new to all of us. As we are all stuck in our house, the psychological burden that is weighing us down is something we never experienced before. Th...

Where Does Our Confidence Go?

 Emma Best, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

When we were younger, in elementary and middle school, our sense of style wasn't the best. But did we care? Most would answer no. Getting older changes everything. We start caring about what other people think of us more than an...

The Evolution of Barbie

Heather Choi , Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

A girl is shopping with her mom for her new dolls. As she enters the aisle, she sees pink boxes lining up on top of the shelf. She sees there are two different versions of Barbie, the old and the new. She chooses the new Barbie...

A Reflection on Bullying and Discrimination  

Tamiyah Fearrington, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

Bullying and Suicide It seems that bullying and discrimination have grown from innocent name calling to porposely hurting people physically and mentally. One of the most serious effects of bullying can be suicide. The Center...

Why Do So Many Music Artists Seem Depressed?

Matthew Boyle, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

According to a 2017 article by Forbes, Americans now spend nearly 32 hours a day listening to music on streaming services like Apple Music and Spotify. That’s almost 20% of someone’s week spent with their airpods in, or their...

Op-Ed: Lobbying in America

Emma Duffy, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

In United States history courses we learn all about big business influencing government decisions in the past, but how about the present? During the Gilded Age, large corporations began to invest money into politicians to ensur...

Something Old, Something New: The Beginning of a New Decade

Julianna Kasper, Editor

April 22, 2020

In life, it is only natural to go through changes. People, places, and things all change as time passes. With a brand new decade ahead of us, I have decided to look back at the past, wanting to see just how different my life ...

Tech Possibilities Endless. But Are We Becoming Lazier?

Jake Amato, Staff Writer

April 22, 2020

The leaps and bounds that technology has taken over the past decade are nothing short of remarkable. Technologies that were never thought to be possible seemed to have become commonplace; the possibilities for the future of tech...

Detention Centers in China

Emma Duffy, Staff Writer

April 21, 2020

The Asian continent is a fairly decent distance from America. Practically in their own world, citizens of America are unable to know exactly what is going on at any given time. However, there may be reason to pay closer attenti...

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