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Impostor syndrome explained

Impostor syndrome explained

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

February 13, 2020

Accomplishing so much, yet she doubts every move. Unease about unproductivity and when she does create her artwork, she never feels it’s good enough. Senior Olivia Karr experiences these feelings on a regular basis, but she’s not alone in her experience. The phenomenon is called impostor syndrome and...

Cosmetics in color

Cosmetics in color

by Fatima Malik, Reporter

January 28, 2020

As an avid skincare and makeup shopper, I love websites like Glossier that represent different skin types, companies like Fenty Beauty that sell products suiting a variety of skin tones, and stores like Sephora with scanners to analyze any customer’s skin and find the right shade for them. While there is no denyi...

Switching to slow fashion

Switching to slow fashion

by Myh Seyoum and Bree Johnson

January 22, 2020

In anticipation of a climate crisis, members of our generation worldwide are becoming increasingly concerned with the environmental impact of human living habits. Young people educate themselves on these issues and attempt to prevent their current implications by changing different aspects of their life...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: January

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

January 21, 2020

Recently I was talking to my mom about a sudden drought of motivation after a brief streak of productivity and she told me something that stuck with me: “Being a motivated person doesn’t mean being motivated all the time.” It’s true; nobody can work at 100 percent every day. With senioritis more c...

Deodorant damage

Deodorant damage

by Fatima Malik, Reporter

December 26, 2019

Deodorant has always been just another daily necessity for me; I didn’t think much about it. One day, I looked in the mirror and realized the skin by my shoulders had begun to darken. I figured it would go away on its own, but the darkening only became worse. I talked to my doctor and figured out my...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: December

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: December

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

December 20, 2019

With increasingly chilly days and post-finals exhaustion setting in like the recent overcast weather, motivation is slipping for many students. Since most don’t have a major project to complete over winter break, once school starts up again in the new year, it’s normally an uphill climb to get back int...

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

December 19, 2019

There’s a quote by musician Kevin Michael McKeehan that goes: "A lack of boundaries often invites a lack of respect." This statement can apply to various areas of your life, but especially to relationships. If you expect to be treated with respect and regarded as your partner’s equal, then you a...

Great American Retreat

Great American Retreat

by Andrew Cox, Advertisement & PR Manager

December 18, 2019

A recording emerged of France’s Emmanuel Macron, Canada’s Justin Trudeau and the United Kingdom’s Boris Johnson mocking President Trump at a Buckingham Palace reception following a Dec. 4 NATO summit for having an unscheduled press conference outside the event, which caused delays. On the sur...

Ask Ethan: December

by Ethan Johnson, Sports Reporter

December 16, 2019

Every new day brings challenges to overcome, whether it’s a test you forgot to study for or simply getting out of bed — we all have goals to accomplish. My goals so far this year have been to make the most out of my time left in high school and get into a college that will allow me to pursue a caree...

Happy health

Happy health

by Fatima Malik, Reporter

December 5, 2019

Exhaustion completely overtakes you after coming home from school as you collapse on the couch, lacking the strength to finish all your schoolwork. Sure, you can push through and ignore the fatigue, but you’ll probably fall asleep on your notes, so the best thing you can do is muster up all the str...

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

Shades of Purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

November 22, 2019

I was watching “The Aviator” the other night, which chronicles the life of Howard Hughes, a reclusive, eccentric man who sparked a relationship with a young woman and shortly thereafter grew increasingly controlling. He hired a driver to follow her around wherever she went, claiming it was becau...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: October

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: October

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

November 3, 2019

With most college apps due Dec. 1 and the rest usually in early January, the pressure is on for seniors. I turned in my early decision application Nov. 1 and my mom was astounded when she saw how different the process is now compared to when she was in school, before everything was computerized. Imagine a wor...