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Speak up, please

Speak up, please

by Sonali Menon, Online Editor

October 24, 2019

At the end of the eighth grade, I was organizing my freshman year schedule and realized that I had no space to fulfill the communications course credit required by PISD for graduation. Desperate to maintain the format of my schedule, I opted to take professional communications during summer school, one of th...

Keeping up with Trumpdashians

Keeping up with Trumpdashians

by Andrew Cox, Advertising & PR Manager

October 9, 2019

The White House recently lost another performer in its circus—John Bolton, the now ex-national security advisor, is the latest victim of President Stable Genius’ Twitter account, “fired” via tweet after offering to resign earlier. Bolton was and is a warmonger responsible for some of the mor...

College is overrated

College is overrated

by Akie Kasai, Reporter

October 9, 2019

It’s that time of year again: college application season. To some, college can represent freedom and independence. To others, it poses a financial challenge to lower-income families. After high school, students should look toward post-secondary education, but that doesn’t necessarily mean going to a fou...

Posters promote discriminating dress code

Posters promote discriminating dress code

by Makayla Herron, Copy Editor

September 18, 2019

A bright pink poster with a jagged magazine cut-out of a woman wearing a white, low-cut and see-through blouse accompanies another picture of a girl wearing a modest, striped shirt. While the white blouse receives a caption indicating the consequences for wearing similar clothes to school, the striped ...

Avengers: Endgame, the Cinematic Marvel

Avengers: Endgame, the Cinematic Marvel

by Luke Miller, Reporter

May 19, 2019

WARNING: SPOILERS BELOW When one thinks back on the most anticipated movie of the early 20th century, they will no longer think of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” or James Cameron’s “Avatar”. “Avengers: Endgame”, after 11 years of foreshadowing, marks the most satisfying conclusion to not...

America’s Silent Killer

America’s Silent Killer

by Evanna Momtaj, Reporter

March 30, 2019

Sugar, the sweet granular substance, is found in almost everything, but unbeknownst to most, this sweet treat is silently killing us. Sugar that comes naturally from fruits and vegetables is not what is of concern to the American diet. I am talking about processed sugar that can be found in almost any...

“Queer Eye” From Teen Eye

“Queer Eye” From Teen Eye

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

March 25, 2019

As you lay in bed and scroll through Netflix wondering what to watch, you may think to yourself “What else could I possibly watch on this site?” Finding a new show to watch may feel daunting with hundreds of options filling the screen (I definitely feel overwhelmed), but there are many hidden gems ...

High-five for Hasan

High-five for Hasan

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

March 20, 2019

Comedy and global news is the perfect combination for educational success, especially when it comes to young adults. The Netflix show “Patriot Act”, hosted by Hasan Minhaj, comedian and former “Daily Show” correspondent, received quite a lot of attention recently. It explores politics, current e...

Technological Teaching

Technological Teaching

by Aysia Lane, Reporter

March 19, 2019

From touch-screen computers to virtual assignments, the classroom has become a home to technology. Students have become accustomed to the paperless homeworks and online gradebooks, but it seems that a new era of technology is on the rise and coming to the classroom. “I love [all the new technology],” stati...

Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” is a New Way to Look at Superheroes

Netflix’s “The Umbrella Academy” is a New Way to Look at Superheroes

by Evanna Momtaj, Reporter

March 18, 2019

Netflix’s latest series “The Umbrella Academy” made waves on social media following its release Feb. 15. I didn't know what to expect when I started watching the show, but I certainly did not expect to finish watching all of season one in a day. “The Umbrella Academy” has many different factors that...

The Case For The Green New Deal

The Case For The Green New Deal

by Andrew Cox, Reporter

March 10, 2019

If you’ve been following the news lately, you’ve probably heard about a proposal called the “Green New Deal,” pushed by progressive members of congress, climate activists, and youth advocacy groups across the country. Political commentators agree that this proposal will not pass the GOP majority ...

International Scholars

International Scholars

by Sarah Dolder, Copy Editor

March 9, 2019

Applying to college as a legal permanent resident, or U.S. citizen is already a stressful process, however, the process only gets more arduous the more your legal status changes. When I first started applying to colleges, I assumed that under my legal status I would be considered a resident for admis...