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Shades of purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

Shades of purple: Guide to understanding domestic abuse

by Makayla Herron, Copy and Online Editor

February 27, 2020

In addition to Heart Awareness Month and Black History Month, February also marks Teen Dating Violence Awareness and Prevention Month (TDVAPM) and is dedicated to bringing awareness to teen dating violence as well as educating students on how to stop abuse before it begins. Every year takes on a different...

Wading mind deep in time: Tame Impala’s insightful new album

Wading mind deep in time: Tame Impala’s insightful new album

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

February 27, 2020

Everybody knows the indie personality stereotype — that person who thrifts their clothing, spends all of their time on Twitter and flaunts their “underground” taste in music, including artists like Rex Orange County, Clairo and Frank Ocean (who are actually very popular). Tame Impala, another alternative group, is often mentioned while making f...

(Even more) crazy, fearless: Harley Quinn’s return

(Even more) crazy, fearless: Harley Quinn’s return

by Joelle Tindal, Reporter

February 21, 2020

Summed up: Colorful, explosive and all sorts of fun. Despite the mess of 2016’s “Suicide Squad,” I had high hopes for “Birds of Prey (And the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn),” directed by Cathy Yan. Harleen Quinzel stole the show in “Suicide Squad” and her unique look was one of ...

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...

Unpopular opinion: WWIII jokes are OK

Unpopular opinion: WWIII jokes are OK

by Myh Seyoum, Reporter

February 6, 2020

The U.S. airstrike on Friday, Jan. 3 at the Baghdad International Airport in Iraq — targeting Iranian General Qassem Soleimani — incited varied reactions from the American public. Some people fully support the President’s actions, while others feel the strike would have been justified if he gained approval from Congress first. The country saw a unique reaction, h...

Seniors bring it on

Seniors bring it on

by Alexa Dezelan, Reporter

January 29, 2020

The curtain closed on Jan. 23-25, not only on the last musical of this year, but on a significant chapter in many seniors' lives. For some seniors, this musical is unlike any other they've done because they help run the show in addition to performing for the last time in their high school career. Th...

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...

Substitute teacher wants to change class’ lives in fifty minutes (satire)

Substitute teacher wants to change class’ lives in fifty minutes (satire)

by Andrew Cox, Advertising & PR Manager

January 27, 2020

Walking into English 3 teacher Gregory Harrison’s third period honors class, substitute teacher James Winchester kicked up his black Nike Air Force 1s on the teachers’ desk, knocking over several pencils. “Hey, class,” Winchester said. “Your teacher was sick and left you a worksheet, bu...

Students’ mental health calls for school support

Students’ mental health calls for school support

by Gracie Warhurst, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 24, 2020

In a world where more and more school-aged children and young adults face mental health problems, support for those who struggle with these issues should be commonplace in schools. Approximately one in five teenagers aged 13-18 live with mental health conditions, such as general anxiety and major de...

Netflix’s newest series promotes romanticizing serial killers, bad relationship advice for fans

Netflix’s newest series promotes romanticizing serial killers, bad relationship advice for fans

by Isis Martin, Reporter

January 22, 2020

  Netflix released season two of its binge-worthy psychological theory series “You” on Dec. 26. The show stars actor Penn Badgley from “Gossip Girl” and Victoria Pedretti from “The Haunting of Hill House.” Fans praised “You” for its twisted and bloody portrayal of the phrase “What would...

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...

Recommendation letter

Recommendation letter

by Sevval Erenkol, Reporter

January 18, 2020