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Traditional graduation is unnecessary

by Ashley Mochizuki, staff

June 12, 2020

Twelve years of my education does not equate to a slip of paper I get while I wear a robe and a weird hat. Graduation is an unnecessary ceremony, and I’m fine that it got canceled in its traditional form. For some, graduati...

6 ft apart: Social distancing is still important

by Elena Clark, Associate Editor

June 5, 2020

Six feet apart. This phrase has become increasingly familiar in our unfamiliar world, and for good reason. Social distancing is an important part of the COVID-19 pandemic to keep oneself and the community surrounding health...

Student reflects on learning from home

by Ein McCue, staff

June 4, 2020

Online School. Confusing for most. Teachers seem to be assigning work, but I’m not just talking about the classes and turning things in. I want to bring up the emotions that we project into this academic change. How are we meant t...

It’s been months, but states must be careful not to reopen too soon

by Jade Doerksen, staff

June 4, 2020

“We have it totally under control,” said U.S. President Donald Trump on Jan. 22 in regards to the coronavirus.   He went on to say, “It’s just one person coming in from China, and we have it under control. It’s go...

Hey boys! Your bathroom is gross and we know you can do better

by Ava Mirante, staff

May 28, 2020

Bravery is one of the first words that come to my mind when thinking about this journey into the boys’ bathroom. The countless stories and horrors that have been whispered about the spot left an anxious feeling when first st...