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What are the Long-Term Effects of Too Much Screen Time, and Can Blue Light Glasses Help?

What are the Long-Term Effects of Too Much Screen Time, and Can Blue Light Glasses Help?

Astrid Kieser Kisting, Freelance Editor May 24, 2021

It’s a problem that millions of people face across the world every single day: too much screen time. We live in a world where information can always be accessed through the touch of a button, but like...

Race-Blind College Admissions are Blind to Reality

Race-Blind College Admissions are Blind to Reality

Camden Wright, Arts, Culture, and Style Editor May 24, 2021

Throughout the past few decades, colleges have debated whether or not race should be a factor in admitting students into college. During the Obama-era presidency, an affirmative action policy for schools...

A Monopoly on Truth

A Monopoly on Truth

Erika Kyba, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

      On December 3, a YouTube channel called Freedomtoons released a cartoon sketch titled “How Democrats Think Election Fraud Ended.” The cartoon portrays Vladimir Putin as accidentally sleeping...

My Favorite Feminists

My Favorite Feminists

Astrid Kieser Kisting, Freelance Editor May 24, 2021

Feminism is one of the many topics that is close to my heart, especially since I’ve attended an all-girls school my entire life. It is so important that other women and young girls learn that we are...

Why Do We Strive for Perfection?

Why Do We Strive for Perfection?

Sarah Kodama , Staff Writer May 24, 2021

Perfection: a flawless state in which everything is exactly right. In this article, I will be answering the question, “Why do we strive for perfection, even if it isn’t attainable?” The first thing...

The (Un)Importance of Standardized Testing

The (Un)Importance of Standardized Testing

Kate Heinsch, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

In the past few months, millions of high schoolers across the country have dedicated countless amounts of time and money to preparing for and taking standardized tests. These tests, which include the ACT...

Half Birthdays: Join the Movement

Half Birthdays: Join the Movement

Grace Loonan, Staff Writer April 22, 2021

It’s a sunny day, or maybe it’s cloudy. Friends and family have gathered, smiling and giving hugs, or perhaps the enjoyment lies in taking time alone to relax. Favorite foods may be eaten, such as...

My Experience Getting the COVID Vaccine

My Experience Getting the COVID Vaccine

Anna Holmes, Photography, Media & Art Editor April 21, 2021

I recently got my first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine. I went through the typical side effects of the vaccine: fatigue, sore arm, and a headache. I initially complained about it, but then I realized that...

I Am Like Other Girls (And I’m Sorry for Saying I Wasn’t)

I Am Like Other Girls (And I’m Sorry for Saying I Wasn’t)

Maisie Mische, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

I have always been a person of many interests, even since I was a young kid. From dinosaurs to fashion, boy bands to cooking, I wanted to know everything about everything. But then, as I entered middle...

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Please Stop Calling Us Latinx

Sophia Kyba, Staff Writer February 25, 2021

 Lately, certain Americans have gained an obsession for “hyper inclusivity,'' though perhaps “exclusive inclusivity” would be a better name. “Latinx” is a recently made-up term to identify the...

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Capitalism: The Best System We Have

Erika Kyba, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

Although we live in a free market system, collectivist economic ideas are becoming more and more popular. If one asserts that there is something inherently cruel about free-market capitalism, the statement...

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Should Athletes Discuss Politics?

Kate Heinsch, Staff Writer February 24, 2021

"Sports and politics don't mix." "Just stick to sports." "Shut up and dribble."   You've likely heard one of these statements before. They come up every time a political ad plays before...

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