The Black & White

Guest Writer: A Miracle

Guest Writer: A Miracle

Cathy Nguyen, Guest Writer

May 10, 2019

My parent's dreams are also my dreams; they deserve the world and all I want is for their dreams to come true. The only people that can make you feel loved is your family, no matter the distance, you will always be on their mind and heart, take my words. This memoir is not only an important moment fr...

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Pink Tax Taking A Toll

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 19, 2019

Being a female can be dreadful, especially the part where we have a period each month. Periods are painful, gross and exhausting. However, I am mostly frustrated about how expensive it is to take the proper care in dealing with them. Feminine products, like pads and tampons are expensive. The average...

PDA

PDA

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

Now we all have seen it, we have felt the awkwardness from being around it and yet it still happens. Public Displays of Affection, often referred to as PDA, is a common action that occurs in stereotypical high schools from movies and shows. I can say I see very little of it at Johnston, like the occasional...

Planning Instead of Living

Planning Instead of Living

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

The media, meaning movies and shows, always have characters whose first plan did not go how they expected it to. For example, a lot of plots are created by something failing to go to plan like the death of a parent, the end of a relationship or even something like the main character getting pregnant.  ...

Sophomore Fears

Sophomore Fears

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 15, 2019

Entering the high school on the first day, I was frightened out of my mind. I was intimidated by everything; the building, the teachers, driving in the parking lot and the football field. Mainly, however, I was frightened by the upperclassmen. I already had some interaction with them, as marching band...

Newspaper Fiasco

Newspaper Fiasco

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

March 11, 2019

It really sucks when you see your work being disrespected. If you have put your time toward something and worked hard on it, it would be really rewarding to see other people reading your work and enjoy it. Yet in this schoo,l the majority of students do not appreciate other student’s hard word. This...