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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...

Vegan Vacation

Vegan Vacation

Brooklyn Dilley, Story Editor

April 19, 2019

From March 17 to March 24, it is safe to say that I ate at least 30 falafel wraps. For spring break, my family and I went on a Carribean cruise with some friends. While I had been counting down the days for the cruise since we planned it, a part of me had also been dreading it. What would I be able to...

Not Quite Bilingual

Not Quite Bilingual

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

April 12, 2019

I was born in India. I grew up with a cacophony of noise surrounding me; from the noise of pots and pans clanging when my mother cooked to the boisterous shouts of my brother and cousin when they ran around the house to the audible thrum of the city of Chennai itself. Among all those noises, the mos...

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...

“She Loves Me” 2016 revival

“She Loves Me” 2016 revival

Kara Green, Staff Writer

April 5, 2019

"She Loves Me" is a musical that first premiered on Broadway in 1963 and had a revival in 2016. It follows the story of Georg Nowack and Amalia Balash who work together and are constantly at odds. When the duo is not at work, however, they are secretly each other's pen pals. The couple falls in love...