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Sustainable Fashion

Sustainable Fashion

Liz Jones, Content Manager

January 8, 2020

Fashion and sustainability are two of my passions. However, the news has pretty much clarified that the two subjects are often contradictory. This makes it really hard for me to reconcile both of these passions. It is hard to be fashionable and sustainable, but it can be done. The articles “The Lazy...

Grades Matter…but Chill Out Guys

Grades Matter…but Chill Out Guys

Caroline Christensen, Content Manager

December 18, 2019

There are two different types of high school students. The first is stressed out of their mind studying for exams, and stays up until one in the morning; crying into their textbooks. The other could not care less about the D on their biology test, or their failing grade in language arts. Working fo...

Why Are The Unisex Bathrooms Being Locked?

Why Are The Unisex Bathrooms Being Locked?

Leven Petersen, Staff Writer

December 6, 2019

Back in 2014, unisex restrooms started to become a more popular. Places like Portland, Austin and Washington D.C. all became major cities where these bathrooms were required by law to have. Unisex bathrooms are not just a place for people of different gender to go, they are a place where everybody can...

Dear Influencers, Stop

Dear Influencers, Stop

Jay Marren, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Since its initial birth into existence in 2005, YouTube has quickly grown to the forefront of pop culture. Beauty gurus, gamers, vloggers and more are rising more and more as YouTube grows even larger. By watching compilations like "Jeffree Star and Shane Dawson being a mood for 5 minutes straight"...

The Problem with Holidays

The Problem with Holidays

Akshaya Kumar, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

Holidays are great. They are a time to celebrate and revel in the festivities occurring all around. By definition, no work is done on a holiday and to a high school student, virtually nothing could be better than having permission from the United States of America to be unproductive.  It was this ...

Age Segregation in School

Age Segregation in School

Lily Simpson, Staff Writer

November 20, 2019

In high school, students rarely mix with people in other grades. Since Kindergarten, students have only interacted with people in their grade. It is like they are on their own little island. If there is someone in the grade above another, they have total range over them, even if they are onl...