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Which is better: Going to Prom with a Date or Friends?

Which is better: Going to Prom with a Date or Friends?

Seniors Hailey Hines and Maya Lincoln discuss their sides on whether prom is better with a date or in a group.
Haley Hines and Maya Lincoln
May 27, 2021

The COVID-19 vaccine is everywhere. Will you fight for herd immunity, or sit back to see what happens?

My thoughts on the COVID-19 vaccine

Laura Haas, News Anchor
May 18, 2021

Watching the news only freaks me out more. The COVID-19 vaccine is all that is talked about, and at this point it’s becoming exhausting trying to distinguish between the truth and lies.  I am so...

Misinformation, bias, and deceptive facts are all far too prevalent in our society, especially when regarding polarizing topics, namely politics. And while it’s bad enough that people repeat things to each other that are bent one way or are completely incorrect, social media only helps to exacerbate this issue.

Disinformation ruins modern media

Josh Truesdale, Reporter
May 13, 2021

Let's face it. Social media is awful. It is clear that social media is a huge part of most people’s lives. Sure, it connects people from all over the globe in a place that spreads ideas, delivers...

Super straight is not

Super Straight or Super Transphobic?

Anna Macpherson, Reporter
May 10, 2021

A new trend has arisen. One that is neither dancing nor pet related. It mocks sexuality and identity.  TikTok user Kyle Royce made a video in early March claiming to be “super straight,” a...

The crowds are too big, too fast, and overstimulating. Crowd anxiety is real, and only has solidified during the pandemic. 

Crowd anxiety flared by student’s congestion in the hallways

Kaylie Donahue, Magazine Chief
May 9, 2021

I’m only halfway through my school day and I can already feel the budding pit in my stomach. The crazed haze of highschoolers rushing in eight-foot wide halls is the definition of overwhelming.  A...

Participation happens when the classroom environment created by the teacher is comfortable for students to learn in.

Times I Raise My Hand ≠ My Intelligence

Hannah Ellis, Opinions Editor
May 8, 2021

You’re sitting in class and the teacher presents a question. Do you get excited for the chance to talk in class? Or do you sit, eyes low, waiting for this stressful moment to pass? Depending on the teacher,...

America stands divided on a number of political issues, which creates unnecessary conflict and hostility within the country.

Students have more civility than politicians? That needs to change.

Alisha Khalil, Reporter
May 4, 2021

Dear U.S. Politicians, If I can engage with another student who has different views than me, why is it that people almost three times my age fail to do so? Before all else, students know that they are...

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Andrew

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Andrew

Thomas Wolthers, Multimedia Editor
April 12, 2021

In this episode of Somewhere on a Rainbow, Andrew is interviewed about being transgender.

Considering the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic and the potential hazards associated with it, Governor Chris Sununu's mandate for all New Hampshire K-12 schools to return to in-person learning five days per week is rash and risky.

Governor Sununu is the “April Fool” with his back-to-school mandate

Anna Drabik, Executive Arts and Entertainment Editor
April 7, 2021

When I got the text from my mom, I thought it was an April Fools’ joke. “All schools have to return to a five-day week with in-person classes.” You’re joking, right? … Right? Governor...

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Kat Cote

Somewhere on a Rainbow | Kat Cote

Thomas Wolthers, Multimedia Editor
March 31, 2021

In this episode of Somewhere on a Rainbow, Kat Cote is interviewed about being non-binary and gender assumption.

What’s the best meal of the day?

Makenna True, Reporter
March 30, 2021

As soon as you open your eyes, a strong scent hits your nose. The smell of fresh cooked pancakes seeps in through under the door, causing you to throw off your covers in a hurry. As you make your way...

Instagram and other social media instigates an unspoken competition between people when it comes to likes and attention.

Instagram’s broken hearts

Natalie Karlson, Reporter
March 29, 2021

“Be sure to hit that ‘like’ button...” “Don’t forget to ‘double tap’...” “If you enjoy my content, please ‘like’…” “Each ‘like’ counts to support me...” It’s...

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