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The Deal With Eudel ✨

The Deal With Eudel ✨

Eudel Ndong

December 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Entertainment, Opinion

How do I deal with a breakup? Dealing with a breakup is always hard but you have to remember that as cliché as it sounds, life goes on. Surround yourself with people who will always have your back, eat ice cream with you,  give you a tissue when you ugly cry and will also dust yourself off and return t...

Jamie explains why procrastination keeps you from reaching your destination

Jamie explains why procrastination keeps you from reaching your destination

Jamie Carmichael

December 15, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Procrastinating. We all do it whether we want to admit it or not. It’s like that little devil on your shoulder telling you to do literally everything but what you actually need to do. For the past two years I have waited until the very last moment to do anything and if you’re anything like me, ...

Holiday gift guide for everyone in your life

Holiday gift guide for everyone in your life

Destiny Tiburcio, Associate Editor

December 12, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

Christmas time is finally here, meaning the stress of gifts is right around the corner. If you’re like me, you’ll go crazy and spend your last penny on your friends and family just to see them smile. Unfortunately, not everyone has the amazing gift buying skills that I have. So if you’re the per...

What you should be streaming this month (December)

What you should be streaming this month (December)

Joshua Ali, Opinion

December 13, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion, Showcase

Have you finished all the shows and movies from the November list? Still can't find anything on Spotify or Apple Music? Stuck just looking at a blank wall not knowing what to do next? I got you. Here are the best new and throwback shows and songs of December: Netflix The Show: Big Mouth If you h...

Sexual harassment awareness leads to safer environment

Sexual harassment awareness leads to safer environment

Bianca Johnson

November 29, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Editorials, Showcase

A new era is coming to Hollywood where women are not harassed, shamed and abused based on their sexuality, one where women can speak freely about their experiences and finally get the justice they deserve. It all started with Gwyneth Paltrow, Ashley Judd, Angelina Jolie and Lupita Nyong'o. They cr...

Early graduation preparation comes with class confusion

Early graduation preparation comes with class confusion

Genesis Jimenez

November 28, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

I always wonder how people look at me when I walk through the halls. Am I an inspiration to underclassmen? Could I be a traitor? Possibly both? If only I cared enough to ask for their opinions. Last spring, I decided to go through the process of early graduation. It was probably one of the biggest ri...

Junior recounts her experience as an ESOL student who spoke no English

Junior recounts her experience as an ESOL student who spoke no English

Soreya Adeline Djemene

November 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Showcase

As I walked into class, I felt the “who the heck is this?" look from them. I made my way to a random seat in the back, and listened as the teacher spoke a language I didn't understand. Whoever said starting school in another continent was easy lied to you. Terribly. Coming here from France at t...

What you should be streaming this month (November)

What you should be streaming this month (November)

Jubilee Robinson, Opinion Managing Editor

November 9, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Stuck trying to decide what shows to watch? Still listening to the last summer's hits? Bored in general and need a bit of a media reboot? Look no further. Here is some of the freshest stream-able content, as well as some throwbacks, to add the nostalgia factor. Netflix The Show: Stranger Things (Sea...

Poms is a sport, despite what haters think

Poms is a sport, despite what haters think

Taylor Dawson

November 14, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

"Poms isn’t a sport.” “I could do poms in my sleep.” “Poms is just a bunch of twerking.” “If poms is a sport, then chess also has to be a sport.” Those are a few of the things I hear on the daily. People are ignorant. Honestly, I’d love to see anyone who says that come on the...

Je’Nan shares wisdom on how to avoid school-spread germs

Je’Nan shares wisdom on how to avoid school-spread germs

Je'Nan Hayes

December 1, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion, Showcase

It’s the most wonderful time of the year: the time of year when everyone inside school spreads sickness to one another. Personally, I think missing school while being sick is the worst. The transitional period of when the last bout of warm weather leaves and the bone-chilling weather comes in is ...

Review: Almost, Maine is perfect date-night play

Review: Almost, Maine is perfect date-night play

Chase Deist, Associate Editor

November 17, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

You step into a winter wonderland you thought only lived in books. Two cabins and a forest of evergreens flank a semi-circle made out of snow, framing a patch of open land. Behind the houses, the sky is lit with a green-purple hue reflective of the northern lights. Welcome to Almost, Maine. Watkins Mill Hi...

Family political disagreements have far-reaching benefits

Family political disagreements have far-reaching benefits

Chase Deist, Associate Editor

November 6, 2017


Filed under Columns, Opinion

Political opinions can show a lot about a person. They determine what a person values most and what they believe is right. A difference in political opinions can sometimes result in the end of a friendship or even a romantic relationship. But one relationship you can’t leave is your family, no matter...

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