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Parent Holidays: Why Do We Celebrate Them?

Mark Burns, Writer May 20, 2024

Mother’s, Father’s Day, and Grandparent’s Day are all holidays dedicated to showing appreciation towards these important figures in our lives that create the family unit.  The importance of...

Pets Benefit Mental Health

Pets Benefit Mental Health

Hokulea Rezentes, Writer May 16, 2024

I have always wondered why animals are such an important part of our lives. Of course, they are lovable creatures, but beyond that, I want to explore how they benefit people and impact our mental health....

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Spending Time in Nature is Healing

Emma Rodriguez, Writer/Photographer April 30, 2024

Sometimes, the pressure of our day-to-day tasks can become overwhelming. Consistent school work that needs to be accomplished,  job schedules, keeping up a social life, and still maintaining hobbies can...

Why Spring Break is Beneficial to Students

Why Spring Break is Beneficial to Students

David Abularach, Writer April 22, 2024

Throughout the nation, millions of college students have been working vigorously for academic success. Unfortunately, there’s just not enough time to relax and catch a break in many school systems. Many...

The Fight Isnt Over

The Fight Isn’t Over

Andrea-Jean Roberts, Writer April 9, 2024

Though our ancestors got out there and fought for our full integration into society, they always understood that the fight would never end for us. Since 2016, when Trump was elected president, the bubble...

Sephoras Pre-Teen Apocalypse

Sephora’s Pre-Teen Apocalypse

Mia Rotell, Writer March 18, 2024

Sephora employees nationwide now anticipate the sound of the school bell, releasing hoards of pre-teen girls into their stores. Looking for Dior, Charlotte Tilbury, and Drunk Elephant, they clean the shelves...

The Quiet Consequences of Energy Drinks

The Quiet Consequences of Energy Drinks

Mia Rotell, Writer March 13, 2024

Picture this: it’s 2:30 p.m., and you’re in the middle of studying, working your shift, or running errands. You hit the afternoon slump and feel yourself “fizzle out.” Needing something to pick...

The 3 Keys To Academic Success In College

The 3 Keys To Academic Success In College

David Abularach, Writer March 7, 2024

  Millions of inspired learners come to college to achieve great things; however, reaching academic success is tough. In high school, you could get away with many things to get by, like sharing...

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Over-consumption and Social Media: A Worrying Combination

Lainey Park, Writer March 4, 2024

With the rapid integration of social media into our everyday lives, a booming market has emerged, targeting young consumers. This deliberate targeting of the youth and, most prominently, teenage girls...

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Controversy Surrounding the NBA’s Newest Participation Rules Has Spiked

Jaden Wright, Writer March 1, 2024

76ers’ star center Joel Embiid was in the midst of putting together one of the best seasons the NBA has ever seen, not just from a center but by any player. The reigning MVP was putting up historic numbers,...

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Screw Fast Fashion

Mia Rotell, Writer February 22, 2024

Fashion trends come and go; what is in one season is out the next. But recently, it's happening at a rate much faster than ever before. Social media influencers have put the regular seasonal cycle...

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On the Topic of Failure

Andrea-Jean Roberts, Writer February 21, 2024

In society, failure is referred to as a natural necessity of development. Fear looms around the word and often it is received with souring devastation. Everyone in the world, at some point, has failed...

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