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Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Secondhand Steals for the Winter Season

Mariam Keita, Mira Kumar, Everline Bwayo, and Cecile Bendera

December 18, 2018

  If we look for the intersectionality between Foucault and Schopenhauer, we can see that not only is life a prison, but that it is a prison from which the only escape is to acknowledge our own purposelessness, and that our psychological imprisonment is eternal and transformative. This display of winte...

Sizing Down

Sizing Down

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Jesse Hausknecht-Brown

December 18, 2018

The first thing Ali Herdliska ‘20 does after school each day is relieve her constant back pain by lying down. After eight hours of sitting in a desk at school with five-minute breaks every 49 minutes, four pounds of breast tissue weighing down on her neck and back, she is finally free. “I feel...

Have Bike, Will Travel

Have Bike, Will Travel

Mira Bohannan Kumar and Owen Sorenson

November 15, 2018

For many high schoolers, getting a driver’s license--and maybe a car to go with it--is a rite of passage. At City High, conflicts abound over lowerclassmen parking in the lots closest to the school, which juniors and seniors jealously guard. But Walter McDonough ‘19 didn’t buy into this system. ...

An Eid Lookbook

An Eid Lookbook

Cecile Bendara and Mariam Keita

November 6, 2018

  The summer of 2018 will saw not only one, but both Muslim holidays. Eid is a word that directly translates to fest, and for good reason. Many Muslims commemorate the Islamic celebration, which occurs twice a year, by spending time with friends and family, feasting on great food, an...

The Gender Benders

The Gender Benders

Zoë Butler and Olivia Lusala

November 6, 2018

This fashion editorial focuses on femininity in men which acts as a form of power, challenging the underlying message that femininity is inherently inferior to masculinity. There’s a misconception that hypermasculinity is the most sought after attribute in men and that femininity signifies weakness...

For the Thrill of It

For the Thrill of It

Noah Bullwinkle and Maya Durham

October 31, 2018

For Violet*, it started in fifth grade. She and a friend were together on a snow day, and her friend suggested they try smoking marijuana. “I was like, “Oh, [smoking’s] cool. I’m going to do it too,” she said. “We just said, ‘f*** it, we’re going to smoke.’” The National C...

Never Asleep

Never Asleep

Rhys Holman and Ellis Chen

October 26, 2018

Teenagers are frequently characterized as lethargic and sleepy, which is often attributed to laziness. This is commonly manifested as students sleeping in class. While often seen as a sign of boredom or apathy towards classwork, in reality this is commonly the result not of a lack of interest, but rath...

A Piece of Me

A Piece of Me

Zoë Miller and Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos

October 25, 2018

When Megan Bywater ‘19 was one and a half, she achieved mobility that no one expected. With the help of braces and crutches, she walked for the first time. Since then, she has been exceeding expectations. She participates in choir and band; she loves to play games and spend time with family and frie...

Fall Flavors

Fall Flavors

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 28, 2018

APPLE TURNOVERS Prep: 50 minutes Chill: 1 hour Bake 20 minutes INGREDIENTS: 1 cup all-purpose flour 1/2 teaspoon salt 1/2 cup cold butter, divided 1/4 cup ice water FILLING: 1/3 cup sugar 2 teaspoons cornstarch 1/8 teaspoon ground cinnamon 2 medium tart apples, peeled and thinly slice...

The Urge to Steal

The Urge to Steal

Zoë Miller, Feature Editor

September 27, 2018

The first time was when she was eight. She browsed through the store alongside her family, looking over all of the items for purchase, when one bracelet caught her eye. Knowing her mother would not buy it for her, she slipped it into her pocket. That was only the beginning. “I sometimes see something and I can’t h...

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