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Just Cosplaying Around

Just Cosplaying Around

Lottie Gidal, News and Sports Editor

December 21, 2018

 The difference between dressing up in a costume on Halloween and dressing up on any other day is that to most the latter seems “odd,” but for Rylee Zuniga ‘19, Josie Frisina ‘19, and a whole community of cosplayers, that difference is everything.  Cosplay, or “costume play,” is usually...

Winter Horoscopes by the Little Hoax

Winter Horoscopes by the Little Hoax

Reese Hill, Reporter

December 21, 2018

DISCLAIMER: The Little Hoax and its horoscopes are a satirical blog. (…Or are they?) Follow this advice column at your own discretion. Aries (March 21 - April 19): You may find that your usually energetic attitude is hampered during these next few months, experiencing lethargic tendencies and a general...

Soups for Sharing

Soups for Sharing

Zoë Miller and Lottie Gidal

December 20, 2018

LEMONY CARROT AND CAULIFLOWER SOUP INGREDIENTS: 1 tablespoon coriander seeds 2 tablespoons extra-virgin olive oil, more for serving 1 large white onion, peeled and diced (2 cups) 2 large garlic cloves, finely chopped 5 medium carrots (1 pound), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch pieces (2 cups) 1 ½ t...

Bringing the Heat

Bringing the Heat

Nina Lavezzo-Stecopoulos and Zoë Miller

December 20, 2018

In a haze of fumes the Capsaicin Bros dice, blend, and sanitize. Heat fills the room. After all the work is done, their product, Death Wish, is what’s left. Mitchell Wilkes ‘20, Paul Cornell ‘20, Anthony Murphy ‘20 and Noah Weaver ‘20 make up the Capsaicin Brothers. Their product, Death Wish, has ...

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...

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