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Staff Editorial: Coded

Staff Editorial: Coded

Mira Bohannan Kumar & Eden Knoop, Opinion Editors

February 16, 2018


Filed under OPINION

When student Eric Thomas ‘18 won the annual ugly sweater contest in December, sporting a homemade contraption comprised of several pairs of socks and gold shorts, the City High gymnasium erupted into applause. Thomas got a handshake from Principal Bacon and a Pancheros gift card from the administration....

Between the Lines

Between the Lines

February 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION, Showcase

Admit One

Admit One

Eden Knoop, Opinion Editor

February 15, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Here’s a controversial statement: bias and privilege are nothing to be ashamed of. We all have biases that we, consciously or unconsciously, rely on to make quick judgements of people with limited information available. These stereotypes are usually based on appearance or other immediately apparent...

The Light

The Light

Kawther Rouabhi, Guest Columnist

February 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Courage cannot be taken or stolen. It cannot be bought or earned. Being a symbol is no small act. Neither is standing up to an oppressor. An oppressor, a symbol...both are skin, both breathing. Breathing until they cannot breathe anymore. Being human is no small act. Tiny fingers wrap around his thumb....

Love With Liv: February

Love With Liv: February

Olivia Lusala, Art Editor

February 14, 2018


Filed under OPINION

One of the biggest mistakes someone can make in their relationship is expecting everything to work out wonderfully and go without a hitch. People often forget that relationships take a lot of hard work, practice, and good communication. The truth is that relationships aren’t always going to be great...

The Prodigal Government Returns

The Prodigal Government Returns

Theo Prineas, Copy & A&E Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

Let’s get one thing straight: Congress is entirely ineffective. When Trump won the election, there was a (not-so-tacit) agreement among Democrats to resist his agenda until he finally left office. At the same time, the Republicans planned to ram through their agenda as quickly as they could before...

Nope-Rah

Nope-Rah

Lottie Gidal, News Editor

February 13, 2018


Filed under OPINION

In 2011, when Seth Meyers hosted the White House Correspondents’ dinner, he made a bunch of jokes about how unqualified Donald Trump was to be president. Well, looks like the joke’s on him now. Fast-forward to 2018. Meyers is hosting the Golden Globes. He references the aforementioned event before...

The Cloverfield Paradox- Movie Review

Orson Codd, Reporter

February 8, 2018


Filed under OPINION

From the beginning, "Cloverfield" has been a movie franchise surrounded by mystery. The trailer for the first film didn't even have a title. The second one came out of nowhere and, during the Super Bowl, the third installment released a 30-second teaser showing a small group of astronauts trying to escape...

The Little Hoax: Area Mascot Finds Life Meaningless When Not Performing at Sporting Events

Reese Hill, Reporter

January 8, 2018


Filed under BLOGS, OPINION, Satire, The Little Hoax

DISCLAIMER: This article and blog, The Little Hoax, are meant to be satirical.  The quotes, reactions, and points of view expressed in this article are meant to be humorous and fictional, and any resemblance to real people is entirely coincidental. While he cheers wildly at sport games and enthusi...

The College Rat Race

The College Rat Race

Eden Knoop and Mira Bohannan Kumar

December 22, 2017


Filed under OPINION, Showcase, Staff Editorial

There is one phrase in the English language that nearly every high school student in America hears much too often for their own taste: “It’ll look good on college applications!” But despite the distaste many students feel towards the constant repetition of this dreaded sentence, high school stude...

The Best Movies Of 2017

The Best Movies Of 2017

Orson Codd, Reporter

December 21, 2017


Filed under OPINION

2017 has been an interesting year for movies. Mostly the films released this year have been good, some bad, but some really stand out from the others. Being someone who watches a lot of films, it's my duty to report which films are the best of the bunch each year so you don't waste your hard earned money...

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