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Girls Wrestling Team Approaches GACS

the squeeze
Skylar Morrisey reflects on her season as GACS draw near
January 8, 2021

Female wrestler Skylar Morrisey never envisioned her season to come this far. She worried she would not be able to compete due to COVID, but is grateful that she has experienced a full and unexpected season.    “Competing...

Wrestling Through COVID Concerns

Wrestling Through COVID Concerns
Wrestler Mary Kate Neal voices concerns about safety while participating in sports
December 11, 2020

Wrestler Mary Kate Neal has been particularly cautious when it comes to COVID-19, opting to choose virtual school in order to keep herself and her loved ones safe. Due to being quarantined and getting...

Good Cop, Bad Cop

 A police officer kneels with an injured individual; another raises a baton, striking a person who cradles out of fear. The figures are made of newspaper, demonstrating that, regardless of whether explicitly stated, much of the media has taken a stance on the topic of police brutality.
Are individual officers at fault for police brutality, or is the system responsible?
November 20, 2020

Unfortunately, not everything is black and white. The yins and yangs of our universe aren’t separated with clear lines. The morality of our actions is, and forever will be, ambiguous. Trying to separate...

Does the Movement Matter?

A black fist is held up, representing the Black Lives Matter Movement. Since its founding, the fist has been one of its symbols.
A look into students’ perspectives on the Black Lives Matter movement
November 20, 2020

It is a wide-scale invasion. Materializing on plasma screens, dotting social networks, commandeering headlines of outlets everywhere. No conversation is too far away from the potential permeation of its...

Artificial Activism

An IPhone displays an Instagram feed from June 2, 2020-- Blackout Tuesday. Supporters of the Black Lives Matter movement posted black squares to show their solidarity for Black people in a time of racial injustice.
Insincere support of a cause drowns out actual advocates’ messages
November 20, 2020

As senior Anna West scrolls through Instagram in the early afternoon of June 2, her screen is periodically flooded with a wave of darkness. Instead of a feed composed of birthday posts and selfies and...

Headways Through History

Civil Rights activist Martin Luther King Jr. leads a group of protesters at a rally in the 1960’s. Like the Civil Rights movement, current protests have become a popular way to show support for racial equality
The push for change by Black Lives Matter supporters parallels that of Civil Rights activists
November 20, 2020

As protestors wipe the sweat off their foreheads and tears off their cheeks, they march forward. The streets are full of people treading towards the Lincoln Memorial as the late August sun beams down on...

Eyes Wide Open

Eyes Wide Open
Looking into others’ opinions about racial justice issues provides a new perspective from those with different experiences
November 20, 2020

Runners Compete in Cross Country GAC’s

Xime Avila runs along the set path at a cross country race. “It was good, probably the best race so far. I’m feeling pretty confident [for the rest of the season] as a whole,
The GAC meet for cross country was held on Thursday Oct. 15, signifying the end of many runners' seasons
October 21, 2020

On Thursday Oct. 15, the cross country team competed in this year’s GAC meet. The team’s final meet (aside from districts) will take place on Tuesday, Oct. 27. For many runners, the GAC meet signifies...

Next Two Football Games Postponed Due to Football Players Quarantining

Next Two Football Games Postponed Due to Football Players Quarantining
16 football players have been placed under mandatory quarantine due to possible exposure, leaving too few left on the team to compete
September 25, 2020

  As reported by Dr. Sonny Arnel yesterday evening, this Friday’s Homecoming football game, along with the Oct. 2 football game are postponed due to 16 football players being placed under mandatory...

Mr. Harris on the Fall Sports Season

Senior Shaffer Brown fist bumps Dr. Arnel at Senior Night upon receiving her award. Precautions such as mask-wearing have been taken to keep students, coaches, and spectators at sporting events safe.
Mr. Harris explains the challenges being faced in sports due to Covid-19
September 23, 2020

Mr. Scott Harris, Activities Director, explains the challenges that have come with this sports season due to Covid-19. He describes how sports have been impacted and expresses his pride in students, coaches,...

If Black Lives Really Matter, the Justice System Must Change

A poster with names of Black people killed by the police and a Black power fist, captioned “say their names.” Signs such as this have been used at protests to express dissatisfaction with police brutality and systemic racism in the justice system.
Major police reform is necessary in ending police brutality and racism aimed at Black people
June 25, 2020

In the middle of the night on March 13, 26-year-old Breonna Taylor, an emergency medical technician, lay in her bed. As she slept, three plainclothes police officers carried out a no-knock search warrant,...

Kayla Reyes

Kayla Reyes
May 19, 2020

I had these photos printed in December, but I still wasn’t sure what I wanted to use them for at that time. After a couple weeks of being stuck at home, I found myself missing my friends a whole lot....

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