Woodward and Bernstein, played by Robert Redford and Dustin Hoffman, pose for a movie poster. Throughout the film, the dynamic duo shows their immense dedication and tenacity.

All the Journalists’ Inspiration

The film that motivates me to be a better journalist
Kayla Reyes, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief June 4, 2021

In my sophomore year, my Newspaper advisor, Mr. Schott, announced that my Journalism class would be watching “All the President’s Men,” a film about two reporters who broke the story of the...

A very young girl reads the dictionary. SEGA students cover more curriculum in less time, isolating them from their peers.

They’re Smart, They’ll Be Fine

Exposing the flaws in the way our education system handles "giftedness"
Anna Baranowski, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

There’s no doubt that the education system is imperfect: providing for the individual needs of thousands of children is simply not possible. That’s why the system includes solutions for children who...

Junior Elisa Carter stands in front of a mirror, in the bathroom, looking at her reflection. She finds chaos in her reflection due to her mental health.

Minor Mental Mania

Bipolar disorder in underage teens is more of an issue than realized.
Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter June 2, 2021

Up down up down up down. That is what my head does almost everyday. I have many highs and lows with my depression increasing some days and mood swings taking over my life on others. I display symptoms...

Lady Liberty uses her torch to ignite a ballot box. Lady Liberty is a symbol of justice and law in America. In this case, the law is deadly to democracy.

Fanning the Flames

New voting restrictions threaten democracy as we know it
Hannah Bernard, Video Editor June 1, 2021

The most sacred right in our country is the right to vote. If we can’t vote, we can’t voice our opinions. If we can’t vote, we can’t select our leaders. If we can't vote, we can’t call ourselves...

TALKING TEETH: A pair of dentures shouts, the British are coming! referring to Paul reveres job as a dentist.

A Dent-ist in History

Why learning real history is so crucial
Faith Jacoby, Staff Reporter May 28, 2021

Paul Revere was a dentist. That’s right, Paul “the British are coming!” Revere was a dentist. Unless you’re some trivia god with stacks of random knowledge packed in your mind or a Revere historian,...

A journal lays open, pen touching the paper, as thoughts surrounding COVID-19 spill on to the page.

Dear Coronavirus,

Natalie Walsh, Co Editor-in-Chief May 24, 2021

This isn’t the first time I have written to you, and it probably won't be the last. And as much as I want to stop giving you the attention you don’t deserve, I can’t seem to escape the way you’ve...

The phrase Never Again, a phrase which became the rallying cry for the anti-gun violence movement, is covered up by the names of places that have had mass shootings in the past few decades. The majority of these shootings have happened in the past two decades alone. With new gun control regulations in place, the frequency of shootings like these may begin to decrease, allowing American citizens to no longer have to live in fear.

Finally Pulling the Trigger on Gun Violence

President Biden's new gun control plan ensures new protections on American freedom
Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter April 27, 2021

Across America, there has been a widespread fear instilled in the youth without many adults even realizing it. From the time children as young as five are placed into school, they receive instruction on...

Protestors outside of Hennepin County Courthouse in Minneapolis, Minnesota on the first day of the Derek Chauvin Trial.

He’s Guilty. Now What?

A verdict can only do so much; real progress arises from structural change.
Hannah Bernard, Video Editor April 21, 2021

Thousands of eyes turned to the city of Minneapolis as they awaited the fate of Derek Chauvin. The streets of Minneapolis had been boarded up for weeks. People crowded outside the courthouse, prepared...

A Juul and Juul pods sits still in an open space. A Juul is a vaping device used to intake nicotine filled pods, those pods are known as Juul pods.

7,000 Reasons

The consequences to vaping are much greater than some believe
Elisa Carter, Staff Reporter April 15, 2021

Imagine taking a drive over to a vape shop, but you're still a minor, no issues here. You can walk in without being 21 and purchase any vape from the shop that you’d like. That's how easy it is for teens...

A necklace that bears the religious image of a cross is dangling, ready to drop. Letting go of something that was once so personal is very difficult no matter the circumstances; however, with religion theres a little more. The massive stigma around this act only accentuates these feelings.

Trapped in Religion

The unseen reality of coping with religious trauma and leaving an organized religion
Faith Beckmann, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Religion is something that is very personal to a lot of people. It starts as a seed implemented into the minds of infants by their loving family. Then it blossoms into the core of human existence. From...

A young asian woman, put into a box labeled Kim Doll. This woman doesnt have a face because she represents the women in the Asian community, who constantly are put in a box and on display for others who view them as a collectable.

I Am Not Your “Kim Doll”

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter March 20, 2021

I am a 17-year-old Vietnamese girl, and racial comments aren’t uncommon to me. The ones I never expected were the comments that had sexualized me. Yeah, sexualize. Do you feel uncomfortable yet? I have...

A figure stands with a mountain of insecurities looming over them. The high stakes many gifted kids put on themselves can create tough hurdles to overcome.

Aptitude Sickness

Tea Perez, Web Editor-in-Chief February 1, 2021

School is hard. Anyone can admit that, and just about every student can agree. Of course there’s varying degrees of struggle. Some students excel in STEM-based subjects, others in literature and social...

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