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Sex Uncovered

Sex Uncovered

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2020

Masturbation: It’s Unisex

Kayla Reyes, Print Editor-In-Chief

February 24, 2020

  As junior Harlie Mills sat on her bed engaging in conversation, her friend, quite nervously and timidly, brought up the topic of masturbation. A subject discussed countless times by her male peers, sometimes juvenile and often jocular, was the same one her companion was so nervous to speak abo...

Let’s Talk About Sex

Let’s Talk About Sex

Natalie Walsh, Print Assignments Editor

February 24, 2020

“I considered having sex because I had reached a point in my life where it was something I wanted to experience. I had an opportunity with someone I felt safe with and we decided that it was something we both wanted to do. I think that having sex at a younger age is something one should gauge on t...

Essy Ingram, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

In our tightest bonds, it tugs at our hearts. It wants to be seen, acknowledged, satiated. We all know the feeling. It’s almost easier to pretend to not know how it feels to have sexual desire, especially when talking about it makes us vulnerable.  Desire is the old friend you proceeded to hi...

Sex: Is Waiting Worth It?

Sex: Is Waiting Worth It?

Lanie Sanders, Lit Mag Editor-In-Chief and Executive Producer

February 24, 2020

DARE worked in elementary school because of the demographic. For fifth graders, “Don’t do drugs” is enough. Addiction hotlines and safe drug practices aren’t applicable to 10 year olds, at least not for themselves. However, look how many kids signed the drug-free pledge, and have done the oppos...

Queer and Questioning

Queer and Questioning

Emma Clasen, Staff Reporter

February 24, 2020

It's finally the weekend and sophomore *Adam Waters is hanging out with his friend, who suddenly starts talking about how he’s confused about his sexuality; he doesn’t know what he identifies with. Waters realizes they are going through the same thing, they talk about how they feel, but soon com...

Presence Over Presents

Presence Over Presents

Avery Olson, Staff Reporter

December 20, 2019

One of the worst feelings around this time of year is seeing the look of veiled disappointment on someone’s face when they open a present that was a miss. Out of courtesy, they’ll give you a “thanks!” and a manufactured smile, but both of you know it was a flop. There’s no easy way to figure...

Bound In A Body

Bound In A Body

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

November 18, 2019

The Wastebin Of Our World

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

The sun scrapes over the tree line of Legacy Park, igniting the emerald soccer fields, reaching to the black pavement of the student parking lot, and shining on the students as they emerge from cars and buses, ready for a brand new day at Francis Howell Central. However, in the grass around the school,...

Climate In Crisis

Kana Chung, Copy Editor

October 22, 2019

A land that was once a symbol of paradise, notorious for its clear waters, coral reefs, exotic cuisine and diverse wildlife, is now in shambles. A once-cozy blue house with an easy white porch, now lays completely upside down amongst the debris. The streets which previously resonated the enthusiastic chat...

Living Sustainably

Kayla Reyes, Paper Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

 Plastic fills beaches, oceans, the stomachs of marine animals. Temperatures reach an all-time high, melting ice caps and sucking the moisture out of lakes and rivers. Humans and animals alike breathe polluted air, unwittingly contaminating their bodies with a single breath. The gravity of the e...

Rooted In Reality

Rooted In Reality

Megan Percy, Web Editor-In-Chief

October 22, 2019

Solutions to environmental issues are rooted in our ability to make change

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