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Sydney Tran

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter

Sydney Tran is a junior and this is her first year on the Newspaper staff. She is currently growing three avocados and will not shut up about them. Her shirt says "moo... I'm a goat"


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Senior Maddy Mabray flies over the bar on Apr. 4.

One Track Mind

Sydney Tran, Design Editor
May 31, 2022

[Video] Not Just Boat People

Sydney Tran, Design Editor
February 9, 2022
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[Photo] Picking up the Pieces

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor
February 7, 2022

[Video] Down to Business

Sydney Tran, Design Editor
January 13, 2022
Poli Sigh is an editorial column written by Hannah Bernard that will feature in each issue as well as on

[Photo] Seeing Red

Hannah Bernard, Multimedia Editor
December 14, 2021

[Video] Gogh-ing Above and Beyond

Sydney Tran, Design Editor
November 4, 2021
A map of the school cafeteria shows the preferred flow of traffic and the location of each food item. Knowledge of the cafeteria’s layout may help students get through the line faster.

[Photo] All Dine, No Dash

Tea Perez, Editor-in-Chief
October 21, 2021
A mirrorball reflected light down onto the audience at the Harry Styles concert on Sept. 15. The return of concerts such as the Harry Styles concert reflects a glimpse of light into a post-pandemic world.

[Photo] On the Road Again

Faith Beckmann, Newspaper Editor
October 29, 2021
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.

[Photo] Fanning the Flames

Hannah Bernard, Video Editor
June 1, 2021
Riding the Bus Til The End

Riding the Bus ‘Til The End

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
May 27, 2021
Olivia Zykan focused on listening to the coachs advice.

Digging Deeper for Districts

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
May 13, 2021
The Prom-lem

The Prom-lem

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
April 27, 2021
Mental Illness, Meds and Me

Mental Illness, Meds and Me

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
April 26, 2021
This color coded map represents where student athletes with be playing in college, the darker the blue represents more students in the state.

Committing Across the Country

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
April 7, 2021
Sophomore Paige Rice passing off the ball to senior Gillian Nicholson.

Kicking Off the Season

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
April 1, 2021
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
The red polish spilt on the floor represents the way businesses have been hemorrhaging money like blood.

A Nail in the Coffin

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
January 28, 2021
Unmasking Mental Health

Unmasking Mental Health

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
January 21, 2021
The Last Judgment was the piece that drew those who walked through the entrance to go straight to it. Many visitors spent a large amount of time studying the work for each minute detail. The more they looked the more they saw.

The Sistine in the Lou

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
January 11, 2021
The Capitol building burning in a metaphorical Trump flag flame. Although the building was not burned down during the riot, there is a lot of damage done to the building and the nations reputation.

The Capitol Has Fallen

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
January 8, 2021
The cover of the popular family game Clue. This year’s play, “Clue”, will be adapted to keep safety a top priority, while the Spotlight Players will work to make a good quality virtual play to watch from home.

A Clue Into the Fall Play

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2020
A girl pulls back her eye for the fox-eye trend compared to a geniune Asian eye. Trends like these, to the Asian community, seem like a way to mimic their inherited eyes. Even though they endured years of ridicule, when models do it they are beautiful.

Comfort in Offensive Content

Sydney Tran, Staff Reporter
November 9, 2020
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