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Why You Should Get a Booster Shot

Why You Should Get a Booster Shot

Annika Patel, Staff Writer // April 12, 2022

Vaccines are highly effective, so many people wonder: what are booster shots even for? After a few months, the original vaccine starts to weaken, so it won't be as effective. This is why the booster shot...

Pragmatization and Art

Pragmatization and Art

Evangeline Li , Guest Writer // March 25, 2022

The creation of art is a familiar entity that I've experimented with throughout my life by taking art classes and doodling while undergoing hours of boring lessons. In doing so, I began to grasp the abstract...

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book/Movie Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower Book/Movie Review

Tyler Welch, Print Editor-in-Chief // March 21, 2022

[Mild Spoilers]   Wallflower: a person who has no one to dance with or who feels shy, awkward, or excluded at a party.  There is no doubt that every person who has experienced high school...

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Cinematic Leftovers

Trisha Das, Copy Editor // January 19, 2022

When Disney's live-action version of the Lion King projected onto the big screen in 2019, fans young and old were excited to relive the classic tale. Instead, a bittersweet taste was left in their mouths...

Dear 2022

Dear 2022

Natalie Guske, Staff Writer // January 12, 2022

Dear 2022, Hectic. Chaotic. Crazy. Non compos mentis (insane or “not in one’s right mind”). These are all words I would use to describe the past two years. With COVID-19 back on the rise, it can...

Time management is a common struggle for high school students, but there are many ways to improve productivity.

Mastering Time Management

Annika Patel, Staff Writer // September 17, 2021

Now that a new school year has started and everyone is in person, it might be a challenge to manage your time. Many students struggle with handling large amounts of homework and extracurriculars. There...

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