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The dangers of self diagnosis

Alexandra Wong, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

The rise of TikTok in recent years has created a personalized and accessible platform for teens to more openly discuss their struggles and experiences with mental health. However, any amount of TikTok...

Biden administration relieves student loan debt

Biden administration relieves student loan debt

Mac Lewis, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

This August, President Joe Biden fulfilled one of his biggest campaign promises: to deliver financial relief to millions of Americans. While not a partisan topic, Biden and the Democrats finally passed...

Changes in rule enforcement disappoint students

Changes in rule enforcement disappoint students

Anna Gavgani, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

This school year, a number of new policies and school rules were enacted (or more strictly enforced) to ensure a more consistent and well-structured environment for both students and staff. Although...

Harry Styles can act, but should he?

Harry Styles can act, but should he?

Zara Javeri, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Everybody knows who Harry Styles is—it’s almost guaranteed you’ve heard “As it Was” or “Watermelon Sugar.” The former One Direction heartthrob is now one of the most successful artists in...

Deshaun Watson handed controversial suspension

Deshaun Watson handed controversial suspension

Teddy Lewis, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Deshaun Watson, once a top five quarterback in the NFL, finds himself in a predicament as the 2022 season begins. Watson was traded to the Cleveland Browns in early 2022 from the Houston Texans following...

NFL Rookies: Boom or Bust

NFL Rookies: Boom or Bust

Orion Luera, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

As the 2022-23 NFL season gets underway, rookies will either shine or fail. These are my top 5 rookies most likely to boom or bust. Achieve this season: Standing at 6’7” and 265 pounds, Aiden...

The Pressure to Date

The Pressure to Date

Ethan Qin, Social Media Editor, Culture Editor March 29, 2022

Valentine's Day is always a difficult holiday for me and my fellow singles. Whether you cope through blocking every person on Instagram who posts a story about their partner or by listening to “Marvins...

February and March are the worst months

February and March are the worst months

Daniel Holtaway, Staff Writer March 29, 2022

There are a lot of things that arrive and disappear with the passage of time. Nations, kings, cultures, these things come and go as centuries pass, lost to time. Our own country has only existed for less...

Florida passing Dont Say Gay bill will do more harm than good

Florida passing “Don’t Say Gay” bill will do more harm than good

Mia Pisani, Lifestyle Editor March 25, 2022

Florida governor Ron DeSantis has recently voiced his support for the state’s “Parental Rights in Education,” or as critics call it, the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. The bill asserts school districts...

Ranked Required Readings

Ranked Required Readings

Claire Moeser & Luke Kurcina, Sports Editor & Staff Writer February 17, 2022

Senior Year 1st - Born a Crime by Trevor Noah     ‘Born a Crime’ illustrates Trevor Noah living in South Africa following the end of Apartheid. He was the son of a white European...

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Oblivious or implicit?: Should parents be charged in school shootings?

Annabelle Rosse, Editor-in-Chief February 16, 2022

We all remember our favorite Christmas gifts, whether it be your first Barbie, iPhone, or coveted video game console. Well, for the Oxford school shooter, it might have been the 9mm Sig Sauer SP 2022 pistol...

Girl Scout cookies ranked

Girl Scout cookies ranked

Lara Hans, Staff Writer February 7, 2022

Everyone knows that it’s the best time of the year when it’s Girl Scout Cookie season. From sweet to sour, and everything in between, here’s a ranking from worst to best of the Girl Scout Cookies...

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