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FB dress groups prom-ote unity

FB dress groups prom-ote unity

Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief March 1, 2018

As January rolled around, my Facebook feed became inundated with photo after photo of the dresses that girls would be wearing at prom. The unwritten rule to not wear the same dress as another girl had...

Students at Tam High School in Calif. participate in a vigil for victims of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, showing that the grief and anger is experienced by us all. Photo by Fabrice Florin under Creative Commons license.

I am angry that this is our reality: Reacting to the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting

Nicole Ong, Editors-in-Chief February 22, 2018

I am scared. I am sad. Above all, I am angry. When I first heard the news of the Stoneman Douglas High School shooting, my first thought was, “Another school shooting?” At this point, school shootings...

The aftermath of Larry Nassars sentencing

The aftermath of Larry Nassar’s sentencing

Chelsea Li, Content Editor February 17, 2018

As each woman stepped up to the witness platform and addressed the established, kind doctor they had once trusted, their words traveled beyond the walls of Michigan’s Ingham County Courthouse, deeply...

Why I hate New Years resolutions

Why I hate New Year’s resolutions

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor January 31, 2018

Whether you’d like to admit it or not, you’ve probably  made a New Year's resolution sometime in your life — maybe even this past new year! Now, I’m not here to deliver some sort of uplifting...

The injustice of test skipping

Hsinyen Huang, Managing Editor January 25, 2018

The frustration I feel when a teacher is waiting on one student to make up an important test before passing it back is unparalleled. Yet classrooms always feel emptier on test days, as unprepared students...

SSS: Semester of serenity or stress?

Chelsea Li, Content Editor January 25, 2018

As I submitted my last college application on Dec. 31, I felt like a new person. At long last, I had come out of my house to the bright sunshine and sound of birds chirping, finally breathing a sigh of...

Finstas: the fake side of Instagram

Noela Bae, Content Editor December 7, 2017

Ever since Instagram users were given the option to log into multiple accounts at a time, Finstas have quickly been on the rise. If you’re not familiar with the term “Finsta,” allow me to explain....

Zara pockets workers’ wages

Michelle Lum, Editor in Chief December 7, 2017

This summer, as I browsed countless stores with my sister in search of the perfect dress or jacket, I never once paid attention to how those garments had ended up in my hands. While I mindlessly pushed...

Unjust race driven admissions

Unjust race driven admissions

Belinda Zhou, Opinion Editor November 2, 2017

I recall sitting in my living room as a sixth grader, listening to my concerned parents engaging in a rather vehement discussion about affirmative action as I mindlessly played Flappy Bird. Back then,...

Seeking a foundation for change

Seeking a foundation for change

Risa Mori, In-Depth Editor November 2, 2017

Singer, songwriter, fashion designer, entrepreneur — Rihanna’s growing list of titles may cause assumptions that her new beauty line, Fenty Beauty, is just another instance of a celebrity plastering...

Demystifying boarding schools

Demystifying boarding schools

Clara Fernandes, Writer September 28, 2017

Imagine you’re in the most highly reputed religious Catholic boarding school in the nation. You’d probably expect a very strict educational environment that rigorously disciplines its picture-perfect...

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