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Young models hit the books, while building them

Young models hit the books, while building them

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features

As they finish up high school and approach college, a trio of teen models begin to consider whether or not they are ready to commit to a career in the fashion industry. Junior Hailey Long was approached by a modeling agent while shopping with her mom when she was 13-years-old — she signed soon after. “...

Women dare to go bare

Women dare to go bare

Lisabelle Panossian, Web Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features

A movement spearheaded by an actress and advocated by a teenager is taking the nation by storm — centering around the female anatomy. Free the Nipple, a gender equality movement, emphasizes the right women hold to be topless and breastfeed legally in public. “You can see naked women in magazin...

‘Promposals’ go beyond tradition

‘Promposals’ go beyond tradition

Julia-Rose Kibben, Design Editor
May 17, 2016
Filed under Features

From the stereotypical poster and flowers to a live musical performance, high school students entered the “promposal season,” finding creative ways to ask their dates to prom — but “going stag” remained an ever-present option for some. “Going to prom is a rite of passage,” junior Mackenzie Maly,...

Chewing on food for thought

Chewing on food for thought

Kristina Cary, Managing Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Although teens may try to maximize their performance in school by getting an adequate amount of sleep and reviewing class notes, they might not know that their diet can also be crucial to academic success, affecting how their brain functions. “Everything that we put into our body affects the function ...

Marijuana-infused edibles are a dangerous alternative to smoking

Marijuana-infused edibles are a dangerous alternative to smoking

Kendra Harvey, Managing Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features

As the first state to legalize recreational marijuana, Colorado anticipated the seemingly non threatening drug to generate more government revenue, but they didn’t anticipate serious repercussions for their actions. Coloradans recently heard reports of edibles, marijuana infused foods, causing a man...

Social media protects consumers

Social media protects consumers

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
March 16, 2016
Filed under Features

Sophomore Tess Wilmoth was scrolling through her Instagram feed when she saw a post of a mascara she was interested in buying, but reading the comments changed her opinion. “The packaging said you would get long and thick eyelashes, and it was supposed to make them natural looking,” Wilmoth sa...

Getting blunt about marijuana: Preventing higher risks

Getting blunt about marijuana: Preventing higher risks

Julia-Rose Kibben and Liana Lum
March 15, 2016
Filed under Breaking News, Features

The legalization of medical marijuana in California has lead to increased access to dispensary-distributed cannabis products, and authorities have begun questioning teens’ intentions for buying this drug for medicinal purposes. Patients with health conditions such as cancer, chronic pain, muscle spasms, se...

Teacher-turned-nurse provides international aid working with Doctors Without Borders

Teacher-turned-nurse provides international aid working with Doctors Without Borders

Liana Lum, Editor-in-Chief
March 15, 2016
Filed under Features

From aiding in trauma care in Yemen to managing Ebola response in Liberia, a former French and drama teacher is pursuing humanitarian work abroad for Médecins Sans Frontières, or Doctors Without Borders, an international non-governmental organization focusing on medical emergencies. Miriam Czech,...

Cheap fashion enables abuse

Cheap fashion enables abuse

Neely Metz, Copy Editor
March 15, 2016
Filed under Features

As spring magazines highlight the season’s newest trends and hot styles, they often choose to focus on who’s wearing what while glossing over who’s making what. Modern day slaves make up over 30 million people around the globe, much of which occurs throughout the production of apparel in the f...

Service begins at home

Service begins at home

Grace Ainslie, Senior Reporter
March 12, 2016
Filed under Features, News

Music blared from all levels of the Flood Mansion as PAWS families swept, wiped and vacuummed different floors of the Broadview campus during last Friday’s annual Service Day. Students and faculty had originally planned to participate in a beach cleanup, which was canceled due to rain. “March is ju...

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Faculty gets schooled outside the classroom

Asha Khanna, Senior Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Features

Some teachers occasionally put down their dry erase markers as they switch roles and become students themselves to further explore the subject they teach and bring new information to the classroom. “You should be learning with the students, alongside them, rather than being the one at the front...

Alumna makes waves at US Naval Academy

Alumna makes waves at US Naval Academy

Claire Kosewic, Senior Reporter
February 5, 2016
Filed under Features

As her alarm goes off at 5:30 a.m. each day, Maya Melrose (’15) climbs out of bed and into her clothes for an early morning workout, knowing that she must be back on deck ready to start the rest of her day in an hour. Melrose does not live on a boat, but is a Fourth Class Midshipman, also known...

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