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Gymnast uses platform

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

November 13, 2019

Springy, powerful, double-twisting double backflips make Simmone Biles standout in international competitions, but her confident voice outside the gym is shifting the public face of gymnastics and the definition of what it means to be an elite athlete.  Bile’s original moves are impossible for a...

You are more than what you eat

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

November 13, 2019

“This is Gray. She is a vegan.” While I do not reveal my diet to people when I first meet them, others often bring up that I do not eat animal products, whether it be to poke fun at my diet choices or simply to start a conversation. Many people often do not consider the impact of labeling people, even ...

Vulakh’s View: Breaking down gender barriers

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

November 12, 2019

An all-female extravehicular activity (EVA) or spacewalk with astronauts Christina Koch and Anne McClain originally set to take place in March 2019 was postponed because there was only one medium-sized space suit prepped for a spacewalk that fit the female astronauts. NASA restaffed the mission with...

Agree to disagree

Agree to disagree

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

November 12, 2019

Whether it be a lively discussion about foreign policy in my International Baccalaureate Global Politics class, a debate on climate change solutions in IB Environmental Systems and Societies, or a heated debate in the halls over the most recent White House scandal, members of the Convent community do not...

Video massacres journalists’ rights

Video massacres journalists’ rights

Staff Editorial

October 14, 2019

WEB EXCLUSIVE A video parody of President Trump violently massacring major media outlets and his political opponents was screened at a conference in Miami held by a pro-Trump organization, according to multiple media sources, including The New York Times. The video, part of which was originally posted to YouTube in July 2018, depic...

Vulakh’s View: Men shouldn’t run female sports

Vulakh’s View: Men shouldn’t run female sports

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

October 7, 2019

Weeks of closely following the United States Open Tennis Championships, raised the question why women do not play the best of five tennis sets the same as the men in the Grand Slam Tennis tournaments. In other sports such as soccer, women play for the same duration as men — a total of 90 minutes — ...

It’s not cool; it’s a Juul

It’s not cool; it’s a Juul

Grace Krumplitsch, Web Editor

October 3, 2019

The Trump Administration announced a proposed ban on all non-tobacco vape flavors in an effort to address the teen vaping epidemic on Sep. 11. Although a ban on flavored e-cigarettes is a step in the right direction, there are more actions the government should take to keep the youth safe and healthy...

Digging deeper

Digging deeper

Gabriella Vulakh, Web Editor

April 4, 2019

As victims of sexual harassment and assault come forward in the wake of the #MeToo movement, third-party organizations should be brought on to college campuses to help schools thoroughly and unbiasedly investigate each new case. Almost two-thirds of college students reported that they had experienced sexu...

C-ing Clearly: It’s time to stand up

C-ing Clearly: It’s time to stand up

Cece Giarman, Editor-in-Chief

April 3, 2019

A series of photos of high schoolers at a house party went viral earlier this month. The pictures show a group of students around pull-out tables as they extend their arms in the Nazi salute and stand in front of a swastika formed out of what appears to be beer-filled, red Solo cups. Understandab...

Making lasting impressions

Making lasting impressions

Caroline Thompson, Copy Editor

February 14, 2019

In a society reliant on the use of social media, privacy is practically nonexistent, and the internet footprint teenagers make in their school years may be the deal breaker when applying for jobs years in the future.  Photos surfaced earlier this month allegedly depicting Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam in ...

Tip off: Closing the gap

Tip off: Closing the gap

Jordan Russell, Sports Editor

February 7, 2019

With the Women’s World Cup quickly approaching, athletes, fans and coaches are preparing for one of the biggest sporting events of 2019. Yet, nearly 20 years after the Women’s World Cup was founded, the women’s team still gets paid less than the men. Prior to the 2015 World Cup, the U.S. women ...

Undeniable evidence

Undeniable evidence

Josephine Rozzelle, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2018

Last month I had to evacuate my own city. I live in a single-family house in a safe residential neighborhood in an American city known for its eco-friendly practices, but still, my health was in severe danger. The air quality in San Francisco rose to the mid-200s on AIRNow’s Air Quality Index, a measurem...

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