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Blog: The Viral Aisle

Blog: The Viral Aisle

Tabitha Parent, Senior Reporter

March 19, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE A few weeks ago, when talk that schools were beginning to close down became prevalent, I started an internal chant of No school, no school, no school and let it play on repeat in my head. But, after visiting a grocery store for the first time since school closed, I wished that I had had a fa...

Editorial: Consider others and stay home

Editorial: Consider others and stay home

Staff Editorial

March 16, 2020

WEB EXCLUSIVE Leaving the house to meet up with friends or inviting classmates over to complete homework assignments may seem harmless for teenagers who are not as likely to suffer complications from COVID-19, but choosing to ignore quarantine measures can hinder the safety of the greater community and co...

Let’s talk about sex

Let’s talk about sex

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The Netflix series “Sex Education” follows Otis, an awkward teenager, who, despite being a virgin, opens a sex clinic because his mom is a sex therapist. The queries Otis answers, including whether or not chlamydia is an airborne disease, show that Otis’ school does not teach sex education, a problem...

On Your Mark: Acting out of bounds

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

February 14, 2020

Legends may never die but, in this case, interest in a sexual assault lawsuit certainly did. When Kobe Bryant, the Los Angeles Lakers star player and National Basketball Association icon, died on Jan. 26 in a helicopter crash with eight others, including his 13-year-old daughter Gianna, fans paid tri...

Gray Area: All mighty means all

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

Next month I turn 18, making me a legal adult who can vote, get married, sue, enter contracts and buy property, but — unlike my classmates at Stuart Hall — I am not required to register for the Selective Service. An independent government agency, the Selective Service registers men for potential...

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

Reducing, reusing — but not recycling

February 14, 2020

Labeling products as “biodegradable” or “compostable” is a great marketing tool for brands trying to avoid public scrutiny, but eco-friendly consumers choosing to buy these products may be giving the environment the short end of the stick.  Most single-use, plastic cups labeled compostable and found in t...

Vulakh’s View: Every vote counts

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

February 14, 2020

The real presidential election takes place six weeks after the first Tuesday in November, when 538 presidential electors in Washington, D.C., cast their ballots.  In 48 states and the District of Columbia, the candidate who wins the popular vote receives all of the Electoral College votes for that sta...

Gray Area: Policy instead of identity

Gray Timberlake, Editor-in-Chief

December 12, 2019

Kamala Harris dropping her campaign for presidency caused the once diversified pool of candidates to be back to that typical of American politics: white and predominantly male.  The race for president started with record-breaking diversity with black, Asian and Hispanic candidates and six female can...

Run it out

Adele Bonomi, Sports Editor

December 12, 2019

A “New York Times” Opinion video beginning with a foot stomping down on a track took over news and social media platforms in early November, encapsulating Mary Cain’s detrimental experience with the Nike Oregon Project. When Cain was 16, Alberto Salazar at Nike, formerly the world’s most famo...

Vulakh’s View: Let’s Discuss, Peacefully

Gabriella Vulakh, Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2019

Family gatherings always include delicious foods, catching up with relatives and the part I dread most: enduring tense political conversations at the dinner table.  During family meals, my conservative grandfather loves to share his opinions about the impeachment, Fox News and the president. Within...

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...

Gray Area: 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 ...

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