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Sandeep Gautam and Manisha Jain

Shruti Gautam April 17, 2021
I’m the daughter of two immigrants who navigated a system built against them to come to the U.S. Neither ever knew that they wanted to leave their home country, but they always wanted for both of them to have the best life they could.
Day 101

Day 101

Bailey Stover June 26, 2020
Senior Bailey Stover spent her 101st day of social distancing baking an ice cream pie, writing an article on LGBTQ athletes and watching "Veronica Mars."
Young parents carve new expectations

Young parents carve new expectations

Allie Pigg February 27, 2018
At just 15 years old, junior Alexa Alderete-Raygoza gave birth to her first child. Likewise, junior Cherokee Cobb is expecting her first child toward the end of her junior year of high school. Both of these young mothers defied social expectations and the stigma around them.
Unique education gives original perspective on life

Unique education gives original perspective on life

Ann Fitzmaurice February 26, 2018
During her seventh grade class, sophomore Lydia Olmsted received an assignment her teacher explicitly referred to as the “dumb kid” worksheet. The teacher wasn’t confident in Olmsted’s abilities, not because she was behind in math or any of her classmates, but because Olmsted was born blind.
Feature photo by Abby Blitz

Halloween traditions decrease as high schoolers age

Ji-Sung Lee October 28, 2016

As Oct. 31 nears, the excitement for creative costumes and carved pumpkins increases for children who anticipate filling bags with candy and other sweet treats.   For high schoolers, however, the evening...

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesnt meet expectations

Trans-Siberian Orchestra doesn’t meet expectations

Nicole Schroeder December 27, 2015
Though enjoyable, TSO's fake snow couldn't make up for a weak storyline.
Endless Love just typical, sappy romance story

‘Endless Love’ just typical, sappy romance story

Manal Salim February 25, 2014

Aside from being a remake of Brooke Shield’s 1981 film of the same name, “Endless Love” is a modernized and interpreted version adapted for the generation of young people today. The film is truly...

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A dangerous climb

Lauren Puckett May 16, 2013

[tabs][tab title="Part 1: A Series of Coincidences"] [heading style="1"]Part 1: A Series of Coincidences[/heading] [dropcap style="2" size="3"]O[/dropcap]n the afternoon of Nov. 30, 2012, junior Breta...

Puppets were made from scratch by Childrens Theatre students, using felt and sewing machines. Photo by Lauren Puckett

Children’s Theatre class performs puppet shows for young children

Lauren Puckett April 10, 2013

The Children's Theatre and Advanced Children's Theatre classes are crafting the felt-covered and googly-eyed puppets once again to put on a series of twelve stories for kids. On Wednesday, April 17, day...

‘The List’ exposes the mess America made

Ipsa Chaudhary October 20, 2012

We all know the war in Iraq is over. But is it really for the Iraqis? The documentary "The List" shows the plight of the Iraqi allies of the U.S. and the List Project’s work to save them. The project...

Story repeaters

Story repeaters

Shannon Freese February 23, 2012

“Oh, my God, the coolest thing happened the other day…” This is how it always starts. Something too awesome, too funny, too awkward happened the other day. From the cusp of that moment, the ultimate...

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