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Icarus successfully exposes Russian doping scandal

Sofia Snyder, co-sports editor

April 20, 2018

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In Greek Mythology, Icarus was trying to escape with his father from Crete by making wings out of wax and feathers. As he began to fly, Icarus would show off his escape by flying over people who watched from below. Instead of fl...

AP Environmental Science confronts harsh truths

Brigid Murphy, co-features editor

April 20, 2018

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I never thought I’d take AP Environmental Science (APES) because sophomore year I found my calling: chemistry. No other subject had ever come so easily to me; my little sophomore self began to formulate big, women-in-STEM dreams of pur...

Love, Simon provides important representation for LGBTQ+

Cassidy Foronda, co-editor-in-chief

April 20, 2018

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The plot of Love, Simon seems painfully normal. It’s easy to sweep the tale of teenage love off our radars, especially following the success of critically acclaimed LGBTQ+ films like Carol, Moonlight and Call Me By Your Name, with...

“Dear Evan Hansen” tackles teen issues

Sofia Snyder, co-sports editor

October 6, 2017

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“Dear Evan Hansen, today is going to be a great day and here’s why…” is the pep talk Evan Hansen gives himself everyday to help him get through senior year. It’s also the message that helps a lie spiral throughout a ...

Swift’s new image sends hypocritical message

Julia Patterson, asst. opinions editor

October 6, 2017

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When I was in sixth grade, I wrote my very first five paragraph essay about Taylor Swift and how she overcame feeling bullied and isolated by girls growing up. Inspiring, really. All I can say for Taylor Swift now is that 13-ye...

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