March For The Lives

By: Kyle Wong, Staff Writer March For Our Lives was a worldwide, student-led protest with the goal to formally abolish or create stricter gun laws. The Never Again movement began at 11 a.m. with parents and children marching in areas like Washington D.C to Atlanta, GA. The Stoneman Douglas High School shooting united students across…

The Making of a Mogul- Becoming a Social Media Influencer

Maia Gibson Lately, we have been watching social media bloom before our eyes into a world where you can actually make a living by virtually sharing your life to strangers. This phenomenon has baffled Baby Boomers and X-Genners alike, but, for millennials and Generation Z, it has become a serious career to consider. However, how…

Love and Relationships: Opinionated Friends

Dearest Readers, Thanks for coming back time and time again to read what I have to say! This week we’re talking the topic of opinionated friends! And, more importantly, how to share your own opinion with them when they tend to only want to hear one side. Especially in a world so politically and socially…

Love and Relationships: Meet the Parents

Dearest Readers, Meeting the parents. Ahhh, the most joyous yet seethingly stressful point of any developing relationship. Some see it as sweet and monumental, while others picture a scene out of Meet the Fockers and cringe. So, when’s the right time to throw yourself into this world of unknown? Let’s chat! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question:…

Are Schools Violating Child Labor Laws?

By Brianna Rolle, News Editor How often do you feel overwhelmed by school work and activities? How many times have you had to completely ignore one class or “take the L” to properly prepare for another? How often do you feel exhausted or defeated at school? Child Labor laws were created to protect children against…

New Kids On The Block: Not Everyone You Lose Is A Loss

High school has taught me a number of things, but I think I’ve learned more about friendship than I have anything else. Especially this past year I struggled with the reality that I couldn’t please everyone I was friends with. No matter how hard you try, there will always be someone who doesn’t agree with…

Forks over Knives: Chipotle Queso

Hi, I’m Julia. This week, I tried Chipotle’s queso so you didn’t have to. You’re welcome. Shocked, disappointed and betrayed: just a few of the emotions I felt after trying the impressively controversial Chipotle Queso. Please don’t waste your money. I did and look where I am now: writing a hate-fueled rant on a menu…

Love and Relationships: Is there such thing as too much compromise?

Dearest Readers, Welcome back! Now that second semester is back in full swing, I’m ready to answer your questions starting with….compromise! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: Is there such thing as “too much compromise” in a relationship? Answer: As I mentioned in an earlier post, compromise is fundamental when it comes to relationships. If nobody compromised,…

Love and Relationships: Clingy People

Dearest readers, It’s that time of year! Hot chocolate, the smell of fresh pine, candy canes galore….and cuffing season! But with cuffing season also comes the hardships of people (friends or significant others) who are just way too clingy. So, what should you do to handle them? Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do I deal…

Love and Relationships: Friend Group Drama

Dearest readers, It’s been a while; I hope y’all had a fantastic Thanksgiving! But, unfortunately, it’s back to reality and back to classic friendship and relationship #drama. So, let’s get started! Your friend, Maia Gibson Question: How do you deal with drama in a friend group? Answer: There are few friend groups that manage to work…

Why We Should All Become Minimalists

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Our journey has come to an end. Hopefully I captured your attention from the first post of this series on minimalism. More importantly, I hope that took something away from the things that I said. Although you may have not completely agreed with what I had to say, just know…

Minimalism As Portrayed in Art and Architecture

By: Eric Bias, Sports Editor Minimalism does not only exist in the aspect of personal possessions and goods; the principles of minimalism are also applied to art and architecture, creating a style known as contemporary or modern. When you look at a minimalistic piece of architecture, it may not be a lot to look at;…