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 β€œtake 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…

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;…

Senior Advice: Don’t Forget Yourself

By Sami Thompson Being a senior is by far one of the oddest experiences I’ve ever had. You’re in this strange place where people actually begin to treat you as an adult, but you still feel like a child that needs their hand to be held while reality is hurdling towards you like a bus….

Seniors Screwed Over: The Unfair Exemption Policy

  By Melissa Dunn, Copy and Features Editor The current final exam exemption policy, only applicable for seniors during the spring semester, requires an unweighted class average of 85 or above, no more than 4 total absences, and no more than 4 unexcused tardies. Excused, pre-approved, and unexcused absences all count towards this total. Students…