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Struggles of being vegetarian

March 9, 2020 1:26pm | Micheal Alicea

How much meat do you eat? A good amount, perhaps. Well, just to enlighten you, I don’t eat meat and sometimes it seems I can’t go a day without boasting that achievement to other people. Most meat-eaters, when vegetarianism pops up in a conversation, picture […]

Fear the braid

March 9, 2020 1:04pm | Timberlyn Mazeikis

 “Rapunzel Rapunzel let down your hair,” my friend jokingly says to me. I sit in AP Spanish class watching the morning announcements as I braid the long tail of hair that flows behind me. The Rapunzel commentary is something I have received my whole life. […]

An introvert tries to be an extrovert

March 9, 2020 12:01pm | Haleigh Neckel

Homecoming of 2019 was not my cup of tea. I stood there watching everyone dance until I found myself hovering over the snack table with a hungry eye. Song after song, my friends would run through the crowd of people dancing and singing. They finally […]

It’s time to grow up

March 3, 2020 1:23pm | Staff Writer

Dear disrespectful students, As you walk through the door, my smile flattens and my eyes roll. I prepare myself for the same daily routine: The teacher tries to get the class under control, you continue to talk.  You are assigned work, you don’t do it. […]

Gender equality? Not $o much.

February 25, 2020 1:33pm | Kaylyn Aulick

Gender equality? Not so much. It costs a whole lot more to be a woman than it does to be man. Let’s look at the numbers. Makeup-     Experts range from $15,000 to $300,000 on the amount women spend on makeup in a lifetime. Hair-    The […]

School size matters

February 20, 2020 1:23pm | Haleigh Neckel

In 7th grade, I was sent to a large school. I struggled with the idea of making friends in such a huge place. No one looked my way or told me about the school. I’d smile and wave only to receive a blank spaced out […]

What do you value most? Really?

February 12, 2020 1:20pm | Angela Van Horn

What do you value the most?  The majority of people would say that they value their families and friends the most.  Maybe they would include components such as their employment, education or religion. But the reality is, if these are your answers, you’re a liar.  […]

WO food pantry: It makes a difference

January 16, 2020 12:02pm | Alexis Wolbers

On a Friday in the beginning of October, I admitted to one of my teachers that I didn’t have much food at home. She said that she would email Sally Groenheide and send me down to pick up some food at the end of the […]

Take care of yourself!

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A bold move: Alejandro Leon Prieto emigrates from Cuba

January 7, 2020 11:59am | Kaylyn Aulick

Soph. Alejandro Leon Prieto was completely confused. Though he was in a familiar setting, a classroom, that was the only familiar aspect. The faces were different. The language was different. Heck, even the view out the window was different.     Four years ago, Leon was living […]

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