Category: Editor Columns

Column: Just Speaking My Truth

Figuring Out Friendship By LAURYN BEST Ever since I could remember I’ve always had a hard time making friends. I was awkward (I still am), chubby, quiet, and felt generally uncomfortable in my own skin. I had a hard time believing that people wanted to be my friend […]

Column: Here’s the Thing

How GMOs Are Shaping the Future ​BY DAVID MIKHAIL Today our supermarkets and food stores are mainly dominated by Genetically Modified Organisms. However, our society is nowhere near being dominated by people who understand GMOs or their potential. Genetically modified organisms are organisms whose genes have been manipulated  […]

Column: You and I

lmao ikr ??? ​By MAYA SANCHEZ The internet is twenty-five years old, and although it’s lifespan has been short, it has transformed an entire generation and all the generations to come. Some may say that the internet is something to be censored because of all the unregulated content, […]

Column: Learning to Grow Up

Dear Reader By JASMYN GONZALEZ Throughout one’s life, there are many lessons learned such as: learning to tie your shoe, waiting in line, not staring, making eye contact when you talk, being patient. Almost all of these contribute to the person that one becomes in their future. As […]

Column: Just Speaking My Truth

Seeing Through Colors BY LAURYN BEST ​ ​I’m not like your typical black girl. At least that’s what I’ve been told by many people on multiple different occasions. The first few times I wasn’t sure what to make of the comment. So I would laugh and nod my […]

Column: Here’s the Thing

Dear Reader  BY DAVID MIKHAIL ​ Last Publication I published an article in which I stated my opinion on some of the school’s actions regarding traffic safety. While some people may disagree with my opinion or misunderstand me for a negative person, they could not be more off.  […]

Column: Learning to Grow Up

“The Maintenance Guy” Helps Improve Our School Experience BY JASMYN GONZALEZ Did the water turn off? Call the maintenance guy! Did the lights go out? Call the maintenance guy! Are the bells off schedule? Call the maintenance guy! Our schools often run across problems like these. There are […]

Column: You and I

Cookie-Cutter Hollywood BY MAYA SANCHEZ ​It’s paradoxical, almost, how America is praised for being the melting pot of the world, accepting all cultures and beliefs and embracing diversity, when most of the people in the American media portray the same type of character. Yup, you guessed it. White […]

Column: Welcome Back

By MAYA SANCHEZ and LAURYN BEST Remember when school used to start the day after Labor Day? Sadly, no one does. School districts are pushing the start date early and early and while it can be seen as a negative things, it also has some positive spins to […]