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why the portrayal of the “cool girl” in film is toxic

Amelia Mancha, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

"She's not like other girls, she's a cool girl”. A myth of a woman created by men reflecting all the stereotypical interests of a male. The cool girl is one of the boys who loves pizza and drinks beer.   As...

Altercating the nature of final exams

Altercating the nature of final exams

Lesly Hernandez, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

Every year, teachers hear their students complain about finals and how stressful they can be.  This year, however, has proven to be way different than any other school year. With distance learning...

Was This School Year Better?

Was This School Year Better?

Alexa Ramos, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

As the school year comes to an end, I have finally come to my consensus on what I thought about this school year.  It went okay. It wasn’t the best school year, but schools did the best they could.   To...

Calling Out Cultural Appropriation

Calling Out Cultural Appropriation

Heidi Lozano, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

Cultural appropriation is the act of using or stealing the customs and traditions of a particular culture by someone who has more power in society. It’s something that many celebrities have been accused...

Why Heteronormativity should not be normalized

Why Heteronormativity should not be normalized

Ariana Verdin May 26, 2021

      Over the years we have been thought to think that being heterosexual and binary was the normal way to live. To this day people still think like this and it’s absolutely not right. This...

Tips for applying and interviewing for a job

Emily Motta, Staff Writer May 26, 2021

As teenagers, we want many things like the newest phone, cars to drive, and other cool and expensive gadgets. Unfortunately, all of those things cost money and not all parents are so willing to make those...

4 Chick-Flicks and the Important Message Behind Them

4 Chick-Flicks and the Important Message Behind Them

May 23, 2021

LEGALLY BLONDE Legally Blonde is the epitome of  “don’t judge a book by its cover.” In the movie, we follow Elle Woods. She’s a Gemini vegetarian in her first year attending Harvard Law...

MEAT

Tatiana Martinez, Section Editor May 22, 2021

Fake, or plant-based meat is revolutionizing the food industry, providing more options for vegetarians and vegans alike, as well as aiding in sustainability for our world. But is it too good to be true?...

The Benefits of Online Interaction

Nic Gulizia, Sports Section Editor May 21, 2021

It’s April of 2020. You wake up on a spring day during quarantine, locked away from the outside world, your friends, and your extended family. You end up turning on your gaming console, computer, or...

The reality of Sexism and Gender Inequality

April Sayaan, Staff Writer May 20, 2021

Women all over the world and around us have to deal with sexism and gender inequality every day. There are many posts on social media about sexism and gender inequality revolving around women. Women...

People Cause Problems, Not Religion

People Cause Problems, Not Religion

Yash Sharma, Section Editor May 14, 2021

Ever since the beginning of my schooling, I’ve always been one of the only few Indian students on campus. Having a unique identity and culture from most students, there’ve been incidents where I felt...

Disastrous Dress Code

Emily Motta, Staff Writer May 10, 2021

It is not the responsibility of girls to adjust themselves for the convenience of boys, and the dress codes serve to criticize girls and their attire. Student dress codes were designed for professionalism,...

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