Whitewashing in Our Media

Erika Gonzales

April 11, 2017

Whitewashing: The tendency of the media (movies, TV shows, etc.) to cast white actors and actresses to play non-white characters. Whitewashing dates back to early Hollywood films when black face began to gain popularity in the...

Deforestation Hill

Christian Beale

February 16, 2017

Forest Hill needs to get a name change… Considering the name isn’t suitable for the area anymore. Deforestation has increased dramatically in Forest Hill within the past few years, and it has even started to happen in my own...

Am I There Yet?

Adaora Ede, Editor in Chief

December 12, 2016

In light of probably more important social (specifically political events), I am here to bring another issue to light: the terrible plight of the young adults in the midst of learning how to drive. I’ve already gone through all the steps: I...

Thanksgiving: The Overshadowed Holiday

Konnor-Ashley Randlett

November 15, 2016

By the time the clock struck twelve on November first, Christmas trees were up in stores, snowflakes danced on windows and music stations blared “Jingle Bells”. The halls were decked with holiday cheer before anyone could bat a...

Here I Go Again, Here They Go Again

Lunden Rowlett

September 28, 2016

Can people take a joke? Can people just learn that this is life? It isn’t fair! We can’t all get our way! And if I can’t, why should you? The pledge of allegiance has been exactly what it’s always been for years, a...

Why Rubber Trees Are Important

Connor Ostadali

September 20, 2016

Most things in life we take for granted. We never actually get to see how much work is put into producing everything that we use on a day-to-day basis. Today, I would like to tell you about how important rubber trees are. I was...

…And We’re Back

Adaora Ede, Editor in Chief

August 31, 2016

Admittedly, it took me at least two attempts to get up on the morning of the first day of school. I mean, how would it have been simple to wake up, knowing that I’ve regularly woken at least four or five hours after that for th...

Past, Present, Future

Adaora Ede, Editor in Chief

June 10, 2016

As a celebratory gesture from my AP Language and Composition teacher Mrs. Blackburn after spending the entire school year reading and writing nonfiction, we AP Lang students are currently indulging in the exciting tale of The Gre...