Disney Costumes Don’t Disrespect Diversity

Mia Jay, Staff Writer

November 7, 2019

Being mixed race, Asian and white, I loved Disney's Asian princess Mulan during my childhood.  Watching that film as a child, her appearance made me feel like I was also a princess with endless opportunities. Mulan also ins...

Thrillers Trade Gore for Creepy Realism

Gracie Woidat, Lifestyle Editor

October 31, 2019

Halloween is upon us, and with it comes the agonizing question that many teens must ask themselves: "Which scary movie to binge with friends?" Today there are so many choices: the 1 about the clown, the 1 about the doll who g...

Mounting Evidence Suggests Students Ill Prepared

Sofie Blaj, Staff Writer

October 29, 2019

For the past 9 years of my life, treacherous exams and hours of homework or essays have made me want to pull my hair out. I am not looking forward to the escalating workload that that my remaining high school career is sure to...

Limiting College Applications Will Reduce Anxiety

Amanda Young, Editor-in-Chief

October 24, 2019

It's nearing the end of October and a crippling sense of fear and dread is growing in the hearts of many high school students. It's not the impending Halloween holiday that concerns them. It's the looming deadline for college...

La Puma Plans Provocative Look at Campus Culture

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

October 7, 2019

There’s nothing like walking into a classroom and seeing the dusty floor littered with the most recent, unopened La Puma. I hope our 1st distribution of the 2019-2020 school year is greeted with more interest. When I'm told...

Recent Deaths Underscore Vaping Danger

Nicole Kennedy, Opinion Editor

September 23, 2019

"It hasn't killed anybody yet," has been the common excuse for many a young vaper.  Unfortunately, these mango-huffing teens will have to start looking for a new comeback. According to a CNBC article, a 7th person was reported...

Trump Deportation Policy Hits Home

Amanda Young, Editor-in-Chief

September 17, 2019

While the Trump administration has already separated families at the border and thrown children into "cages" with abhorrent living conditions, it has managed to top its list of egregiousness: on August 7, the U.S. Citizenship...