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Editorials and Profiles

The Start of a New Chapter

June 10, 2020 1:26am | Kevinjonah Paguio

In this moment, history is being written. Many in the future will look back at this point in time and see how unusual it was. As a high school senior living in this era of isolation and quarantine, I am going to talk about my […]

Does School Ruin Reading?

March 6, 2020 5:35pm | Neely Burns

Without a doubt, the majority of high school students do not enjoy reading. In fact, according to mybookcave.com, 33% of high school students do not read a book after they graduate, and the same is true of 42% of college students. This is because school […]

The Humble Story of Waylon England

March 6, 2020 5:32pm | Pierce Benson

Waylon England is a senior at Thunderbird High School and he is a captain on the Varsity Basketball team. He is a straight “A” student who is in all Honors classes. He has gone to Thunderbird for all four years and has thoroughly enjoyed it. […]

Dear Abby

March 6, 2020 5:16pm | Hayden Scoplitte

Dear Abby,    I’ve been so excited to leave high school and go to college for so many years, but now that it’s getting closer and closer to actually happening, I’m starting to get really scared. Have any advice for me?   Dear Anonymous,    […]

Shaped Noodles Taste Better

March 6, 2020 5:10pm | Morgan Jones

One of the best feelings in life is taking that first bite of cheesy, creamy, hot box mac and cheese that either you or your parents just made for lunch or dinner.  Mac and cheese from the box is a classic meal that any person, […]

How to Handle Rejection: A High Schooler’s Guide to Heartbreak

March 6, 2020 5:09pm | Megan Mannelly, Ellie Bonnette

I’m sure we have all either experienced or witnessed the aftermath of being rejected. Rejection can be extremely damaging to your mental and physical health. At times, you can feel so broken that you believe you will never heal. When we finally build up the […]

Is Dairy Milk Cancelled?

February 28, 2020 5:28pm | Ellie Bonnette

 Recently, you may have noticed the several dairy milk substitutes hitting the shelves in your local grocery store. Milk substitutes such as almond, soy, rice, cashew, coconut, hemp, and oat milk have been on the rage not only for vegans, but omnivores as well. These […]

Dear Abby: New Year, New Me?

February 10, 2020 4:41pm | Hayden Scoplitte

Dear Abby,  How do I get rid of all of the toxic people in my life this new year? I’ve been trying for so long, but I think now is the time.    Dear Anonymous,  Cutting people off is never as easy as it seems […]

Is Coachella Really Worth the Hype?

February 6, 2020 5:12pm | Jenna Fredenberg

Coachella is an annual music festival held in Coachella Valley, California where various artists perform their hit songs. It was started in 1999 by two men named Paul Tollet and Rick Van Santan. Over time, it has become one of the most popular music festivals […]

Lunch Room Etiquette: Back to the Basics

February 6, 2020 5:11pm | Morgan Jones

Every student must sit through seven hours of challenging classes that probe their brains almost constantly with little breaks between passing periods. One of the highlights of many students’ day is the thought of being able to comfortably sit in a chair, eat their lunch, […]