TikTok addiction palpable among users

Candice Anvari staff writer TikTok is overwhelmingly the most popular social media platform among teens, but the app’s addictive propensity is a downside to its mind-boggling success....

Editorial: Seniors, step it up

As freshman and sophomores, our favorite memories were always surrounding the senior classes of 2017 and 2018. Whether it was blaring obnoxious music through...

Editorial: Stay vigilant against disinformation attempts

We’ve entered election season; and with that, we have entered the season of campaigns, political ads and debates. But, most importantly, we have entered...

Ignoring Black History Month insults black achievements, struggles 

Emma Newman staff writer Black History Month has been nationally recognized for decades now, and yet our school continually fails to do the same.  In...

Society’s focus on grades, college admission hurts high school students

Emma Newman staff writer  As college acceptance rates plummet to an all-time low, more and more students across the country are feeling pressure to get into...

Excessive stress levels detrimental to student health, must be addressed

Alya Mehrtash staff writer There’s no doubt that high school students all across the nation deal with some level of stress throughout their academic careers. Research...

Periods: They’re not optional.

Leia Gluckman staff writer Periods are not a choice; they are a biological function. Girls and women deal with them on an average of 500...

Living in and through the twenty-first century

Leia Gluckman staff writer In an age where technology is on the rise and where teens are more politically engaged, Generation Z is being raised...

Editorial: We need to protect LGBTQ+ rights, take action

The words, “you’re fired” have a chilling effect on most. Whether you’re laid off due to corporate reasons or because of a personal error,...

Teenage narcissism increases through usage of social media

Candice Anvari staff writer Through Instagram, Snapchat, Facebook and other platforms, this generation has lost themselves in a social media frenzy. Teenagers should not be so...