Anti-Homeless Architecture

Anti-Homeless Architecture

Brandon Dosen, Columnist April 26, 2021

The rainbow infinity loop, used to symbolize autism and the autistic community, the gold infinity loop, part of the #LightItUpGold campaign, and a red background, to support the #RedInstead campaign.

Autism Awareness Day

April 2 is recognized as National Autism Awareness Day. What is autism, and how can you support the autistic community?
Rebecca Harris, Columnist April 2, 2021

What is autism? Autism, also known as Autism Spectrum Disorder or ASD, is a developmental disability. This means that autistic people are born with autism, and it starts developing at a very young age....

Changes are made to the NCAA weight rooms after reports of sexism.

Sexism Sparks During March Madness Tournament

Amelia McCrory, Columnist March 29, 2021

NCAA March Madness is one of the most important and entertaining events in not only college, but also American sports. It is the Division I College Basketball tournament that takes place for both men and...

Rosie the Riveter was the face of the female workforce during WWII.

Women’s History Month

Rebecca Harris, Columnist March 22, 2021

Women’s History Month is celebrated all over the world to recognize the many women throughout history who have made an impact on the world. What originally started as a small celebration in Santa...

There are many ways to support local Black-owned businesses in the valley.

Black History Month

Rebecca Harris, Columnist February 17, 2021

Started in 1976, Black History Month is a time to celebrate and recognize the Black community. Black History Month is celebrated in the United Kingdom, United States, Netherlands, Germany, and Canada,...

Does your favorite subject show how your brain works?

The ELA Mind vs. the STEM Mind

Going through school, most students find a subject that tends to stand out to them. However, does your favorite subject have anything to do with the way your mind works?
Sophia Geisler, Columnist January 10, 2021

The brain is an extraordinary thing, and it’s amazing how much it controls. I decided to do a survey on students who enjoy ELA subjects versus students who enjoy STEM subjects, and the difference in...

A traditional menorah used to celebrate Hanukkah.

Happy Chanukah

Chanukah (or the wider-known spelling of Hanukkah) is a Jewish holiday celebrated around the world, particularly in Israel and the United States. Here are ways to celebrate Chanukah, as well as the story of how the holiday came to be.
Rebecca Harris, Columnist December 15, 2020

The Story of Chanukah The story of Chanukah is told in many different ways, but this is a version of the traditional story as told by Susan Fischer Weis in her book “The Complete Guide to Hanukkah”: “A...

Christmas is only one of many wintertime holidays.

Holidays Around the World

Almost everyone has heard of Christmas, but there are some winter holidays, and their traditions, that often go unnoticed in this part of the world.
Rebecca Harris, Columnist November 18, 2020

Holiday season: the time when stores are decked out in red and green, with glitter galore.  Walking by bakeries and smelling gingerbread or sugar cookies. Many people know about Christmas and how it is...

Diversity & Language in America

Sophia Geisler, Columnist October 28, 2020

There are 195 different countries, each with their own separate cultures and diversity. Perhaps one of the largest differences between most countries is their language spoken. As of today, a large handful...

This short film about styling kinky hair and family recently won an Academy Award.

The Love for “Hair Love”

Jolie Flack, Columnist February 17, 2020

“Hair Love” is a 7-minute animated short film directed by Matthew A. Cherry. It is about the relationship between a father, his daughter, and her hair. The film won Best Animated Short Film at the...

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