Senior Privileges are in Bloom; Here’s What You Need To Know

Senior privileges have arrived. Standing in the Riflery Room during Common Academic Time, Mr. Jackson, Dean for Class of 2022, announced a collection of guidelines as seniors move one step closer to graduation. Much credit goes to the senior class officers, Jimena Oliva and Jin Lee, for achieving the long-awaited parietal.  All students should take … Continue reading

Michigan High School Massacre

It was Tuesday, November 30, at Oxford High School, approximately 40 miles north of Detroit. The day began like any ordinary school day. Students went to school, attended class and socialized with friends. In a matter of a few hours, however, all sense of normalcy would cease. 15-year-old sophmore Ethan Crumbley emerged from a bathroom … Continue reading

A Tribute to a Fallen Fashion Icon

Virgil Abloh was an esteemed, groundbreaking, glass-ceiling-shattering, revolutionary individual. As a black designer, he rose to unprecedented power in the luxury industry through his work with Louis Vuitton along with his own brand: Off-White. Abloh passed away on November 28, 2021 after a two-year battle with cardiac angiosarcoma, a rare cancer of the heart. Despite … Continue reading

All Eyes on Rittenhouse Trial

Tensions across the nation skyrocketed as one of the most recent watershed moments during America’s time of tension arrived in the trial of then 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse. On August 23, 2020, protests rocked Kenosha, Wisconsin following the shooting of Jacob Blake, a black man whom police attempted to arrest on a warrant. Although Blake survived, … Continue reading

#Me Too Continues: R Kelly and Larry Nassar

The #MeToo movement, fired up in 2016, has had two crucial events contribute to it recently. Allegations against singer R. Kelly and Larry Nassar, the former doctor for the United States Women’s National Gymnastics Team, have come to light. Both have been convicted, and there are many factors in both cases that make it so … Continue reading

Outrage over Recent Facebook Outages

Facebook, one of the most dominant tech companies controlling apps and platforms like Instagram and Whatsapp, experienced outages in the past few weeks. During these outages, Facebook and the apps it owns, shut down and experienced access issues. The first outage occurred on Monday October 4th,and lasted for six hours. Four days later, a second … Continue reading

Manhunt of Brian Laundrie Continues

The disappearance and homicide of 22-year-old Gabby Petito has grabbed the attention of the United States by storm. The story begins in June 2021, with Gabby Petito and her fiance, Brain Laundrie. Petito would routinely communicate with her family and followers through social media during the trip until the end of August. The couple embarked … Continue reading

Comic by Gisa Karamaga ’22

– Gisa Karamaga ’22

 The World’s Water Crisis

 Water is widely known as the essence of life. The molecule itself is relatively simple, consisting of only two hydrogen atoms and one oxygen atom; however, its global implications are much more complex. Even primitive societies centered their civilizations around bodies of water, recognizing the importance of access. Therefore, modern society must question its regression … Continue reading

 Taliban Reestablishes Control in Afghanistan

 On April 14th, President Joe Biden announced the planned withdrawal of all US troops from Afghanistan by September 11, the 20th anniversary of the terror attack carried out by Al-Qaeda on the World Trade Center. What followed has contradicted intelligence services’ expectations across NATO nations, including those of the US and Britain as the Taliban … Continue reading