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The Cost of Expression

The Cost of Expression

A look into the inequalities behind school dress code policies
Ayat Irfan, Reporter May 6, 2021

Are these inseams too short? How wide are these tank top shoulders? Three fingers? Does this cover everything it’s supposed to? It’s too hot outside. Is this even allowed? These thoughts go...

Making A Man

Making A Man

A breakdown of traditional masculinity and why pursuing it can be damaging
Andre Dobson, Reporter May 4, 2021

When singer Harry Styles wore a dress for the cover of Vogue Magazine in December, fans raved and drooled. But political, pseudo-celebrity Twitter imploded.  “There is no society that can...

Under The Surface

How Femininity Means More Than Just Appearances
Amariah Nielsen, Reporter March 16, 2021

The word feminine may bring to mind long acrylic nails, floral-patterned dresses and perfectly coiled hair. But femininity has little to do with appearances. Women who work as surgeons, nurses, farmers,...

Running from the Truth

Running from the Truth

A closer look at the mental health of teens and why so many struggle yet aren't getting treated
Andre Dobson, Reporter December 19, 2020

“You’re an idiot” “You’re a failure.”  “You’ll never get into college at this rate.”  These were the thoughts that went through my head every night I sat down to do practice...

Who we are

Who we are

Young people are diverse and fiercely individualistic. But what truly defines the hearts and minds of Generation Z?
Sanjana Natarajan, Managing Editor November 19, 2020

Stubborn, naive, screen-obsessed zombies. Think back to the number of times you’ve been told that having an opinion makes you “difficult.” That envisioning a better future for our world makes you...

We the People

We the People

As today's youth becomes more involved in the political process, the legal age to vote should reflect it
Sanjana Natarajan, Managing Editor November 17, 2020

At 16, you can automatically be tried as an adult for certain felonies. At 16, you can obtain a license to operate a vehicle. At 16, you gain medical freedom to decide what is best for your health. But...

Editorial: Are You Not Informed?

Editorial: Are You Not Informed?

Staff March 5, 2020

Nothing puts us to sleep faster than talking about news or the latest headlines. Unless, of course, it’s explosive and scandalous. The tragic helicopter accident that killed Kobe Bryant, his daughter...

Can't Look Away

Can’t Look Away

The darkest shows we've been binging
Amariah Nielsen, Reporter March 5, 2020

Long Shot: Juan Catala’s quiet life is turned upside down after he’s accused of murdering Martha Puebla, a girl he’s never met before. His only alibi is that he and his six-year old daughter were...

The Skin We're In

The Skin We’re In

How social media influences body image and personal health.
Shane Edghill and Sonia Shah March 5, 2020

Whether we’d like to admit it or not, social media is shaping our concept of beauty. We are constantly consuming images posted online, and images online are constantly consuming us. Social media influences...

Morbid Curiosity

Morbid Curiosity

Rachel Monroe's "Savage Appetites" explores our love-hate relationship with dark subject matter
Sanjana Natarajan, Reporter March 5, 2020

In just four weeks after its debut, Netflix had a new hit on its hands: the psychological/romantic thriller, “You.” In case you’ve missed the countless tweets and memes about the show, it features...

Prom Theme: Yay or Nay?

The student council recently released that the class of 2020'a prom theme is "The Roaring 20's", however there has been different reactions to this announcement.
Aliah Mir, Reporter March 3, 2020

 It's that time of the year when all the seniors are buzzing about prom. The Heritage High School student council has the responsibility of planning prom, which starts with deciding the theme. They recently...

Demolition

Review of the game Rocket League

Karsten McCash, Reporter February 4, 2020
Rocket League is a video game based on cars and teams that compete to score a goal across a field.
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