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Stacey Lim poses in the hallway. (Photo by Adelynn Neeley)

Standing on Business

Haylee Mendez, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

It’s 12 a.m. in the morning, and junior Vice President of Communications and Torch Awards Stacey Lim is in a deep trance of sleep, when she is quickly jolted awake by her conscience. She reaches the...

 Enzo Fiorese swims at a meet in December. (Photo by Tristan Adger)

Dive & Rewind

Sara Shaikh, Staff Writer January 26, 2024

   Tasting blood with each breath, Enzo Fiorese watched the dark red color from his mouth mixed with the chlorine water. Although the doctors told him to stay out of the water for at least 2 weeks,...

Photo by Adelynn Neeley. Graphic by Luna Gibson.

Gender in Sports

Kashvi Kudupudi, Staff writer January 26, 2024

When junior Frank Vivalda had difficulty feeling comfortable in his identity after repeated misgendering from teammates, his color guard captain had an idea: creating a leaderboard.  It stood in the...

Senior Vivian De La Rosa wraps a football players ankle. (Photo by Maddie Shaw)

Behind the sidelines

Sakiyah Reid, Copy Editor January 26, 2024

From 5 a.m. Monday to 10 pm. Friday, an athletic trainer's job is still not finished. While they aren’t the ones the crowd is at the game to see, they still help to keep the game going.  Senior Vivian...

Henry Bair, 17, finds solace in music production. (Photo by Numa Mohammed)

From piano lessons to a promising career in music

Hari Emani, Copy Editor January 26, 2024

It is dedication that creates a prodigy and experience that builds excellence. Senior Henry Bair has achieved both through almost years of commitment to the art of music. From practicing scales on a...

CTE Center’s Future-Ready Prep

Gabi Diaz and Sruja Peruka January 23, 2024

Culinary, Forensic Science, and Animation are just a few of the courses offered to students at the CTE Center to help them gain real-world experiences for the future.  The Career and Technical...

Its time to talk about the doll that raised generations

It’s time to talk about the doll that raised generations

Hari Emani, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

She’s blonde, she’s plastic, and she’s an icon. She is the hottest toy on the market (...literally). She is none other than the one and only Barbara Millicent Roberts, aka Barbie.  Barbie was...

Opinion: With aging politicians in office, young voters need to act

Opinion: With aging politicians in office, young voters need to act

Ayesha Haroon, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Imagine stepping into a voting booth as a young and newly registered voter. You’re excited to cast your ballot. Now imagine seeing that most of the candidates on that ballot are triple—or even quadruple—your...

Photo of Riley Johnson (Madhurima Thamma/The Print Staff)

How a teacher, student view the generational divide of mental health perceptions

Haylee Mendez, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

The downward spiral of over analyzing and self-destructiveness began in seventh grade for junior Riley Johnson. For her, panic attacks and exhausting compulsions are anything but skin deep. However, over...

Photo by Julia Jetjobe

Beyond Human

Sakiyah Reid, Staff Writer October 24, 2023

Fans swarmed social media with excitement. Drake and The Weeknd collaborated. Fans were so mesmerized after the near 15 year wait, that the song was submitted for a grammy. This excitement soon turned...

Photo by Numa Mohammed

Students consider future of work as AI becomes more prominent

Sara Shaikh, Staff writer October 24, 2023

The 5 a.m. alarm went off. Brown briefcase. Suit and tie all ready. Papers were spread out everywhere. This was the image that characterized the work routine of people from 20 years back. Fast forward...

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