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Profanity and Positivity

Profanity and Positivity

Jessica Son, Staff Writer

December 17, 2018


Filed under Health, Opinions

It seems like everywhere you turn on campus, in every conversation, you are surrounded by people who curse. Around West Ranch, wherever you go people are dropping “F-bombs” and calling each other “witch-with-a-B.” However, this can make other students feel very uncomfortable. They can be intimidated...

Anger Makes me a Modern Girl

Anger Makes me a Modern Girl

Zoey Greenwald, News Editor

December 14, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Editorials, Music, Music Insider, Opinions

  My mother was the one who taught me how to be a feminist. From the time I was small, she’d proudly place me in front of the television to watch speeches by Emma Watson at the UN or to tune into the Rachel Maddow show. In 2016, I wore her Hillary Clinton t-shirt to school on election day, and toget...

2.8 Million Souls Cursed

2.8 Million Souls Cursed

Shanzay Hassan, Staff Writer

November 16, 2018


Filed under Health, Opinions

  My fists were tightly closed with my elbows on the floor, one forearm perpendicular to another. I was on all fours with my head down, and if I dared to move one millimeter, the voice in my head -- referred to as ‘he’ -- would kill my cat.   My vision wasn’t blank; in fact it was extra vivid that d...

It’s Not Weird to Say Hello

It’s Not Weird to Say Hello

Jessica Son, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under As Seen in Print, Opinions

  You scan the aisles at Walmart, looking over the many brands of sugary cereal. You glance over your shoulder to see where your mom went, but instead you see a person from your school. Your first instinct is to quickly turn around and avoid eye contact, but then you start to wonder why you don’t...

AMA: Asian Representation

AMA: Asian Representation

Jessica Son, Staff Writer

November 6, 2018


Filed under Opinions

  The American Music Awards, or AMAs, have sparked conversation this month with the lineup being more diverse than it has ever been. With famous performers, such as Ariana Grande, Selena Gomez, Will Smith, Drake and Rihanna, the AMAs incited much anticipation for everyone’s favorite artists to win awards....

The Anti-Feminist #HimToo Tweet that Went Viral

The Anti-Feminist #HimToo Tweet that Went Viral

Chika Winston, Staff Writer

November 4, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Politics

  The #HimToo movement has been floating around Twitter for a while now as a way for men to open up and connect with allies across the internet from their experiences of sexual assault and rape. It was part of the #MeToo movement, which spoke out against sexual harassment and assault and allowed people ...

Judge Kavanaugh

Judge Kavanaugh

Zoey Greenwald, News Editor

October 25, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions, Politics

  The #MeToo movement has brought up previous cases of sexual misconduct. It’s been tentatively hailed as a social change — a last straw; a tipping point. Powerful man after powerful man has struggled to defend the undefendable. They are thrown in jail and their products are boycotted. No soon...

Women Will No Longer Live In Fear

Women Will No Longer Live In Fear

Quynn Lubs, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

  Don’t walk alone at night, especially if you have nothing to defend yourself with. Don’t wear things that are too revealing if you don’t want men to stare. Don’t drink things that are given to you by strangers. Don’t walk down the street, even in the daylight, because scary men driving by mi...

Dear Older Generations, I’m Sorry

Dear Older Generations, I’m Sorry

Chika Winston, Staff Writer

October 18, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

Dear older generations,   I’m sorry.   I know you want us to be married at 20, have two kids by 25, and be settled down with the    perfect house with the perfect husband in the perfect town all by the age of 30.   But we don’t.   We want to make you proud, so you hav...

Society’s Endless Cycle

Society’s Endless Cycle

Quynn Lubs, Staff Writer

October 15, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Opinions

  Ever since elementary school, I have dreaded growing up. I would move slowly through my childhood and take in every little thing about my surroundings. My 10-year-old heart was too full to move through life without enjoying it.   As I got older and became a teenager, my heart began aching...

Columbus Day Controversy

Columbus Day Controversy

Alexa Empleo, Staff Writer

October 8, 2018


Filed under News, Opinions

Today marks yet another year in which we Americans commemorate the landing of Christopher Columbus in the Americas in 1492. I’m sure we all know who Christopher Columbus is, the man who “discovered” the New World. It was President Harrison who called upon the citizens of the United States to formall...

Amreeki Larki

Amreeki Larki

Iman Baber

October 8, 2018


Filed under Editorials, Politics

I guess you could describe me as a black sheep in a herd of black sheep. I’m too American for Pakistan, and too Pakistani for America.

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