Sam Grizelj

During the Oct. 11, 2019 pep rally at MSD, the senior students applauded and cheered for their school. Photo by Sam Grizelj

[Opinion] The loss of senior year is crushing to many

Twelve years. Twelve years of hard work. Twelve years of stress. Twelve years of studying. Twelve years of late nights. Twelve years of falling asleep with our textbooks open and homework scattered across the bed. Twelve years of late-night projects and essays. Twelve years of […]

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[Opinion List] Books to read during the quarantine to get a vacation from reality

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Cover for Moonrise

Sarah Crossan’s ‘Moonrise’ is beautifully tragic

The idea of losing someone we love is impossible to fathom. When someone we deeply cherish leaves the earth, people become desperate and attempt anything to save them from the hands of the reaper himself. That’s exactly how Joe Moon reacts when he hears his […]

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Album cover of ~how i'm feeling~

[Review] ‘how i’m feeling’ by LAUV experiments with emotions and colors

Well known pop artist, Ari Leff, a.k.a LAUV finally returns after releasing his number one hit – peaking number two on the billboard – “I Like Me Better” – a song that paints the picture of the simplicity of love through LAUV and his girlfriend. […]

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[Review] “Dry” by Neal Shusterman is an eye opening novel about reality

Where water runs dry and the true nature of neighbors come to life, only one question remains: how does one survive a waterless apocalyptic society without dying? In “Dry” by Neal Shusterman, join the main protagonists -Alyssa, Garrett and Kelton – as they attempt to […]

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Cover for Preston Norton's novel, "Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe"

[Review]: “Neanderthal Opens the Door to the Universe” is not as powerful as it seems

Imagine this: the most popular person in school comes back from the hospital and claims that God told them that they need to work with the high school loser in order to make their high school suck less than it already does. Are they willing […]

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Editorial Cartoon by Leah Ronkin

Gender-neutral bathrooms provide a safe space for those who do not identify as cisgender

Whether you are male or female, using a public restroom may appear to be a simple task. However, for those who identify as transgender or gender-nonconforming, deciding whether to use the male or female restroom is a living nightmare, proving to be not only stress-inducing, […]

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