OPINION: Where the gay characters in children’s shows?

OPINION: Where the gay characters in children's shows?
Getting LGBTQ+ representation in kids shows is much more challenging than you’d think
January 13, 2021

Children’s shows are the building blocks of a kid’s view of the world around them. Parents trust that the shows their children watch teach them how to share, care for one another, and show them right...

OPINION: Damaging, not dramatic

Glamorizing mental illness has become trendy but many people don’t know how wildly irresponsible it is
December 9, 2020

Walking down the hallway the school’s social worker, Michael Davidoff, sees students clumped together leaning against their lockers talking about recent drama, homework, and their plans for the weekend....

STAFF EDITORIAL: RBG’s legacy deserves a fight

Young voters cannot let Ginsberg’s rulings perish with her passing
December 6, 2020

Ruth Bader Ginsberg helped shape the society that we live in today. The rights she fought to give us are taken for granted every day, but they shouldn’t; those rights may be taken away. RBG died on...

OPINION: Standardized testing can’t be the standard any longer

College admissions place too much weight on SAT scores, they shouldn’t
December 3, 2020

Ever since I can remember, my teachers taught me the SAT is one of the biggest factors in determining whether or not students will be accepted into college. And for so long, I thought nothing was wrong...

My so-called pandemic life

My so-called pandemic life
I thought no school would be great. It wasn't.
May 17, 2020

On March 12, 2020, our lives as we knew them changed completely. Students celebrated the news of a two week break due to concerns regarding the COVID-19 pandemic. Little did everyone know this would be...

During these hard times

During these hard times
A reflection on life amidst the Coronavirus
March 15, 2020

  This time is hard. Not like a calculus test or doing thirty push-ups hard. It’s like doing push-ups while taking a calculus test while being stuck in a box. For two weeks.  The hardest...

Embrace your accent

Embrace your accent
It's hard to be accepted when English isn't your first language
March 12, 2020

“Oh, where are you from?” or “Your accent is so interesting!” I can’t count how many times I’ve been told this. And I’m not the only one that faces this problem.  I didn’t know...

Votes are like ripples

Votes are like ripples
Nothing will change unless young people use their voice
March 1, 2020

Votes are like ripples. A single stone doesn’t make much of a difference, except for the fact that it disturbs the water around it. It ripples outwards, affecting everything it touches.  Votes...

Remembering our history

Remembering our history
February 28, 2020

“Weird,” “creepy,” or “strange” are just a few of the words that buzzed around our school about Joe Jaramillo’s gravestone in the last few weeks. I know that it’s creepy to have the gravestone...

A disturbing reminder

A disturbing reminder
February 25, 2020

Walking up from the parking lot at 8:00 in the morning with an extremely heavy backpack is already dreadful enough. Being greeted by a gravestone right before I walk into Monarch was absolutely the last...

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