Students Walk Out Against Gun Violence

Today at noon, students walked out of their classrooms to stand outside the school by the flagpole. It was a rally against gun violence lead by students around the nation who want to put an end to the fear that has encompassed many families after the recent shooting in Florida. Many people attended, and it was approved by the administration. Extra security was also provided … Continue reading Students Walk Out Against Gun Violence

The Origins of Saint Valentine’s Day

February is upon us once again, and we all know what that means; love is in the air. For many citizens of the world, their thoughts are clouded with boxes of chocolate, roses, and candlelit dinners. In honor of this, I have decided to take my column this month in a separate direction than normal. Whether for my sanity or not, I have chosen to … Continue reading The Origins of Saint Valentine’s Day

The Bare Minimum: Social Media’s Role in Teen Relationships

Most teenagers know how today’s world works. We mostly create our relationships and friendships through social media, liking each others’ posts, commenting “miss you!” on an old friend’s picture we haven’t talked to in a long time, and every once in a while, updating our Facebook pages to share what we’ve been up to for our family members who live out of state. But what … Continue reading The Bare Minimum: Social Media’s Role in Teen Relationships

LGBT Valentine’s Day

Students are lined up, hoping to see their crush’s name on the long-awaited compatibility test results from a quiz they took months ago. Many of the students are excited and enthusiastic to pay a few dollars for their matchmaking results, but it’s hard for everyone to be excited when there isn’t an option to be paired with someone of their preferred gender orientation. Every Year … Continue reading LGBT Valentine’s Day