Caitlin Wilkinson Named Regeneron Science Talent Search Semifinalist

Alexis Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

East senior Caitlin Wilkinson has been named a Regeneron Science Talent Search Semifinalist for her research project, “Rates and Traits: The Potential for Utilizing Above-ground Plant Traits to Predict Denitrification in Long...

The New “Sonic The Hedgehog” Movie Revisions Have Been Made. Do They Hold Up?

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

In 2013, Sony got the rights to make a Sonic the Hedgehog movie. That next year, a movie was announced. Unfortunately, the film got put into turnaround, meaning that making it would cost more than what Sony would get on their ta...

Further Understanding Impeachment

Megan Sigismonti, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

 The House of Representatives opened up an impeachment inquiry regarding President Donald Trump’s phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky on July 25, 2019. Allegedly Trump was requesting an investigation of form...

My Chemical Romance Reunites

Nina Ottesen, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

October 31, 2019, 3:00 PM: a moment that will go down in history. A tweet was sent out to 1.2 million of Twitter’s 321 million users. “Like Phantoms Forever…” it read. The tweet came along with a picture of a statue of t...

Hong Kong Elections

Olga Zolfievna Suleymanova, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

In 2019 Hong Kong held its local election amongst insurrection. At this time, Hong Kong’s young populous was in an all-out revolt against Beijing's encroachment on their autonomy. In February 2019, an extradition bill was proposed,...

Eyes of the Occident

Olga Zolfievna Suleymanova, Staff Writer

January 31, 2020

Many a nation state have erupted into insurrection. Hong Kong is well-covered but Chile, the one most applicable to us, is mostly a footnote. Why? In Chile, protests have broken out against the economic policies of the current...

Submissions Are Open for Solstice Literary Magazine

Alexis Yang, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

On January 6, Solstice Literary Magazine is open for submissions of fiction, poetry, nonfiction, and art. The deadline for submitting is March 1, and students will be notified of acceptance by early April. To submit, students m...

Australia’s an Inferno and Needs Our Help

Megan Sigismonti, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 31, 2020

   Australia has been experiencing its nationwide fire season since late July. The eighty-three bush fires that have been wreaking havoc across every Australian state have yet to cease, and can be attributed to the wo...

Has YouTuber “Merch” Taken the Industry by Storm?

Nina Ottesen

January 7, 2020

Unless you live under a rock, you know that YouTube is one of the most popular video platforms known to man. According to a website called Oberlo, it has amassed over 1.9 billion monthly users. Another site, tubics, states th...

Understanding Impeachment

Megan Sigismonti, Co-Editor-in-Chief

January 7, 2020

Recently, an atomic bomb of impeachment-related news has gone off in the media. The subject matter is continuously updating, making it hard for people to keep up. Students especially tend to struggle. Here is a breakdown of what we ...

Greta Thunberg

Emily Garry, Staff Writer

January 7, 2020

On September 23, 2019, Greta Thunberg, the sixteen-year-old climate activist, sat amongst the members of the UN Climate Summit. She delivered a powerful speech that challenged the actions of the world’s most well known polit...

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