Having Gratitude for Small Things Leads to a Happier Life

Having Gratitude for Small Things Leads to a Happier Life

Jamie Hessian, Managing Editor, Arts and Entertainment

June 3, 2020

As high school students, much of our lives are not under our control. Up to this point, our parents have chosen where we live, what school we go to, and how we live our lives. It is easy to feel like life happens to us, rather than seeing that we’re in control of our lives. So often, we wait for ha...

How Mental Health Has Affected The Creation of Art Throughout History

How Mental Health Has Affected The Creation of Art Throughout History

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

It is a well known fact that the creation of art can help a person calm down and relieve stress. Studies have shown that self-expression through art can help people with depression, anxiety, and even cancer. Even if it doesn’t help that person with their issues, art creation is shown to be a great...

Is The News Trustworthy? How News Sources Stretch The Truth For Views

Is The News Trustworthy? How News Sources Stretch The Truth For Views

Maira Khurana, Staff Writer

March 20, 2020

We live in an era of chaos. COVID-19 is quickly trapping us, climate change is breathing down our necks, and the political climate grows more frenzied with each coming month. Hysteria is increasing, and the news is doing nothing to stop it. In fact, the news is only accelerating it. How many of us have opened ...

America’s Top Pop Stars: Do They Have The Right To Copyright Sound?

America’s Top Pop Stars: Do They Have The Right To Copyright Sound?

Maira Khurana, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

            The concepts of copyright and plagiarism in music have always been relatively controversial. For example, Vanilla Ice had to settle a court case over the remarkable similarities between the bass line of his song “Ice Ice Baby” and “Under Pressure” by Queen. However, despite many...

The Controversy Behind Award Shows: Who Really Deserves To Win?

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

February 14, 2020

Late January and early February is a time most recognized for its cold weather, (hopeful) snow days, and the start of a new semester. This time is also widely known for being awards season. Awards shows like the Grammys, Golden Globes and Oscars are broadcasted worldwide to celebrate the “best” fil...

Hallmark Christmas Movies: Recycling The Same Plots Year After Year

Hallmark Christmas Movies: Recycling The Same Plots Year After Year

Kerrera Jackson, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Hallmark movies have become a staple of the holiday season in recent years as the infamous channel has grown bigger, and streaming services such as Netflix are making their own movies of this style. However, with Hallmark movies, you either love them or hate them with absolutely no in between. Hallm...

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