Rosie The Riveter

Kevin Callahan, Staff Writer

October 25, 2019

An American symbol of feminism and power, Rosie the Riveter’s famous words, “We can do it” have inspired countless people since the iconic poster’s debut in 1942. The history of Rosie The Riveter is somewhat forgotten and overlooked, so here’s a brief history of an American icon.   The...

Buzzfeed Tasty Desserts

Buzzfeed Tasty Desserts

Sanna Walker

October 25, 2019

Buzzfeed Tasty offers a platform of captivating food instruction videos. In its four years, they have become some of the most-viewed videos online. With the recognition Tasty is gaining also comes speculation. Is the food as “Tasty” as it looks?           Among all of the appetizing vi...

Why does Fall have two names?

Why does Fall have two names?

Ava Chen, Deputy Editor, Feature

October 25, 2019

The beginning of the school year marks the beginning of fall for many Americans. Fall is when we see the leaves change color and when people begin to crave everything pumpkin spice. Claire Huang, 22’, loves fall; she says, “I like walking to school everyday and seeing all of the leaves changing ...

Supporting Local Businesses: The Importance of Independent Bookstores

Supporting Local Businesses: The Importance of Independent Bookstores

Ellie Retzlaff, Managing Editor, Feature

September 27, 2019

I’m sitting on a comfy vintage-like chair in the middle of the store. In front of me is a couch of similar style, crazy-patterned but cozy nonetheless, and near and around the couch, and even my own chair, are baskets and setups of different stuffed animals. I’m in Excelsior Bay Books, an indep...

The Bittersweet Reality Of How Chocolate Has Shaped History

The Bittersweet Reality Of How Chocolate Has Shaped History

Ava Chen, Deputy Editor, Feature

September 27, 2019

When most people think of chocolate, little individually-wrapped candies come to their mind.  Amy Renchin, ‘22, says that “when [she] thinks of chocolate, [she] thinks of milk chocolate. [She] also pictures winter and drinking hot chocolate by a fireplace.”  However, throughout its 4,000 ye...

Bathroom Graffiti Leaves Kind Messages In The Midst Of School Negativity

Bathroom Graffiti Leaves Kind Messages In The Midst Of School Negativity

Anna Sagrillo, Managing Editor, Commentary

September 27, 2019

When looking at our school’s bathroom stalls, the walls are covered in graffiti. The walls act as a message board for students to vent their latest sexual ventures, words of encouragement, or bouts of negativity and low self-esteem; sure enough, the negative comments have been on the rise.  Acc...

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