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Student Diet: How well are we actually eating?

MARCOS MEMBRENO, STAFF WRITER April 19, 2021

   Student health is now more important than ever, and it all starts with diet. However, in this hectic year it has been very hard for students to keep up with good nutrition.     “When I was...

Graphic by Jaidyn Holt

Sprouting a New Direction

Vertical farming gives an alternate method to traditional farming.
Evan Huang, STAFF WRITER April 19, 2021

   Ever since the Industrial Revolution in America, the world has only looked up. Mass exploration and industrialization caused a crisis of expansion, having developed the majority of our livable land,...

To Taste or Not to Taste

To Taste or Not to Taste

Sense of taste is more important than it seems
Deniz Bölöni-Turgut, Focus Editor April 19, 2021

Seventh grader Owen Raffa takes a bite of his usual after school snack of toast, making a face as he tastes it. Despite his growling stomach, he abandons the toast and starts working on his homework. Raffa,...

The Best of Both Worlds

The Best of Both Worlds

The struggle to find a balance between environmental and economic concerns continues
Deniz Bölöni-Turgut, Focus Editor March 29, 2021

With a shift in power in the White House comes a shift in public policy. President Biden plans to enact environmental policies focused on using clean energy and reaching net-zero emissions by 2050. Opponents...

Graphic by Jaidyn Holt

Climate Change’s Unheard Victims

Refugees Immobilized and Displaced Due to Climate Change
Evan Huang, STAFF WRITER February 19, 2021

   On Nov. 4, 2020, former President Donald Trump announced the United States’ formal withdrawal from the Paris Climate Accord. However, while many Americans rejoiced for thousands of jobs now available...

Multilinguism in the US: And why learning another language is a benefit

Multilinguism in the US: And why learning another language is a benefit

DENIZ BÖLÖNI-TURGUT, Focus Editor December 14, 2020

A group of friends stand in line at a crowded restaurant when suddenly one of them hears the person in front speaking French, their native language. They initiate a conversation in French, while the rest...

ASL: A Language of Its Own

ASL: A Language of Its Own

SIDNEY SEYBOLD, LIFESTYLES DEPARTMENT EDITOR December 11, 2020

   Sign language has existed for thousands of years. However, up until the mid-20th century, in America it was considered “broken English,” a mode of communication that was less sophisticated than...

Progression of Personal Pronouns

Progression of Personal Pronouns

The rise of gender diversity in the english language
MARCOS MEMBRENO, STAFF WRITER December 11, 2020

   The English language is always changing. Every year, depending on prevalent topics in society, new words and definitions emerge or fall out of use.    Through social movements and slang, words...

Graphic by Jaidyn Holt

Shortcomings With Our Digital World

Is technology advancing too quickly for humans to control?
Evan Huang, STAFF WRITER October 6, 2020

   For some 80 years, humankind has feared the growing role that technology has played in our society. Think of the numerous movies like “2001: A Space Odyssey” in 1968, “Blade Runner” in 1982,...

The Future of Tech in Post-Quarantine Education

The Future of Tech in Post-Quarantine Education

MARCOS MEMBRENO, STAFF WRITER October 6, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused many changes for students and their use of technology in classrooms. The world of education is not the same as it was six months ago. The gradual shift towards utilizing...

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