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Stress less

Hannah Harkins, Staffer

March 25, 2019

Filed under OpEds & Reviews

As the school year reaches its final stretches, impending standardized tests and exams loom in the ever-present darkness before the summer light at the end of the tunnel. It is not uncommon for students to feel stressed and o...

Oscars overview

Mariyam Siddiqui, Editor-in-chief

March 22, 2019

Filed under OpEds & Reviews

The 91st Academy Awards was interesting to say the least. When Kevin Hart dropped out as host for this year’s Oscars, the possibility of a hostless award show seemed to be inevitable despite the fact that the last time there w...

Rising political turmoil

Alexandra Whitlock, Editor-in-chief

March 22, 2019

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The political turmoil in this day in age has led to people keeping their mouths shut when in the public eye. High school students, and especially those at Highland Park, tend to not share their political beliefs and ideals wi...

Learning from the world’s healthiest nations

Lily Marchetto, Staff Editor

March 22, 2019

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People are constantly searching for ways to live longer, be healthier and feel better. Perhaps the best study of what habits best lead to the fulfillment of these goals is by looking at the macrocosm of the healthiest nations in th...

Sunny days, sunny rays

Virginia Fielder, Editor-in-chief

March 4, 2019

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Spring break is just around the corner which means swimsuits, tan lines and beaches. Spending a lot of time out in the sun can be harmful though. A tan can very easily become a sunburn. Sunscreen is an easy way to block out the...

How to take spring break

Hannah Harkins, Staffer

March 4, 2019

Filed under OpEds & Reviews

There are endless activities and vacations spots to which people can go for spring break. From staycations to oversea destinations, the list of options goes on and on. However, there are select vacation spots that seem to be ...

YouTube Rewind: what not to do

Mariyam Siddiqui, Editor-in-chief

January 22, 2019

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Since 2010, the video sharing platform YouTube has released a video entitled YouTube Rewind every year. For the first two years, the video simply featured a list of 10 of the most popular videos on YouTube for that current yea...

Christmas lights and carriage rides

Virginia Fielder, Editor-in-chief

December 15, 2018

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Winter holidays are here and that means cozying up by the fire, wrapping in a puffy coat and warm mugs filled with hot chocolate. It is also the season of family and giving. Spending time with loved ones is a huge theme of winter ...

Christmas tree-bate

Hannah Harkins, Staffer

December 12, 2018

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Real and fake Christmas trees both have their perks, and deciding which one is the better choice is a common argument for families as the holidays approach. Many people consider factors such as looks, scents, price and enviro...

Bitcoin, a bad investment

Bitcoin, a bad investment

October 12, 2018

“Bloom” album review

“Bloom” album review

September 27, 2018

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