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The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

The Meaning of Love in an Age of Change: How Teenagers Struggle on Valentine’s Day

Paula Montoro

February 7, 2019

You’ve probably noticed that almost every store in town is decorated with huge red hearts and flowers, meaning Valentine’s Day is coming up. February 14th is the best day of the year for lovers to express their affection with gifts and greetings. However, we all know that it is also the best day ...

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

The Fox Box Project: Helping By Remembering

Brandon Schnurr

December 18, 2018

Earlier this year on April 27th, 2018, Ethan Fox, a Loy Norrix student and friend of many, lost his 17 month long battle with osteosarcoma. In honor of Ethan, a new project is being created by his friends and family named The Fox Box Project. The Fox Box Project is a new initiative for the patients at...

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

18 Isn’t a Safe Age to Own a Gun

Lilly MacInnis

March 30, 2018

At 18 years old, the teenager’s prefrontal cortex, the part of the brain which regulates impulse control, is about halfway developed. That means that until you are about 25, you are more likely to make rash decisions with limited knowledge. But you are considered an adult at eighteen and given eve...

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

“Lady Bird,” an Example of an Overused Archetype

Glenna Aldag

February 5, 2018

When I first entered the theater to watch the movie “Lady Bird,” I was super excited. It was a movie written and directed by a woman with great reviews, why wouldn't I be? Yet part way through the movie, I found myself becoming vaguely disappointed. In modern media there is a trend of highlighting the quirky, manic, white gir...

Lower Wages would Encourage Employers to Hire more Teens

Lower Wages would Encourage Employers to Hire more Teens

Jaelyn Anderson

November 8, 2017

In the U.S. most jobs require previous experience, however, in order to get that experience, you need a job. Every year jobs become harder to get because of the many recessions we’ve had. This means teens in America are having an even harder time getting a job when there is also an adult candidate to...

Sophomore Finds Herself Through Many Forms Of Expression

Sophomore Finds Herself Through Many Forms Of Expression

anyayudina

November 11, 2013

Skye doesn't talk a lot. She prefers to be quiet, but when she enters the room, everybody looks at her. Green hair and unusual outlook make this sophomore unique. “It was more than words,” Skye said. “I'm not very good at expression.” She doesn't need to say anything. Her appearance, hobbies and tastes can tell us more. This shy girl stays away from...

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