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Debunking Thanksgiving: Myths and Misgivings

Sara Paredes, Copy Editor November 28, 2021

On every fourth Thursday of November, Americans across the country come together to tell themselves a myth-ridden version of the story of the first Thanksgiving. In doing so, this severely misrepresents...

Bye, Bye Black Friday: Why Black Friday is Becoming More Obsolete

Gianna Hutton, Senior Media Editor November 27, 2021

With bloated stomachs and wallets ready, thousands of Americans have historically flooded malls the day after Thanksgiving, eager to complete their holiday shopping. Between lines wrapping around malls,...

A Traditional Thanksgiving in 2021? No, Everything has Changed.

A Traditional Thanksgiving in 2021? No, Everything has Changed.

Allison Gould, Print Editor-in-Chief November 27, 2021

2020 was one of the most pivotal years in the history of the world; a polarizing U.S. presidential election, a ramped pandemic that has killed 5.18 million people to date and social movements that resulted...

FACEOFF: Is Daylight Savings Good Or Bad?

FACEOFF: Is Daylight Savings Good Or Bad?

Valentina Arias and Ava Garcia November 20, 2021

Good (A.G.): Daylight savings recently ended on Sunday, Nov. 7, 2021. As many make a return to a time that causes the sun to rise earlier in the morning and set earlier in the afternoon, there is debate...

The Problem With the Social Media Industrial Complex

The Problem With the Social Media Industrial Complex

Ella Pedroso, Design Editor November 18, 2021

If you are like most people, you check your phone first thing in the morning. You may text your friends, check your social media apps or spend time mindlessly scrolling through Tik Tok before getting out...

Why Placing Affordability over Dreams Should be Destigmatized

Why Placing Affordability over Dreams Should be Destigmatized

Angelina Astic, Contents/Copy Editor November 15, 2021

Since I can remember, I have wanted to change the world. Yes, I understand that this is a cliché, but truly, there is no other statement to describe that sentiment. Coming from a background of hardworking,...

Catching a Cold: How to Deal With Senioritis

Catching a Cold: How to Deal With Senioritis

Katriona Page, Senior Copy Editor November 13, 2021

On Nov. 1, thousands of high school seniors across the country submitted college applications to their Early Decision, Early Action or state schools. With that deadline safely out of the way, some have...

Why Students Should Be Taught Critical Race Theory

Cayetana Jaramillo, Opinion Editor November 11, 2021

It is difficult to deny the growing divide between Americans over the past year and a half. Groups have become further polarized, leaving civil conversations as a remnant of the past. Yet, education lies...

The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes

The Best Celebrity Halloween Costumes

Paul Yan, Design Editor November 10, 2021

Halloween is the time of year when celebrities put together their best costumes and disguises, often showcasing their extravagant and expensive outfits on social media for the world to view. In 2021, many...

FACEOFF: Is Candy Corn the Worst Halloween Candy?

FACEOFF: Is Candy Corn the Worst Halloween Candy?

Katriona Page and Michael Angee October 26, 2021

Yes (KP): It is an indisputable fact that candy corn is the worst Halloween candy; there is a reason kids reach for the Kit Kats, M&Ms and jelly beans instead.  Even without considering the...

Redefining Fashion Week in Light of Paris Fashion Week

Redefining Fashion Week in Light of Paris Fashion Week

Ryan McKean, Multimedia Photo Editor October 20, 2021

Paris Fashion Week 2021 just wrapped up, and this event never fails to impress. Paris Fashion Week is a series of designer presentations held annually in Paris. Famous brands like Dior, Chanel, Louis Vuitton,...

It’s Crunch Time Seniors, Let’s Get Those College Applications Done

It’s Crunch Time Seniors, Let’s Get Those College Applications Done

Angelina Astic, Contents/Copy Editor October 12, 2021

The dreaded Nov. 1. While the start of this exciting month for many is full of sentiments of thanks and gratitude, this day represents a tremendous amount of stress for the Class of 2022. On Nov. 1, Palmetto...

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