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Sophomores deserve off campus lunch

Sophomores deserve off campus lunch

Alice Patterson, Contributor November 21, 2023

The class of 2026 is now fully ensconced in our sophomore year, and I believe I speak for many of us when I say that we deserve off-campus lunch privileges. I know I have spent many STEP periods with my...

Be extravagant with extracurriculars

Alice Patterson and Meredith Page October 18, 2023

The immense pressure to get into college is a familiar one in this day and age, whether it’s coming from parents, teachers, administrators, or peers. As college applications draw closer, it is common...

Unblocked games: blessing to students, curse to teachers

Alice Patterson and Maria Joyce-Johnson October 18, 2023

We’re sure you’re all familiar with the feeling of sitting in class while your teacher pulls up a 50 slide PowerPoint and you know you’re in it for the long haul. Your eyelids are drooping and you...

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