Sex can be an uncomfortable topic for many teenagers.
DEAR STRAIGHT TALK: It's the day after Christmas and I'm so depressed.
By Jake Lawson A couple weeks ago, I walked into the student lounge after school to get some chips. Not only was I met with squished broccoli under my feet, I also noticed the large amount of trash surrounding me. There was trash on the tables, near the microwaves, on [...]
By Liam Kolling Note: This piece was originally written for an Introduction to Economics class to address the economic issues behind the problem of trash on the Sonoma Academy campus. A rose is a rose is a rose until thousands of poems are written about them. The rose is no [...]
By Jake Lawson First of all, if you were, for whatever reason, unable to attend the fall production, you missed out. Plain and simple. I wasn’t able to get a ticket to Metamorphoses last year, and I never heard the end of it, so now I get to be the [...]
By Sierra Maciorowski What do you do when you first wake up? Chances are, even unwittingly, your morning is filled with specific, unique habits. Whether you brush your teeth before or after breakfast, or skip breakfast altogether, each part of your daily routine is habit-dependent. And, as anyone who has [...]
By Amy Pino and Sydney Weil Three words: It’s basically perfect. Don't be deterred by the cliché poster of an in-love couple smiling in the rain. Rather, you should be enticed to see this movie because it is exactly the opposite of what the stereotypical poster may suggest. Yes, it [...]
By Sydney Weil I recently came across a list that inspired this Critter Corner. It was Time’s list of “The 11 Most Influential Animals of 2013.” So, here is my own list of the Top Critters of 2013: 4. Lily the elephant. Go to YouTube and watch “Baby elephant Lily’s [...]
By Sierra Maciorowski Books smell like knowledge. There really is no other way to describe them. Some books are molded and worn, others project the fresh perfume of the printer, but all share the same qualities. And these qualities grant books their wholeheartedly magical appeal. In elementary school, I spent [...]
By Allison Ashley “3, 2, 1… Happy New Year!” This is what the world screams together as the clock strikes midnight on December 31. It is followed by toasts, kisses, hugs, fireworks, and a moment devoted to reflections of one’s life and the promises to oneself about something to improve [...]