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Finding a voice

Alana Cervera, Online Managing Editor, Sports Columnist

September 29, 2018

Filed under In the deep end, Sports

Gymnasts, dancers, volleyball players and pole vaulters have all been silent for too long. Most recently, over 300 student athletes have sued USA Gymnastics and Michigan State University in sexual assault allegations against team and university doctor Larry Nassar. Back in December 2017 and January 2018, Nassar was tried in cou...

On different wavelengths

Yoo Young Chun, Head Photo/Art Editor, Features Editor

September 28, 2018

Filed under Features, With all sincerity

What do you picture in your head when you hear “fire truck?” You probably see a big truck, sometimes with a ladder on the left and sometimes on the right, and maybe there are words inscripted on the sides, saying, “God Bless”, or the name of the town on the front in fancy calligraphy. All fire trucks are differe...

On credibility and risk

Laaiba Mahmood, Managing Editor, Opinions Columnist

September 28, 2018

Filed under Opinions, Through my lens

Two years into high school, I stopped wearing my hijab. After two years of tying my scarf as part of my morning routine, I let my hair down. I know now that taking that risk was worth it. No, I wasn’t forced to wear a hijab by my parents, nor was I forced to remove it by anyone. It was a decision influenced by no one but mys...

Nomophobia: a new problem

Riddhi Andurkar, Managing Editor, Features Columnist

May 4, 2018

Filed under Features, Rendezvous with Riddhi

Imagine a family gathering or party. The adults are seated in the living room, socializing. The room is filled with laughter and conversation. Just next door are the kids … “socializing.” This room is in complete contrast to the living room. Filled with deafening silence, there is not one word spoken. All of the kids...

Student Services lacks service

Student Services lacks service

March 27, 2018

Everyone knows that the main purpose of a school is to educate its students. But school plays another...

A new addiction

A new addiction

March 8, 2018

Injuries, they seem like a given. In a contact sport, you are bound to get injured. When an athlete...

Feeling SAD?

Feeling SAD?

February 16, 2018

Starting June 21, each day gets shorter, and shorter and shorter, leading us to the one day, the...

An athlete’s journey

An athlete’s journey

Megan Troke, Editorial Editor

February 3, 2018

Filed under Columns, Showcase, Sports, The Troke and Field Report, The Troke and Field Report

When faced with the common question, “What sport do you play?” I stumble. I have no idea how to answer b...

Catch up, Central

Catch up, Central

Neya Thanikachalam, Editor-in-chief

January 31, 2018

Filed under As I was Saying, As I was Saying, Columns, Opinions, Showcase

Cardio day. Two words that strike fear in the hearts of most students. OK, I’m being a little drama...