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Breaking down the science of the booster shot

Breaking down the science of the booster shot

Soumya Monga November 11, 2021

It’s the most wonderful time of the year. And, although I love Andy Williams’ rendition of this song, I’m talking about something a little different: the COVID–19 booster shot. I know that...

The magic of my local library

The magic of my local library

Alyssa Rice May 24, 2021

The musty smell of books, old and new, fills the air and the only sounds to be heard are the clicking of keyboards and flipping of pages. The library is a magical place, an escape from reality, you could...

Getting back into shape

Getting back into shape

Allan Tieu May 11, 2021

Ever since March 2020 — after COVID–19 struck and school and sports have been cancelled — I have been completely and utterly out of shape.  I initially figured this out during offseason...

Soumya’s Anomalies

Soumya’s Anomalies

Soumya Monga December 10, 2020

Light at the end of the tunnel There is hope.  This year, we have been put through challenges month after month. At times, the light at the end of the tunnel was hidden from view. However,...

Letter to 2020

Letter to 2020

Alyssa Rice December 9, 2020

Dear 2020, I hope you know you sucked — really, truly sucked.  You allowed Earth to burn while we watched helplessly. You almost brought World War III to nations across the world. You allowed...

Owens Observations

Owen’s Observations

Owen Kobett October 26, 2020

Adapting to sports restrictions The COVID pandemic has impacted people of all walks of life, and both its direct and indirect consequences have greatly affected our community. When the shutdown occurred...

Soumya’s Anomalies

Soumya’s Anomalies

Soumya Monga October 26, 2020

Coronavirus’s big win 2020 has been the closest we have been to the world ending. I get it. We got hit with a massive pandemic, the passing of our public figures, Australian fires, tensions with...

What would Kyra do?

What would Kyra do?

Kyra Berg October 18, 2020

Coping during COVID: Wednesday survival guide I have a confession to make. I love sleeping and am also good at it. I can fall asleep anywhere. I used to be against sleeping in public until someone...

My PhiloSophie

My PhiloSophie

Sophie Robson October 15, 2020

Pandemic Guinea Pigs Senior year. It’s finally here. The moment we’ve been waiting for for four whole years. The long awaited senior sweatshirts, crowns, rally, homecoming, winter formal...

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