Jolly Roger

Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 30, 2020

My motif is usually writing about good books and water bottles, but today I’ve decided to share some books that make for terrible reading material during a shelter in place order. 

To the Lighthouse. A book about people reflecting on their life choices while on a remote coast. 

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 30, 2020

Just because we’re under a “shelter in place” order, doesn’t mean that you have to cancel date night! Here are some safe outdoor activities that involve being at least six feet apart. 

Canoeing. The average canoe length is seventeen feet long, making social distancing easy to balance. Plus, what doesn’t say I love...

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
March 16, 2020

Eight a.m, time for the new morning lineup.

Get online, for the digital school routine.

Econ and math, street law, and lit, theater directing.

Math again and by then it’s like 9:15

And so I’ll read...

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Jon Weller, Journalism Adviser
March 12, 2020

Instead of a maximum impact on kids with minimal savings, shoot for a minimum impact with maximum savings.

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Alice Simenstad, Staff
February 3, 2020

For thousands of years, cultures around the world used body art to signify power, beauty, and celebrate spirituality. However, when European cultures first encountered body art, they associated tattoos and piercings as practices of tribal savages, not recognizing the powerful significance they held. 

This standard still affects...

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Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor
February 3, 2020

The best way to describe the last four years from a social perspective would be “identity-focused.” More than ever, individuals rallied around their identities, both political and personal. Violence and hate directed towards different identities increased dramatically, and America elected a president that reminded the country that prejudice still runs deep in our...

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Stefanie Iojica, Editor-in-Chief
January 4, 2020

You already know the drill. The Christmas music starts playing, eggnog appears on supermarket shelves, and sparkling lights illuminate homes on every block as the weather starts to chill. Yet something else is also going up. Holiday wish lists scrawled with the latest objects that we need: New Yeezys, Forever 21 gift cards, and a Toyota Tacoma. 

Physical education should not be a high school requirement

Samantha Parr, Staff
December 24, 2019

Many students detest physical education (PE) class, as it breeds athletic and social supremacism. For others, it gives them a great opportunity to blow off some steam after a long day of remaining relatively stationary. Regardless, high school students should not be required to participate in PE as it does not benefit their health as its proponents intended.

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Drug abuse at core of high school interaction

Sophia Martin
December 20, 2019

The use (and often abuse) of substances during adolescent years has been a social norm for decades. Movies all the way back to the fifties show teens partying with a drink in hand or casually smoking a cigarette. 

A societal expectation has developed that teens at some point will experiment...

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Let’s raise our sons and daughters the same

Melissa Auchard, Staff
December 10, 2019

I was around eight years old and sitting in a comfortable position on one of my family’s living room chairs, with my feet on the chair and legs bent on either side of my torso.

“You should close your legs,” my father said.

“Why?” I replied.

Satan Stuns Nation by Announcing 2020 Democratic Bid

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor
November 19, 2019

THE SEVENTH CIRCLE OF HELL - After a turbulent start to the election cycle, the Prince Of Darkness has just announced the launch of his presidential campaign.

 

“I think there’s a lot of room in this election,” Lucifer, Destroyer of Souls, said. “I was watching the debates...

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
November 15, 2019

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