Jolly Roger

June 12, 2020

“Our question is simple: what is Mill Valley doing to show that black lives matter?” a citizen asked.

“It is a council policy that we do not take action on issues that are not at immediate local importance. But we appreciate hearing everyone’s comments,” Mill Valley Mayor Sashi McEntee said...

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Jeannette West, Staff
June 9, 2020

To the tune of the 12 days of Christmas by Frederic...

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Alexandra Fry, Feature and Satire Editor
June 5, 2020

A campaign to rename Drake High School has resurfaced. Drake is currently named after Sir Francis Drake, a British pirate and slave trader. The campaign hopes to name Drake after Archie Williams, a former teacher and Olympian. Archie Williams won the gold medal for the 440 yard dash in the 1936 Berlin Olympics.

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor
May 15, 2020

In politics, especially high school politics, elections revolve around promising something new and different to the student body. Whether that be better or cheaper school lunches, longer recess periods, or more control over events like prom or the senior trip, candidates will emphasize their go-getter mentality and come across as more confident to convince students that...

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Melissa Auchard, Staff
May 9, 2020

It’s a hot summer day in Milwaukee, and the Giants versus Brewers game is shown on thousands of televisions across America. The bases are loaded, and Buster Posey is up to bat. Behind the home plate, the crowd is tiring as the game goes into extra innings. 

Posey settles into his batting stance, circling the bat a couple times...

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Kyla Seeley, Copy Editor Jr.
May 9, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic has thrown the entire global population into a spin. High school and college students are no exception. School closures are a significant change, forcing adaptations such as learning in a completely different environment, mostly teaching oneself curriculum, and with limited guidance from teachers who are also adapting. Not to mention, skills such...

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COVID-19 pandemic outlines the need for paid sick leave

Nick Anthony, Arts & Entertainment Editor
April 19, 2020

America harbors a self-centered culture. “I got mine, I don’t care about yours,” is a popular sentiment that pervades every issue that involves empathy or caring for others. Because of this toxic mindset, the meager sacrifice that “social distancing” involves is a tough or even impossible one to achieve for most Americans. 

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
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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