A Project for Better Journalism chapter


High School’s Drug Problem

March 12, 2018 12:51am | Brandon Kim

I remember very clearly my first encounter with student drug use. The situation involved a handful of teenagers – all of them presumably under the age of 18 – laughing and smoking cigarettes outside of the school campus. Stereotypical teenage behavior, so it seemed – […]

Senioritis: Supposed Affliction vs. Manic Laughter

February 23, 2018 2:42am | Erin Krantz

Senioritis is “a supposed affliction of students in their final year of high school or college, characterized by a decline in motivation or performance”. When I asked Seniors how hard they were hit by senioritis I got everywhere from “not at all” to manic laughter. […]

Oprah for President?

January 23, 2018 1:07am | Sascha Goldsmith

In a recent interview, one of America’s most popular celebrities, Oprah Winfrey, was witnessed hinting at a ‘fore-plan’ of her possible 2020 presidency. “Celebrities are avatars of America’s subconscious. They are the people onto whom we project all our deepest fears and fantasies.” In the […]

Donald Trump Insults “Sh*thole” Countries

January 20, 2018 9:32pm | Natalie Richardson

Last week, while discussing immigration policies at a white house conference, Donald Trump was reported to have made slurs against Haiti and African countries, referring to them as, “Sh*thole countries”, and claiming that instead, America needs more Norwegian immigrants. This has caused major backlash by […]

North Korea Wants Peace – But On Its Terms, Not the U.S.’s

January 20, 2018 9:30pm | Brandon Kim

In an unprecedented show of solidarity, North and South Korea have recently agreed to a proposition that would have athletes from both countries marching together under one flag at the 2018 Winter Olympics. For much of the world, the decision comes as a breath of […]


December 7, 2017 7:13am | Erin Krantz

Junior year has a lot going on. You have to make sure you’re on top of everything. But you also have to make sure you don’t freak out. Here’s a list of tips made from the combined knowledge of seasoned teachers and seniors: You are […]

Why Your College Essay Sucks

November 17, 2017 3:01am | Addissyn House

You wrote your first college essay. You looked at it and threw it away. So you write another and it’s decent but not quite there yet. Three drafts later you’re exhausted, whether it took you three hours or three weeks. Nothing sounds good, you’re not […]

The Reputation of Taylor Swift

November 17, 2017 3:01am | Addissyn House

If I am being completely honest, I was very skeptical of Taylor Swift’s new album, reputation. I have been a Taylor Swift fan since fifth grade, growing with her, but I wasn’t sure I was ready for this big of a change. Turns out, I […]


November 9, 2017 8:45pm | Amol Shome

(Disclaimer: you should probably listen to this album, and preferably its prelude, SATURATION, before reading this) SATURATION II is the sophomore album by South Central-based rap collective BROCKHAMPTON. They have an extremely diverse lineup: various rappers, singers, and producers blending together seamlessly to create a […]

Things To Do on the Weekend

November 8, 2017 4:47am | Kiana Roman

I don’t know about you, but I’m always ready for the weekend. It can never come soon enough. Sometimes when it arrives you might feel like there isn’t anything to do. Whether it’s a nice relaxing day or a day of fun, you will find […]