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Going to therapy and talking to people about my anxiety got me to where I am today. I’m still learning and growing but each day I make progress towards controlling my anxiety.

Maybe I’m The Impostor: A Sequel

Jaimee Smith, Reporter February 23, 2021

I remember being a little girl with high hopes. I dreamt of working for NASA as I created weird concoctions made of different types of soap that I found in my mother’s bathroom. At that point in my life,...

The Atari VCS is set for release to the public in 2021. (Photo Courtesy, Alexander Gray)

The Atari VCS: A $400 Paperweight

Alexander Gray, Reporter February 8, 2021

In spring 2018, Atari released a video announcing the production and crowdfunding of a new Atari console, the Atari VCS. Recently, the launch edition of the VCS has been shipped to backers. So now that...

Maggie, who is struggling and trying to cope with the loss of her mother, finds five letters. On a mission to deliver her mother’s letters, Maggie sets out to find out her own identity and who her mother truly was (Photo courtesy of Madison Crumpton).

All My Mother’s Lovers

Madison Crumpton, Reporter February 4, 2021

All My Mother’s Lovers, written by Ilana Masad and published in May of 2020, is a surprisingly good read with radical roots. What I thought was going to be a murky, average young adult book- was a hidden...

Great Pretender’s second season has recently been released, featuring the biggest con in the entire series. (Photo Courtesy, Alexander Gray)

Confidence Men

Alexander Gray, Reporter January 13, 2021

Since my review on A Silent Voice, Netflix has strengthened its anime lineup, adding a few more Netflix Originals and announcing the development of some new titles. Great Pretender is one of those new ...

Black queen chess piece on an empty black and white chessboard.

The Queen’s Gambit Review

Ana Sallurday, Reporter January 7, 2021

Watched by over 62 million households within the first 28 days of its release on Netflix, this TV show was the number one TV show on Netflix in 63 countries. Based on a New York Times bestseller 37 years...

Many teens and young adults have no idea what types of content are displayed  in the movies that they are planning on viewing. (Photo courtesy of Wiki Pictures)

Do we really need the F-Word?

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter December 15, 2020

In the world of movies, ratings are everything. They dictate what the language, action and circumstances of the movie are. The f-word is one of the affected words in ratings and it is a controversial one....

Both Xbox and PlayStation have released their new next-gen consoles. (Photo courtesy, Alexander Gray)

Xbox Series S/X and PS5: Specs and Features

Alexander Gray, Reporter December 3, 2020

With the releases of the new next-generation Xbox and PlayStation consoles, we can now inform you of the features and the performance of each console. This generation, we are starting with four consoles...

Current projected electoral map as of the 19th of November, 2020. Results are essentially finalized but not guaranteed (Photo Courtesy of Enoch Orozco).

Justifying the Electoral College

Enoch Orozco, Reporter November 26, 2020

Every four years we hear the same sort of thing from people upset about US presidential election results: The Electoral College is stupid! or Why do we use the Electoral College anyway? While this discourse...

Grace Church on Harrison Bridge Road.

A Catholic visits Grace Church

Ana Sallurday, Reporter November 20, 2020

I was born and raised Catholic and had never visited a Non-Denominational church. I have always had an interest in other religions, so I decided to visit a church that many Brashier students attend, a...

All the paperwork shown only comes from two out of the five classes I’m in, and it is a lot (Photo Courtesy of Enoch Orozco)

Busy Busy Busy

Enoch Orozco, Reporter November 19, 2020

Disclaimer: I know that many teachers are struggling with how to teach just as much if not more than the students are struggling with how to go about learning. This article is not meant to discredit any...

The four Cardinal Weapons wielded by the four Cardinal Heros: the sword, spear, bow, and shield (Photo courtesy, Alexander Gray).

The Four Cardinal Heroes

Alexander Gray, Reporter November 4, 2020

The Isekai genre of anime (Japanese cartoons) boils down every series to a simple plot. The protagonist is transported to or reborn into another world with, most commonly, an RPG (role-playing game) fantasy...

Many therapists meet with clients over video-chat instead of in person. There are many different websites where people can sign up and have the opportunity to meet with a professional without going to an office.

The Therapy Stigma: Is Getting Help a Bad Thing?

Jaimee Smith, Reporter October 21, 2020

What do you do when you find yourself in the middle of a crisis? During a difficult time, some people find themselves leaning on their peers while others rely on their mental strength to carry the burden....

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