Relevant Rhiannon

Relevant Rhiannon

Rhiannon Swanson, Managing Editor

October 2, 2019

No Nonsense Nadia: How journalism taught me the freedom of speech

Nadia Hernandez, Co- Executive Editor

October 1, 2019

Over the summer of 2019, I had the privilege to attend the Al Neuharth Free Spirit Scholar Program with 50 other high school journalists from all over the nation. Together, we spent a week long trip in Washington, D.C., attending panels with professionals, visiting monuments, meeting people in the industry...

Simply Schultz: How dealing with loss has made me stronger

Gracie Schultz, Co- Executive Editor

October 1, 2019

Over the summer, I had a lot of time to dig deeper into who I am and find a new understanding of what has happened throughout my life this year. I have been able to find new meanings in things that have happened to me, specifically this year. I thought a lot about my parents’ divorce and my hip surgery...

Editorial: Vaping in high schools must be stopped

Nadia Hernandez, Co- Executive Editor

October 1, 2019

Before the 2010s, it was taboo to see someone using an e-cigarette or vape product; however, the last decade has shown exponential growth in people using these commodities because of social statuses. The real danger in regard to these products is what people don’t know. Though controversy has spread...

Senior Goodbye

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

May 14, 2019

I think this goodbye has taken me longer to write than any other article. I knew I was going to have to write this four years ago, and in retrospect, I should have planned out what I wanted to say. Journalism has been one of the strangest experiences of my high school career, but it’s stranger still...

Senior Goodbye

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

May 14, 2019

It’s hard to put into words the feelings that come with graduation approaching soon. On one hand, four years of work and learning has prepared me for college and the next stage of my life where I’ll determine who I want to be and what I want to do. On the other hand, friends will be leaving all across...

We’re all human despite our differences

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

May 14, 2019

  Members of all different kinds of religions will go every week to their own sanctuary to worship and carry out their traditions. It is their right to practice their religion and be protected within the walls of their altar. However, the violence that’s targeted places of worship showcases how...

Managing stress important as finals approach

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

May 14, 2019

Between finals, AP tests, and finding a summer job, the last stretch of the school year can be the most stressful for students. As stress builds toward the end of the year, it is important to take time for oneself and manage the heavy workload with distressing techniques. However, the question remains,...

Students must have access to free SAT resources

Ellen Stojak, Executive Editor

March 18, 2019

If some families scramble to afford everyday necessities, then SAT prep is probably not very high on their shopping list. The sad fact is that without access to SAT prep, many students from low income backgrounds can’t compete with students who have access to tutoring or preparatory courses. According...

Reflecting on one’s mental health

Gracie Schultz, Production Editor

March 18, 2019

The end of 2018 through the beginning of 2019 have been months of realization for me. Mental and emotional health is a common theme throughout a lot of teens lives. There are many different signs and versions of both mental and emotional health. According to pasadenavilla.com, “...common symptoms include...

Goodbyes can be bittersweet

Ian Doyle, Managing Editor

March 18, 2019

High school doesn’t last forever, but the memories will. As much as some people would like to get out of school fast, there are so many great things about being here, and the best part for me is the love and joy I’ve found in theater. I’ve grown and developed so much from being in Green Room and...

Women’s representation in movies is important

Nadia Hernandez, Features Editor

March 18, 2019

With the recent success of “Captain Marvel” (2019), it has shown the significant diversity in media. Especially with superhero action movies, a predominantly male space, having a woman as a lead role helps inspire young girls around the world. Many anticipated the release of “Captain Marvel...

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