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(Emily Stull)

Stress of Senior Quotes

By Alyssa Broad May 11, 2021
Choosing a quote can prove to be quite challenging: in ten years when someone flips through the yearbook and possibly sees yours, what do you want them to remember about you? What will these few words tell your children about this time in your life? Okay, maybe it's not that important, but that senior quote is essentially your final words as a high schooler, preserved forever.
(Naomi Lencher)

Why We Should Still Have Prom

By Liza Lachter May 10, 2021
Going back to school in-person fully was a great step in the right direction of returning to normalcy. By giving seniors the opportunity at a prom, it would give us a fun ending to an otherwise stressful and unprecedented senior year.
(Naomi Lencher)

Deleting Social Media

By Phoebe Leisek May 7, 2021
There comes a time in your life, after being told again and again that your phone is actually the sole culprit behind every mishap you’ve ever experienced, to pause and wonder if adults are onto something with their relentless vilification of technology.
(Emily Stull)

My Phobia of Teenage Drivers

By Oona O'Neill April 26, 2021
I am sure there are many well-equipped, responsible teenagers driving around. However, there are not enough.
(Paige Anderson)

Editorial: The emotional impact of distance learning

February 6, 2021
In addition to its commonly cited academic pitfalls, the student body seems to be experiencing emotional distress at the hands of at-home education.
(Lily Lunn)

A typical Tuesday on Zoom

By Lily Lunn February 6, 2021
I wake up at 6:50 a.m. I roll over to turn off my blaring alarm. Half-awake, I sit up in bed and scroll through Instagram, Tik Tok, and Snapchat. At 7:08 a.m., I roll back over to turn on my computer and log into my zero period PE class.
(Emily Stull)

My Gray Hair

By Emily Stull January 3, 2021
I am 17 years old and have quite a bit of gray hair.
(Tahlia Amanson)

My LGBTQ Experience At Tam

By Kennedy Enlowsmith December 18, 2020
"I’ve always been one of the few kids at my school with gay parents, and my experience hasn’t been easy."
(Emily Stull)

Why election day should be a national holiday

By Charlie Wiltsee December 4, 2020
Why is the most important day in American politics on a random Tuesday in November?
(Emily Stull)

I have a scapegoat, and you can too!

By Claire Conger November 30, 2020
The infamous "Trader Joe's virgin" is back at it again with a much-awaited sequel.
(Jordan Cushner)

The Truth About Breakout Rooms

By Paige Anderson October 3, 2020
Breakout rooms are hell.
(Jessica Bukowski)

Editorial: Use Your Voice and Vote

By Editorial Staff September 23, 2020
We implore you to vote for both local and national measures.
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