The Nanny Diaries: Amateurs advise first-time babysitters

ElleianaGreen With a handsome salary, flexible hours, and a pool membership for the taking, at first glance, nannying sounds like a cakewalk. This nontraditional summer job provides teenagers with experience they can use for the rest of their lives. Instead, after what feels like hours of playing Candyland, children running around, and constant bickering, nannying […]

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May Queen tradition brings school together to celebrate Mary

MaddieAdam Each year, the May Queen is chosen by her classmates to participate in the May Crowning ceremony. This annual tradition recognizes a young woman in the senior class who demonstrates a deep sense of faith, has a desire to serve others, participates in prayer often, and lives out the core values — especially Marian […]

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ACT test-optional policies spark conversation

By J1 Reporter Maddia Groff “You are more than a test score.” This is a phrase girls have heard repeatedly from various teachers during their time at Marian. However, a test score, in the form of the ACT, determines a great deal of a high schooler’s future including the college they are able to attend […]

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More than a dance: LSU Tiger Girls bring light to gender disparities

AnnaRasgorshek Every year since 2005, the Louisiana State University’s Tiger Girls have placed in the top 10 of 100’s of teams at Universal Dance Academy (UDA) nationals. In 2021, the Tiger Girls were denied the opportunity to compete at nationals by their school, who cited “lack of staff in the training room.” The Tiger Girls […]

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Decision looms in highest court: Fate of Roe v. Wade

FionaGautschi In January of 1973, the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case was decided in  favor of Roe which held that women have the right to abortion without excessive government restriction. The Roe v. Wade ruling states that abortions cannot be banned in the first trimester; second trimester can have restrictions and states can choose […]

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