Column by J1 Reporter Madison Shaffar “Enjoy your wild teenage years.” “Keep working hard in school.” “Stay involved in everything; it looks so good on a resume!” These are all phrases that we have heard from the adults in our lives at some point in time during our time as teenagers. But how do we… Read More Will we ever get a break? Or do we have to make one for ourselves?
Column by J1 Reporter Ellie Smith As my siblings flow into the garage door with ingredients, I turn the stove on, crank up our favorite songs by Noah Kahan, and look forward to another successful Sunday dinner. My sister starts chopping the potatoes and carrots, while my brother fires up the grill. I start washing… Read More Sunday dinner unites family
ClareDegan “Wow, my boyfriend is really going to appreciate this extra line of highlighter on my cheekbone,” said no one ever. The stigma of doing makeup to impress other people has always been around, and it heavily affected me as I began doing makeup at a relatively young age. I felt uncomfortable wearing makeup outside… Read More Makeup is for self expression, not first impressions
Column by J1 Reporter Grace Woodard Spiders seem almost alien, with their eight eyes watching your every move, their hairy legs ready to strike, and fangs prepared to bite. Just thinking about spiders or seeing them in a picture, even one as tiny as a pea, is enough to give me the heebie-jeebies. There are… Read More Spiders Creep Me Out
Column by J1 Reporter Bridget McGill Picture this: You’ve finished eating at a restaurant with your family, but you still have food left. Obviously, you want to take the rest of your food home, so you ask the waiter for a to-go box. The waiter returns to your table, accompanied by your worst fear: styrofoam. … Read More Styrofoam sucks and here’s why