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The Common Grounds: A Café Review

Are you looking for a recharge on caffeine or a place to relax?
Delaney Wagner '27, Writer February 2, 2022

Common Grounds has been a new thing for all of us. Whether you didn’t get to eat breakfast, or you have some time to hang out after school, the cafe is a cool place.  Since there was a lot of buzz in...

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What is Inflation?

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer February 2, 2022

Over the last year, inflation has soared worldwide as a result of the tumult created by the economic disruptions of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the United States, this has led to increased prices on items...

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Biden Administration Faces a Range of Challenges

Abhishek Narahari '24, Writer January 20, 2022

One year into President Biden’s administration, he is at an inflection point. The President and the Democratic-controlled Congress have had undeniable success on issues like the COVID-19 vaccine rollout,...

Credit: Ng Han Guan/Associated Press

DiDi Leaves the US Stock Market

DiDi relocates to Hong Kong, possibly foreshadowing trouble for the US economy.
Isy Gruner '25, Writer January 14, 2022

DiDi Chuxing, a 39 billion dollar company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), abruptly announced their departure from Wall Street on December 3. Didi Chuxing is a mobile transportation company,...

Mercedes Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the trophy on the podium after winning the race as second placed Red Bulls Max Verstappen looks dispirited.

Controversial Saudi Arabian Grand Prix Amplifies Tensions in Formula 1

Hamilton prevails in a riveting, perplexing, breathtaking race; championship rivals tied heading into the season finale.
Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer December 9, 2021

From its inception, the Saudi Arabian Grand Prix was set to be a unique Formula One event. The track has the most corners of any circuit in the 2021 Formula One calendar, and it is the fastest street circuit...

Max Verstappen leads Lewis Hamilton through a chicane in the Bahrain Grand Prix, the first race of the season

A Thrilling Battle Nears Its End

Formula 1: The Greatest Thrill on Wheels
Akilan Sankaran '25, Writer November 30, 2021

The fastest race cars speeding around the most demanding tracks with speeds well above two hundred miles an hour, pit stops (changing old tires to new ones) that are less than two seconds long, enthralling...

Dear Admin, Its Time to Address the Dress Code

Dear Admin, It’s Time to Address the Dress Code

Sophia Liem '23, DEI Coordinator November 12, 2021

Is showing your shoulder a crime? After a year of online school, we all have questions about the explosion of rules we were acquainted with at the beginning of the year. While it differs in each division,...

Protesters against abortion bans in St. Paul , MN in 2019

Women Should Have Control Over Their Bodies

Stella Hudson '23, Social Media Editor November 3, 2021

In 1973, Roe v. Wade legalized abortion across the country. The final ruling of the case was and still is incredibly controversial, dividing the country into pro-life (anti-abortion), and pro-choice movements,...

AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

AOC Makes Headlines at the MET Gala

Becca Faber '24, Writer September 28, 2021

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (AOC) arrived at the 2021 New York Met Gala on Monday, September, 13 wearing a white dress with the words “tax the rich'' written on the back. It was designed by...

The Lack of Psychology Courses in High School

The Lack of Psychology Courses in High School

Why is it important to integrate it into our curriculum?
Lynn Zhang '23 September 28, 2021

Are you interested in majoring in psychology? How many people do you know who are interested in studying psychology in college? Probably not very many, because high schools offer few psychology courses...

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Top 4 Shows Of the Summer

Ella Markman '22, 6th & 7th Grade Section Editor August 27, 2021

Too Hot To Handle: Season 2- The iconic hit romance show is back. The producers of the show take a bunch of hot singles and enforce a strict sex ban. This season, only one person wins the money. The...

World News Roundup

World News Roundup

The Advocate May 5, 2021

Baghdad Hospital Fire - Marly Fisher '23 An enormous fire at a Baghdad hospital dedicated to COVID-19 patients has left 82 dead and over 100 injured on Saturday, April 24. Early reports say the fire...

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