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Isotretinoin, commonly known as Accutane, is a powerful drug used in the treatment of acne. With its many side effects, Accutane can take a toll on individuals’ mental health and daily lives.

The Brutal Experience of Accutane

Mia Tickell, News Editor May 2, 2023

Ah, acne. The mere mention of it is enough to make any hormonal teenager cringe with discomfort. I found myself in that dreaded predicament. My once-manageable acne spiraled out of control, and it became...

TikTok Painted Black

Celeste Cariker, Copy Editor May 2, 2023

President Joe Biden has begun attempting to have the popular social media app TikTok banned in the United States. While lawmakers are claiming that their motivations surround safety concerns, it is clear...

Stallion Support’s Identity Crisis Ruffles Students

Celeste Cariker, Copy Editor March 28, 2023

With the pandemic’s hybrid bell schedule came the placement of 25 tutorial minutes into every block period to minimize unnecessary contact among students. Minutes that used to be part of one rotating,...

The race-conscious college admissions process has various pros and cons. The fear of racial stereotypes and inequity is prominent for many Asian applicants who may be under the impression that race is a determining factor in one’s admission. At the same time, a race-conscious admissions process is necessary to ensure diversity in a colleges student body.

Deciding Ethnic Identity: a Tricky Decision for Asian Americans in College Apps

Sydney Wolfe, Photo Editor March 23, 2023

When it came time for me to write my personal statement for college applications, I struggled to find a way to talk about my bi-racial identity without coming across as “too Asian.” Writing about my...

Waving Buy Buy to Microtrends

Waving Buy Buy to Microtrends

Mia Tickell, News Editor March 17, 2023

The next big thing is out there, waiting to be discovered. Microtrends are small-scale fads, contributing to a toxic culture of consumerism and materialism.  On social media platforms like TikTok,...

Students were asked to choose their favorite Girl Scout cookies. Thin Mints and Caramel deLites tied for first place, each with twenty-nine votes.

A Ranking of Every Girl Scout Cookie

Blake Davenport, Copy Editor March 7, 2023

Every year, the February season generates a frenzy for the nostalgic taste of Girl Scout Cookies. Once those green tablecloths arrive at the supermarket, it can be hard not to contribute to the spurring...

The impression you leave on the internet follows you forever. This art depicts that it’s your decision on how you’d like to leave your mark on the internet, and once you choose, there’s no going back.

The Permanency of Posts on Social Media Platforms

Kaitlyn Kittredge, Co Editor-in-Chief March 6, 2023

What you post is tied to you forever.  With the new normality of posting our lives on social media, it can be easy to forget that all posts, comments and “likes” are kept on record. With a touch...

Inclusivity Is Necessary In Class Libraries

Inclusivity Is Necessary In Class Libraries

The Express Editorial Board February 16, 2023

It’s ironic that a school that includes Fahrenheit 451 in its curriculum censors classroom libraries. Specifically, by targeting LGBTQ-centered books.  Last semester, a queer library on campus was...

Cupid’s arrow and candy hearts are classic symbols of Valentine’s Day, “the day of love”. But in this case, a candy heart is pictured with several bruises and blood streaming from its base, thus picturing the dark side of love that is breakups.

Valentine’s Day for the Valentine-less

Domenica Peloso, A&E Outside February 16, 2023

In an effort to protect the identity of the following anonymous sources, an unassociated alias was created in place of their real names.  Chocolate boxes, cheesy instagram posts, overpriced roses…it's...

Outside of room J105, the Sponsor a Stallion club ran a Winter Formal Dress Drive where students were able to donate any kind of formal attire, including dresses, suits, shoes, makeup - all of which are gender inclusive. These donations could be picked up free of cost by any student. Sponsor a Stallion acknowledged the ongoing issue of high expenses spent on school dances, so they aimed to help out students in need of financial support.

School Dances Aren’t For Everyone – But They Can Be

Sydney Wolfe, Photo Editor February 16, 2023

Growing up, I remember watching the prom scene from High School Musical, fantasizing the day I’d be able to get ready for “the night of nights.” Though when it came time for my first Homecoming dance,...

Various forms of film photography have gained popularity among members of Gen Z in recent years.

Is Film Photography Dead?

November 17, 2022

Two protestors from environmental activist group Just Stop Oil threw soup on the historic Van Gogh painting Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers to bring attention to todays climate issues. However, vandalism is not the solution to solve a detrimental issue.

Cold Soup on Art Will Not Solve Today’s Climate Crisis

Claire Stafford, Opinion Editor November 6, 2022

Destruction should not be combatted with more destruction. To bring awareness to today’s climate crisis, two protestors vandalized Vincent Van Gogh's 134 year-old painting “Vase with Fifteen Sunflowers”...

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