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Painted Walls

September 25, 2015

Filed under Features

Walls covered by murals. Vibrant colors shouting. The more you look, you can see the detail of the paint staining lively quotes on the classroom walls. Quotes that bring the room to life, reminding students they are more than jus...

The “Nair” Pair

Anna Qi, Reporter

June 8, 2015

Filed under Features

Throughout the school, there are some students who make people do double-takes when seen walking the hallways. These people enjoy twin day every day and don’t require the caption “#twinsies” under their Instagram posts because...

Her Name was Leelah, not Joshua

Kendal Higgins, Reporter

March 10, 2015

Filed under Features

Leelah Alcorn, born Joshua Alcorn, was a transgender teen who committed suicide because her family would not accept her choice and forced her into Christian conversion therapy. Her death became well known because of the reason...

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