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How to be an Activist

How to be an Activist

SujeanS, Managing Editor

February 22, 2018


Filed under Advice

With all the protesting going on in Florida about gun laws, from walkouts to rallies, activism is a very prevalent topic in America right now. However, one thing that no one ever talks about is how to become an activist. Here are five things every activist needs to take into account: KNOWLEDGE: The fir...

Why Happiness and Single are not Oxymorons

Why Happiness and Single are not Oxymorons

AbigailH, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Advice, Opinions, Showcase

Valentines Day. Shameless couples around the building walk together, talk together and eat together. They appear to be joyously content sharing their life with someone else under bright rays of sunlight. And then there’s the single people, watching from the shadows. According to the Pew Research Institute thou...

Mental Breakdown

Mental Breakdown

BrandonC, Staff Reporter

January 23, 2018


Filed under Advice, Opinions, Showcase

Visualize a child, a man, a woman, a mom, a dad, a worker, a normal person, a celebrity, anyone. Imagine that they are clinically diagnosed with depression, but no one is willing to make sure they are okay. No one is willing to listen to their struggles, and no one will believe them when they say, “...

How to Stay Awake

How to Stay Awake

KaeT, Social Media Editor

December 8, 2017


Filed under Advice, Opinions

Waking up when it’s dark outside is a very tough thing to do. The good news of having a school that starts at 7:20 is that you get to bail at 2:40, the bad news? It’s 7:20, also known as too-early-o’clock in the morning. The average wake up time for a Cy Woods student is anywhere between 5 am and...

How to Save a Life

How to Save a Life

KaeT, Social Media Editor

October 20, 2017


Filed under Advice, Opinions, Showcase

One of the most emotionally devastating things in the world is having a best friend who is suicidal. It's so hard to process the fact that someone you're so close to, someone you've known for maybe a few months or for many years, can be gone in the blink of an eye by their own hand. Going to them and...

Mindfulness

Mindfulness

SarahW, Copy Editor

September 28, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Practicing mindfulness is the most important skill I have acquired throughout high school. Students, myself included, tend to sacrifice their mental connection for academic success, this is why mindfulness is greatly important for students specifically. To define mindfulness, it’s a mental state ac...

Beat the Bell

Beat the Bell

KiaraS, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 13, 2017


Filed under Opinions

Find all alternate routes to minimize any delays caused by crowds. Do not linger in the halls. Yes, it is fun to stand and talk with your friends, but not only are you wasting your own time, but you are delaying others. It is time to learn how to walk and talk at the same time. Listen to the warnin...

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