By Giulia Pincetti (’24) Ever since I was little I have been taught that every story doesn’t have one side, it is multi-dimensional. A simple sound or movement made by the smallest or largest of people can be perceived in millions of different ways, all slightly unique and different. Maybe this is because we all can’t sit in the same spot at the same moment … Continue reading Perspective
By Aadit Jain (‘23) The New York Times reports that the “typical American worker focuses on a given task for just three minutes” (Schwartz). This should actually come as no surprise as the article further reports that the average person touches their phone 2,000 times every day and spends 3 hours on them. The article also features a conversation with Johann Hari, the author of … Continue reading Digital Technologies: Are They Hindering Our Ability to Focus?
By Devi Chandran (‘24) Who would you hire? Kaitlin is a 25-year-old graduate from Brown University and has a major in business with a minor in communications. Friends often describe her as outgoing, likeable, confident, and driven. As a valedictorian of her high school class, Kaitlin was notably able to start college as a sophomore. Due to a strong passion for charity work, she then … Continue reading Positivity Pinpoint: Halo and Horns Effect
By Mira Sripada (‘22) Billie Eilish, at just 19-years-old and with the help of her older brother Finneas O’Connell, constructed a completely unique and inventive genre of music meant only for her exceedingly soft and breathy voice. Through her career, which began at age thirteen with the release of the song “ocean eyes”, Eilish has been a nonstop risk-taker, constantly redefining her sound and pushing … Continue reading Review: Billie Eilish is eclectic, breathy, sarcastic and mature on Happier Than Ever, a body of work that dismantles toxic masculinity and discusses the significance of growing up and evolving.
By Jaxson K.R (’25) As many of you may know, the Florida legislature recently passed the “Parental Rights in Education” bill, better known as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. This bill directly states that “classroom instruction by school personnel or third parties on sexual orientation or gender identity may not occur in kindergarten through grade 3 or in a manner that is not age appropriate … Continue reading Opinion: Florida’s “Don’t Say Gay” Bill is a Continuation of LGBTQ Erasure in America
By Siya Chhabra (’24) and Jaxson Kaplan-Rudolph (’25) This special report has stopped daily updating. To see previous daily updates, scroll down to given dates. The Russian Federation and Ukraine are now fully engaged in an intense and world-altering conflict. Some important questions to answer: why the aggression between the two nations? Why does Russia care so much about having control of their neighbor, which … Continue reading What You Need To Know About the Russia – Ukraine Crisis
By Nisha Singhi (‘24) This story is likely a very common one. We scroll through Instagram and start tapping through peoples’ stories. Then, we see those certain Instagram or Snapchat story posts that circulate every month: “each repost is $0.01 that helps save this baby elephant” with a picture just disturbing enough to grab our attention. Now, I’m not saying that the intent of these … Continue reading Op-Ed Contest: 2nd Place– Reposting Is Not Helping
By Aadit Jain (‘23) According to Medical News Today, the WHO defines “post-COVID-19” as the “…condition [that] occurs in individuals with a history of probable or confirmed SARS-CoV-2 infection, usually 3 months from the onset of COVID-19 with symptoms that last for at least 2 months and cannot be explained by an alternative diagnosis.” Usually, symptoms from COVID-19 end within a few weeks of infection. … Continue reading What is Long COVID?
By Olivia Schrauwen (‘24) “The chain reaction of evil— hate begetting hate, wars producing more wars— must be broken, or else we shall be plunged into the dark abyss of annihilation.” These were the words of Martin Luther King Jr many years ago. Even though these words were spoken during very different times, his words can still be applied to the recent events of today’s … Continue reading The Ripple Effect: IA Reflects on the Oxford Shooting
By Teodoro Gammons (‘23), Elaina Jehangir (‘25), Jaxson Kaplan-Rudolph (‘25) On November 8th, the Bloomfield Hills High School administration were made aware of racist posts and messages made by students circling around social media. These provocative posts caused great distress within the community, and several students reported these messages to school administrators. Two days later, Mr. Hollerith, principal of Bloomfield Hills High School, sent out … Continue reading Racist Incidents Stir Outrage at BHHS￼