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The biggest struggles of being left-handed

The biggest struggles of being left-handed

By Joleigh Jackson, Section Editor May 24, 2021

Left-handedness only makes up 10 percent of the world's population, so I feel very fortunate to be a part of the left-handed community. While I am so lucky to be left-handed, the things we face on a daily...

Go gamer girls

Go gamer girls

By Gabbi Bielak, Section Editor March 16, 2021

The Dream smp (a survival multiplayer Minecraft world) is perhaps the fastest growing internet craze at the moment.  However, the looming male gamer presence isn't only in the Minecraft industry. The...

I must not be a hipster after all

I must not be a hipster after all

By Amelia Nowicki, Editor in Chief March 8, 2021

So, I was wrong. I was so, so wrong. Just under two years ago, I published a column titled “Not to be a hipster, but modern music sucks,” and I hope you see as much of an issue with the headline alone...

Diets don’t work: why we need to stop ignoring the damage diet culture does

Diets don’t work: why we need to stop ignoring the damage diet culture does

By Farrah Fasse, Section Editor January 29, 2021

Every January, many people have some sort of goal to “fix” themselves in the New Year by losing thirty pounds or starting a new exercise program to get a flat stomach. However, it seems that countless...

“Farewell, Stafford”

“Farewell, Stafford”

By Colin Duffy, Social Media Editor December 22, 2020

Detroit is home to numerous great sports franchises: the Tigers with their four World Series rings, the Red Wings with their fabled 25-year playoff streak and the Pistons with their “bad boy” reputation,...

Making sustainable choices

Making sustainable choices

By Victoria Wittenberg, Section Editor November 23, 2020

In discussions regarding plant-based meals, many think of bland vegetables: the gross, green, potent side dishes that everyone’s mom forced them to eat as a child. However, you’re not a child anymore....

An analysis of the 2020 Presidential debates

An analysis of the 2020 Presidential debates

By Farrah Fasse, Section editor October 30, 2020

September 30 - First Presidential Debate  I use the term debate loosely when referring to the Sept. 30 presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, as I can’t...

#FYP: My attempt at TikTok fame

#FYP: My attempt at TikTok fame

By Amelia Nowicki, Page Editor May 5, 2020

As it turns out, TikTok stardom is not as simple as doing the “Renegade” in a spray-tan-stained oversized T-shirt with bleach-fried hair wrapped in a velvet scrunchie. Maybe it is the big secret or...

The privilege of staying home and staying safe

The privilege of staying home and staying safe

By Hannah Zalewski, Managing Editor May 5, 2020

As of April 2, due to the Covid-19 pandemic spreading across America, all Michigan schools will be closed for the remainder of the school year unless social distancing restrictions are suspended before...

The issue with a passing grade

The issue with a “passing” grade

By Michael Hartt, Page Editor May 4, 2020

On April 13, Rebecca Fannon, the Grosse Pointe Public School System’s Community Relations Specialist, unveiled a new student-centered approach to grading that will take effect until the end of the school...

The stay-home battle that shouldnt be happening

The stay-home battle that shouldn’t be happening

By Farrah Fasse, Page Editor May 4, 2020

Since late February the news cycle has been dominated by one thing: COVID-19. And for good reason, as we are in the midst of a global pandemic involving a deadly disease that has the ability to devastate...

The flaw in feminism

By Syeda Rizvi, Editor-in-Chief April 2, 2020

When controversial issues arise, it is common for two major perspectives to emerge alongside it: one advocating and one condemning the matter at hand. However, the trend of doing so often ignores the opportunity...

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