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Shores Nutrition: meal supplements done correctly

Shores Nutrition: meal supplements done correctly

By Arei Swain, Intern

April 3, 2020

Shores Nutrition, the juice and smoothie bar in Saint Clair Shores, is hidden and hard to locate the first time you visit. However, making the effort to find the restaurant, which may be harder than it seems even with a GPS, is completely worth it.  When you enter the cafe, you are hit with the sme...

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 to truly understand the validity of the issue. With regards to feminism, most either claim ...

The Happy Fits & Honey, Be Well: Concert review

By Gabbi Bielak, Staff Reporter

April 2, 2020

The Happy Fits with special guest Honey, Be Well was one of the most low-key concerts I've been to. The Hoosier Dome in Indianapolis was a small venue, holding only about 100 people. Tickets were $15 for general admission, and the concert had a standing room only.  Honey, Be Well opened with about seven son...

The Lightning Thief: The Musical thunders into Detroit

By Arzoo Chhaya, Page Editor

March 6, 2019

‘The Lightning Thief,” a musical adaptation of Rick Riordan’s book series “Percy Jackson and the Olympians,” has begun touring through major cities in America. The musical is set in the era of the first book, “Percy Jackson and the Lightning Thief.” With its energetic cast, well-produc...

The problem with the new park passes

By Micheal Hartt, Page Editor

February 8, 2019

Sitting by the pool and having fun with friends was just one of the few things that I enjoyed doing during the summer when I was younger, and doing it with my friends from Harper Woods made it all the more fun. But, with the newly implemented policy going into effect this spring, children above 8 yea...

Review: On the Basis of Sex

Review: On the Basis of Sex

By Sofia Ketels, Managing Editor

January 23, 2019

“On the Basis of Sex” opened in the way any movie about female empowerment might: a hopeful and determined young woman marching towards her future as her heels click against the pavement. That young woman was Supreme Court Justice and women’s rights advocate Ruth Bader Ginsburg (Felicity Jo...

Review: Ink Mountains and Mystery

By Jordan Craighead, Business Manager

January 23, 2019

Story game “Ink Mountains and Mystery” (IMM) opens with beautiful music laced with heavy Asian influence and a delicate, well drawn scene of a grassy mountain surrounded by big trees swaying in wind. It looks extremely peaceful and the first impression of this game is that it will be relaxing. ...

The modern truth

By Brooklyn McWhorter, Webmaster

January 17, 2019

We are Generation Z. Old enough to know what VHS tapes are, and young enough to never have needed them. With this worldwide boom of technology, anyone can share their voice, resulting in feelings bleeding into facts. It’s okay to develop feelings that support facts, but it is never okay to support...

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

Bohemian Rhapsody: a biopic for the ages

By Amelia Nowicki, Staff Reporter

November 23, 2018

How many more ‘Galileos’ could one possibly want? Filled with hilarious zingers, a timeless soundtrack and the tear-jerking reality of life, “Bohemian Rhapsody” brilliantly tells the story of the iconic rock group, ‘Queen’ and their frontman, Freddie Mercury (Rami Malek). The first teas...

What’s the value of a grade?

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

November 20, 2018

When students think of grades, they think of the letters or the percentages associated with them, but what do they amount to besides a marking in the gradebook? Because high school is a critical time for students, with college on the horizon and transcripts that are to be sent out, learning isn’t a...

Eminem out for revenge with new album

Eminem out for revenge with new album

By Hannah Zalewski, Page Editor

September 19, 2018

In an attempt to defend his name, Eminem released his 11th studio album, ‘Kamikaze’ on August 31. The album is composed of eleven full length songs and two skits. Following his previous album ‘Revival’, Eminem uses this album as a platform to call out any celebrity who had anything bad to ...

New app “Twisty Arrow” hits the bulls eye

New app “Twisty Arrow” hits the bulls eye

By Adam Schwartz, Page Editor

September 13, 2018

The app “Twisty Arrow” tests both accuracy and patience. This game requires users to shoot a given amount of arrows onto a circle that continuously spins at different speeds as one progresses through the game. As the player advances through the levels, the difficulty changes. At the start of e...