In Light of Recent Events

By: Annie Lewandowski The tragic events that unfolded in Las Vegas on Sunday, October 1st have shaken the country for a third time in the last month. After the devastation caused by hurricanes… Continue reading

A week at ISLC: Operation Smile Conference

by Gabriela Cruz Operation Smile is a non-profit organization founded by Dr. Bill Magee and Kathy Magee with the purpose of providing free surgical care to kids with cleft palate conditions all around… Continue reading

IT Movie Review

by Camryn Parsons I’m not a big horror movie person, and I was pretty scared at the thought of going to see IT, but also pretty excited, because I LOVE the Halloween season… Continue reading

How to Power Through a Long Night of Homework

by Jordan Stacy Everyone experiences these nights, sometimes more often than we’d prefer. Actually, always more often than we’d prefer which is why I decided to share seven things that have helped me… Continue reading

How to Avoid Stress Eating

by Anya Razmi We’ve all been there: it’s the night before a test, you’re stressed beyond belief, and you reach for last night’s pizza or brownies from the fridge instead of your textbook.… Continue reading

Christopher Nolan’s “Dunkirk” Is An Emotional Experience That Everyone Needs To Go On

by Ava Alaeddini Unless you were living under a rock this summer, you surely heard about Christopher Nolan’s highly anticipated war film “Dunkirk”. It reviews the military disaster that was the Dunkirk evacuation… Continue reading

Interview on Concussions

By Kate Slesh and Claire Mckenna Concussions can happen at anytime, playing sports, accidents, and many other cases. Interviewing people who have had concussions in the past and finding out their symptoms during… Continue reading

The Freshman Perspective

By Emma Gerber and Ivy Wang This year, just like every year, new freshman entered the HB high school. The experience that we have is truly unique and interesting, not to mention a huge… Continue reading

What Doodling Really does for the Brain

By Sophie Carey   Some of us just can’t sit still while we take our notes in class. For example, some fidget with their pens or pencils. There are, however, pros to some of… Continue reading


By Shruthi Ravichandran and Jessica Chang Imagine you are in a post-apocalyptic world, the only survivor in this barren wasteland. But wait – you’re not. Millions of microscopic organisms called tardigrades have also survived.… Continue reading