Welcome to Retrospect

Dear readers, Welcome to the 2018-2019 year in Retrospect! We can’t wait to get to know each and every one of our writers and hope that their voices will help you to find… Continue reading

The Effects of the Government Shutdown on the Economy

The United States Federal Government has been shut down since December 22, 2018, due to President Trump’s insistence on $5 billion dollars for a U.S.- Mexico border wall. Trump is persistent in his… Continue reading

Why Everyone Dislikes the “Heathers” TV Reboot

By Ava Alaeddini The movie “Heathers” is known as a cult classic released in 1988 starring classic 80s actors such as Winona Ryder, Christian Slater and Shannon Doherty. Classics such as these often… Continue reading

The White Album History

By Cynthia Okoben (Ringo Starr, John Lennon, Paul McCartney, George Harrison, left to right) On April 10, 1968, John Lennon and George Harrison left the Maharishi camp. The night before, the two Beatles… Continue reading

9 of the Best Literary Female Protagonists to Look Up To

By Rhea Mahajan *I couldn’t think of another one to make it 10. Oh, well… This article is a list of who I think are some of the best role models from books.… Continue reading

Serial Podcast: The US Justice System

By Nadia Malik Serial is a podcast that has been airing since 2014 it has delved into interesting cases such as the conviction of Adnan Syed in season 1 for the murder of… Continue reading

HB ’18: Freshmen Again

By Anna Keresztesy Learning not for school but for life. Best college preparatory school. Skills used beyond the classroom. Writing like a college student. All the things HB feeds us in preparation for… Continue reading

This is the Sound of My Soul

By Emma Gerber This year, the twenty first night of September was stormy and dark. The house felt cozy, but quiet and a bit more empty than usual. My step dad, Jeff, was… Continue reading

The Art of Identity, Discovery, and Passion: a Ballet Hispánico Review

By Emma Gerber From the moment the first curtain went up to the second the last curtain went down, Ballet Hispánico’s show on November 10th and 11th, 2018 at Playhouse Square was a… Continue reading

2018 Thanksgiving Recap

By Audrey Wallner The Thanksgiving break is always something everyone can’t wait for because of not having school or work and all the wonderful food! This past Thanksgiving was one to remember with… Continue reading

Gooey Butter Cake Recipe

By Magda Ellis Gooey Butter cake is a staple in the city of St. Louis. Whenever I come over to St. Louis every couple of years, I make gooey butter cake with my… Continue reading