2019’s Academic Athlete of the Year and Salutatorian

Guadalupe Lopez is this year’s graduating salutatorian, academic athlete of the year, and captain for both the girls’ water polo and swim teams. Lopez sacrificed her social time to be Salutatorian and academic athlete of the year, but does not regret being so active because it gave her the opportunity to improve her social and communication skills. Ultimately, school is her priority. In water polo, … Continue reading 2019’s Academic Athlete of the Year and Salutatorian

Interview with Daniel Cadenas

I interviewed Daniel Cadenas, a senior, the following questions: A name change request can come about because a person does not like his or her name as given at birth; perhaps they’d prefer something more or less unique rather than a homespun name that combined parents’ names. Question 1: If you had to change your name, what would your new name be, and why would … Continue reading Interview with Daniel Cadenas

Moon Threads, Part One

A short story written and illustrated by Zoe Berkebile On the evenings when the darkness was so thick it seemed the sky itself was sleeping, when the moon had waned to nothing and the stars seemed to to have gone out, you would think the children of the small village would fear the night and hide beneath the warm safety of their quilts – but, … Continue reading Moon Threads, Part One

Why a Baby? Eros & Cupid: The Gods of Love

Ah, Valentine’s Day. The day we either express love and affection to our significant other, or we cry and eat ice cream alone in our room wondering why no one loves us. One of the biggest mysteries of Valentine’s Day – aside from the way in which flowers, big teddy bears, and chocolates became the ideal gifts for Valentine’s – is the icon for Valentine’s … Continue reading Why a Baby? Eros & Cupid: The Gods of Love

Keeping Relationships Low Key

Is it not irritating when your partner does not want to be open about your relationship when you do? It makes you feel “less than” and question yourself, right? You start wondering: What if he’s ashamed of me? Is she keeping her options open? The negative comes before the positive and your thoughts and feelings become overwhelming until the only thing in your heart is worry. … Continue reading Keeping Relationships Low Key