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108: How the Internet Affects the Way We See the World

108: How the Internet Affects the Way We See the World

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

October 31, 2019

     108: The Amnesty International Club has spent weeks contextualizing this number. First, you saw it ...

RC Update Episode #1 – Quinn Pogge and Andrew Dupper

by Matthew Fink and Jack Gianetto

September 30, 2019

https://youtu.be/DSfzJg9uxew

A Student’s Guide to Combatting the RC Plague

A Student’s Guide to Combatting the RC Plague

September 23, 2019

Don't you hate it when you wake up with a really bad sickness? Always being too hot or too cold? Here...

We Didn’t Start the Fire…Or Did We?

by Kira Zizzo, Reporter

September 9, 2019

Blinding crimson flames crackle as they engulf millions of lush, vibrant trees in the Amazon Rainforest, obliterate habitats, incinerate ecosystems, and ignite “the lungs of the planet”. The Problem Facing the Forest: The Amazon Rainforest, located in Brazil, is on fire and burnt for the past month. The billowing smok...

Something, Somewhere, Someone

Something, Somewhere, Someone

by Bennett Edlund, Reporter

September 5, 2019

    Something Growing A small mountain stream flows downriver, growing little by little via snowmelt, and merging with other streams...

How Self-Deprecating Humor has Defined the Mental Health Issues of Gen Z in an Alarming Way

by Kira Zizzo, Reporter

August 30, 2019

Your finger glides down the sleek, chilling glass surface of your phone as you peruse the wide world of memes. The screen light reflects the delicate curvature of your eye as you comprehend the meme before you. It has the predictable punchline of hating yourself or being human trash, you chuckle, like it, and scroll to th...

Cofisnozia Causing Panic Throughout the Nation

by Emily Wilson, Reporter

May 15, 2019

As the outbreak of Cofisnozia continues, students who are still attending school are now being required to take a seminar class on personal hygiene. The seminar includes how to properly wash your hands, how to cover a cough and sneeze to minimize spread of germs, and how to have a better chance of staying healthy. Many school...

Five Stars for Five Guys Shakes

by Brooke Andel, Reporter

April 8, 2019

It’s a typical day at school or work, counting down the hours until you can kick back and relax at home, and maybe if you’re lucky and finish all your work before bed watch an episode of that Netflix show that you’re dying to know the end of. You know, it’s been a hard day...maybe you will even allow yourself to get...

We Believe in Michael’s Wish

We Believe in Michael’s Wish

March 25, 2019

Wish Week expands beyond one student, one grade, or even one school. Wish Week means bringing one ex...

Student Worth Reduced to a Digit

by Kira Zizzo, Reporter

February 28, 2019

Students. Daughters and sons. Freshman. Jaguars. Students, checking their Instagram feed, expecting smiling faces and wholesome content were met with a list ranking attractiveness that stripped away their individuality and personality, to be rendered down from human to a digit. People are being reduced from hu...

Glamorized

by Jana Seal, Copy Editor

February 20, 2019

     “I have literally ten hours of homework tonight, I hate my life.” Sound familiar? This is something that I hear more than once everyday, and am guilty of saying myself. We exist in a time when the stresses of school, social life, family life and “the future” force us to find humor in the factors that make our li...

Not So Super, Super Bowl

by Matthew Fink, Reporter

February 13, 2019

Super Bowl LIII (53) happened Feb. 3, and the New England Patriots played against the Los Angeles Rams. It occurred at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia. The final score of the game was 13-3, with the Patriots winning their 6th Super Bowl. Many students at RCHS watched the super bowl, however this year’s Super Bow...

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