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Writing Checks, Checking Privilege

Writing Checks, Checking Privilege

Lance Locker October 27, 2021

It’s an understatement to say that Stevenson is renowned for its seemingly limitless resources. We have entire Student Support Teams, a 15:1 student-to-teacher ratio, 150+ extracurricular activities,...

With a Great Trailer Comes Great Leakability

Humza Qazi, Managing Editor of Production September 27, 2021

“Hello Peter.” Doc Ock’s ominous greeting capped off the newly released trailer for Spider-Man: No Way Home, which has broken the record for the most viewed movie trailer in 24 hours. The highly...

Off-Campus, On-Screen

Off-Campus, On-Screen

Kelly Liu May 28, 2021

  “F*** school, F*** softball, F*** cheer, F*** everything,” 14-year-old high school cheerleader Brandi Levy posted to her Snapchat story. With the mounting pressure of upcoming exams, club...

Streaming The Latest

Elyssa Gavenda April 13, 2021

Streaming services have started to take over television. People are beginning to no longer pay for cable and instead buy smart TV’s that include several different subscription and streaming services...

First-Hand Fatigue

Ojasvi Saxena April 2, 2021

On Saturday, I got back home after driving one and a half hours to my SAT Subject Test center. I was more tired than usual, but brushed that off to taking the exams.  Sunday morning, I woke up with...

“Music”: the Tone-Deaf Musical

Aayushi Wadhawan and Kelly Liu March 18, 2021

For someone with nine Grammy nominations for songs discussing alcoholism and mental illness, nobody expected Sia to be tone-deaf towards the Autism community. Sia’s recent directorial debut movie “Music”...

2020 QuaranTrends

Serena Mehta and Sailaja Nallacheruvu March 16, 2021

March: March, Myself and TV!  Around exactly a year ago, quarantine began in Illinois and most people were blindsided. With no plans and the fact that teachers were still trying to figure out how to...

Pixar’s Borderline Descartes-equi ‘Soul’ Speaks to Society

Pixar’s Borderline Descartes-equi ‘Soul’ Speaks to Society

Lily Jiang March 16, 2021

Besides probing out your brains trying to reconcile your Freudian repressed existential questions, through the limited language of animation, Peter Hans Docter’s Soul speaks directly to our society....

It’s No Mystery: We Must Stop Avoiding the Intricacy in History

Vaasu Kakuturu February 21, 2021

History classes consist of more than just the stereotypical memorization of dates and monotonous lectures; instead, they educate students on underlying political arrangements, economic conditions and power...

To Kill a Mockingbird or To Kill the Love of Reading? That Is The Question

Sophia Ismail and Tia Vasudeva February 19, 2021

When the Emperor Was Divine: A Story on Ignored History - Sophomore English Accelerated  Julie Utsuka’s When the Emperor Was Divine centers around an unnamed Japanese American family as they faced...

Politician, not Providence

Collin Fan February 18, 2021

On January 20, Donald Trump's presidency came to an end. After over two months of conspiracy theories, violent protests against baseless claims of election fraud and a deadly riot at the Capitol, the Trump-election...

A New Normal

Sailaja Nallacheruvu and Jasmine Sun February 14, 2021

After completing the entirety of first semester in remote learning, Stevenson High School transitioned to the hybrid learning model on January 19, two weeks after the start of the second semester. The...

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