The Wonders of Words and Writing

By Cathy Shan (’23) Featured: Rachel Rochford (’23) Starting with four words that sparked the end of an era of segregation and prejudice, Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have A Dream” speech is undoubtedly one of, if not the most, well-known pieces of literature in American history. This speech touched the hearts of tens of thousands of people around the nation, making it a prime … Continue reading The Wonders of Words and Writing

What is Love?

By Cathy Shan (‘23) As Valentine’s Day approaches, love starts to fill the air as people frantically run around, trying to remember what their significant other’s idea of a perfect Valentine’s Day is. However, unlike those around me, I found myself asking the same question, one that seemed incredibly simple yet so difficult to answer: What is love? It’s a term that we hear throughout … Continue reading What is Love?


By Cathy Shan (‘23) Note from the Editors-in-Chief: This article talks about suicide and other themes that may be distressing to some readers. If you are currently in crisis, please call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at +1 (800) 273-8255 or 911 during an emergency. We are all sailing in rowboats, drifting in the vast and endless ocean. On some days, the sea is serene, … Continue reading Oceans

Writers Opinion: Hybrid Learning

By Cathy Shan (’23) Writers Opinion: Hybrid Learning From increasing unemployment rates to terrible losses, COVID-19 has undoubtedly caused many changes in everyone’s lives. However, one of the biggest challenges that COVID-19 has caused families is education. As many of you know, most schools around Michigan have been running on a hybrid system. For those unaware of the hybrid system, the hybrid system is where … Continue reading Writers Opinion: Hybrid Learning

Masks for COVID-19

Cathy Shan (’22) As most people stay inside their homes, trying to prevent the spread of COVID-19, one of the most essential items that everyone must have is masks. However, as this epidemic worsens, masks are becoming more and more valuable. They are being sold out in stores all across the U.S. Several areas,however, are now requiring people to wear masks at all times. As  … Continue reading Masks for COVID-19

Quarantine Thoughts – An Interview

By Cathy Shan (’23) As of  May 4th, there were over 3.5 million confirmed cases of the coronavirus worldwide. In the United States, over 1.2 million cases of the coronavirus have been recorded, with over 350 cases of the coronavirus in every state. New York is said to be the epicenter of the coronavirus, with over 321,000 cases. Many state governors have decided to shut … Continue reading Quarantine Thoughts – An Interview

Corona Virus Update 03/22/2020

By Cathy Shan (’23) As of March 22st, there have been over 298,000 cases of the extremely contagious coronavirus. People around the globe have been infected and the W.H.O (World Health Organization) has officially declared that the coronavirus is a global pandemic.  The coronavirus outbreak started in late December of 2019. At that time, only a few cases of coronavirus had appeared in China. However, … Continue reading Corona Virus Update 03/22/2020

The Scary Spread of the Coronavirus

By Cathy Shan (’23) On January 22nd, an extremely infectious disease started to rapidly spread throughout Wuhan, China, one of China’s most populous cities, containing over 11 million people. 830 people were diagnosed with this virus and 26 of them died. This extremely contagious disease is called coronavirus, a disease contracted from animals such as camels, bats, and civets. Coronaviruses cause people to feel flu-like … Continue reading The Scary Spread of the Coronavirus

The Mandela Effect

By Cathy Shan (’23) In December of 2019, Disney released the movie, The Mandela Effect. The movie centers around Brendan, a man who vividly remembers events that other people don’t remember occuring at all. Although this seems like a fictional topic, millions of people remember events that never happened. This is  known as the Mandela Effect. One of the most popular examples of this phenomenon … Continue reading The Mandela Effect