Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Why Girls Feel Pressured to Conceal Less and Reveal More

Amelia* ’19 pulled down on the black spandex of her costume, feeling exposed as she walked through a sea of Red Solo cups, discarded candy wrappers and jack-o-lanterns. Just a few hours earlier, Amelia was dressed in a loose-fitting t-shirt and leggings. Feeling comfortable and confident in her previous Halloween costume, Amelia said she felt […]

Speaking out: BLACC to host youth activism event

The Black Leadership Awareness and Culture Club aims to spark forward-thinking discussions on the current political climate and encourage students to take action at a conference Jan 15. The conference aims to provide a forum for attendees to discuss how the shift in national politics affects students and to consider ways to take action. BLACC […]

New law lights up future of marijuana

Hazy clouds of smoke curled from the joint dangling out of the dispensary owner’s mouth as Violet* ’19 flashed her fake I.D. and completed her latest purchase: gummy edibles and a vape pen. “Buying my own weed and being in an environment that supports this makes me feel so much more independent and normalizes using,” […]

Math department head resigns midyear

Math Department Head Suzanne Lee has resigned from her position, effective immediately, Head of School Laura Ross announced in an email to her students Monday. Math teacher Kent Nealis will step in as interim department chair, and several math teachers will take over her AP BC Calculus 11, Trigonometry and Functions and Precalculus classes. “I […]

Smoke from nearby fires impacts campus

Clouds of smoke hung over campus Tuesday morning after wind-fueled fires swept through Ventura and Sylmar Counties. The fires burned a combined area of 60,000 acres and damaged over 160 homes. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the air quality on campus is currently unhealthy for sensitive groups and children should reduce prolonged exertion. The […]

Series of lab collaborations result in honor board cases, Prefect Council warns of consequences

After three separate cases of a total of seven students collaborating on the “conclusion” section of lab reports, Prefect Council released information on recent honor board cases to help students learn from others’ mistakes. In all cases, students received a zero on the assignment, apologized to the involved teacher and were warned that future offenses […]

Color blind students see red, green for the first time

Color blind students on campus are able to enhance their color vision following the science department’s purchase of Enchroma glasses Friday. The glasses are designed to alleviate red-green color blindness by separating the overlapping red and green cones in the user’s eyes. Science teacher and Coordinator of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Nate Cardin said that […]

Photography students interview director

Photography III students interviewed director Lynn Novick about her latest documentary, “The Vietnam War,” over livestream to gain inspiration for their upcoming photo show. However, due to opposing viewpoints about the war and the large number of comments, Novick did not respond to student’s questions. Emma Spencer ’18, who participated in the livestream, said that […]