There’s no easy answer as to how and when a school resumes having in-person classes. There’s no doubt that school is incredibly important to the social, emotional and even physical health of many students. Some students rely on school for basic needs, like meals and a safe environment. Famil…
An editorial cartoonby Maria Jacobson of Highland High School / Unleashed.
Today, the NFL brings fans the two conference championship games. And, as we saw last week, every game can come down to one play. One moment can define history.
2020 taught me to be comfortable with the unknown and to never take anything for granted. I like knowing what to expect and I like planning, but I quickly learned that during a pandemic, things change suddenly and constantly, and I had to figure out how to be OK with that. From closures to i…
While it seems to be only a myth in these months of fog and ice, summer will eventually come around again. And, while no one really knows what the new year will bring, if all goes well I might be facing a new challenge: a summer job.
From COVID-19 to the deaths of Chadwick Boseman, Ruth Bader Ginsburg, and Kobe and Gianna Bryant. From the “murder hornets” to the Beirut explosion to worldwide protests and a chaotic election. It is needless to say that 2020 has been one of the worst that many of us have ever experienced.
Alex Smith’s return to the NFL this season following a horrifying injury two years ago marks an amazing chapter for someone who has persevered at a level unlike any other player in the game.
In the past month, Benford’s Law has risen from a niche, nerdy “fun fact” to become a key arguing point about the legitimacy of our national election. So what is this universal mathematical law?
Thanksgiving is quite different this year. It falls during a disastrous pandemic and a uniquely tense political climate. However, a few Thanksgiving elements remain the same — the traditional food and the awkward conversations that often emerge at family gatherings.
Although it may seem hard to be grateful in these bleak times, COVID-19 has made some opportunities that would simply not be possible in a normal school year. Since our school schedule is more flexible with online classes, I have been able to get my high school dream job as a barista. There …
What are your thoughts on the outcome of the November election?
I was raised in a house of knowledge. Thick, old books lined every table and wall, and dinner discussions were about presidents of the past and the history of math.
In my days at home I spend a lot of time doing ... well, not much. I have school for less than four hours a day. After school I do the general things one does around the house — play with my dog, read a book, watch movies, paint, clean. I think you get the idea.
“AHHH! I forgot my slip!” With that, I run back inside, take my temperature, check some boxes on a form, get a signature, and rush back out to my running car to get to school on time and safely.
The possibility of the first female executive officer in the White House was on full display on the evening of Oct. 7. An arguably much more civil debate came to our television screens between Vice President Mike Pence and Sen. Kamala Harris.
Who do you think will win the U.S. presidential election?
On a surprisingly balmy October afternoon, I walked through the Issaquah Trader Joe’s aisles with the typical nervous expression that accompanies indoor crowds during this COVID-19 era. And my expression instantly changed to that of shock when I stumbled upon the ultimate fall faux pas:
Who is the best basketball player ever? Some say Michael Jordan, Kobe Bryant, Magic Johnson, Wilt Chamberlain or maybe even Larry Bird.