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Cartoon by Yasmin Roach

Local Business’ Restrictions on Teenagers Decrease Racial Profiling

Yasmin Roach, Staff Editor June 2, 2023

Three years ago, Wilde Lake senior Armand Lucas and his friends were racially profiled at the Columbia Mall. Armand’s profiling experience is hard to hear, but not unusual. A store manager told one of...

We Are Not the Lost Generation

We Are Not the Lost Generation

Alayna Rover and Hannah Boyer June 14, 2022

Those of us born in Generation Z — 1997-2012* — have faced a lifetime’s worth of problems in the few years we have been around. Despite facing many setbacks, we always find a way to persevere.  Our...

Spiderman, Riverdale, 10 Things I Hate About You, Euphoria, and 13 Reasons Why (clockwise from top left) are just some examples of teen media. The characters depicted in these shows and movies are vastly different, due in part to the various ways producers choose to portray teenagers. (Graphic by Yasmin Roach)

Media is Harming Teens

Yasmin Roach, Staff Editor June 10, 2022

A teenage girl walks into a dark room. She grabs a red solo cup filled with beer and joins dancers in the center of the room. The others at the party are drinking beer, too, some probably taking drugs. This...

Sophomore Joey Facchiano (center) says one of the best places to work are the Columbia Association Pools. (Photo courtesy of Joey Facchiano)

Students’ Insight on the Best Jobs in Columbia

Charlotte Fetters June 10, 2022

As teenagers near the age where they need to be at least somewhat financially independent, many start working in high school. But some are at a loss for where to work for their first job. We asked three...

I have virtual therapy sessions every other week. I log in and wait for my therapist to join.

I Started Therapy: Why Other Young People Should Too

Amy Batmunkh , Opinions Editor, Features Editor May 21, 2021

I nervously typed in my login information to the Telehealth website. Virtual or in-person, meeting with any doctor made my heart pound and my hands sweat. This time though, I wasn’t going in for a sore...

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