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“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

“Moxie”: An Empowering Take On Feminism

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant March 15, 2021

*Slight Spoiler Warning*   Trigger Warning: Mentions of Rape and Sexual Assault   Just in time for Women’s History Month, Netflix has released a movie called “Moxie,” which...

Students Face Pressure To Choose Their Careers Before Graduation

Students Face Pressure To Choose Their Careers Before Graduation

Savanna Crawford, Editorial Assistant March 8, 2021

“What do you want to be when you grow up?” seems to be a question that students have been asked since they graduated kindergarten, but now as high schoolers, the question has become a much more pressing...

Casper discussed her struggles with identity in the Black community.

The Weight of the N-Word: A BSU Trill Talk

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief February 26, 2021

On February 18, the Black Student Union held an in-depth trill talk about the N-word and its history. Panelists Chavito Allen, Frida Almaguer, Mary Casper, Cam Hyde, and Evan Nied, along with host Jada...

Students Speak on Finally Returning to In-Person School

Students Speak on Finally Returning to In-Person School

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer February 11, 2021

As we tread through the unknown of the pandemic, another variable of uncertainty is being added to many teachers’ and students’ agendas: returning to in-person school. On February 23, it is planned...

Black Student Union Hosts a Natural Hair Trill Talk

Black Student Union Hosts a Natural Hair Trill Talk

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

In this day and age, it is celebrated that black people all over the world are feeling empowered by their natural hair. It hasn’t always been like this, though. The Black Student Union at Kempsville...

“Bridgerton”: An Embarrassment to Period Pieces

“Bridgerton”: An Embarrassment to Period Pieces

Janelle Camba, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

*Spoiler Warning*   Trigger Warning: Mentions of Rape and Sexual Assault   In this day and age, many entertainment networks have produced period pieces meant to whisk viewers off...

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Dear Lack of Motivation

Poppy, Advice Columnist January 22, 2021

Dear Poppy,   This year school has been severely hard for me. Online school has been a hassle and I procrastinate so much. I currently have 10 missing assignments. I don't get anything done...

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Goodbye 2020, Hello 2021!

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer January 20, 2021

2020 did not end how anyone planned, with the school year starting off virtually and new challenges that never seem to stop emerging. Contrary to the dismal state of affairs from the past few months of...

“The Prom”: A Musical That Teaches Acceptance

Emilia Aviles, Staff Writer January 15, 2021

For some, “The Prom,” a Netflix film, is a relatable musical comedy, and for others, it is a must-see due to the director’s past musical hit,“Glee.”   The focus of this movie is on...

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In

Black Student Union Hosts Leadership Lock-In

Savanna Crawford, Staff Writer January 13, 2021

During these unprecedented times, some students have forgotten what it means to be a leader. However, the Black Student Union believes that good leadership is more important now than ever. In order to...

Blunt favored the class rank system.

Students Weigh in on Class Ranking System

Sara Riley Kight, Staff Writer January 11, 2021

Beginning with the class of 2022, Kempsville’s current juniors, Virginia Beach City Public Schools will be doing away with the traditional high school class ranking system. Instead, the school system...

Mounce teaches English at Kempsville High School.

Students Advocate to Keep Asynchronous Mondays

Janelle Camba, Editor in Chief January 8, 2021

As a result of virtual learning, schools have made Monday classes asynchronous, allowing students to work independently. Though the pandemic is far from over, many debate whether or not to keep asynchronous...

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