Picture drawn by junior Maya Ousachi. Quarantine has not only been a protection from the COVID-19 virus but also from those who don’t accept the LGBTQ+ community and for those who have not yet come out as LGBTQ. Read exclusive interviews with those who came out during the pandemic, the reactions they experienced, and the inspiration they both gained and gave to those they told.
The Be Bad With Me Hoodie retails for $40 on shop-bad.com Flores was bored with the recent styles he saw on the racks at PacSun and Urban Outfitters. He realized that he could make better clothes than the ones he saw on the market today. “They were bland and everybody else had them, and the ones with designs didn’t spark my interest. I prefer to be unique with the clothing I wear, and customizing my own clothes really allowed me to embrace my particular style. One day I start
by Mackenzie Beem Liv Marsico, known by her stage name, phem, is best known for her collaborative work with artists like Machine Gun Kelly and iann dior. She has an alternative pop sound and a neon grunge aesthetic. What drew me into her music is her incredibly blunt and relatable lyricism. Her song "Sorry Mama" with Machine Gun Kelly which discusses coming to terms with your sexuality was the first of hers I had heard, and it immediately drew me in. Her lyrics usually revolv
Myrkia Maguire video by Myrkia Maguire A post-production glimpse into behind the scenes of hair and makeup for the horror film shot in Detroit, We Need to Do Something with director, Sean O’Grady, speaking first, and makeup artist, Anna Haduck, speaking second. The film stars Sierra McCormick, Vinessa Shaw, Pat Healy, Lisette Alexis, and John James Cronin. Shot in the middle of a pandemic, the fashion and beauty in We Need to Do Something are not what they “seam”.
Business teacher Andre White thought he was going to die, and many of his close friends and family prayed, also worried he would die. He didn't eat anything for over three weeks. “I had to keep fighting. I went from 210 pounds down to 178. I couldn't move. I just stayed there, my body so weak and tired. I had a fever, and I couldn't eat. I couldn't breathe. It was just one of the worst feelings I've ever felt in my life. I wish that upon no one. I didn't know if I was going
Photo by White Water Photography with copyright permission We paddle straight into Pillow Rock as our guide shouts commands on September 19. The goal of this rapid was to not get sucked under by Pillow Rock’s hydraulic. Our raft came to the top of a huge drop. There it was, the infamous Pillow Rock. Nearly all rafters who navigate the New River--which flows through North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia-- know about this ominous rock. We came over the top of the rapids a
By Caden Meyers, Roni Blank, and Ben Bolton Photo by Roni Blank Return to face-to-face learning leads to cracks in our community. Juniors here lined up at the school doors, waiting to enter and take the PSAT on October 14. While the teachers urged students to keep adequate distance from each other, the recommended 6 feet of social distance was not always met. Cases rising. Teachers considering resignation or family medical leave. Parents worrying about the emotional toll on