I will never forget one small statement made to me sophomore year, as I sat on the floor of North Gym getting my hair braided by a graduating senior.
She said, “You won’t leave high school with the same people you went into it with.”
Black Panther has been characterized as revolutionary by a variety of major media outlets for its success as the first black superhero movie. That suddenly black children have an example of a hero they can be. I argue both those statements are unethical and absolutely wrong. Continue reading Race is Where the Line is Crossed with Black Panther
The N-Word has been one of the most controversial terms of our time, so imagine if it was the name of a professional sports team. That would never happen? Think the N-Word is the single most offensive term in the English dictionary? Allow me to introduce you to the R-Word. Continue reading Everyone Knows the N-Word, but What About the R-Word?
ELHS is part of new wave of high schools adopting Esports as a school program Sana Gupta For many East Lyme High School students, going to sports practices or games after school is part of their daily routines. However, up until now, the school has lacked an activity or group where others can experience the thrill and support that comes with the competition of being on a team. For this reason, ELHS is home to an Esports team, as of this school year. “Esports are competitive video games like League of Legends and Overwatch; usually (though not always) they are … Continue reading East Lyme Sprints into Esports
For the past two years, I’ve been absolutely infatuated with a baseball player known as Shohei Ohtani. Before he had even played a single MLB game, … Continue reading Welcome to the Shoh
From a young age, I loved reading and exploring new worlds to emerge myself into. Pillows and blankets were thrown into a corner, I nestled in, and cracked into a new universe. From demolishing 500 page books within a day, to missing math assignments because I was too busy reading, I was extremely passionate about learning, interpreting, and experiencing new adventures from the books I so abundantly loved. Continue reading “Short Stories to Read”