The Clarion

Conspicuous Consumption

Conspicuous Consumption

Zainib Al-Jayashi, Co-Editor-in-Chief May 4, 2022

As the Earth begins to burn to its end due to the ongoing climate crisis, voices around the world have been insisting on taking action before it is too late. Although some steps have been...

Elise Anderson modeling her hand-made crochet bucket hat.

Embody Apparel

Carmin Sims, Staff Writer May 4, 2022

As the focus on sustainable clothing continues to grow, there have been more people who want to contribute to saving the environment. Some have decided to visit nearby thrift stores, and others have decided...

Test Anxiety: High-stakes tests and poor coping skills push some students over the edge

Test Anxiety: High-stakes tests and poor coping skills push some students over the edge

Amiah Robinson, Staff Writer April 5, 2022

Many students suffer from some level of performance anxiety through their years, but the most common performance anxiety is called test anxiety.  Test anxiety is a feeling someone might have in a situation...

Tragic Beauty

Tragic Beauty

Maren Steinke, Staff Writer April 1, 2022

Euphoria, Grey’s Anatomy, 13 Reasons Why. These popular shows all have something in common; characters struggling with mental health issues. In the past decade, people have become more accepting of people...

Tik Tok Made Me Do It

Tik Tok Made Me Do It

Georgia Wood, Staff Writer March 31, 2022

In 1518 in Strasbourg, France, a woman named Frau Troffea began to dance uncontrollably. There wasn’t any music, but she continued to dance for almost an entire week without stopping. After a month,...

Public Policy & Politics

Public Policy & Politics

Araya Schroder, Staff Writer March 30, 2022

Since 2020, our economy, our society and our lives have been interrupted by COVID-19. For years now, the world has been battling this virus and taking precautions to avoid testing positive. Today, the...

I still remember asking my high school guidance teacher to take a second year of algebra instead of a fifth year of Latin. Shye looked down her nose at me and sneered, ‘What lady would take mathematics instead of Latin?’ 

- Nancy Grace Roman, “Mother of the Hubble Telescope”

Women in STEM: The fight to reverse underrepresentation and stereotypes in STEM fields

Chloe Fitzgibbon, Co-Editor-In-Chief March 28, 2022

Society has come a long way since women were expected to stay in the home to cook, clean and care for children. Now, women have made huge leaps towards gender equality in the workforce, yet the effects...

Graphic by: Zainib Al-Jayashi

The art of saying goodbye

Nicole Tinius, Editor-in-Chief March 25, 2022

The average American student goes to school roughly 2,350 days between their first day of kindergarten and the final day of twelfth grade. Within those days are memories that shape each student to become...

Cover created by:  Zainib Al-Jayashi

Easy Way Out

Nicole Tinius and Zainib Al-Jayashi March 24, 2022

LETTER FROM THE EDITOR Hello Readers! As students and staff enter the final quarter of the 2021-2022 school year, the taste of summer and freedom is prevalent in our lives. The stressors of the pandemic,...

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March 2022 Issue