Articles by Megan Vliestra

  • The effect of the ideal body

    What it makes students feel Across the nation, people look in the mirror, and what they see is not what they want. Instead of an...

  • Pirates of Penzance hooks audiences

    The curtain opens up to reveal a cast of pirates: 11 sisters, 13 cops and a general, dressed in handmade costumes, smiling proudly before taking...

  • Walking can wait

    We have all had those days where we are running just a little bit late and want to avoid getting marked tardy at our first...

  • Student vs Teacher

    Jennifer Lockwood, Science teacher, vs Sarah Babij, Senior   Name the largest freshwater lake in the world. Lockwood: Lake Michigan Babij: Lake Superior Lake Superior Looks like...

  • Five things about Alana Bond

    Five things about Alana Bond, English teacher She was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York but she has little to no New York accent....

  • Panthers dance the night away

    The house lights dim and a blue light shines on a couple standing in the middle of the gym. Music pumps through the speakers as...

  • Take an early start

    High school is hard. College is harder. How do I know this? I am doing both at the same time. Once junior year started, I...

  • Will we survive a disaster?

    This week, a shooter released round after round of bullets into a crowd of people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas, turning...

  • Think before you post

    Imagine receiving an acceptance letter to Harvard, one of the most prestigious colleges in the world. All of your hard work, the hours of studying...

  • New Season, New Coaches

    Bump, set, kill! The crowd goes wild: the teammates rush together, jumping and yelling, the parents start screaming, the coaches give each other hugs and...