Author Archives: sarahpatterson03

Warriors Finally Showing Signs of Collapse

  Image courtsey  of The Mercury News. This image shows DeMarcus Cousins having just fell during the same. Written by Griffen Powers   The NBA Conference Finals have arrived, and all eyes are on the defending champion Golden State Warriors, with nearly every NBA fan feverishly anticipating their unlikely downfall. Since former MVP Kevin Durant’s infamous move in the summer of

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Dating in the D

    Image courtesy of Getty Images. This image represents the beauty of the Detroit city and great memories that can be created within. Written by Mrs. Donley’s Human Sexuality Class Dequindre Cut – Dequindre Cut is a walking trail with separate lanes for bicycles and pedestrians in Detroit that connects Eastern Market and the East Riverfront. Mark Ridley’s Comedy Castle

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The Days are at SXSW Seminars

Written by Cece Cousins Image captured by Cece Cousins   The city of Austin, Texas boomed with the excitement and involvement from another successful South by Southwest Conference. The 32nd annual event has come and gone, with high participation from people all over the world. The 10 day long conference explores the film, music, and interactive industries and allows participants to

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Congresswoman Haley Stevens Inaugurated in Seaholm, Her Hometown School

Image is courtesy of Ispita K. Written by Ipsita K.   On the 27th of January, Michigan’s newest district 11 representative, Haley Stevens, was sworn in at her alma mater’s auditorium.   Stevens was elected to her position as representative in the November midterm elections, defeating Republican Lena Epstein by winning 52% of the vote.   Stevens notes that she originally ran for

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It’s a Doggone Cute Show

The photo is courtesy of Claire Kowalec. Written by Sophie Lajnef   On February 3rd, 2019, Birmingham Youth Assistance hosted the 38th Annual Kids Dog Show at Berkshire Middle School.   Ann Nazareth Manning has been chairing this event for four years and has been responsible for many duties related to the preparation of the event.    “[I handle] All the advanced promotion, releases

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Extracurricular-Inflating: Epidemic highlights student lack of integrity

Written By: Claire Kowalec Applying to college is a stressful task. In the Birmingham area, a vast majority of high school graduates attend college immediately upon their completion of high school, as is the culture in our school district and among most of our families. Many of these students will apply to prestigious schools—including but not limited to the University of

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Seaholm Responds to Racism, Overt and Casual

  Image courtesy of Ipista K Written by Sophie Lajnef Recent events surrounding racist Instagram posts shared by an unknown student are alluding to a greater, underlying problem at Seaholm: how our lack of diversity results in insensitivity towards other cultures and races. On Monday, December 10, a Seaholm student was impersonated through a fake social media account, posting a

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Pervasive Polarization Spares None, Seaholm Included

Image courtesy of Wellcome Images December 21, 2018 The Editorial Board Racist, derogatory, abysmal and stereotyping language appeared on an Instagram story from an account construed as a Seaholm sophomore on Tuesday, December 11. They contained no images, but for most, the words were harsh enough. An individual behind the posts, who is likely a Seaholm student, wrote statements advocating

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Be Humble. Be Brave. Be the Foggy Forest: Seaholm’s Vaping Rate is Unwaveringly High Despite Curtailing Actions

After More Than a Year of Increased Efforts to Curtail Vaping, Seaholm Vapes Above National Rates Graphic by Valarie Sheer Friday, December 21, 2018 Written by Asher Leukhardt and Sarah Patterson  Since 2017, a sharp increase in vape usage by American teenagers prompted government agencies, news organizations, school administrators and parents to focus immensely on the prolific trend of teen

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