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Playing Through the Pain

By Charlotte Hoppen “Any athlete who exhibits signs, symptoms or behaviors consistent with a concussion (such as loss of consciousness, headache, dizziness, confusion, or balance problems) shall be immediately removed from the contest and shall not return to play until cleared by an appropriate health care professional,” the Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) states. This is part of the

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Syria Follow Up

Syrians have been leaving their homes and families to avoid death in their home country for years. As recently covered in the media, the war in Syria has caused citizens to flee their home country and try to find another home elsewhere. Seaholm junior Leen Sharba used to live in Syria. She moved to the United States when she was

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A letter from the Highlander

The Highlander has received and fully recognizes the complaints regarding the April 1 satirical page’s controversial nature. The Highlander would like to reiterate that the page titled ‘THE LOWFLYER’ was strictly satirical.  The content was not meant to offend, but rather satirize lack of communication concerning certain events. The Highlander did try to reach out to administration on the subject

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Seaholm shadows Oak Park

by Emma Lietz Seaholm’s Diversity Club is hosting an all-day field trip on Friday, March 6th to visit Oak Park High School. “The purpose is to get out of the Birmingham bubble,” activity sponsor Scott Craig said. “A lot of students grew up in Birmingham, with a lot of people like themselves. They haven’t been exposed to people of other

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Boys basketball loses to cross-town rival

by John Dolan The boys’ varsity basketball team took on Groves on senior night, on Friday, February 27, in a losing effort by a score of 41-36. The atmosphere was electric, with hundreds of students from both Seaholm and Groves coming out to support their respective teams. Seaholm and Groves students united for a good cause. All students wore blue

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How to: study for winter finals

by Emily Abbott No matter what grade you’re in, second trimester finals always seem to be the worst. With no promise of vacation looming after the tests, and with below freezing temperatures outside, the motivation to study is low. But whether you’re a first time freshman, a sophomore with a premature case of senioritis, or an upperclassman sick of these

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