• Louder, Brighter, Stronger

    Story and Photo by William Brent Inzana “It’s like where you really want to hurt yourself,” Rachel Dempsey said. Dempsey has an incurable disorder known as Misophonia. It’s a very rare condition where certain sounds can cause the person affected by it to react in different ways. “I developed it ...
  • "Suit Up" for Districts

    By: Sophia Vertido Photos courtesy of: Janhavi Kulkarni, Mae Chen, and Jake Kartz You have ten minutes on the clock. One problem. One presentation… and a handful of judges. “[They] might be the meanest people ever or just might smile and nod at you the whole time.” said DECA president ...
  • Don't Be Afraid of Intelligence

    Teachers don't want to make A's. They want to make human beings.  By: Evan Heiderscheidt Teaching is a difficult and stressful job and since most students don’t know if teachers are stressed or are having a difficult time, that can make it even harder on a teacher because of grading ...
  • Grandview Teachers Finding Their Zen

    By: Ashlyn Turbyfill Picture this: it’s 4:30 after school on a Thursday. Grandview seems to be nearly deserted besides some sports practicing in the gym and some thespians frantically preparing for the upcoming musical. But secretly, inside the dance studio, your favorite Grandview teachers, young and old, are shape-shifting across ...
  • Serve Those That Serve You

    By: Sami Stuart It’s November 11. Some students look at this date like any other day of the year. They stir at the sound of their blaring alarm, hazily open their eyes to snooze the alarm, then accidentally get up 20 minutes before they’re supposed to leave the house. Then, ...
  • Candy, Costumes, and the Cure for Cancer

    By: Sophia Vertido Photos Courtesy of: Lizzy Leung As Luke William’s cape flew beautifully in the wind, he felt a rush of exhilaration as he crossed the finish line and struggled to catch his breath. “It was tiring. It was painful. But it was fun,” said sophomore Williams, who dressed ...
  • Club Recommendation: The Heartfelt Community of National Art Honor Society

    By Iris Utroske Mention art in conversation with the average teenager, and you’re likely to conjure embarrassing memories of terrible clay statues sculpted as elementary school projects and mental images of quiet, awkward creative types whose talents are vaguely appreciable from a distance but not to be of any particular ...
  • Lucha por un Humano

    By: Josiel Loya Ontiveros Esta historia es la historia de un solo niño que pelea en una escuela en donde el lenguaje inglés es un mundo de tortura para su educación. -Could you spell your name?- yo le pregunté a Walter -¿Cómo?- Me preguntó Walter López con cara de confundido. ...
  • [Opinion] #BlackGirlMagic

    By: Rayne Ware  #blackgirlmagic Throughout history, black women have been through hell and back. Even then we were warriors, but were still treated like we were worthless. Today, black women have now seen and spoken up why they are beautiful, amazing, and brilliant. “Black girl magic is mainly a superpower ...
  • Time for Love

    By: Kate Kerner PDA is very common whether or not we think about it. Hugging in the hallway. Holding hands. Or even cuddling during lunch. But for many LGBT+  people, PDA isn’t accepted. So, Time for Love was organized by Grandview’s Gender Sexuality Alliance club (or GSA) to promote PDA--specifically ...