Celia Hack

Celia Hack

Celia Hack is currently the online editor of her high school newspaper, the Shawnee Mission East Harbinger. She will be a senior at Shawnee Mission East, where she participates in the International Baccalaureate program, runs cross country and spends a lot of time writing.
Participating in Past, Present and Prevention

Participating in Past, Present and Prevention

Junior Laura Martasin has heard "Jew" jokes since she was in the second grade. She’s been asked if a gold necklace she used to wear was a pot of gold because she was Jewish. She’s heard Holocaust jokes on the bus, and she’s still attempting to ignore a "Heil Hitler"...

A city divided

A city divided

There is a certain beauty in the symmetry of suburbia. I personally saw it as a child growing up in Fairway, Kan., maybe around 9 years old. I would ride my bike under the crystal green leaves of the oak trees that lined my street precisely, two in each lawn. I...

Seniors continue friendship through bowling

Seniors continue friendship through bowling

Reporting from Prairie Village, Kan. Shawnee Mission East seniors Brena Levy and Sydney Stancer started off their bowling career as freshman a bit clumsily. Levy bowled her first two weeks on the team with the wrong fingers – instead of her ring and middle finger in...

My message: Strengthen the Freedom of Information Act

My message: Strengthen the Freedom of Information Act

Dear Future President, As a student journalist, I would like to ensure that the strength of the Freedom of Information Act – which allows for the release of federal documents – and the attempt President Obama has made at a “transparent administration” be continued. In...