Grace Papish

Grace Papish

Grace Papish is currently a senior at Calabasas High School, where she participates in theater, sings in an a cappella group, and makes obscure 30 Rock references. She is also an opinion editor for her school newspaper, the Calabasas Courier.
Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Recently, Calabasas High School students have been exposed to the dangers of violence around campus. First, the Los Angeles Unified School District closed down all 900 schools in its district due to an anonymous bomb threat. The day after, CHS went on lockdown due to...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Fans should be wary of Harper Lee’s new book

On Feb. 3, Harper Lee, the beloved author of the American classic “To Kill A Mockingbird,” made a shocking statement. To the surprise of her fans and the general public, the 88-year-old author announced the rediscovery and release of her second novel, “Go Set A...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Old soul

Ever since I was little, I have been described as an “old soul.” For example, I have always had a deep connection with senior citizens. I can reminisce about President Truman’s approval rating for hours, and I love a good bowl of soup. At night you can find me...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Review: Blu Jam Café gives a great boost to community

Recently, the Calabasas community received a delicious boost to its dwindling brunch scene. Serving curious connoisseurs and hungry families alike, Blu Jam Café has ushered in a new era of bacon, eggs and french toast. Known for its all-day breakfast menu, Blu Jam is...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

Review: Ebaes is a southern Californian hotspot

The blinding brightness of a typical March day in southern California contrasts with Ebaes’ glossy, dark wooden exterior, giving the hotspot an ominous appearance. Fortunately, a welcoming chalkboard saying “Come on in, we’re open!” in bright colors makes the...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

“Hello, Gorgeous!” The road to Funny Girl

I can see it now. I’m in college, and some of my theater friends and I are sharing stories about our high school glory days. Jerome with the fake hipster glasses just told us all about his trials and tribulations doing musical theater at an all-boys-school. (He played...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

“Hello, Gorgeous!” The Road to Funny Girl

Well, here we are. Two weeks left until “Funny Girl” opens, and my anxiety is intensifying. I lay awake at night, thinking, “What could I have done better?” Could I have analyzed my script, cover to cover? Probably. Could I have perfected my Yiddish accent? Not...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

The Smoothwall system restricts Calabasas High students

Time and time again, Calabasas High students are faced with the inconvenience of having an innocent Google search blocked by the infringing Smoothwall system. Smoothwall, a web-filter program embedded into the school’s Internet, has been implemeneted to protect...

Opinion: students desensitized to gun violence

“Hello, Gorgeous!” The Road to Funny Girl

On Sunday, Jan.11, a blood-curdling scream shook the suburban town of Calabasas. Fortunately, this was not the scream of an ax-murder victim - it was the scream of a girl whose dream just came true. After a week of strenuous auditions, multiple callbacks and anxiously...