Madelyn Esses

Madelyn Esses

Opinion: The importance of reducing meat consumption

Opinion: The importance of reducing meat consumption

What do you think produces more greenhouse gas: eating a McDonald’s burger or driving to a local McDonald’s from your home? The answer may surprise you: it is actually the burger. Did you know every time you enjoy a juicy steak or burger, you are not only harming the...

Young teens are getting the COVID-19 vaccine

Young teens are getting the COVID-19 vaccine

After over a year of quarantine due to the coronavirus, the vaccine has allowed for places to reopen and for people to go back to their jobs and school. The Moderna and Pfizer vaccines have been in use since December 2020 and the Johnson and Johnson vaccine was...

The COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine

The COVID-19 vaccine has provided a light at the end of a very dark tunnel. It has also provided hope that everything will soon begin to return to normal. Our world looks far different now than it did before the virus hit, and we wonder when we will be able to go back...

TikTokers breaking social distancing regulations

TikTokers breaking social distancing regulations

Many celebrities have been adhering to the quarantine guidelines and are staying safe at home, but there are some social media influencers who have not. Social media creators should act as role models. By being irresponsible and attending parties, they are giving the...

The revival of drive-in movies

The revival of drive-in movies

Pre-quarantine, one of the greatest joys was going to the movie theater with your friends and family. However, during the pandemic, people are deprived of the enjoyment that comes from viewing a movie in the theaters. Drive-in movies provide the opportunity for people...

Opinion: Why the Electoral College should be abolished

Opinion: Why the Electoral College should be abolished

The electoral college is not a fair system as it is not a clear representation of the voters. There are several cases in American history where the candidate for President of the United States wins the popular vote but does not win the election because of the...

Popular cake store Flour Shop opens in Beverly Hills

Popular cake store Flour Shop opens in Beverly Hills

If you have been on social media lately, it’s hard to miss seeing Flour Shop’s signature multi-layered rainbow explosion cake. Confetti sprinkles and candy burst out of the cake in a colorful avalanche when cut into reminiscent of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate...

Opinion: The buzz surrounding TikTok

Opinion: The buzz surrounding TikTok

If you are looking for something to take your mind off of this unsettling time in quarantine, TikTok is a popular way that you can distract yourself. Teens across the globe are obsessed with this app. TikTok is a free social media platform in which teens can express...

Vanity Fair opens an exclusive photo exhibit

Vanity Fair opens an exclusive photo exhibit

If you have ever wanted to see exclusive pictures of celebrities or wondered what goes on behind the scenes at the most coveted photo shoot for the Hollywood Issue of Vanity Fair, they are hosting an exhibit where you can do just that. 50 photographers have captured...