Arts and Entertainment

Column: A hobby for you to try: window art paint

Column: A hobby for you to try: window art paint

At the initial onset of the pandemic, people had no option but to stay indoors or at their homes. Many people found hobbies that truly interested them, and out of which I was one. I tried a variety of new things, from cooking to diamond art painting. I decided that...

Reflecting on one year of distance learning

Reflecting on one year of distance learning

Daniel Pearl Magnet High School senior Amelia Sanchez’s routine used to consist of getting coffee with her friends each morning before school started. The school bus dropped her off at around 7:15 a.m., then she met her friends in front of the school and they walked...

In the time of online learning, is home really home?

In the time of online learning, is home really home?

Home has changed from a place into the only place we have come to know, where the idea of work and rest blend together. The nuance of home is no longer only a place to unravel, unwind, and rest, but rather a place that has been taken hostage by the busyness of work...

Column: Letter to 2020

Column: Letter to 2020

Dear 2020, I hope you know you sucked — really, truly sucked.  You allowed Earth to burn while we watched helplessly. You almost brought World War III to nations across the world. You allowed so many of the role models we loved to die, leaving us saddened and...

Opinion: Get hooked on crochet

Opinion: Get hooked on crochet

For those of you bored in isolation, there’s still one more hobby you can try: crochet! Crochet is the craft of using crochet hooks and yarn to stitch together patterns. Although it may seem similar to knitting, it’s much easier since crochet only requires one hook...

Games for quarantine: ‘Sid Meier’s Civilization VI’

Games for quarantine: ‘Sid Meier’s Civilization VI’

With everyone cooped up in their home with not much to do, boredom has become a major problem for teenagers during the COVID-19 pandemic. Luckily for video gamers such as myself, COVID has provided a very thin silver lining: free time to invest in our favorite games....