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Black Lives Matter raises national awareness of racial inequality

Black Lives Matter raises national awareness of racial inequality

Denzel Pierre

October 26, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Twitter. Ferguson. Instagram. Chicago. Facebook. Washington D.C. It’s everywhere. Black Lives Matter, an omnipresent organization dedicated to solving anti-black racism in the U.S., was founded in 2013 after the acquittal of George Zimmerman for the murder of Trayvon Martin, a black teenager in...

Theory of Knowledge teacher vacancy causes issues

Theory of Knowledge teacher vacancy causes issues

Juliana Lechner

October 26, 2016


Filed under News, r&b Magazine

With the sudden and unexpected departure of the Theory of Knowledge teacher Ashlee Palmer, the IB faculty scrambled to make sure all 98 seniors are prepared to succeed in the class. TOK is a course taken by IB students the second semester of their junior year and the first of their senior year. Passing...

Student sits during the pledge in silent protest

Student sits during the pledge in silent protest

Jorge Garcia

October 26, 2016


Filed under Humans of HHS, Life, r&b Magazine

In the morning, students file into class, prepared for lessons, tests and classwork. They wait for the intercom’s habitual command: “Please stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.” Students across campus rise and recite the words of the pledge with their hands on their heart. But junior Kambra McDaniel...

Adultology: Employment Edition

Adultology: Employment Edition

Sarvika Bommakanti, Denzel Pierre, and Vishwa Shah

March 29, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Find a job Ask people you know. Friends, family members, teachers and other people you know are the best resources for finding a job. Attend professional events. Professional events can include charities and events hosted by professional organizations. Make sure to speak with many people and to take...

Adopting an Identity

Adopting an Identity

Bianca Cegatte

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Her long, black hair hits right below her hip, accentuating her golden brown skin. Dark eyes peer through almond-shaped lids and sparkle when she laughs. She’s too short to reach the top shelf, but stern enough that she won’t be overlooked. Although she doesn’t look like it, junior Rachel Ni...

Stop the stereotypes

Stop the stereotypes

February 22, 2016


Filed under Editorials, Opinion, r&b Magazine

A Spanish-speaking boy who “must be Mexican,” two Asian girls — one Chinese, one Vietnamese — who “look like sisters” and a Haitian boy who “doesn’t act black.” They hear these comments every day, but that doesn’t make it less infuriating. These assumptions are called “microaggressions”...

Break the code

Alex Morrison, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

When thinking of a coding group, a specific image may come to mind. A room filled with the clattering of keyboards and the occasional argument over a stubborn string of code. This is exactly the environment that one enters when visiting a typical meeting at the Computer Technology Club. Simply called...

Best Buddies

Best Buddies

Shreya Patel, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

  If you ask junior Cameron Fishback about her youngest brother, she’ll most likely tell you about Paul Sylvestre. Sylvestre, however, is not technically related to her, although he’s sure to claim otherwise while in her company. Five years ago, the Fishback family met Sylvestre, an o...

Dissolving differences

Dissolving differences

Monisha Pillai, Editor

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

Can’t fit in a bubble

Can’t fit in a bubble

Vishwa Shah, Staff

February 22, 2016


Filed under Life, r&b Magazine

You walk into a dentist’s office, and the receptionist hands you some basic paperwork to fill out. Name, date of birth, address, gender ... and then you come across race/ethnicity. For most people, this is another mundane question, answered with yet another check. Some people, however, are faced wit...

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