Ask Angel – My Not So Secret Crush

There is a girl that I’ve started to talk to more often in class. I used to have a crush on her and I’ve stopped but recently I’ve been using any excuse to have any sort of conversation with her. Talking to her is the highlight of my day. I really like getting to know her and I love making her laugh-especially because she’s kind of shy. Yesterday I overheard her say something about me to her friends. I’m not exactly sure what it was, but she laughed and I think it’s bad. What if she thinks I like her again? I mean I don’t even know if she likes to talk to me or if I’m just some annoying dude in her class that she’s forced to tolerate. Advice?

– worried
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Tone Indicators

By Remington Ross

Have you ever been texting someone and couldn’t understand if the message they sent was serious or meant to be a joke? Well, there’s a solution: tone indicators. Tone indicators are mainly used by neurodivergent people who have difficulty understanding tone, but they’re becoming more widespread by the day. 

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Vaping is Not Cool

   Disclaimer – I’m going to remain anonymous to protect my well-being, especially since I’m not graduating any time soon. Also, despite this being an opinion piece, I don’t intend to slander anyone in particular, but rather use this opportunity to share some valuable information on this harmful, and potentially deadly practice. 

         “Vaping is not cool,” is written in bold, black letters on a colourful sign situated above the empty space separating the boys’ and girls’ washrooms on the first floor near the main entrance. Why am I starting off this piece with a heavy emphasis on this sign, do you ask? Well, dear reader, one of the most ironic parts of this school, that I’ve personally noticed, is having a sign that speaks nothing but the truth in front of washrooms filled with high schoolers who disappointingly choose to deny it. I’m not referring to everyone who uses the downstairs, and even upstairs washrooms, only the people who deliberately attempt to ruin their health in secret, as a result of peer pressure and the will to be “cool.” 

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Celebrating Girls Everywhere

By: Bianca Carelli Did you know 9/10 girls want to change something about their physical appearance? What about the fact that 6 in 10 girls do not participate in doing something they love because they lack body confidence? When we are all so unique, why do we want to change things about our outer selves? Being exposed to sexualized, photoshopped images of girls, creates false … Continue reading Celebrating Girls Everywhere