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County officials and community members worked quickly to remove the painted images, but pictures of the graffiti continued to circulate on social media platforms in the following days.
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“Are we in danger?”: Community members reflect after antisemitism hits close to home
By Dani Klein and Meredith Lee December 5, 2022

In the early hours of the morning on Monday, Nov. 14, the Montgomery County Police received reports of antisemitic vandalism on a wall along the Bethesda Trolley Trail above I-270. The graffiti depicted hanging figures next to the words, “No Mercy for Jews.” Next to these images, “1488,” a reference to the Great Replacement theory, and the words “Heil Hitler,” accompanied three swastikas and white supremacist symbols. This defacement marks the second instance of antisemitic vandalism...

Members of the Hershey production crew, intern Tuana Allen and man-of-the-moment Bob Bedard watch the sequence filmed during eighth period on Thursday. The clip shows Bedard standing still in the main hallway as the traffic rushes behind him as if they are apparitions.
Bob to hit the big screen
By Sophie Leung-Lieu, McCallum High School • November 22, 2022
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders sitting in a chair during the 2021 presidential inauguration was a cultural reset, according to Wired – one of millions of memes the Internet has produced since its inception.
A memes to an end
By Lillian Wang, Monta Vista High School • November 16, 2022
There are currently more than 14,000 incarcerated girls in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Justice.
Juvenile (in)justice: girls in the system
By Gabrielle Shore, Carlmont High School • November 15, 2022
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Scanners accompanied by designated computers have been installed in classrooms for students to use to check into class.
New attendance scanners have mixed results
By Vedant Desikamani and Ylin Zhu • December 8, 2022
Two tents block the sidewalk on NW Everett. In the coming months, tents and encampments will be removed from sidewalks in accordance with new city council resolutions.
Mayor Wheeler’s new houseless camping ban causes controversy
By Mary Carney, Lincoln High School - OR • December 8, 2022
Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience the world around them in various ways, and that there is no right way of thinking. On average, about 15% of the U.S. population is neurodiverse.
The weight a word holds: Neurodiversity's modern meaning in our community
By Vika Gautham, The Harker Upper School • December 8, 2022
FOCUS: According to the American Library Association, more books are being banned, challenged or removed from classrooms and libraries across the country than in previous years. The reasons vary but often involve mention of sex or violence.
Simple changes, or sign of the times?
By Tali Liebenthal, Shalhevet High School • December 8, 2022
Richter and Uehara are among the many teachers working second jobs in order to make ends meet in a city where the cost of living is always increasing and in a career that in notorious for having low pay.
Overworked from overtime
By Alice Scott, McCallum High School • December 8, 2022
Joshua Katz responds to a comment that a student makes during his lecture.
Education students express concerns about teachers' working conditions
By Richard Pereira, Florida Atlantic University • December 7, 2022
Eight of the younger Commons kids celebrate Juneteenth together. (Photo courtesy of Dr.  Roosevelt Noble)
Growing up on Commons
By Elise Harris, Vanderbilt University • December 5, 2022
Students march around Hearn Plaza at an Aug. 28, 2021 protest concerning sexual violence.
'We have work to do:' Campus Climate Survey data released
By Christa Dutton, Breanna Laws, and Connor McNeely November 28, 2022
Vanderbilts Student Access Office, as photographed on Oct. 2, 2022. (Hustler Multimedia/Narenkumar Thirmiya)
‘Dehumanizing’: Students allege challenges with mobility rides
By Jacob Stoebner, Vanderbilt University • November 23, 2022
Women who play video games become a target for verbal attacks.
The Virtual Glass Ceiling
By Melody Cui and Kathryn Foo December 8, 2022
Susan Allred’s piece, Range, inspired by older English literature, is a young woman’s muddy skirt. The mud represents how women would exercise their rights and showcases how beautiful and difficult the process can be.
Stark Gallery: an art gallery for education, not profit
By Charley Fisher, Xavier College Preparatory Academy - AZ • December 8, 2022
 Senior Molly Morneweck (right) stands on the set of Growing Pains, the movie in which she plays the part of a teenage girl named Zoe Christopoulos.
Molly Morneweck: Not your average summer job
By Penelope Biddle, Wayland High School • December 8, 2022
The hateful rhetoric running rampant in the US is severely damaging to the LGBTQ+ community.
The Club Q shooting: A testament to the dangerous side effects of the anti-gay agenda
By Theo Franssen, Edina High School • December 6, 2022
The English department discusses the curriculum with Pecola from The Bluest Eye in the background.
Dear English department
By Jade Harris, Harvard-Westlake School • December 5, 2022
With suicide in the top three leading causes of death amongst teenagers, it’s alarming that we are so used to hearing these words that we don’t notice them anymore. These jokes trivialize suicidal thoughts and imply that this problem is commonplace, normal and even insignificant.
Editorial: Insensitive jokes harm environment
By Editorial Board, The Harker Upper School • December 5, 2022
Meet MHS: Stella Goltzman
By Cassie Sun, Marquette High School • December 7, 2022
Video: Sphar faces everyday battles through cerebral palsy
Video: Sphar faces everyday battles through cerebral palsy
By Ella Stillings, Emma Stillings, and Noah Byer • December 2, 2022
Bonjour to French culture
By Carley Bailey and Nathan Buroker • November 18, 2022
MISSING BOOKS. New laws and policies may soon see books vanishing from shelves at schools across the state of Tennessee.
TN should keep hands off school library books
By Editorial Staff, John Sevier Middle School • December 2, 2022
DMS school nurse Terry Burdine saw a lot of cases of the flu in the weeks leading up to Thanksgiving Break.
DMS address flu
By Lillian Thomason, DUNCAN MIDDLE SCHOOL • November 30, 2022
“If you’re a fighter or you’re a survivor, it’s still always with you. It’s like a scar that cancer left me with. It left me with hope that I could change the world. -Avah C.
AvahStrong
By Sienna S., Sienna G., and Alice L. • November 16, 2022
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On June 23, 2022, Title IX, a landmark legislation for womens rights.
TITLE IX: Title Written, Story Unfinished
By Hana Barber, St. Mary's Episcopal School • December 7, 2022
Junior Mylia Perez  commits to Stanford University to play softball.
Junior Mylia Perez commits to Stanford for softball
By Ella Shen, Dougherty Valley High School • December 7, 2022