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Raise, Run, Eliminate

BY ELLIE KAPCAR The Sunday morning spring sun rises over Kusel stadium, slowly warming the turf and pavement.  It is 7:30AM, and volunteers with sweatshirts and cold noses gather to help set up tables and cart water bottles and bagels to the twenty-yard-line. It’s April 23rd—race day—and Mariemont’s Key Club is ready to help save […]

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Testing a Chipotle Conspiracy Theory

BY ELLIE KAPCAR So my sister has a conspiracy theory. When she orders Chipotle on the app, she typically names her burrito “Derek” because she believes they’ll pack it with more food than under her name, “Abbie.” Is there any truth to this? After a tiresome investigation, I’m retiring from my short-lived career of testing […]

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All My Teachers Ballin’; All My Teachers Athletic

BY OWEN DINGLE AND JACOB GUNNER Spring Break is just around the corner, and students are working their hardest to get their beach bods ready. But, even though the student body is looking toned and lean, what are the teachers doing to stay buff? Some teachers don’t have time to make it to a gym or go on […]

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Reminiscing on Junior High Romance

BY COURTNEY DUNNING Junior high is weird. No matter if you excelled in Mrs. Jordan’s Language Arts class or got picked first in gym class, everyone experiences the awkward, hormonal horror of the middle grades. Although junior high is filled with cringe-worthy moments, the most humorous are often the numerous and short-lived relationships among 13 […]

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