• Archives,  Class of 2020,  Senior Feature

    Aren’t You Forgetting Something?

    By: Madison Bouton (Staff Reporter/Photographer) With senior year coming to a close and final college decisions being made, it’s time to consider what to bring. This busy end to the school year might cause confusion when packing and students might forget items. Liberty Streeter, a Nease High School graduate from the class of 2019, gave us helpful tips for seniors. When asked what was helpful and what was unnecessary, Liberty stated “the storage units under my bed were the most helpful, I use it to organize all sorts of things from clothes to dishes; however, the clothes drying rack I purchased was never used so I returned it.” She was…

  • Class of 2020,  Front Page,  Senior Feature

    Do You Remember…?

    By: Mia Sarmiento (Layout Editor) Looking back at your freshman year of high school can be a little blurry for some seniors. We don’t expect you to remember everything you learned from your classes or who said what four years ago. It was four years ago!  But do you remember that one song everyone would freeze to? How about that time virtual monsters were hiding around the real world? I’ve put together some lists ranking the top songs, news stories, memes, and shows from 2016-2017. These ranks are based on our senior’s opinions on what was most important to them or what brings the most nostalgia from freshman year. Four…

  • Archives,  Class of 2020,  Senior Feature

    Fending Off the Freshman 15

    Fending Off the Freshman 15 By Nicole Scarbrough (Publisher) College is a groundbreaking and incredible opportunity for students across the world. Alongside the opportunity to advance their education, students are exposed to a diverse cultural environment. However, while there are inevitably many perks in attending a college, university, or trade school, stress typically is served alongside rigorous academics. According to medicalnewstoday.com, stress is “a feeling that people have when they are overloaded and struggling to cope with demands.” Whether a freshman concerned about their first midterm or a is senior trying to ensure that they graduate on time, stress is experienced by all college students at some point throughout their…

  • Archives,  Class of 2020,  Senior Feature

    Conserving Cash in College

    By: Maria Ribot (Editor-in-Chief of The Vertical) You did it! You are weeks away from walking across that stage and receiving the diploma that you’ve worked for 4 years to obtain. Soon you will go off into society as an individual accomplishing incredible things and making a difference in the world. But, wait a minute, have you ever wondered how you will spend your money as you become more financially responsible? As college debt is becoming more of a concern in today’s economy, it is not a bad idea to formulate a budget and plan ahead to provide for a life of high financial literacy and low debt by the…

  • Archives,  Class of 2020,  Senior Spotlight,  Stories

    The Future of Our Panthers

    With high school coming to an end, we are starting to look at where our next step is going to be. Let’s look at where some of our seniors plan to start the next part of their life. Maya Albold                                 “I’m going to Yale to major in political science, but I’m hoping to major in political affairs in my sophomore year and I would like to use it to work in foreign policy and diplomacy because I think it’s important to go beyond just your country’s issues and look at more of a global…

  • News

    Updates on COVID-19

    By: Max Grzymkowski (Assistant Web Editor-in-Chief) The recent outbreak of COVID-19, a contagious strain of coronavirus, has brought a plethora of reactions from health officials, politicians, and United States civilians regarding the significance of the situation, and with recent cancellations of sport events and the confirmed diagnosis of public figures, the panic revolving around the potentially devastating disease is reaching its peak. (Cover Photo: CNN)