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Column: What’s the cookie’s Crumbl?

Corina Karr and Mia DeNunzio
February 14, 2023



The first week of Feb. featured one of the best Crumbl Cookie lineups we’ve ever tried. Crumbl Cookies, a Utah cookie shop turned national franchise, offers a robust cookie selection, which changes every week. From Oreo to Key Lime Pie, there was no apparent pattern in this week's line up, but the variety of flavors added to its brilliance.

Column: Highlighting heritage months through Marin businesses

Jasmin Desruisseau and Dylan Carson
February 8, 2023

Disclaimer: While Heritage Months are effective in celebrating unique cultures within our society, it is important to note that cultural traditions are constantly occurring, not only during heritage months. This column is an opportunity to highlight specific businesses in Marin County depending on the Heritage Month at the time of publishing. For each heritage month,...

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A feature on a teacher: Tes Howell

Allison Bredow and Kyra Featherstone
February 7, 2023

Have you ever thought about what your high school teachers did before constructing seating charts and grading papers? Current AP Language and Composition and Economics teacher Tes Howell was a translator, German teacher, and teen magazine editor before becoming a teacher at Archie Williams.

Tes Howell grew up with no expectation...

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Is gossip a healthy vice?

February 1, 2023

We all gossip. It’s a basic human vice: sharing information, speculating about friends and family, and expressing concern about peers makes us feel connected to each other. The average person gossips for 52 minutes a day, and studies show that, surprisingly, much of the time we spend gossiping is practicing a common social skill, and can even be a uniting force in...

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Don’t drive high

Peer Resorce
February 1, 2023

Don’t drive high. While some may assume this statement is obvious, driving while impaired by cannabis has become increasingly normalized in our Archie Williams student community. We acknowledge that many students at Archie Williams choose to explore cannabis use. But let’s make this clear: cannabis and driving must stay separated.

Column: What’s the cookie’s Crumbl?

Corina Karr and Mia DeNunzio
December 5, 2022

‘Tis the season for holiday cookies. Crumbl Cookies, a Utah cookie shop turned national franchise offers a menu which rotates weekly. The week of 11/28 embraced winter with its festive flavors.


 

Gingerbread Cake: With a spiced dough and cream cheese frosting, the Gingerbread Cake cookie replicates the

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Mind Editorial: Don’t believe the hype.

Pitch Staff
May 24, 2022

In 2017, New York Times writer Benoit Denizet-Lewis wrote an article about an overachieving teenager, Jake, and his fear of academic failure. Jake personifies thousands of teenagers across the country whose lives orbit around the...

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Marin’s fitness ideals perpetuate improper nutrition habits

March 10, 2022

With a surplus of gyms, accessibility to healthy foods, and hiking trails all around, Marin County’s culture undeniably revolves around health and fitness. In pursuit of Marin’s normalized “fitness ideal,” many teenagers lack proper awareness and training to live a healthy lifestyle, leading to detrimental habits.

According...

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Daylight Savings: a blessing or a curse?

Isabella Nash, Junior Copy Editor
March 10, 2022

For over a century, the U.S. has inconsistently used Daylight Savings Time (DST) to save fuel and electricity. It has now become so normalized that we rarely think twice about how DST affects us before changing our clocks. However, this practice has become outdated and is now causing more consequences than the benefits it aims to create. 

Tall Girl 2 falls short of a mental-health focused coming-of-age film

Corina Karr, Cub Web Editor-In-Chief
March 2, 2022

Tall Girl 2, the sequel to the cringe-filled Tall Girl, was released three days prior to Valentine’s Day; despite its proximity to the day of love, the film’s failed attempt at a relatable coming-of-age...

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Trend-following TikTok users contribute to unsustainable “fast fashion” industry

January 26, 2022

TikTok, in its height of internet popularity, is known for its influential style trends. However, these fashion trends are constantly changing, making it impossible to keep up without purchasing from cheap clothing sites. Instead of funneling money into unethical, environmentally-damaging “fast fashion” companies, trend-following TikTok users should construct their...

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Australia: Hold Djokovic accountable

Henry Pratt, Reporter
January 12, 2022

On Jan. 10, the decision to cancel tennis star Novak Djokovic’s visa, amid concerns about his vaccination status ahead of the 2022 Australian Open, was deemed “unreasonable” by an Australian judge. This ruling, in direct defiance of Australia’s immigration policy requiring all travelers to be ...

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