Bio-Med Students Travel To Europe!

by Avery Miller, staff writer MAY 2022 — When most people travel to Europe, they picture stone villages, grand architecture, and beautiful scenery. Five students from Bio-Med Science Academy experienced the real thing with Education First (EF), a company that provides experiential learning programs through international travel, March 26 through April 4.  Ms. Laura Sass, the STEM…

From Sinks to Assault: Are TikTok Trends Affecting Students?

by Aiden Hills, staff writer NOVEMBER 2021 –  Recently, schools have seen a significant increase in behavioral issues caused by social media trends. The social media app TikTok has been the main app to find and start these trends. TikTok has more than 1 billion users, and studies by Statista and wallaroommedia show that 25-32 percent of those users are ages of 10-19. More than 285,000…

Tainted Turkey

by Alexandra Levy, staff writer NOVEMBER 2021 – This year, many activists are boycotting Thanksgiving celebrations due to claims of cultural insensitivity. Thanksgiving is known to be a holiday of cultural significance in America, centered around food and family. Schools offer extended time off for students and encourage them to spend time with their families. However,…

Bio-Med Senior Gains Experience in Theater

by Randall Hatfield, staff writer NOVEMBER 2021 –  One important aspect of theatrical productions is designing costumes for the production, a task that senior Katherine Huntley tackles every day at her internship. Her work with costume design has led her to discover new ways to present the actors on stage. Huntley interns at the Weathervane Playhouse in Akron, Ohio. The…

The Battle of Banned Books

by Alexandra Levy, staff writer October 2021 – Banned Book Week helps students and readers to defy the censorship of literature; during the designated week, organizations promote books that have been prohibited by numerous institutions. Banned Book Week was Sept. 26 through Oct. 2 2021. The week was created by Library Activist Judith Krug to…

Akron ArtWalk: Art on Display

by Randall Hatfield, staff writer OCTOBER 2021 – The afternoon of September 10th was a busy day for the Summit artspace. Multiple artists making chalk works were lined up on the sidewalk, as an audience watched them work under the Artspace’s large, colorful entrance. It was time for the Artspace’s most recent Artwalk, titled “Chalk Fest.” The building…