Democracy in a Pandemic

By Alex Ganchiff, Staff Writer The 2020 election is likely to be the most consequential of our lifetimes, with tensions on both sides reaching record highs. What was already going to be a highly contested result has already had doubt cast on it by President Donald Trump, who dismisses the concept of mail-in voting as illegitimate and subject to fraud, although it is worth noting … Continue reading Democracy in a Pandemic

What One Dish Kitchen Recipe You Should Make Based On Your Zodiac

By Harper Robbins PNN Executive Producer Listen, we’ve been quarantining for a long time. So long, in fact, that my family has requested that I–self appointed PNN food network director–stop baking. Obviously, if I’m ever going to try to reach the level of success of the world’s best and most famous woman (Ina Garten), cutting myself off from the mommy food blogger world was simply … Continue reading What One Dish Kitchen Recipe You Should Make Based On Your Zodiac

Shakes and Fries and Take Out, Oh My!

While the food review team had the pleasure of enjoying these tasty take out treats before the quarantine, it doesn’t mean it’s too late to enjoy them from the comfort of your home! Every restaurant mentioned in this article offers contactless take out, as well as delivery right to your door! Portillo’s also has their famous drive-thru, but you should be cautious before following that … Continue reading Shakes and Fries and Take Out, Oh My!

The Issue with ‘Safe Spaces’ at Payton

By Malachi Asberry Columnist Two new seminars are being introduced for faculty and students at Payton for the second semester. The new spring 2020 additions are called “Interrogating White Privilege” and “Under-Represented Students @ Payton,” or “US @ Payton” for short. “Interrogating White Privilege” is an affinity space for students to examine or interrogate white privilege. This seminar will utilize the workbook “Me and White … Continue reading The Issue with ‘Safe Spaces’ at Payton

Tardy Policy: Never Too Late to Promote Equity

Editorial Tardiness is an issue that affects high schools around the country and is especially prevalent at Payton. In the past, administration has tried to implement policies to discourage students from arriving late to advisory and to class. This year thus far there has been no tardy policy, but with the recent appointment of Mrs. Joella Birch as Dean of Students, administration plans to take … Continue reading Tardy Policy: Never Too Late to Promote Equity

Is “The Rise of Skywalker” Worth the Hype?

By Matthew Zehner, Staff Writer The most recent Star Wars movie, “The Rise of Skywalker” has been a big hit in the box office, grossing over $1 Billion in only the first 28 days of being released. However, was the highly touted release really worth the hype?  There were many good and bad moments throughout the movie that kept you on the edge of your … Continue reading Is “The Rise of Skywalker” Worth the Hype?