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I Believe in Brown Eyes

In her first podcast, Rachel Jason (11th grade) delves into the effects of internalized caucasian beauty standards on POCs and a memory/book that influenced who she is today. You can listen to it on Anchor or Spotify: Anchor: https://anchor.fm/rachel-jason/episodes/I-believe-Podcast-emrp8b/a-a3u254i Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/episode/2opc5oGLKeqh9saKz1bI4b?si=nbwOf01ETbyuARQkiIaYzA

Chipotle Fundraiser to Occur on December 5th

Garnet Valley Girl Up! will be holding a fundraiser at Chipotle on December 5th from 5-9 PM. All of the proceeds will be donated to the United Nations Girl Up! Foundation. This foundation advocates for girls around the world, raises awareness on the various issues they face, and gathers funds to help them. We would

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Introducing Stem For a Good Cause

Interested in or struggling with STEM subjects? Then STEM For a Good Cause is for you! STEM For A Good Cause is an online tutoring program that educates students of all ages in math, chemistry, physics, and coding. One can receive free 30-minute, 1-on-1 virtual sessions with student tutors who possess a great amount of

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My Pleasure: A Story of Working as an Employee For Chick-Fil-A

By Benjamin Nguyen Chicken sandwiches, creamy milkshakes, red-shirted employees welcoming guests in with a smile and a kind greeting. This is Chick-Fil-A at its core (even though its fries are really good too)! Initially a mall outlet in Georgia and now a country-wide franchise, Chick-Fil-A is an enduring bastion of Southern hospitality in fast food

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Introducing Model UN!

By Katie Hutchinson Model UN, or Model United Nations, is a club that revolves around—you guessed it—United Nations. The purpose of the club is to simulate what a real Model UN conference or discussion would look like. Students take on the role of different countries and compete in committees in the UN such as NATO,

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Working During the Pandemic

By Kevin Genthert The pandemic has brought with it many changes in the daily “normal” everyone knew before March. As the viral infection swept across the country, people were affected in many different ways, including a record high in American unemployment. As people lost their jobs or got laid off, national attention was brought to

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“Second Chance Summer” Book Review

By Madison Carr Morgan Matson’s novel, Second Chance Summer, is an award-winning book that follows a young girl as she returns to her childhood vacation spot in the Poconos. Taylor Edwards, the protagonist, struggles with running away when things get particularly tough for her family. Her father is sick, so they decide to have one

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Why Did Some GVHS Students Stick With Virtual Learning?

By Madison Carr Garnet Valley has started a hybrid schedule, where half of the students attend school in-person every other day. However, some students have decided to stay fully virtual. Recently, I talked to three different students to gain some insight regarding why they didn’t go back to school. Why did you choose to stay

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Trick-or-Treating in a Pandemic

By Benjamin Slomich Every October 31st, we all go out with our friends dressed in costumes and go from door to door saying trick or treat, hoping to come across one of the houses that give out extra-large candy bars. But remember, it’s 2020—a very unpredictable year.  We all know that when you go out

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