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Quan Hapa Review

Quan Hapa Review

Henry Loeb, PR Team

February 15, 2019


Filed under Opinion

In Cincinnati, we are fortunate to have a lot of great options when it comes to ethnic foods. This week I chose to eat at Quan Hapa with my friend who is a junior, Meredith Darrah, at a restaurant in Over the Rhine that serves Asian street food. It is not a huge restaurant and OTR tends to be busy so...

Bored? Try this

Bored? Try this

Hannah Lee, Copy Editor

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Bad weather gave SHS three cold days plus the weekend off of school. Having no school is fun at first, but soon it can feel like there is nothing left to do. You have reached your limit of binge-watching your favorite show on Netflix, and now you want to do something a little more fun and productive....

Offensiveness in Comedy

Offensiveness in Comedy

Josh Moore

February 14, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Comedy through its many rigorous and transformative years of evolution has permanently established itself as a part of our, and many other cultures. Not only has it been used as a way to entertain and arouse good feelings, but to subtly infect political and social awareness. But when does it occur that...

How to get a furry friend

How to get a furry friend

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

February 13, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This article is purely satirical and not meant to be interpreted literally. Read at your own risk. Do you want a dog? Have you been pressuring your parents for months, or even years? Follow this simple guide to ensure you have a dog in the next week. The first step to getting a dog is to show your par...

Krueger’s Tavern Review

Krueger’s Tavern Review

Henry Loeb, PR Team

February 12, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week I chose to have lunch at another great restaurant in Over the Rhine: Krueger’s Tavern. Krueger’s Tavern serves burgers and salads. Upon first entering the restaurant, it looks small but once you go deeper in, you find a staircase that brings you to a bigger dining room and a rooftop...

What Really Happened

What Really Happened

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

February 7, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Books are an escape. They are an opportunity to submerge into a story, forgetting reality and instead plunging headfirst into fantasy, leaving worries and woes behind. They are a way to forget the world and everything in it. However, this new book, “Parkland Speaks: Survivors from Marjory Stoneman Dou...

I tried a mindfulness app for one week

I tried a mindfulness app for one week

Allison McElroy, PR Team

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Like most high school students, my life can be stressful sometimes. I have heard for a long time that mindfulness is beneficial for reducing stress, and while I have a little experience doing mindfulness through yoga, I had never tried it on my own.   I decided to try mindfulness for a week and ...

‘Spider-man: Into Spider Verse’ review

‘Spider-man: Into Spider Verse’ review

Jack Wolfe, PR Team

February 6, 2019


Filed under Opinion

Spider-man is an iconic character that is remembered with the likes of Gatsby, Darth Vader, James Bond, Sherlock Holmes, etc. When handling characters of such iconic stature, it can be a daunting task to try to tell an interesting and fresh story with these classic characters. In spite of this, “Spider-man: Into the Sp...

‘Fyre’ review

‘Fyre’ review

Megan Soellner, Copy Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Imagine paying $12,000, expecting a VIP package for a music festival, but when you get there, it is the total opposite. Imagine the horror when the luxurious villas that you expected turned out to be tents used during hurricanes issued by FEMA. The Documentary "Fyre" is an extremely compelling piece of work...

What your clothes say about you

What your clothes say about you

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Picture this. It’s Sunday night. A new week is upon us and if you are anything like me, this means it is time to outfit plan. Eyeing your closet, tops are artfully selected while you hunt for your favorite pair of jeans. With a killer outfit planned, you are officially ready to conquer Monday. Ho...

Kinneret Grill Review

Kinneret Grill Review

Henry Loeb, PR Team

February 4, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

This week we chose to eat dinner at Kinneret Grill, a Mediterranean restaurant located in Deer Park near their High School. Kinneret Grill is a kosher middle eastern restaurant. They are open six days a week being closed on Saturday for the Jewish Sabbath. This is certainly not a great option for you i...

Fashion Psychology piques interest

Fashion Psychology piques interest

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

January 31, 2019


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Growing up, adults would jokingly ask “What do you want to be when you grow up?” Like any child, I chose basic, commonly-known careers like a dentist. Now fast forward a couple years, with the future looming ahead, some quick research revealed a whole other world. Jobs in psychology and fash...

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