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Covid-19+School

A look into the school year of 2021.
Hannah Lee, Staff Reporter October 25, 2021

March 2020, a month  that turned the world upside down. Eighteen months later, Troy High is back to normal with precautions. Last year was very different because of the hybrid schooling system that was...

1-800-Please-Hold

1-800-Please-Hold

With a lack of feedback about the use of mental health resources and hotlines, the cycle of negative experiences continues.
Michelle Baik, Staff Reporter October 22, 2021

1-800-273-8255. The number on the back of all Troy High School’s student IDs. But what really lies behind this number? What it might be like to actually dial 1-800-273-8255-- the National Suicide Prevention...

Our District needs a plan

Our District needs a plan

Staff Editorial March 26, 2021

On Monday, March 15, the Troy School District's website was hacked and replaced with racist, homophobic and other offensive comments. And while Michigan state police and other district officials are trying...

The Holiday Season of Giving

The Holiday Season of Giving

Students talk about their preference of receiving gifts or cash for the holidays.
Lola Pinneo, Source Editor December 12, 2020

Whether it’s Hanukkah, Christmas, or Kwanzaa, or the many holidays during the winter season that involve giving and receiving gifts. The question then becomes, what kind of gift is best?   Senior...

Online vs. In-School Learning

The benefits of in-person learning
Madeline Hiser, Staff Reporter October 26, 2020

In March of 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic hit the United States, after many cases across the globe. As soon as the first few cases hit in Michigan schools began to shut down. Many students thought they would...

Online vs. In-School Learning

The benefits of online learning
Lola Pinneo, Source editor October 25, 2020

Personally, at this time I think that the best way for us to learn is virtual. One of the many reasons I say this is because I have an autoimmune disease (Type one diabetes), which makes my risk of getting...

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

Traveling Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

People share their experiences traveling by flight and taking extra precautions during the pandemic.
Praneetha Ankisettipalli, Staff Reporter October 24, 2020

It is safe to say that the airline industry was pretty much paused for about four months due to the coronavirus. But it couldn’t go on in that manner for much longer. As airlines reopen with increased...

“But You Don’t Look Sick”

“But You Don’t Look Sick”

The recent death of Chadwick Boseman sheds light on an ongoing issue: Invisible illnesses
Manny Al-Nsour, Web Editor October 22, 2020

If you looked at 8 year old me, on the outside you would see a happy, healthy and active typical young kid. You would look at me and never consider that I have any health problems. What you wouldn't see...

The official poster for “Mulan” (2020). PUBLIC DOMAIN.

Loyal, Brave, and True: Mulan (2020) Review

Staff Reporter Avril Yu reviews Mulan (2020), in comparison to the original Disney animated film.
Avril Yu, Staff Reporter October 1, 2020

Who is that girl I see? In a 2020 live-action remake of the beloved 1998 animated film, actress Liu Yifei stars as the titular Mulan. An energetic, adventurous young woman, Mulan lives in a small rural...

SAT Problems 

SAT Problems 

SATs cancelled due to COVID-19, but students shouldn’t be worried.
Ping-yu Hsu, Staff Writer June 4, 2020

Springtime is a very important time for many juniors, with students last minute studying for SATs and tomorrow’s tests in order to keep that 4.0 GPA.  However, this year due to the COVID-19 outbreak,...

Print Editor-in-Chief recounts what aspects of her life has made her into who she is.

Basking in the Light

Print Editor-in-Chief Kaitlyn Piggott recounts how she has grown to be the person she is today and how she finds the light
Kaitlyn Piggott, Print Editor-in-Chief May 11, 2020

I never kept an actual diary; looking back, I probably should have. Ever since I could remember, I had a difficult time expressing my emotions out loud, often quiet from all things truthful and meaningful....

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