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Gelila Tadele, the leader of the Black Student Union, said that Black History Month is vital because “it really showcases the strength of the Black community in America and what we can accomplish.”

Embracing Success, Consistency, and Representation: The Importance of Black History Month

Kayah Cieslak, Assistant Editor February 21, 2024

“Black Excellence” was the phrase emphasized at this year’s Black History Month assembly, where it was highlighted as a concept to keep at the forefront of our minds for the rest of the month and...

This years Harvard Model Congress group got matching sweatshirts, which many wore to school on Friday, Feb. 16.

Back to Boston: La Salle Attends Harvard Model Congress for First Time Since Pandemic

Josephine Robinson, Editor in Chief February 21, 2024

For the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic, 21 students from La Salle, along with social studies teacher Mr. Alex Lanaghan and Vice Principal of Academics Ms. Kathleen Coughran, have the opportunity...

Guided by a love for writing that emerged at a young age, Eli Saslow knew early on in his career that he wanted to write about people. Now, his work reporting on some of the most divisive issues in the country has appeared on the front pages of the nation’s most prestigious publications.

Two-Time Pulitzer Prize Winner Eli Saslow Visits La Salle

Seychelle Marks-Bienen, Editor February 14, 2024

At 12:05 p.m. on Friday, Feb. 9, the computer lab was buzzing with energy. Around 40 journalism students were crammed into the room, holding notebooks and pens and chatting as they waited for the bell...

With the words “remember that you are dust, and to dust, you shall return,” the La Salle community marked the beginning of Lent.

La Salle Marks the Beginning of Lent With Ash Wednesday Mass

John Pham and Eli Batcheller February 14, 2024

The Lenten season arrived at La Salle with an Ash Wednesday Mass on Feb. 14, starting the 40 days of fasting and reflection for Catholics worldwide. Blessed by Fr. Paul Ybarra from Holy Redeemer Catholic...

Father and son, junior Vance and C.S. Sheffield, both spoke at the assembly to share their experiences.

Photo Story: La Salle Holds Assembly in Celebration of Black History Month

Clara Hudson, Editor February 14, 2024

On Friday, Feb. 9, the school gathered in the gym for an assembly commemorating Black History Month. Juniors Trey Williams and Vance Sheffield both spoke, along with Shefflield’s father, Children’s...

Video Feature: Ice, Snow, and an Unusual Finals Week

Harper Coleman and Tab Obuchowski February 8, 2024

Because of a winter storm, on Jan. 12, students were let out of school on an early release schedule and did not return to the building for another ten days. Final exams were pushed back several days, dramatically...

In an effort to go green throughout the school, the cafeteria staff has already made strides by composting and recycling within the kitchen.

Looking to the Future, Cafeteria Staff Hopes To Create Greener La Salle

Josephine Robinson, Editor in Chief February 7, 2024

Environmental justice has always been a passion for head chef Ms. Megan Gable, and as she transitions over to the position of Food Services Manager, she believes it is time to start the process to make...

Pacific Seafood workers smile for the picture as the shrimp boils.

For the Community and by the Community: La Salle Holds 27th Annual Steak and Seafood Event

Audrey Waters, Assistant Editor January 31, 2024

On Saturday, Jan. 27, La Salle's volunteer-run Steak and Seafood event returned for its 27th year. With the success of the past 26 events — including $80,000 being raised from last year — the Steak...

Sophomore Danica Glazier’s illustration is a parody of Norman Rockwell’s triple self-portrait, with the reflection of an android in the mirror and the inaccurate drawings of hands representing AI art tools.

At the Push of a Button: Students and Teacher Reflect on How AI Has Changed Art and the Artistic Community

Finn Christensen-McElroy, Staff Reporter January 24, 2024

What does it mean to be creative? What qualifies as artistic intellectual property? Why is art important? What does the creation of art add to the lives of artists and the rest of the world?  And how...

An alumni forum on highly-selective colleges and universities was held on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m., focusing on sharing the “wisdom and experience” of alumni — currently attending colleges such as Northwestern, Rice, and the Air Force Academy — with current students.

“A Goldmine of Wisdom”: Alumni Forum Shares Advice for College Applications and How To Maximize Opportunities in High School

Finn Christensen-McElroy, Staff Reporter January 10, 2024

An alumni forum on highly-selective colleges and universities was held on Jan. 3 at 7 p.m. in the La Salle Hamersly Library. The event, according to La Salle President Mr. John Huelskamp, endeavored...

The kitchen staff starts their morning early, arriving to school at around 5:30 a.m.

Mealtime Preparations: A Morning With the Kitchen Staff

Josephine Robinson, Editor in Chief January 10, 2024

Long before students and staff of La Salle show up for the school day  — and most likely before many of us have even woken up — members of the kitchen staff are here preparing for the break and...

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