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Fia Cooper

Fia Cooper, Staff Photographer

Fia is a sophomore at La Salle. In addition to being a student ambassador, she is on the dance and swim teams. On the weekends, she enjoys taking photos, hanging out with her friends, and being in nature.

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The American flag should be flown with pride, but the Confederate flag should be seen for what it is: a racist symbol.

The Confederate Flag Is a Racist Symbol. Let’s Not Pretend It's Anything Different.

March 3, 2021

The American flag should be flown with pride, but the Confederate flag should be seen for what it is: a racist symbol.

Students gathered in the gym for a welcome assembly, a series of different games, and to meet La Salle’s Sparrow Wesley.

Freshmen Come Together for a Class Retreat

March 3, 2021

On March 3, freshmen gathered on campus to participate in a class retreat. They were split into groups based on hybrid cohorts to participate at different times in order to maintain COVID-19 guidelines.  “The...

As we begin to return to  “normal life,” it is our responsibility to do things safely. Disregarding guidelines about COVID-19 — inside and outside of La Salle — is an abuse of privilege, and promotes an unsafe environment that forces people to stay isolated.

Wear Your Mask, Maintain a Six-Foot Distance, and Continue Taking This Pandemic Seriously

March 3, 2021

As we begin to return to “normal life,” it is our responsibility to do things safely. Disregarding guidelines about COVID-19 — inside and outside of La Salle — is an abuse of privilege, and promotes...

“[My religion] definitely shaped who I am as a person and definitely shaped my moral codes and what I stand for and what I believe in,” junior Santiago Nolasco-Galicia said.

Student of the Week: Santiago Nolasco-Galicia

March 3, 2021

“[My religion] definitely shaped who I am as a person and definitely shaped my moral codes and what I stand for and what I believe in,” junior Santiago Nolasco-Galicia said.

Taylor Swift's first album dropped in 2006, when she was just 16 years old. 15 years later, let's take a look at the history of her music career.

Taylor Swift’s Music Career at a Glance

February 17, 2021

Taylor Swift's first album dropped in 2006, when she was just 16 years old. 15 years later, let's take a look at the history of her music career.

Despite not being able to tour any colleges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, senior Theo Desta is continuing with her plans to study psychology and mental health in college. “I just think it’s important to learn about our mental health and prioritize that, and I really want to help others with it,

Student of the Week: Theo Desta

February 10, 2021

Despite not being able to tour any colleges this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, senior Theo Desta is continuing with her plans to study psychology and mental health in college. “I just think it’s...

While in the gym, students were required to maintain six feet of space.

As Second Semester Kicks Off, Sophomores Visit Campus for Orientation

February 3, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, sophomores participating in the new hybrid learning model gathered in the gym for a mandatory orientation to cover guidelines for in-person instruction. Updates included arrows that...

With the help of Design Thinking teacher Ms. Carie Coleman, the Black Student Union is creating pins and posters to celebrate Black History Month.

Through Celebrating Black Excellence, Appreciating Diversity, and Practicing Empathy, BSU Leads School in Commemorating Black History Month

February 3, 2021

With the help of Design Thinking teacher Ms. Carie Coleman, the Black Student Union is creating pins and posters to celebrate Black History Month.

“I like being in the Unidos club, just because it’s really fun,” Calvillo-Ruelas said. “We get to talk a lot more on the meetings, just like if we were family or something.”

Student of the Week: Natalie Calvillo-Ruelas

February 3, 2021

“I like being in the Unidos club, just because it’s really fun,” Calvillo-Ruelas said. “We get to talk a lot more on the meetings, just like if we were family or something.”

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