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Are the Oscars Irrelevant?

Cecilia Friess, Reporter

February 4, 2019

Filed under A & E

For years, I’ve eagerly watched the development of the annual Oscars award show. Is my favorite actress nominated? Who was snubbed? Have I seen (or even heard of) the Best Picture nominees? Who’s wearing who on the red carpet? And yet I’...

Laura Kelly Inauguration

Lillian Holmberg, Reporter

January 29, 2019

Filed under News, Photo Gallery

Troupe 210 at the Kansas Thespian Festival

Psalm Babiera, Reporter

January 15, 2019

Filed under Briefly, News, Trojan Profiles

  This past weekend, Topeka High’s Thespian Troupe 210 took home a Silver Honor Troupe status at the annual Kansas Thespian Festival. A state level event including over 2,000 theater students and 75 schools from all over th...

501 To Teach New Human Sexuality Curriculum

Lillian Holmberg, Reporter

January 12, 2019

Filed under Briefly, News

Misty Kruger, Director of Communications for Topeka Public Schools, sent an email to 501 parents on Thursday about a new human sexuality curriculum. "Topeka Public Schools has partnered with Let's Talk to provide a new human...

Incomprehensive Means Unprepared

Lillian Holmberg, Reporter

January 11, 2019

Filed under Opinion

As we sat on the floor of the north gymnasium, our teacher flashed a picture of someone with gonorrhea onto the projector screen. Half of the kids in the class responded with “ew” and “gross,” while the other half turned away...

The Post- Movie Review

Cecilia Friess, Reporter

March 5, 2018

Filed under A & E, Opinion

“The Post” (2017) chronicles the struggle of Washington Post reporters as they attempt to publish information about the Pentagon Papers, leaked classified documents pertaining to the Vietnam War. Set in the early ‘70...

SRO 2017 Photo Gallery

SRO 2017 Photo Gallery

November 19, 2017

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