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Sing it loud: West choir shows off their talent at Singer’s Choice

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Triya Gudipati, News Editor/Deadline Tracker
Pronouns: she/her Grade: 11 Years on staff: 3 What is your favorite piece of literature? "The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue" Who is your hero? Taylor Swift (JK, probably AOC). If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? Krispy Kreme Donuts.
Elizabeth Franklin, Editor-in-Chief
Pronouns: she/her Grade: 12 Years on staff: 4 What is your favorite piece of literature?"Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry" is such a classic piece of literature that can still resonate with many people in the U.S. today. Cassie, the book’s protagonist was and is still refreshing to me: she’s a child, so the way that racism and discrimination impact her made it easy for me, also a child at the time, to understand some of the bigotry and prejudice that many of my ancestors faced, especially living in the South. Cassie’s a little spitfire, sure, but she’s also just a child, and at the end of the day, she embodies what America’s intrinsic racism can do to childish innocence like hers. Who is your hero? My hero is Ida B. Wells. She was an excellent journalist and was always dedicated to finding the truth, no matter the obstacles — and as a Black woman reporting in the South, she had a lot of obstacles. Although my journalistic career isn’t as nearly as dangerous as hers was, her work has paved the way for numerous other Black writers and journalists in the field, and it reminds me to always keep digging, even when the subjects are obscure or controversial in today’s overall political climate. If you could only eat one thing for the rest of your life, what would it be? I'm not going to lie, I could probably shovel down buckets of those Welch's fruit snacks.
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    Emily EarlyMar 13, 2024 at 12:06 pm

    amazing photo gallery, guys!! stunning photos & captions 🙂

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