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Fashion for the fatigued

A student models purple pants, a groutfit and dressing like an evergreen tree.

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

December 17, 2019

“I’m so fancy,” said no sleep-deprived person ever. Dressing up takes motivation, time and energy, unfamiliar concepts to the procrastinators among us. However, now that we have learned how to deal with those issues, act the part, ace our classes, use our minds to their full potential and continue our indivi...

The myths of sleep deprivation among generation z(zzz)

A student accidentally falls asleep on her book in class. She got two hours of sleep the previous night. “I always fall asleep in my classes and miss out on information, so then I have to stay up the next night trying to figure out how to do the homework,” she said. “This cycle makes everything so hard, but I refuse to sleep at night because hashtag sleep is for the weak.”

Fatema Rehmani, Awards Coordinator

October 30, 2019

Sleep is for the weak: the junior year mantra. Rise and grind, get ‘er done, do good things with your time—not because you care—solely to put on your applications. This is the time to make yourself look good on paper. Actual character development comes later in life. Burn bridges, burn yourself out...

Best ways to avoid summer homework

Senior Emma Caplinger studies a to-do list of summer assignments at the Town and Country Crossing Starbucks. Students have the entire summer to complete their homework, although most wait until the end of summer break.

Emma Caplinger, Arts and Entertainment Editor

August 1, 2019

Every year I promise myself I’ll start my summer homework earlier than the week before it is due, and every year, I disappoint myself. To all my past English teachers, I’m so sorry for the rushed essays I’ve turned in every August. However, my horrific record of reading an entire book in one d...

The search is over: restroom reviews

The search is over: restroom reviews

Maddie Cooke, Peyton Gaskill, and Andrew Li

October 9, 2018

27 total bathrooms 1st Floor Outside the Cafeteria Music Hallway Theater Science Hallway Locker Rooms 2nd Floor North Gym Main Entrance Nurses Office Math Wing Business/FACS hallway 3rd Floor Art Hallway English/Foreign Language Social Studies ...

The search is over: water fountains ranked

The search is over: water fountains ranked

Andrew Li and Peyton Gaskill

May 2, 2018

3rd Floor Art Hallway Thickness: 7 Consistency: 4 Pressure: 8 Aesthetic: 6 Taste: 7 Temperature: 8 Cleanliness: 8 Convenience: 6 Ease of use: 7 Bonus Features: 5 (double fountain) Total: 66/100 Tucked in a light-traffic, but relevant hallway, this double fountain has strong press...

Video: ASMR – Teacher Edition

Video: ASMR - Teacher Edition

Maddie Cooke and Hannah Hoffmann

February 7, 2018

*This work of the Pathfinder Broken Compass is entirely satirical. According to a survey conducted by the Broken Compass, 12 out of 4 students (some people took the survey multiple times) admitted to having extreme stress and anxiety due to the pressures of school. The Broken Compass values the s...

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