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From the Catastrophe to the Contentedness

From the Catastrophe to the Contentedness

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

March 28, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles, Showcase

Disaster struck the small island nation of Haiti in early 2010. A magnitude 7.0 earthquake, followed by aftershocks and tsunamis, devastated the entire population. Less than a minute of trembling destroyed years worth of infrastructure and technological advancements. People were displaced from their ...

A Day In The Life: Family is Key

A Day In The Life: Family is Key

Ashlea Daniels, Profiles Assistant Editor

March 22, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Profiles

Arriving at the bowling alley, Kristal Hill ('18) is sure she's about to beat her family in this game. "Let your little brother win, Kristal," her parents tell her. "No, I want to win," she replies. As the game progresses, Hill can tell that despite her best efforts, she is going to lose to...

Voice Off: Students on Spring Break Plans

Voice Off: Students on Spring Break Plans

Mia McKell, Staff Writer

March 11, 2016


Filed under Around the School, In Depth

Spring break is this upcoming week, March 14-18. As students take a week of rest before finishing out the rest of the school year, staffer Mia McKell interviewed students about how they plan to spend their time. For seniors like Tanner Harden (’16), spring break isn't much of a break from the...

As Students Discover Art, They Discover Themselves

As Students Discover Art, They Discover Themselves

Mia McKell, Staff Writer

February 17, 2016


Filed under Around the School, In Depth, Showcase

Walk into an arts class at room 107, and the students painting, drawing, sculpting or crafting in one way or another don't all fit the same stereotype. For those who choose to take one of Robinson's visual art class, taught by teacher Mary Wilson, decision to choose this path can be due to a genuine...

A Slice of Life: The Real Humans of RHS

A Slice of Life: The Real Humans of RHS

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 14, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

Editor's Note: "A Slice of Life" is a new series started by In Depth Editor Kaitlyn Corwin. In a movie script style, RHStoday takes a glimpse into the life of the "humans" of Robinson High School. All script lines of the students are quotes taken from an interview with them. Have an idea for A Sli...

Flying High in Robinson’s Aerospace Program

Flying High in Robinson’s Aerospace Program

Kaitlyn Corwin, In Depth Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

Sitting in Aerospace teacher Jeff Kaloostian's class learning about some of the basic principles of aerospace, student Megan Binette ('17) is a little bit bored, but not for long. Since her first day in the class, Binette has felt an instant connection with aerospace. "Coming into Mr. K's class sophomore...

Can We Talk?

Can We Talk?

Ashlea Daniels, Profiles Assistant Editor

January 11, 2016


Filed under In Depth, Showcase

"We're talking." If heard in passing, this phrase is easily misinterpreted. Unlike the traditional use of the word talking- simply put, speaking- talking has taken a different form as a new shape of dating. Not quite dating, but not quite single, students label relationships as "talking" as a more casual...

Five Minutes with Heather Eastland Crews, Comic Book and Sci-Fi Guru

Five Minutes with Heather Eastland Crews, Comic Book and Sci-Fi Guru

Ashlea Daniels, Profiles Assistant Editor

November 13, 2015


Filed under In Depth

Q: What are your interests? A: I'm kind of a huge nerd so I'm really in to comic books and Sci-Fi series, like I'm trying to go through and watch all of the old Star Trek series. I actually go to conventions for stuff like that. Q: What conventions do you go to? A: MetroCon's here, I went to Shadow...

For NSPA Attendees, Disney is Magical

For NSPA Attendees, Disney is Magical

Isabel Hanewicz and Michelle Santacreu

November 13, 2015


Filed under In Depth

With 52.5 million visitors a year, an extra 6,100 bodies does not make a huge dent to Walt Disney World, located in Orlando, Fla. But to the students, advisers and other media professionals packing the Walt Disney Dolphin hotel Nov. 12-15, the location is like a cherry on top of their journalism pie. ...

Five Minutes with Mariah Wilson, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Five Minutes with Mariah Wilson, Special Effects Makeup Artist

Ashlea Daniels, Assistant Profiles Editor

November 12, 2015


Filed under In Depth, Profiles

Q: When did you start doing special effects makeup and what exactly do you do? A:I always liked it, I've been doing it since I was 8. In total, I make wigs, prosthetic appliances, I paint them, I apply them-oh yeah, I do hair coloring, I just put it in the category of wigs. Q:You do drag makeup as well, ...

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