Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Many corporations are corrupting a sustainable future by deceiving consumers into thinking they are saving the environment.

The truth behind greenwashing

By Ella Chan February 6, 2023

One of the first things I do today when buying an item is look at its packaging to see if it's “clean” or eco-friendly, with extra points if it’s made from recycled materials. When customers buy...

Francesca Pastizzo and French teacher Ms. Ronsheimer gather in the dance room on the first Monday of the month to have a quick, relaxing yoga session.

A mental stretch

By Helen Tam February 6, 2023

School can seem overwhelming, especially around now, with course selection, ap tests approaching and more, many students have a lot on their plate. But members of the yoga club know there is a place for...

“Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet” rides off the success of the series’ other entries for profit, yet is the most unpolished game yet.

‘Pokemon: Scarlet and Violet’ reaps what it does not sow

By Faith Watters February 6, 2023

Pokemon: a name that is associated with friendship, nostalgia and far too many electric mice. Throughout its almost thirty years of existence, it has grown a substantial following with an estimated revenue...

The K-pop industry needs to stop allowing idols to completely lip sync their sets but instead sing on top of the track or without it to show their full potential as singers.

Kolumn: Lip syncing needs to stop

By Seoyoung Hwang February 1, 2023

There have been several controversies with lip syncing in the K-pop industry. Recently, girl group IVE was criticized for lip syncing to IU’s “Strawberry Moon” while sitting down. I was disappointed...

Through playing against other top teams in the league, Wickham improves her ball control.

A new chapter in girls soccer

By Anushruti Nagarajan January 30, 2023

Being a first time varsity player can be intimidating, sophomore Carlie Breiner said, but Breiner, freshman Selene Bruyere and junior Annika Wickham know how to dribble through the obstacles of adapting...

Tangerines symbolize prosperity and happiness and are a popular fruit during Chinese New Year.

Entering the year of the rabbit

By Brian Ling January 30, 2023

All around the world, people are getting ready to celebrate the Lunar New Year, commonly known as Chinese New Year. Many fill the streets with red lanterns, wear red clothes and paste upside-down fu (福) ...

Heaton has brought about much change to social science at HHS.

Christy Heaton leaves a lasting impact on government and economics at HHS

By Parth Dhaulakhandi January 20, 2023

With a summer job turning into a long-lasting career, AP government and economics teacher Christy Heaton said her journey to finding her teaching passion has been one of great self-discovery.  “When...

The team practices a variety of drills to improve their performance in future games.

Leveling up with newcomers

By Christine Kim, Lia Klebanov, and Hope Saena January 19, 2023

The gym is filled with an exciting, sweaty atmosphere. Varsity girls basketball players are clapping for one another as they have just finished practicing free throws before the big game. High fives and...

It is vital for HHS to support seniors during the stressful college application season.

A never-ending application

By Lia Klebanov January 19, 2023

As a generation of procrastinators, we are often told how many of our problems can become stress-free if we are proactive. Normally, I would not disagree, but when it comes to college applications,...

Haldar said reading became a passion of hers once she saw it as more than an assignment.

A limitless story

By Faith Watters January 17, 2023

A young girl sits in the library, little fingers turning each page as her eyes struggle to keep up. The only sounds are the crisp pages sliding neatly into each other and the calming hum of the air conditioning....

Netflixs adaptation of the School for Good and Evil brushes over several major plot points, leaving it feeling shallow.

‘The School for Good and Evil’ is a beautiful mess

By Faith Watters January 17, 2023

Directed by Paul Feig, “The School for Good and Evil” was released by Netflix on Oct. 13. As I was a huge fan of the original trilogy when I was younger, I was pumped up when I saw the news that it...

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