Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

REPRESENTATION IS VITAL: We need people who share the same backgrounds as we do to represent us as one collective community.

The Political Arena: Chasing dreams

By Macy Li November 4, 2021

As a young girl, I spent hours scrutinizing my features, which strayed far from the “American” standard of blonde hair and blue eyes. I had always noticed an apparent lack of representation in virtually...

Meet The Girls Golf Team

Meet The Girls Golf Team

By Christine Kim, Lindsey Steel, and Macy Li October 10, 2021

Click the image to Meet The Girls Golf Team

CROSS COUNTRY CONDITIONING: A cross country team member prepares for the fall sports season,

Fall sports season kicks off

By Aiko Charon, Macy Li, Brevin Reed, and Harshitha Vijayakumar September 17, 2021

The fall sports season kicked off in early August, with athletes returning after a year of shortened athletic seasons and restrictions due to the pandemic. Unlike last year, masks will not be required...

The deeper messages embedded in the plot kept me glued to the show, episode after episode.

‘Firefly Lane’ weaves powerful messages into plot

By Macy Li March 20, 2021

Filled to the brim with stunning cinematography and sparkling costumes, the new Netflix TV show “Firefly Lane” captivated my attention from the moment I began watching. At first glance, “Firefly...



By Madhavi Karthik and Lia Klebanov March 16, 2021

Students alleviate struggles during pandemic through art, self-care During the pandemic, many have struggled with their mental health and with learning how to cope with new challenges. According to the...

A Year With COVID-19

A Year With COVID-19

Click here to see the full story! One year ago today, HHS students received an email stating that schools were going to be closed for the next three weeks. Thoughts of having an unexpected...

The decision pro-Trump rioters made to breach the building was a horrifying attack on American democracy.

Political polarization deepens in wake of U.S. Capitol breach

By Macy Li January 21, 2021

Chaos erupted during the certification of the 2020 presidential election, as pro-Trump rioters stormed the U.S. Capitol in protest, breaching the building. The political polarization in the country, largely...

The two Homecoming royalty winners, Hasith Basnayake and Hannah McGoran, were announced shortly after the Winter Rally on Dec. 9.

ASB adopts gender-neutral Homecoming court

By Macy Li December 15, 2020

This Homecoming, ASB made the decision to alter a longstanding tradition by adopting a gender-neutral court and removing the “King and Queen” winning titles, senior and ASB vice president Tam-Dan Nguyen...

The vast majority of students were invested in this year’s race, and they held divided opinions on the results.

Election reveals divided student opinions

By Macy Li November 20, 2020

The country waited restlessly for five days, as the votes of the American people were counted in all 50 states. The vast majority of students were invested in this year’s race, and they hold divided...

The next Supreme Court Justice will hold the power to significantly influence the entire country and make decisions affecting all women, including young girls who are still in school.

The flawed nomination of Amy Coney Barrett

By Macy Li November 4, 2020

The death of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sparked a battle between political parties over President Trump’s rushed nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court.  For the millions of women...

TikTok is known for its whirlwind of viral challenges, trending dances and humorous comedy skits.

Wildly popular TikTok app faces potential ban

By Macy Li August 19, 2020

Over the past few years, teens from all across the world have fallen in love with TikTok, an app that has redefined internet culture and social interaction among Generation Z.  TikTok is known for...

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