Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Looking back: The absence of pressures, expectations and responsibilities I enjoyed during childhood are things I miss as a high schooler.

The High Flyer: Childhood is over

By Erin Loh April 14, 2021

A few weeks ago while I was cleaning the house with my family, my mom decided to play our old “Steve Songs” CD. “Steve Songs” is my family’s name for an album of children’s songs we used to...

Unlike public schools, private schools can discriminate against students preventing them from receiving the education they deserve.

The Court Decides: Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue

By Ritaja Subrahmanya March 21, 2021

Private school programs and funding have long been debated in the United States. In June 2020, the Supreme Court’s decision on Espinoza v. Montana Department of Revenue changed the future for students...

Without immediate change such as reform to the federal gun laws, America’s legacy will continue to be filled with violence

Global Medium: Gun reform is essential to protecting students

By Saanvi Thakur March 17, 2021

Before the pandemic, going to school was a normal part of a student’s life. However, I was constantly consumed by fear every time I walked through the gates of HHS. This fear wasn’t because of a test...

Birdwatcher Christian Cooper fell victim to Amy Cooper weaponizing her white female vulnerability against him.

Feminist’s Disclosure

By Leila Salam February 11, 2021

Most of the time, when I think of white supremacy, I picture the image of ignorant and overly masculine rage. Hoods, confederate flags — you know the deal. But often times, white supremacy is just as...

Fake news has become apart of our society, however, it is vital to differentiate the truth from fake news

Global Medium: the dangerous side of fake news

By Saanvi Thakur February 11, 2021

Since Donald Trump and his administration took office in 2016, the phrase “fake news” has been used to describe anything and everything the former president disagrees with, regardless of its accuracy.  According...

Trapped in schoolwork: Perfecting homework assignments is impossible, and refusing to accept this notion can lead to being trapped in a school life with no personal time.

The High Flyer: Less is more

By Erin Loh February 9, 2021

With a month of 2021 already gone, I’m proud to say I’ve maintained my new year’s resolution of putting less effort into my schoolwork.  Let me explain.   I’ve always been someone who...

Until the spread of COVID-19 decreases, houses of worship need to adapt their religious services to protect the people.

The Court Decides: Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn v. Cuomo

By Ritaja Subrahmanya February 5, 2021

As COVID-19 cases rose across the country, states placed restrictions on various businesses and places of worship. In New York, Governor Andrew Cuomo limited the capacity of places of worship to 10 people...

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