Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Homestead High School's student newspaper

The Epitaph

Bollywood celebrities endorsing skin lightening products in television advertisements has had a terrible impact on the way dark skin is perceived in Indian society.

Dear Bollywood, please stop promoting colorism

By Nitya Kashyap January 14, 2021

When I think of Bollywood, I picture glamorous heroes and heroines, dramatic storylines and impressive dance choreography. But there is an uglier side to this industry. Bollywood celebrities to this day...

Stereotyping is harmful, contributes to increasing inequality, injustice

Stereotyping is harmful, contributes to increasing inequality, injustice

By Ariana Tejeda Moreno December 21, 2020

Stereotypes are a normal occurrence in our society and group people based on looks, gender, age, and sexuality. Stereotyping leads to social categorization, which then leads to prejudice, according to...

The SAT and ACT discriminates against those with economic disadvantages and needs to be removed as a requirement for college admissions.

Dropping SAT, ACT requirements amid a pandemic benefits those with test anxiety, socioeconomic challenges

By Saanvi Thakur April 21, 2020

When entering high school, most students have a checklist to complete before graduating: subject tests, AP tests and most importantly, the SAT or ACT. These tasks are all top priorities for students, and...

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