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...

BIDENS BORDER BLUNDER: Since taking office, President Biden has failed to deliver on promises to alleviate the border crisis.

Biden’s unfulfilled promises increase severity of lingering immigration policies

By Lindsey Steel October 19, 2021

President Joe Biden took office with the strain of a global pandemic, an economy in ruins and racial disparities plaguing the country on his shoulders. Since January, his administration has helped get...

JOURNALISM PRESS CONFERENCE: Superintendent Polly Bove answers questions about the future of advisories and how the district plans to educate students about social injustices.

Students, administration reflect on advisory

FUHSD developed an advisory class to educate students on social justice issues and other relevant educational topics for the 2020 school year. After a year of advisories, students and staff are reflecting...

Obsessing over election: A flurry of news outlets bombard me with formidable headlines, as I slowly start to notice my mannerisms changing synonymous with the political climate.

Off the Record: Times of distress expose my unhealthy coping mediums

By Shreya Partha December 6, 2020

The importance of the election is by no means a new concept. As Americans, we have made it our duty to understand each candidate's policies and beliefs, in hopes that Election Day will prove to cater our...

Global Medium: Politicians create loopholes to run away from the undeniable effects of climate change

Global Medium: Politicians create loopholes to run away from the undeniable effects of climate change

By Saanvi Thakur November 2, 2020

“What do you want to be when you grow up?”  Parents take pride in asking their kids this question and don’t bother to think twice about the possibility that their kids may not even have a future....

India takes troubling turn

By Sahil Venkatesan March 18, 2020

Since its independence from Great Britain in 1948, India has been hailed as one of the largest democracies in the world by the New York Times, Washington Post, and The Guardian.  However, the current ...

Quarrels and bickerings have no place in the State of the Union address.

Divided America: A room full of pouty babies

By Allen Zhang February 16, 2020

When have our honorable, level-headed politicians become tantrum-throwing babies? It seems that U.S. politics have shifted from respectful diplomacy to petty squabbling.  President Donald Trump’s...

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