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Homestead High School's student newspaper

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“The Book of Clarence” adds a kick of modernity and humor to the ancient story of Jesus’ crucifixion. (Photo from IMDb)

‘The Book of Clarence’: unconventional spirituality on the silver screen

By Alicia Liste January 21, 2024

“The Book of Clarence” is not your average Bible movie. With its diverse cast, creative editing and modern details, like smoking of what the New York Times calls “ancient weed," the film gives age-old...

Club officer junior Caleb Xiao presents a Bible study during a club meeting.

Building better bonds

By Mikhail Pilar and Annabelle Yip October 23, 2023

From Bible study presentations to small groups, Footprints club, also known as the campus Christian club, hosts a variety of activities for their club members, president, junior Angelina Cuan said.  With...

With complimentary food provided, members watch AYM’s presentation during a Friday lunch.

Shedding light and building community

By Nicole Kim and Mackie Vu April 19, 2023

Sophomore Angelina Cuan said she first learned of Footprints Christian club through her older brother. She joined to build stronger relationships with fellow Christians.  Christianity helps her have...

DIVERSITY IN RELIGION: All religions in the U.S. deserve equal recognition.

Religious holidays should not be recognized as public holidays

By Zeinab Rakhshandehroo February 4, 2022

As one of the most widely celebrated holidays in the U.S, Christmas is recognized as a public holiday. However, at its roots, Christmas is a Christian holiday, and its status as a public holiday sends...

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...

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...

The Pledge of Allegiance was first officially adopted by the United States in 1942. Since then, thousands of Americans have boycotted the pledge as a form a non-violent protest.

The court decides: West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette

By Ritaja Subrahmanya December 6, 2020

After many cases regarding the Pledge of Allegiance, the U.S. Supreme Court made its final decision in 1943, protecting students’ First Amendment rights in West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette....

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