Drops of Ink

Masks do not define my political affiliation

Masks do not define my political affiliation

Ellie George, Editor-in-Chief April 7, 2022

Since March 2020, a piece of cloth has polarized local communities, countries and international relations. The decision to wear a mask or not has torn relationships and friendships apart, but what does...

Faceoff: Do RAD Days have a place in the curriculum?

Faceoff: Do RAD Days have a place in the curriculum?

Blended learning, resource area days, RAD days. These terms are all synonymous for class periods when instruction or activities can take place outside of the classroom. Teachers assign lessons to well...

The NFL Needs Change From the Inside Out

The NFL Needs Change From the Inside Out

Sarah Wuh, Opinions Editor April 7, 2022

"End Racism”. “Stop Hate”. “It Takes All of Us”. Messages like these promoting social justice started appearing on NFL players’ helmets and in NFL end zones amidst the Black Lives Matter movement...

Finding a middle ground in small issues, such as finding a place to have lunch with friends, is something we do on a daily basis. However, compromises for bigger issues are harder to achieve due simply to the passion and the multitude of preferences expressed within the issue.

Is Compromise Possible?

DOI Staff April 7, 2022

Note: This piece is a staff editorial, which is an opinion article meant to reflect the opinions of the Drops of Ink staff. Because of this, the author’s name does not appear alongside the story, as...

(Courtesy of Rotten Tomatoes) Euphoria

Euphoria: Realistic or Romanticized?

Eva Fahrenkrog, Staff Member March 9, 2022

Euphoria is a breathtaking depiction of the high school experience, but completely different from the shows we’ve grown up with. For the first time, we see the exploration of themes such as drug abuse,...

Cultural Conformity: My experience growing up in a white community

Cultural Conformity: My experience growing up in a white community

Mia Khan, Staff Member March 3, 2022

Merriam Webster dictionary defines conformity as “behavior that is the same as the behavior of most other people in a society, group, etc.” Cultural conformity is this same idea of assimilation of...

A Thousand Splendid Suns: Is it really so splendid?

A Thousand Splendid Suns: Is it really so splendid?

Zahraa Patel, Staff Member March 3, 2022

In World Literature classes at LHS, students read a myriad of books highlighting stories and experiences from all over the world. One of these books is A Thousand Splendid Suns (ATSS) by Khaled Hosseini....

Working out is a great way to keep a healthy routine while still maintaining the “teen lifestyle”. The weight room is a fun,easy access way to start this lifestyle and continue to strengthen your body in off seasons.

Health Awareness is Rising, But at What Price?

Ellie George, Editor-in-Chief March 3, 2022

On the surface, gym and fitness culture seems simple. Go to the gym, eat healthy and take care of your body. Once you begin to dive in, the complexity of keeping your body healthy in the age of severe...

How Drops of Ink Sees the Future

How Drops of Ink Sees the Future

DOI Staff March 3, 2022

Note: This piece is a staff editorial, which is an opinion article meant to reflect the opinions of the Drops of Ink staff. Because of this, the author’s name does not appear alongside the story, as...

The Importance of Getting Vaccinated

The Importance of Getting Vaccinated

Mia Khan, Staff Member March 2, 2022

As we all know, COVID-19 has wreaked havoc on today’s society, creating divisions between families and friends. Since the creation of the vaccine, people have argued back and forth, perpetually, for...

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