On December 31st, YouTube “star” Logan Paul uploaded a video to his channel featuring a suicide victim in Aokigahara, commonly known as the “suicide forest” because of the large number of people that take their own lives (estimates claim that over 100 suicides take place each year, although Japan no longer releases its death counts.)
“she felt alive. she could feel the blood running through her veins. she could feel every one of her nerves on fire”
“I attended Vaughan Road Academy (VRA) in its final year before it closed its doors forever in late June of 2017. I have been moving schools all my life, (I have been to 6 different schools) but VRA has, and always will, hold a special place in my teenage heart. “
Marley chuckled at her sister’s childlike behaviour. “Yeah, right,” she said, standing up as she gestured for Callie to follow. She turned on her heel, sauntering towards the staircase and was about to ascend the first step until the power went out.
2017 was a lot of things. For some people, it was the best year of their lives. For others, it was a bummer. Now, it’s a new year, and not surprisingly, there’s so much to look forward to.
Over the Winter Break, Forest Hill lost an important member of the community. Robert Blyskosz was a member of the school’s caretaking staff. On January 2, 2018, he was tragically killed in a car accident. Robert grew up in Toronto, attending Western Technical & Commercial
By Abi Parameswaran As technology develops rapidly, people are overwhelmed and have the fear of robots taking over jobs. Similarly, many high school students also like to think about their future careers and can feel the pressure of wanting to study in a field where they
By Sophie Gold My brother is a movie nut. On his recent birthday, we went to see the newest adaptation of Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express. I enjoyed it very much and recommend it to you. It has a great twist of an ending
By Linda Cako 2017 was supposed to be the year we were going to see change. And change we saw. Not all was good, like President Trump’s Muslim Ban, North Korea starting to flex its emerging nuclear prowess, and the UN warning us that we
President Trump’s Transgender Military Ban doesn’t stop the Pentagon for paying for a Transgender Soldier’s Surgery
By Linda Cako On December 11, 2017, the Pentagon ruled that it will be accepting transgender recruits against President Trump’s ban to exclude them from joining the military. The ruling came as a decision from the Pentagon to pay for a transgender surgery after two