Author: Harmony Sheftall

WHY DO WE PROCRASTINATE?

We all know that feeling when we push off an assignment until the last minute, whether it be because we work better under pressure or we constantly choose other things that will offer us immediate satisfaction rather than the satisfaction of completing an assignment. We convince ourselves that we will have time tomorrow or we

The F-Word: Feminism

When you google Feminism, the definition provided is, “the advocacy of women’s rights on the basis of the equality of the sexes.” But if you were to ask people how they define feminism, you would get a variety of responses due to the controversiality of the word and how the meaning has been perceived and

Testing Season

Many of us went to crosstown for the chance to break away from the traditional “one-size-fits-all” model of education, and enjoy the opportunity of a personalized and collaborative learning style. While we all appreciate our experiences with learning streamlined standards alongside valuable personable skills through projects, we cannot forget that the world around us has

Cat People vs. Dog People

Do people that prefer cats have different personality traits than people that prefer dogs? Can someone predict your personality based on your pet preferences? Some people view believing in these types of personality predictions similar or equivalent to believing in astrology signs. How the placement of constellations on the day you were born somehow impacts/predicts

Welcoming the New Year

2020 was a year no one expected and has left all at a loss for words to describe the shambles of events that have unfolded. We have all laid witness to a global pandemic, a national racial equality movement, and a heated presidential election, all of which has left America split into two. Finally, the

Halloween 2020

Spooky season is officially here and October 31st is right around the corner. The one night a year we could all dress up as the spookiest, cutest, or most unique character we can find on the internet and go out trick or treating while we still (kinda) can, drop in at a friends Halloween party,

Breast Cancer Awareness

Every year, during the month of October, we see a substantial amount of information about breast cancer, due to the fact that October is the official Breast Cancer Awareness Month. During this time, many of us sympathize with breast cancer patients and survivors and their struggle to overcome a disease that has a lifetime risk

What’s Happening in SGA?

We have just currently held our third annual Crosstown High SGA elections for the school year of 20-21. From the very first years at Crosstown, we as students knew we wanted our voices to be heard and to have a say in our education. This goal has been the primary purpose and function of the