The Communicator

Art by Ryan Thomas-Palmer.

Kids Queer-ies: How Should I React When Someone Comes Out

Geneve Thomas-Palmer 20 minutes ago

Disclaimer: Much of the queer experience and queer indentity does not exist in black-and-white and it is hard for many queer people to definitively explain or categorize things about themselves or their...

“Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel”

Nicolas Langdon February 23, 2021

The Netflix show, "Crime Scene: The Vanishing at the Cecil Hotel" is any True Crime fanatics dream. This show tells the story of the dangerous Cecil Hotel and the woman who was mysteriously found dead...

Proust Questionnaire

Proust Questionnaire

Grace Wang February 13, 2021

Bella Weier, a junior at Pioneer High School shares her true nature through the questionnaire created by the French essayist and novelist Marcel Proust.  What is your idea of perfect happiness? Doing...

Earthrise, the photo of the Earth rising above the Lunar surface, was taken by astronaut Bill Anders on Dec. 24, 1968 during the Apollo 8 mission.

Fund NASA: To Space for Earth

Mori Ono February 11, 2021

The 2020 California wildfire season has produced four of the five largest fires ever recorded in the Stories state, killing 31 people and destroying 10,488 buildings. Throughout the disaster, an...

Jen Eyer: A Voice for Her Constituents

Jen Eyer: A Voice for Her Constituents

Delia Binetti February 11, 2021

Jen Eyer was recently elected to serve as one of Ann Arbor's city council representatives. Eyer is a mother of two and has been a Michigander for her whole life. Senior year is where Eyer's interest in...

President Joe Biden prepares to sign a series of executive orders at the Resolute Desk in the Oval Office just hours after his inauguration on Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2021, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

Unmuted: The Ephemeral Executive Order

Scarlett London February 7, 2021

Since his first day as President over two weeks ago, Joe Biden has signed 28 executive orders. Only Franklin Delano Roosevelt signed more (30) during his first month in office. Among other things, Biden...

Artist Profile with Rosie Mellor

Artist Profile with Rosie Mellor

Ella Rosewarne February 7, 2021

“When I get an idea, I’ll initially start with a sketch on paper,” Mellor said. “But for bigger pieces that need to be thought out, I’ll do it digitally on my iPad. Then I transfer that onto...

Hikone-Ann Arbor Exchange Program

Hikone-Ann Arbor Exchange Program

Elliot Bramson January 28, 2021

Kevin Dutton was out walking his dog in May 2018 when he found out he had been accepted into the Ann Arbor Public Schools (AAPS) exchange program. Dutton received an email from Jennifer Nemecek, who...

Soundtrack to Online School

Soundtrack to Online School

Ella Rosewarne and Grace Wang January 26, 2021

Through quarantine and the start of online school, some people have depended more on music. We talked to four CHS students and one CHS teacher about what they have been listening to and why. Sebastian...

The opioid epidemic has reached new heights. The CDC has reported that in the 12 month period ending in June 2020, there were 81,000 overdose deaths — an increase of 21.3% from the preceding 12 months.

Addiction During the Pandemic

Mori Ono January 26, 2021

For 11 years, David Clayton experienced a living hell. Clayton’s struggle with heroin addiction and alcoholism led to homelessness and suicidal tendencies. He had never imagined it would happen to...

Pioneer Women's Swim and Dive take first place at state championships

Pioneer Women’s Swim and Dive take first place at state championships

Sam Berkooz and Mia Goldstein January 25, 2021

On Jan. 16, 2021, Pioneer High School (PHS) Women’s Swim and Dive team returned to Ann Arbor state champions. The team was hungry for a first-place finish, after their half-point loss to Farmington Hills...

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