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Gas prices in San Diego, CA by Glenn Batuyong
Features
Current Inflation
Brandy Brennan, Copy Editor • May 10, 2022
Comic clip describing Big Pharmas influence on the opioid epidemic. Image derived from 
DES Daughter.
The Waves of Drugs
Charlotte Sparks, Co-editor • May 2, 2022
Meet the Staff
Karishma Bhatara
Karishma Bhatara
Features Editor

Karishma is a Sophomore at Woodlands Academy and joined The Plaid this year. She is passionate about writing and loves voicing her opinion. Besides writing and journalism, Karishma runs her own blog!...

Isabel Rettino
Isabel Rettino
Managing Editor

Isabel is our managing editor for the Plaid this year. Isabel is currently a senior at Woodlands Academy. Some of her interests include sports, pop culture, and podcasts! Isabel's favorite articles to...

Social Media and Mental Health
Brandy Brennan, Copy Editor • May 10, 2022
The Infamous Mater Ceremony
Charlotte Sparks, co-editor • May 10, 2022
Don’t Say Gay
Lani English, Co-Editor • May 2, 2022
Recapping The Grammys
Isabel Rettino, Managing Editor • May 2, 2022
The 2022 Winter Olympics Recap
Isabel Rettino and Brandy Brennan, Managing Editor and Copy Editor • March 3, 2022
Photo Story: Karwachauth Tradition
Karishma Bhatara, Feature editor • January 21, 2022
Photo Story: The Art Trip
Bin Chen , Photographer • January 14, 2022
Gas prices in San Diego, CA by Glenn Batuyong
Current Inflation
Brandy Brennan, Copy Editor • May 10, 2022

COVID-19, geopolitical tensions, and inflation have pushed the average US gas price above $4.00 per gallon for the first time since 2008, the...

JB Pritzker, the Governor of Illinois, an advocate for student mental health days. Picture taken from Illinois Public Radio.
State Legislatures Finally Providing Students with Mental Health Support
Charlotte Sparks, Co-editor • May 2, 2022

As days go further into the new year, there have been multiple bills that are being put into effect. One in particular allows for Illinois students...

Comic clip describing Big Pharmas influence on the opioid epidemic. Image derived from 
DES Daughter.
The Waves of Drugs
Charlotte Sparks, Co-editor • May 2, 2022

According to the CDC, “from 1999-2019, nearly 500,000 people died from an overdose involving opioids, including prescription and illicit opioids.”...

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