The School Newspaper of Southwest Career and Technical Academy.

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

What Makes an Adult?

What Makes an Adult?

Tishie Nyitray
January 11, 2023
Do people magically become adults on their eighteenth birthday? Or does more go into this label?
Everything wrong with Gen Z

Everything wrong with Gen Z

Juliana Borruso
September 14, 2022
Despite their strong suits, Generation Z is discovering their flaws.
Education reform makes a splash - but not without its critics

Education reform makes a splash – but not without its critics

Southwest Shadow
November 30, 2021
Trying to recuperate from recent contention in the district, CCSD is making serious changes to the system.
Building the bridges to a covid-free world

Building the bridges to a covid-free world

The pandemic has adversely affected our country in a myriad of ways. Here, we go beyond the stats and numbers and zoom in on how each of us were impacted.
 Over the course of four years, drastic changes occur. Whether it may be one’s style, personality, or even physical characteristics because of a growth spurt, this affects how we present ourselves and our confidence behind it all.  Art Credit: Dean

The reality of the golden years

Truths behind freshman, sophomore, junior, and senior year.
Girls of the new generation

Girls of the new generation

Southwest Shadow
December 6, 2020
Daily disadvantages and advantages of POC, plus-size, underweight, LGTBQ, religious women.
The city that never sleeps goes silent

The city that never sleeps goes silent

It's been almost a month being stuck at home. This is the new world we are living in.
Seeing through the looking glass

Seeing through the looking glass

Southwest Shadow
March 8, 2020
Seeing through the point of view of high school students, we hope to shed light on self-image as plenty see theirs negatively.
Utterly Overassessed

Utterly Overassessed

Southwest Shadow
December 20, 2019
Standardized tests impact students' mental health due to the tremendous amount of pressure put on students themselves and by parents to get a good grade.
Enter the local art scene

Enter the local art scene

Southwest Shadow
November 9, 2019
Teenagers are carving out a place for themselves in the Downtown Las Vegas Arts District.
Living in the new genderation

Living in the new genderation

Southwest Shadow
March 28, 2019
Across the world, the understandings of gender continually change and with over 60 different genders, it can be difficult to understand individuals problems in this scenario.
Taking the big leap forward

Taking the big leap forward

Southwest Shadow
December 21, 2018
Whether individuals decide to pursue college after high school or take some time off, the future is within their hands