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Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Southwest Shadow

Everything wrong with Gen Z

Everything wrong with Gen Z

Juliana Borruso September 14, 2022

Gen Z comprises anyone born from the years 1997-2012. They are the generation after millennials, something they like to lord over millennials on various social media, and are the first generation to...

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

Students averaging a 26% in their classes. Parents terrified that their children can’t recover their failing grades. Black and Hispanic people facing severe punishment from teachers and administrators. The...

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
Love in the time of social media

Love in the time of social media

From mutual internet friends to their wedding days, meeting online has become a social norm for many students and teachers alike.