The following is a statement from the two MIHS students recently pictured doing the Nazi salute. This remark was also given to the Mercer Island Reporter. Media sources around the Mercer Island community are continuing to cover this story.
Compiled by Ellie Gottesman and Annie Poole
In the midst of Women’s History Month, The MIHS Islander asked a different feminism-related question to MIHS students and staff each day from March 11 to March 15.
Compiled by Isabel Funk and Annie Poole
In the wake of recent anti-Semitic events in the Mercer Island community, The MIHS Islander reached out to students and teachers to gain a deeper understanding of how these incidents affected MIHS and the community. While each individual had their own perspective, the common thread throughout was a call for unity, not divisiveness; love, not hate; and education, not ignorance.
By Grady Short
When it comes to MI’s racial homogeneity, redlining, racism and generational wealth are to blame.
By Isabel Funk, Ellie Gottesman and Annie Poole
March 4, an Anti-Semitic picture surfaced depicting two MIHS students doing the Nazi salute and one posing as Hitler.
By Alex Levin
Although the majority of MIHS students plan to focus on STEM, humanities or business after graduation, many choose to follow an alternate path that allows them to follow their passions.
By Annika Bhananker and Maya Virdell Black History Month is about appreciating the history, achievements and struggles of people of African descent globally. “What is ‘black culture?’” Channing Martin said. “Is black culture the way that I walk or the way that I talk? Usually, when ‘black culture’ is being utilized in an environment, it is the majority of the time referenced by white people … Continue reading Celebrating Black History Month Beyond February
By Ethan Preston and Maya Virdell
As part of Black History Month, our sports editors highlighted a noteworthy, black student athlete. Senior Faith Osei-Tutu is of Ghanaian descent and was recently selected to be a captain of the MIHS Track and Field team.
By Sandra Pedersen
Let’s face the facts: many high school relationships are short-lived. For a select few, however, staying together beyond graduation is a reality.
By Kiran D’Souza
Once considered fringe clubs, Debate and Mock Trial have made immense improvement over the past year, gaining confidence for their upcoming competitions.