Although makeup can serve as a confidence booster for some, for others it suffices as a mask to hide behind. Society has created distorted images and unrealistic expectations of who we should be and what we should look like.

I’m not making this up

Molly Lyons, Photography and Art Editor
October 8, 2016

In the halls of Mercy High: Lent

Allia McDowell, Editor-In-Chief
February 7, 2016
“My iPad worked so smoothly when I was a ninth grader,” said senior Briana McCary. “Now I find myself wanting to throw my iPad at the wall because of how often it shuts down.”  (Photo credit: Chanel Taylor)

The iPad: a love-hate relationship

Chanel Taylor, Senior Staff Reporter
January 31, 2016
Erin Gormley performs a small act of kindness by helping Maddie Erdman prepare for her upcoming physics test. (Photo credit: Bridgette Conniff)

Noticing the little things

Bridgette Conniff, Senior Staff Reporter
January 20, 2016
In the days leading up to Thanksgiving, look around and find all of the things you can be thankful for.  (Photo credit: Lilly Blake)

Think Mercy this Thanksgiving

Lilly Blake, Design Editor
November 23, 2015
Many pictures circled around social media after the news of
the terrorism attacks in Paris, but Beirut did not receive the same
amount of attention from the global community. (Photo credit: Fair Use)

Tolerating terrorism?

Katherine Colleran, Staff Reporter
November 19, 2015
The lessons The Hard Hat has given me will help me become a better teammate. I consider that just as essential to my game as my pads and the ice. (Photo credit: Caitlin Somerville)

An intervention in disguise

Caitlin Somerville, Senior Staff Reporter
November 10, 2015
Many Mercy girls oppose the idea of cliques and try to socialize with various students. (Photo illustration: Bridgette Conniff)

That doesn’t ‘clique’ with me

Bridgette Conniff, Senior Staff Reporter
November 1, 2015
(Photo credit: Brooklyn Rue)

Halloween costumes gone wild

Brooklyn Rue, Staff Reporter
October 29, 2015
Gesu student Arianna (right) poses with Mercy senior Allia McDowell, hiding her smile from the camera after a long day of playing. (Photo credit: Allia McDowell)

Little things, big difference

Allia McDowell, Editor-in-Chief
October 1, 2015
Juniors Gianna Parlove and Addie Powell take time out of their busy day to online shop for homecoming dresses.

Homecoming: stressing the night away

Molly Lyons, Staff Reporter
September 9, 2015
Continue legacy of women making difference

Continue legacy of women making difference

Theresa Walle, Editor-in-Chief
May 28, 2015
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