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Olivia Lloyd

Olivia Lloyd has 5 articles published.

Olivia Lloyd is a senior hailing from South Florida. In addition to newspaper, she has worked on the staff of Expressions Literary Magazine and is an editor of Spotlight Yearbook. Additionally, she is co-founder and co-editor-in-chief of Pressing the Future, an online international news organization. She has a passion for both journalistic and creative writing. Outside of the writing sphere, she is a cross-country runner and social rights activist.

Who Wants to be a Mathematician?

Twenty Heritage students sat down Sept. 12 to take the first round of the Who Wants to be a Mathematician (WWTBAM) competition. The test, hosted by the American Mathematical Society, consists of 10 questions, and students who answer at least seven correctly advanced to the second qualifying round. Keep Reading


Raucous confirmation hearing wraps up

Friday marked the end of a weeklong confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Over the course of the hearing, the Senate floor repeatedly dissolved into partisan disputes, with Kavanaugh himself sometimes forgotten amid arguments from both sides of the aisle. Keep Reading


Veins of Mercury

I had my existential crisis in the Walmart bathroom.   I shoved into the door, needing another hit. The warped, water-stained mirror distorted my reflection so much that when I looked at myself, I didn’t recognize the person staring back at me. Stupid fun-house mirrors.   My fingers wouldn’t cooperate. I fumbled to do a line with the coke in my purse, but my fingers wouldn’t stay still to open the Ziploc of powder. I yelled at them in my… Keep Reading

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