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The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


The Student News Site of Hyman Brand Hebrew Academy


Avital Mullokandova

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor

Avital Mullokandova is a current sophomore at HBHA! This year, she is a Co-Photo Editor as well as a writer for RampageWired. She is always striving to understand how to write different styles of journalism, such as news, sports, or A&C. She enjoys being a part of HBHA’s sports teams and taking pictures. Avital is looking forward to this upcoming article-filled year! 

All content by Avital Mullokandova
Depiction of a male who is influenced by toxic masculinity values choosing between two options, each representing the two genders. The tool is meant to show masculinity, which is why the male in the photo is choosing it. The spatula is meant to display femininity, as cooking is seen to be a woman’s job and role in relationships.

Exploring Masculinity: From Strength to Toxicity

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor April 15, 2024

As a woman, I have viewed and experienced situations with toxic masculinity. The definition of masculinity has varied over the years, holding diverse social norms and nationwide definitions. Throughout...

Personification of the silenced media.

Media Coverage Strays from War in Ukraine

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor February 28, 2024

Since the start of the war two years ago this month, the brutal Russia - Ukraine conflict has received increasingly less media attention. In 2021, it used to be the topic of every debate, discussion, and...

Discovering the Unique Benefits: A Personal Journey at HBHA

Discovering the Unique Benefits: A Personal Journey at HBHA

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor January 8, 2024

Since joining HBHA in the first grade, I've seen the beauty of HBHA and have grown closer to my religion. Throughout my journey, with numerous classmates who have left HBHA, I’ve also experienced jealousy...

Senior Emma Rosenthal posing with two fifth graders during the Sukkot family program.

Are HBHA’s Families Sexist?

Gabrielle Sosland, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 13, 2023

Senior Emma Rosenthal posing with two fifth graders during the Sukkot family program.

Middle school students welcome Kansas Governor Laura Kelly to HBHA.

Governor of Kansas Laura Kelly Visits HBHA in Support of the Jewish Community

Ellie Glickman, Co-Editor-in-Chief November 3, 2023

Head of school, Adam Tilove, Governor Kelly a piece of alumna art work. The piece displays the prayer for peace in Hebrew, which translates to “Grant peace, welfare, blessing,​​ grace, loving kindness...

Daniel Caesar: Too Deep to Turn Back

Daniel Caesar: Too Deep to Turn Back

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor October 12, 2023

If you know me, you might be aware how I am absolutely obsessed with Daniel Caesar’s music. Ashton Dumar Norwill Simmonds, professionally known as Daniel Caesar, returns from a four year hiatus after...

Kansas City, MO At-Large incumbent candidate, Andrea Bough,
answering questions from the audience on how she was going to change the city for the better.
Image by Skyler Penner

Candidate Forum: Future Votes KC Takes on Kansas City, Mo. Council Candidates

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor May 19, 2023

On Tuesday, April 4th, 2023, eight candidates running for the Kansas City, Mo. at-large Districts 3, 4, 5, and 6  advanced to the primary election: Brandon Ellington (current incumbent) and Melissa Hazley...

Senior Illy Hammer showing her
excitement due to soccer season
starting. Photo by Avital

Varsity Girls Soccer is Back!

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor March 24, 2023

The varsity girls soccer season began March 6, 2023, and the coaches and players are filled with anticipation. As the varsity girls basketball team ended their season successfully, the soccer team is ready...

A male and a female student holding a sign symbolizing the extra retail tax for women. Photo by Avital Mullokandova.

Pink Tax vs Women: Who Wins the Economic Battle?

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor February 10, 2023

Have you ever gone on your weekly shopping trip and noticed that necessary women’s products are more expensive than men's? This is due to what is known as the pink tax. Women’s products have been marketed...

Keshet teaches two fifth graders Hebrew. Image by Avital Mullokandova

New Hebrew Resource Teacher: The HBHA Community Welcomes Sharon Keshet

Avital Mullokandova, Co-Photo Editor December 12, 2022

While wandering the halls, you might come across a bright and joyous woman. Her voluminous ginger curly hair grabs your attention at first glance. Sharon Keshet is a new addition to the 2022-2023 Hyman...

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