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Isabel Sands

Isabel Sands, Podcast Editor. Arts & Entertainment Editor

Isabel Sands is in the 9th grade, beginning her fourth year at CSD. She is new to journalism because she decided to branch out and loves trying new things. She enjoys being spontaneous and believes that's truly the only way to have fun. Coming from a military family, she has developed her love of travel throughout the years and has been able to meet new people, see new places and experience new cultures.

“You jump, I jump, Jack” -Rory Gilmore 

“Put love out into the world. It needs it a bit right now.” -Harry Styles

“I really like chicken nuggets. They’re good.” - Curtis


All content by Isabel Sands
Cheyenne, a jumping horse, grazes in a field. With the Kentucky Derby just passing, something that is fresh on everyones mind is horse racing. But there is a side to horse racing that many work hard to keep hidden. There is a sad truth behind the abuse and horror of horse racing.

EDITORIAL – Horse racing kills

Isabel Sands, Podcast Editor and Arts & Entertainment Editor
May 20, 2024
Spring break is a great time to hit the road and get away for a few days. Head to the mountains or the beach, visit a college campus or just get out and explore.

Time to hit the road

Isabel Sands, Podcast Editor and Arts & Entertainment Editor
March 28, 2024
A 2021 Fayetteville, North Carolina, major highway project split this family farm.

I remember

Isabel Sands
February 1, 2024
Golden Globes host, Jo Koy, received major backlash for his routine in its entirety, but highlighted were certain segments where he made sexist comments about the movie “Barbie” and its main protagonist, Margot Robbie.

The comedic flop of Golden Globes host, Jo Koy

Isabel Sands, Podcast Editor and Arts & Entertainment Editor
January 22, 2024
Over 574 million people use Spotify as their main music and podcast streaming platform, creating some friendly competition among users’ “stats” for their favorite artist(s). (Image by Isabel Sands and fair use Spotify screen image - Spotify.)

“Unwrapping” Spotify Wrapped

Isabel Sands, Podcast Editor and Arts & Entertainment Editor
December 8, 2023
GUTS is exactly what the title says. It is everything about Rodrigo that she has kept hidden inside. Some songs may be about failed relationships, but others are about the struggles of not being taken seriously as a girl, or discovering that your decisions are, well, your decisions. (Image by Conner Shelton and fair use album cover credit - Geffen Records)

Olivia Rodrigo’s new album has “GUTS”

Isabel Sands, Arts & Entertainment Editor and Podcast Editor
October 2, 2023
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