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Speaking of Stories Part 3: Gender

Jules Williams This piece is a tribute to trans people, especially trans women and nonbinary people of color. I don’t know if there is another…

An Update from the Editors

As the semester ends, the Forge would like to take a quick moment to acknowledge the efforts of everyone who has made our work possible…

Speaking of Stories Part 2: Race

Grace Wyman “Foreigner”, or “エトランゼ || stranger”, is both a self-portrait and a simple representation of people with no cultural ‘home’ to return to, the…

Speaking of Stories Part 1: Teenagers

Pearl Henry I chose to show the stress and unrealistic expectations adults put on teenagers. Teenagers are usually viewed as lazy, immature and rebellious by…

A Letter to Donald Trump

Dear Mr. Trump, Imagine that your mother is crying. She is completely distraught and all of her belongings seem to be packed away in a…

“Humanity’s Effect” by India Knox Kelly

This piece means a lot to me because not only was it captivatingly inspiring to paint, but also because it represents my increasingly strong feelings…

“Who?” By Mali Szerwo

Realizing our identity in a time of crisis is almost always the most important re-evaluation there is- when all is said and done, who do…

“We Are Not Your Virus” by Bri Yanez

When the global pandemic first arose it was chaos for everyone. Many felt scared that coronavirus originated in China, making its way to the rest…

“She Weeps” by Rowan Dowdall

For most of our lives we question who we really are. Do we know ourselves truly? Do others know us? Or do they know the…

“Refracted Form” by Kate Wenzel

I have never really been interested in finding out what my “identity” is, or “who I am”, because in my opinion, it’s not just one…

Welcome to the Forge Magazine

In our continued mission to serve the community of Santa Barbara High School, the Forge is excited to announce a completely new endeavor this year:…

A Letter from The Editors

There is a word that has been used a lot throughout this pandemic: unprecedented. But I do not believe that it has been overused. The…

Thank You SBHS!

Read the final edition of the Forge Vol. 106 as we bid farewell to our editors and longtime mentor Otto Layman. It’s been a pleasure…

The Forge Goes Fully Online

In the midst of the global Coronavirus pandemic and the cancellation of the rest of Santa Barbara High School’s in-person school year, the Forge has…

GSA Bathroom Response

By Kason Searcy and GSA When it comes to the transgender community, the topic of bathrooms is a topic that comes up in everyday life,…