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Why you should stop taking your lab goggles for granted

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Taylor Anderson, Features Editor

June 11, 2020

If you know what it’s like to be in a high school science class, you know what it’s like to wear lab goggles: claustrophobic and quite uncomfortable. Lab goggles just seem like a burden when you’re trying to start an important lab, or experiment, and oftentimes, teachers need to remind student...

The Shield of Opinions

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Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Opinions are meant to be a view or belief not necessarily influenced by facts or your own knowledge. Throughout the years, opinions have contorted into something different: a shield.   A common and incorrect understanding is that an opinion cannot be wrong. An opinion may be a judgment or...

The “Danger” of Video Games

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Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

“We must stop the glorification of violence in our society,” President Trump said in response to the two mass shootings that occurred over the week of August 4th. “This includes the gruesome and grisly video games that are now commonplace.”   Trump’s words were the catalyst for an upr...

The “World Changing” Generation Z

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Caiya Morrison, Staff Writer

December 19, 2019

Generation Z, or the “post-Millennial” generation, are young people born between the mid-1990s and 2010 who are now next in line for the position as our country’s new leaders. This fact, however, leaves our older generations uneasy, who are relentless when it comes to pointing out our flaws. They...

The Crash That Lasts

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Taylor Anderson, Staff Writer

December 11, 2019

Driving is one of the things most looked forward to by teenagers, and it seems like having a car is the end all be all for newly licensed 16 year olds. The freedom of it is exhilarating. As a new driver myself, many things have thrilled me about driving; getting a new car for instance has been a m...

Five Perfect Fall Related Gift Ideas          

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

We all know that one special fall-obsessed person in our lives. Whether it may be a close friend, neighbor, or family member, buying an awesome autumn fall gift could very possibly make their day, week, or even month! I made a list of fall items that you can purchase for specific types of people if you...

Tasty vegetarian & vegan Thanksgiving recipes

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Saousane Bejjaji, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

Thanksgiving is a holiday full of turkey and ham, but don’t fret! These recipes will not include anything other then pure delicious, healthy goodness. No tofu turkey will be seen here!   Squash and Caramelized Onion Tart (vegetarian) For a vegetarian main course that can also pass a...

 The art of being thankful

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 27, 2019

What does it mean to be thankful? It would take me ages to try and explain the importance of being thankful and how it impacts others. Webster’s dictionary defines the word “thankful” as “expressing gratitude and/or relief”. There are endless ways to express gratitude towards the people in...

Best Thanksgiving Movies

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Adriana Agic, Staff Writer

November 22, 2019

Thanksgiving is only a few days away! Here are some movie recommendations to watch with your family for this joyful holiday.   A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (1973)  Notable stars: Todd Barbee, Robin Kohn, Stephen Shea, Hilary Momberger-Powers Synopsis: When Charlie Brown’s frie...

“Friends” – 25 Episodes for 25 Years

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Audrey Wheeler, Staff Writer

November 6, 2019

It has been an insanely fast 25 years since the very first episode of “Friends” aired on September 22, 1994. This iconic television series has helped shape the lives of viewers and fans from the 1990’s, early 2000’s, and even today. In honor of the popular sitcom’s anniversary, I made a list of t...

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