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NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

NFL Pro Bowl: best of the best

Joseph Brotemarkle, staff writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

The NFL’s all-star game, the Pro Bowl, will be taking place on January 28th in Orlando, Florida this year. This event includes many competitions such as the skills competition, a dodgeball game, an obstacle course, and a competition to see who can catch a ball from the highest drop spot. Fans across...

The rise of basketball influencers on social media

The rise of basketball influencers on social media

Marc Goldstein, staff writer

January 11, 2019


Filed under Features, Sport Updates, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Social media has had a huge impact on sports, especially basketball. When it comes to Instagram followers, b-ball players lead the way among professional athletes. At 45.8 million, Lebron James has the highest follower count at 45.8 million; other prominent basketball players have well over 10 million...

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for students

Top 10 New Year’s resolutions for students

Jordan Anderson, staff writer

January 10, 2019


Filed under Features, SLHS Updates, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

1. Get more sleep: Although it sounds impossible for a high school student, getting more sleep is crucial for long-term success and your health. Also, getting extra sleep is great! 2. Stop doubting yourself: Saying, “I can’t do this,” “There’s no point,” etc. will only hold you back from...

The history of ice skating: how it became a beloved sport

The history of ice skating: how it became a beloved sport

Izzy Abondanza and Maddy McFarlin, staff writers

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Sports, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

Figure skating is one of the things that people wait for the most when the winter season comes around. In most towns, you’ll find an ice skating rink that people frequent when it gets cold outside. However, although many people go ice skating, few know the unique history of it. The first recorded...

Amazon opens new headquarters

Amazon opens new headquarters

Birk Slothouber, staff writer

January 9, 2019


Filed under Features, Opinion, Student Life, Top Stories, Trends

In September 2017, Amazon set off a competition for which city would host its second headquarters, and local governments across the United States and Canada went to great lengths to become the host city. Perhaps the most egregious example is Chicago, whose mayor offered to let the Amazon Corporation...

Holiday special: a newspaper-centric gift guide

Holiday special: a newspaper-centric gift guide

Helen Ehrlich, news editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

DIY Newspaper wreath 1.) Trace around a plate (circular) to make a base on a sheet of paper 2.) Trace around a smaller plate(circular) onto the center of the first plate you traced 3.) Using a craft blade or scissors cut out the outer circle, then the inner, you can recycle the inner circle, the o...

The best holiday movies & T.V. shows of the season

The best holiday movies & T.V. shows of the season

Helen Ehrlich, news editor

December 19, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories, Trends

Netflix A Christmas Inheritance If you’re looking for the cheesiest, most predictable, and most cliché Christmas movie out there, A Christmas Inheritance is just what you want. It tells the story of a New York girl heading to a small town to discover the true spirit of family and Christmas. Snow st...

Why VSCO is valuable

Why VSCO is valuable

Brooke Snyder, staff writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Life, The Advice Page, Top Stories

VSCO - the app that is used for editing and sharing pictures - has become popular, mostly amongst teenage girls that like to share their favorite pictures with friends or the VSCO community. You can use VSCO to edit your pictures with different filters, colors, and themes. There are different variations...

‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’: a dancer’s disappointment

‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms’: a dancer’s disappointment

Taylor Anderson, staff writer

December 18, 2018


Filed under Arts & Entertainment, Features, Reviews, Student Life, Top Stories

Disney’s newest movie masterpiece caused quite a racket as it hit theaters this holiday season. ‘The Nutcracker and the Four Realms,’ is growing rapidly in popularity and sparking many conversations. Making $20 million in box offices opening weekend, the motion picture earned a #2 ranking on IMDB....

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

DIY Holiday Gift Ideas

Daphne Ngo, Staff Writer

December 14, 2018


Filed under Student Life, Top Stories

With Christmas just around the corner, there are probably many people out there who are looking for cheap, easy to make Christmas gifts to give out. Here are ten awesome ideas that won’t take much time or money. Idea #1: Baked goods - Bake a few sweets in bulk and put together a delicious bag of...

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