Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Students Share Their Thoughts on the Importance of Music

Julia Clark, Reporter

November 9, 2017


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Some would say music is the color of life. Music has helped students immensely through difficult times. “I had a very hard time in sophomore year, and music was one of the big things that helped me get through that,” senior Shiloh Beeler said. For Beeler, music is a cathartic process, a way...

How to ‘High School’: Four Years of Advice from a Senior

How to ‘High School’: Four Years of Advice from a Senior

Anastasia Reimann, Editor in Chief

September 14, 2017


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I can’t believe I’m here. Three years ago, I stepped inside a church complex pulling a suitcase behind me and headed down its hallways searching for my French class. I hardly knew anybody, or anything. But now, as a senior, I know a few things. These are things I’ve gained from experience, little tips ...

Seven Tips for Surviving Second Semester

Elizabeth Reimann, Reporter

February 15, 2017


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After Christmas break, everyone starts to count the days down to summer. Here are a few tips to make the time between New Year’s and graduation breeze by. 1. Take mini-vacations Give yourself something to look forward to! Whether it be over spring break or the weekend, a simple getaway can he...

Top 5 Fast-Food Meals for Vegetarians

Top 5 Fast-Food Meals for Vegetarians

Rylie Pepper, Reporter

January 17, 2017


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Can a vegetarian partake in fast-food dining? While eating out at fast-food restaurants can sound troublesome for vegetarians, vegetarian options are becoming increasingly available. I have been a lacto-ovo-vegetarian for a little over 8 years, which means that I do not eat any type of fish or meat, but ...

5 Things From 2016 That Are Worth Smiling About

5 Things From 2016 That Are Worth Smiling About

Kaleigh Strong, Mikaila Barker

January 11, 2017


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Regardless of how the year began, many of us can agree that 2016 wasn’t the brightest year. From the deaths of iconic stars such as Prince, David Bowie and Carrie Fisher to the heated race between presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, 2016 wasn’t everyone’s slice of cake. ...

Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Top Five Things to get into the Holiday Spirit this year

Rebecca Campbell, Reporter

December 9, 2016


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If the holidays seem to sneak up on you every year, then you may be in need of a few holiday-themed events. Planning a few events for the break is one wonderful way to spend time with your friends and family, while enjoying the holiday cheer.

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5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

5 Things We’ve Learned From 5 Poems

Mikaila Barker and Kaleigh Strong

December 9, 2016


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To us, listening to the soft, soothing sounds of a love poem versus the empowering, rhythmic sounds of a feminist poem is indescribable, and Button Poetry is our main source for discovering new, captivating poets. Button Poetry is an organization that distributes both video and audio poems, aiming to inspire young individuals to speak up and share their beliefs, both through poetry or other artistic ventures. From Melissa Newman-Evan’s liberating poem “9 Things I Would...

Traveling Yosemite National Park—the Ambuul Way

Traveling Yosemite National Park—the Ambuul Way

Brigid Ambuul, Reporter

October 27, 2016


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Road trips. Gotta love ‘em. But you haven’t taken a road trip until you’ve taken it with a family of 10. A couple weeks ago, my family, along with my Aunt Diane, took a seven-hour road trip to both Sequoia and Yosemite National Parks. Spilled snacks, not enough leg room, “I’m cold,” “I’m ...

Top 6 Life Hacks, Ranked in Levels of Laziness

Top 6 Life Hacks, Ranked in Levels of Laziness

Danielle Pigeon, Reporter

October 14, 2016


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From the apathetic to those who go out of their way to avoid work (counter-intuitive, right?), life hacks help any lazy teenager looking for a way to save time and reserve any extra effort for Netflix. Here is a list of the most helpful, most slothful life hacks.   6. Mug Life What could be more genius th...

An Examination of the Shakespearean Hero

An Examination of the Shakespearean Hero

Crystal Sung, Reporter

June 9, 2016


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In his plays, Shakespeare explores the flaws of his characters , and how those flaws lead to their demise. In spinning such psychological narratives, Shakespeare shows us what qualities he considers to be crucial for a true hero in his famous play “Hamlet”. Shakespeare’s definition of a hero can be ...

How to Use your Summer Effectively

How to Use your Summer Effectively

Beth Schloeder, Reporter

June 9, 2016


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Summer’s here. With its arrival comes a chance to catch up on lost sleep and spend your days in the pool instead of the classroom. For most students, the last thing they want to think about during these long-awaited months is school. But the 2016-2017 school year will be here before you know it...

Denver Airport Is The Most Evil Place In The Entire Universe Ever

Claire Andolina, Reporter

June 9, 2016


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If you’ve been keeping up with modern-day pop-culture, chances are you’ve heard the term “illuminati,” and maybe even dropped in on some conspiracy theory talks. For many, these theories are seen as merely an overreaction to an internet joke, or a rebound off of the popular show “Gravity Fal...

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