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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentines Day

15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentines Day

Michaela Sanderson, Reporter

February 13, 2015


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15 Things You Didn’t Know About Valentine’s Day 1. Valentine’s Day was originally declared in honor of St. Valentine, however, out of three different guys named St. Valentine in history it is still uncertain which one the holiday was named after. (http://www.history.com) 2. An average of 180 million Valentine’s Day card...

The Science of Dreams

The Science of Dreams

Jamie Brown, Reporter

February 9, 2015


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Where do dreams come from? Memories? Subconscious desires? Or are they just a bunch of meaningless brain signals? Throughout the years, scientists have come up with a multitude of theories. Some believe that dreams don’t serve any purpose, whereas others believe that dreaming could be hinting at...

Slang(uage)

Slang(uage)

Olivia Jolley, Reporter

January 28, 2015


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Bae. Swag. On fleek. Slang words and phrases such as these are constantly generated and integrated into society and language. Whether it be an acronym or a shortened word, teens use of slang is common. Although it is an everyday occurrence, the use of slang receives mixed feelings depending on...

FAQ: Mr. Shields

Ethan Shicks, Photojournalist

January 8, 2015


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Top 10 DIY Christmas Gifts

Top 10 DIY Christmas Gifts

Sierra Lagge, Reporter

December 19, 2014


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The top ten do-it-yourself Christmas gifts of the year!

To meme or not to meme

To meme or not to meme

Olivia Jolley, Reporter

December 10, 2014


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According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, a meme is “an idea, behavior, style or usage that spreads from person to person within a culture.” This definition is accurate in the case of internet memes, which can evolve from a single post or tweet into an enormous Tumblr tag within hours. “Alex...

Sweater Weather

Sweater Weather

Maggie Nichols, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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“The cold never bothered me anyway!” As December rolls in, the fall weather grows colder. We fight this chilling front with warm Starbucks drinks and sweaters! “I love sweaters, they’re the best,” senior Tim Lum said. “I’m so excited it’s holiday season, I’m going to wear all...

Students Describe Their Unique Fears

Students Describe Their Unique Fears

Cade Lembeck, Reporter

December 2, 2014


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Fear is an emotion that can control a person and cause them to second guess. Fear is the body’s way of preventing bodily harm. There can be many things that a person could fear, including some very strange items, places or actions.   “A strange fear that I have is being put in a spacesuit that allows me to [survive in space] and then being cast out in space...

The answers to why mysteries intrigue us

The answers to why mysteries intrigue us

Jakob Woo-Ming, Reporter

November 20, 2014


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The curious reader clicks on the link, curious about the headline. In an instant, the article explodes onto the screen and hooks in the reader. The reader carefully digests each word carefully to discover the meaning of the article: why mysteries are so intriguing. All mysteries contain one thing...

The Taylor Swift craze: 1989

The Taylor Swift craze: 1989

Danielle Weston, Reporter

November 18, 2014


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 Taylor Swift was born in 1989 and, now, 25 years later she commemorated that year with the release of her new album entitled 1989. Her songs were inspired by the music of that era like Phil Collins and Madonna (cnn.com).  She worked with Jack Antonoff and Max Martin to assist with lyric develop...

Cats V.S. Dogs

Cade Lembeck, Photojournalist

November 7, 2014


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There has always been a constant debate between which are better, Cats or Dogs. Cast your vote to voice your opinion on the superior house pet.

Comic

Comic

October 31, 2014


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