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Seasonal Treats for Autumn

Seasonal Treats for Autumn

Sean Fender and Paige Hawkins

October 15, 2014


Filed under Entertainment

Now that autumn is here, that means pumpkin spice is too. Desserts have hit the shelves, bakeries, and coffee shops as well. There are many traditional pumpkin flavored items, but also things that you wouldn’t expect to be pumpkin flavored. Some local convince stores and restaurants are starting to...

Teachers Try to Improve Classroom Environment with Pets

Teachers Try to Improve Classroom Environment with Pets

Hafsa Hussein, Reporter

October 15, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

In previous years, some teachers had pets in science classes. This school year has come with an increase in the number of class pets. “I’ve just recently got a turtle from a student. I also got a new snake, Thomas, after Eric, my previous one, died last year,” said Biology teacher Matt Nevels....

Viral Videos Connect the World

Amber Engle, Reporter

October 2, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

Viral videos make communities and the world part of one another’s life, but people may sit and wonder what causes a video to go viral. “Humans have a lot more in common all around the world than we sometimes realize. We all smile and laugh in the same language. Universally the feelings are...

Fiery Romance: Teacher Finds Love In Flames

Fiery Romance: Teacher Finds Love In Flames

Paige Hawkins, Sports Editor

February 18, 2014


Filed under Feature, Lifestyles

On April 1, 1992, the stars aligned for then-college students Scott Anderson and Susan to come together. After months of finding reasons to run into the “beautiful and sophisticated” Susan, Anderson said he finally got the chance for which he had been waiting. “I heard her fumbling around and...

The Dark Side of Love: Cyberstalking Trends Among Teens

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

February 18, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

Although social media has opened doors to communication with seemingly good intentions, it has also given easier access to those with harmful intentions. Cyber stalking has seen an upward trend in the past decade, and according to the Cyberbullying Research Center, there are an estimated 2.2 million...

Teen Love: Certain Qualities Make Lasting Relationships

Isabella Davis, Multi-Media Editor

February 18, 2014


Filed under Lifestyles

In order to be in a teen relationship and make it work, both people have to be honest. Trust in any relationship is also an important key to success together. Trust is something that must be built into a relationship, and it needs to be valued and maintained, according to life coach Jonathan Wells. “You...

Black And White Trend

Black And White Trend

Dallas Beaulieu, Reporter

December 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

In a complicated world, it’s reassuring to have clean, simple, black and white stripes. This is why we love the classic black and white trend. The black and white trend represents modern meets assertive, without being too in your face. The best thing about the black and white trend is that it never...

Scrooge Wins The Audience

Scrooge Wins The Audience

Mistie Morgan, Reporter

December 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

“A Christmas Carol” is about an old workaholic named Ebenezer Scrooge, played by senior Ezie Nguyen, who despises Christmas. He is visited by the ghost of his fallen co-worker who speaks of the three ghosts of Christmas. Each spirit shows him his past, present and future in hopes that his perspective...

Homework Creates Controversy

Mistie Morgan, Reporter

December 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

When students leave school after seven hours of learning, they often go home to complete two or more hours of homework. This has become a topic of uprising within our nation as CBS News, CNN News and The New York Times have acknowledged it. Most students also participate in school activities, have family...

Alone In A Crowd: Student Battles Depression

Marissa Hubbard, Reporter

December 20, 2013


Filed under Lifestyles

Imagine the perfect room. People are enjoying themselves talking with others and as they are comfortably enjoying themselves, the room slowly grows smaller, but only for you. This is how Junior Brenna Keeling said she felt when depression sank in. “There’s nowhere to stand and no room to move...

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