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The scandals of JFK

The scandals of JFK

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

April 2, 2018


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Probably the most popular president in both life and death, John Fitzgerald Kennedy was elected president in early 1961 after a tight race against vice president Richard Nixon. Armed with his charismatic personality and an aura that exuded patriotism, Kennedy was and continues to be an American fan-favorite....

What kind of prankster are you?

What kind of prankster are you?

Story by Amanda Garmon, staff writer

April 1, 2018


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A scheme develops inside their head. They soon sneak up to their clueless culprit and suddenly release water from a bucket from above their head. The victim gasps. “April foooools!” is yelled and surrounding laughter is heard. During the first day of April, some people partake in a tradition of pulling...

Blast to the past

Blast to the past

Story by Emilee Slayton, staff writer

March 29, 2018


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The 80s was an intriguing era. Big hair. Bright makeup. Strange clothes. The most interesting part of this time were the movies. Movies from the 80s exemplify this time period by amazing soundtracks and a great storyline. They impacted me in many ways from a treasure hunt with friends, to intergalactic ...

Huddling together

Huddling together

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

March 27, 2018


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Thanks to the developers of Huddle Labs Inc., people are able to associate with their preferred community, whether it’s based on sexual orientation, comedic view or any type of disorder support group. On this app, you can express your feelings or talk about the troubles you are going through. “Lif...

The face of music

The face of music

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer

March 23, 2018


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The 20th century was a wild time for music. Rock ‘n’ roll was born. The Beatles and The Rolling Stones became famous when a British music craze swept America. Chicago and The Eagles thrived with soft rock. Hip hop was created along with disco. Over the past 100 years, music has changed and changed u...

Not-so-honest Abe

Not-so-honest Abe

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

March 20, 2018


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Perhaps the most well-known and revered president is arguably the most mysterious and beloved. From obscurity, Abraham Lincoln rose to the highest office in the land through dedication, hard work and honesty. He endured vicious slander and harsh opposition, yet he still maintained the Union and abolis...

The art of not caring

The art of not caring

Story by Katie Biggar, staff writer

March 20, 2018


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As a society, we are often taught to put others first and choose their needs over our own in the name of selflessness. We are given this speech about the necessity of sharing and being a team player before we’ve even showed that we are incapable of such. This rulebook that is cemented into our minds...

A media state of mind

A media state of mind

Story by Autumn Golden, staff writer

March 16, 2018


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As society seems to progress, media begins to consume our spare time. Media ranges anywhere from music to TV to the apps on our phones. Since its debut in 1954, television has had one of the biggest influences on the world, with an average American viewership of 4.5 hours each day. As many companies hav...

A ghost of the past?

A ghost of the past?

Story by Margaret Debenport, staff writer

March 15, 2018


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Stories are different. Friend pages have disappeared. A once familiar screen has become far away lands. Snapchat’s recent efforts to make the app easier to use have proved a disappointment to many users. In November 2017, Snapchat announced their redesign and predicted its initial unpopularity. ...

Vive la France!

Vive la France!

Story by Grey Johnson, staff writer

March 5, 2018


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Rising to power in 1799, Napoleon would later start a series of wars causing the deaths of 3 to 6 million people. As one of the bloodiest conflicts in the past couple of centuries, the Napoleonic Wars intrigue many, myself included. Even though it is impossible to be in battle with Napoleon’s soldie...

Our founding fraud

Our founding fraud

Story by Maddie Anderson, staff writer

March 2, 2018


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Our founding father, George Washington, served as the Commander in Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolution and was co-creator of the Constitution. Popularly known as the “father of the country,” he was, and continues to be, seen as the architect of the US. But how much do we r...

Generations of generalizations

Generations of generalizations

Story by Cameron Murry, staff writer

March 1, 2018


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Belonging to a specific generation doesn’t mean anything to most people. But for some, categorizing individuals based on their birth year has become a trend. Generations are characterized by their birth year, similarities and differences from other generations. There is, however, some variation ...

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