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Myth? Busted.

Myth? Busted.

Story by Savannah Downs, staff writer

May 16, 2018

Does counting sheep help you fall asleep faster? Can you get a cold just by walking on the ground barefoot? Old wives tales have been passed down from generation to generation and influence how we live our daily lives. Here are six old wives tales that have been debunked. Going outside with wet hair...

Break out your coloring supplies

Break out your coloring supplies

Story by April Alvarado, staff writer

May 10, 2018

Coloring books are no longer just for the kids. In fact, adult coloring books are all the rage right now. The new generation of books are typically filled with intricate black and white illustrations that are art themselves. While many find the act of coloring to be a calming distraction from hours ...

A Rising ‘Star’

A Rising ‘Star’

Story by Hollan Borowitz, staff writer

May 10, 2018

Andrew Bazzi, known by his last name, may be a new name on the music scene, but his talent is skyrocketing him to international fame. His debut album, “COSMIC” came out on April 12 and did not disappoint. With a voice that sounds remarkably like a mixture of Justin Bieber and the Weeknd, his musi...

Gifts that come from the heart

Gifts that come from the heart

Story by April Alvarado, staff writer

May 9, 2018

Mother’s Day is coming up and that mean present shopping. If you don’t want to give her the usual Mother’s Day store bought bouquet and chocolates this year, try a handmade gift. These thoughtful DIY Mother’s Day gifts are easy to make and easy on the wallet. DIY Photo Candle Celebrate your mom wi...

Addicted to the screen

Addicted to the screen

Story by Emma Anderson, staff writer

May 8, 2018

In recent years, the use of technology has increased. Multiple innovations and new features added to different devices have helped contribute to the phenomenon called Technology Addiction or Internet Use Disorder (IUD). Similar to other addictions, the overuse of technology can also range from moderat...

Breaking the silence

Breaking the silence

April 27, 2018

‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

‘A Quiet Place’ earns its place

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

April 27, 2018

“If they hear you, they hurt you…” Only being released on April 9 and its 95 percent of Rotten Tomatoes rating, “A Quiet Place” has ranked its number one spot in movie lists. The movie has a box office review of $132 million total domestically. “A Quiet Place” has not even been r...

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

‘Ember’ lights up fan’s reactions

Story by Langley Leverett, editor in chief

April 26, 2018

Gritty and brutally raw in emotion, Breaking Benjamin has released their sixth studio album dubbed “Ember,” on April 13, and has consecutively tacked itself onto the Billboard top 200 at third place. Fixated on ideas of spirituality, blood and redemption, the tracks prove their earnesty in bleak lyrics and strong...

More than just entertainment

More than just entertainment

Story by Molly Kyles, staff writer

April 24, 2018

When one goes to see a horror movie, they never expect to be awed. Screams and laughter seem to be the response elicited by most modern thrillers, and while some may bring tears, the chances that the film actually touches its audience is rare. Gore, jumpscares and a hastily put together storyline with sha...

Ways to go zero waste

Ways to go zero waste

Story by Victoria Van, entertainment editor

April 23, 2018

Seventy five million trees could be saved if the daily New York Times were recycled. Over 1 million plastic bottles are floating in the ocean. These numbers are a testament to how we’ve been treating our planet. In honor of yesterday's Earth Day, pave the way for a waste-free and eco-friendly environme...

Learning music “for dummies”

Learning music “for dummies”

Story by Matthew Martin, staff writer

April 20, 2018

“Is that note flat or sharp?” “What measure are we on?” “What count do we come in on?” “Check the time signature and the key.” “What type of ancient language is that?” Many people just look at instruments musicians play and give up, but it’s not as hard as you ...

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Podcasts quickly rising in popularity

Story by Maddie Gerald, staff writer

April 18, 2018

In case you weren’t aware of their rising popularity, podcasts have became their own form of popular media especially with students. The advancement of podcasts has led to the surge of well-informed teens around the country. They listen in on opinions on current events as they happen, hearing real-time...

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