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The known and beloved feeling of snow offers a peaceful and relaxing vibe on the cool winter days.

Happier on Holidays: The Joy of a Break

Haylie Potter, Staff Writer January 17, 2024

Warm Hot Cocoa, cookies, and peppermint mochas. The joy of wrapping presents for loved ones and decorating with glittering lights. Watching holiday movies in a warm and cozy blanket while watching the...

BARBIES BREAKTHROUGH: Greta Gerwigs blockbuster in all of its pink glory.

Fashion Doll or Feminist? Barbie’s Role in Feminism

Daleshka Leon Raya, Staff Writer October 20, 2023

Some may know "Barbie" as their favorite childhood toy, the character from their favorite movies, or to some, an important symbol of feminism. Greta Gerwig's 2023 blockbuster film, Barbie, encapsulates...

The AP African American Studies ban in Florida wont allow students to take the College Board created course.

Oppressors take the Classroom: Why Politicians don’t belong in the debate over AP African American Studies (Editorial)

Lyric Koch, Perspectives editor March 9, 2023

It is the year 2023, but it seems this country is pedaling back in time. Florida governor Ron DeSantis has stripped the opportunity to take AP African American Studies from hundreds of prospective students....

Let the Madness Begin: Which teams can make noise in a tournament filled with upsets? (Editorial)

Let the Madness Begin: Which teams can make noise in a tournament filled with upsets? (Editorial)

Bryce Wolaver, Staff Writer March 3, 2023

The first 16 seeds for March Madness were revealed on February 18. The four #1 seeds are Alabama (#1 overall seed), Houston, Purdue, and Kansas. The rest of the seeds are as follows:  #2 Seeds: Texas,...

PAY TO TWEET: Musk has even posited putting the entire app behind a paywall of an unknown amount.

Cheers to Musk: Destroying Twitter before it could destroy itself (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief December 2, 2022

Twitter, the town square of the world, with over 396.5 million users across the globe, has a new king. Billionaire and local tyrant, Elon Musk bought the app for $44 billion on October 27th after months...

THEMATIC ENTRANCE: Kylie Jenner attends The Metropolitan Museum of Arts Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the In America: An Anthology of Fashion exhibition on Monday, May 2, 2022, in New York. (Photo by Evan Agostini/Invision/AP)

The decline of the Met (Editorial)

Rylie Workman, Staff Writer June 1, 2022

The flashing lights of cameras and thousand-dollar gowns are what makes the Metropolitan Museum of Art’s annual Met Gala, one of the biggest fashion events of the year. always has big stars and A-list...

CLIP THAT: A collage of headlines, tweets, and photos following Russias declaration of war on Ukraine. Social media has played an important role in not only showing the world what is happening but helping the world show support for Ukraine.

Eyes wide open, shoulders strong: How social media is influencing the world’s reaction to the Russia-Ukraine conflict (Editorial)

Ryleigh Underwood, Editor-in-Chief March 8, 2022

On February 24, 2022, Vladimir Putin, the authoritarian leader of Russia, declared war on its neighboring country, Ukraine. Putin initially thought that the conflict would follow like the Russian invasion...

WELCOME HOME: The writer as a child waits in anticipation to see her dad, whos been deployed. Deployment can be a time of uncertainty but finally reuniting makes the wait worthwhile.

Moving with the military: A glimpse into the life of an Army brat (Editorial)

Emma McShea, Staff Writer November 21, 2021

I don’t have what most people would consider a “hometown.” Since my dad is in the Army, I've moved six times in my 14 years of living. I know what it’s like to say goodbye to people and places...

STUDIES IN SOLITUDE: Sophomore Jenna Coller’s virtual schooling setup for the 2020-21 school year. She and many other students transformed the confines of their bedrooms into a one student classroom through the lens of a laptop camera.

From one desk to another: Returning to the high school after a year of CVA (Editorial)

Jenna Coller, Editor-in-Chief October 25, 2021

As the global pandemic of COVID-19 persists and many face its consequences, students from pre-k to college-level chose (and are still choosing) to attend an online school as an ulterior to traditional...

A YEAR OF KNOWLEDGE:  As we approach a full year of pandemic restrictions, how can we recognize our growth as individuals and a society? Beyond our mask making skills, that is.

More than just sewing skills: what we’ve learned during the pandemic (Editorial)

Colton Gillingham March 9, 2021

It’s been a year since the world went on lockdown, so what have we learned? There is no doubt that the past year has included many major and life-altering events that will leave us with some interesting...

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