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Walgreen’s to Sephora: Is it Just a Brand Name?

Walgreen’s to Sephora: Is it Just a Brand Name?

Jianni Adams, Writer

September 29, 2016

*Disclaimer: These reviews are just my opinion and how they reacted with MY skin only. I am not saying these products should not be purchased.* Makeup is a vital part of everyday life for people all over the world. It has become an increasingly hot topic in today’s society and is sometimes looked at...

Motivation Close To Home

Motivation Close To Home

Delaney Nunn, Writer

September 23, 2016

From the south side of Indianapolis to the urban life of California, he has made a return to Indiana to give back. Showing what motivation and hard work can do, 25 year old rapper Mark A. Battles paid a visit to Martinsville High School on September 14, 2016. During his visit, Battles took photos with...

Start With a Step (Phantom Regiment)

Jianni Adams, Writer

September 1, 2016

Being one of the professionals. Doesn’t that sound great? Being the best at the thing you love the most is the dream we are all constantly chasing. Well, for this group of professionals, their dreams are mixed with hard work, sleepless nights, and a dedication more powerful than some might ever feel...

Concert Etiquette

Concert Etiquette

Jianni Adams, Writer

May 20, 2016

As divided as the world is today, we can all be united by a common love for a universal topic. That’s right! I’m talking about music. It doesn’t matter what kind of tunes you choose to blast through your earbuds, be it  rap, country, pop, or some really cool indie band that like, nobody has prob...

Superstitious Day for Superb Tattoos

Superstitious Day for Superb Tattoos

May 11, 2016

In a small town like Martinsville, we are very familiar with our local businesses and what they have to offer. One local business most of our students are familiar with is Matt’s Tatts, the small tattoo parlor over on Morton Avenue. They provide a large range of tattoos and body piercing services, and...

Oh Snap!

Oh Snap!

Jianni Adams, Writer

May 5, 2016

Today we are going to talk about something near and dear to our hearts…Snapchat filters. Ah yes, Snapchat filters. They’re the reason I wake up in the morning excited and eager to start the day. It’s like a special, little-known secret we carry around in our pockets. Are you fighting with your ...

Dark Souls III Review

Dark Souls III Review

Isaiah Sherfick, Print Editor

May 5, 2016

Dark Souls is a series which, I believe, more people have heard of than have actually attempted to play. It’s a series infamous for its relentless difficulty and refusal to hold the player’s hand. Where other, more orthodox modern games would have a linear progression with a straightforward story an...

Popular Alien Theories

Popular Alien Theories

Ethan Kidwell

April 20, 2016

    Have you ever looked at the stars at night and wondered what all is out there? We have all heard stories of people seeing UFOs, or stories of cows being abducted, but we have never been able to find credible, solid proof or at least a good picture. Does this mean that humans are ...

Malala

Malala

Mya Freed, Writer/Photographer

April 14, 2016

Born in Mingora, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan on July 12th, 1997, Malala Yousafzai is one of the best-known modern feminist heroes. She did what no one expected with the Taliban (an Islamic fundamentalist political movement that enforced a strict interpretation of Sharia, or Islamic law) flecked throughout Pakist...

Albert Einstein

Albert Einstein

Lydia Rector, Writer

April 14, 2016

Albert Einstein, the most influential physicist of the 20th century, played a major role in education. Einstein was born in Germany on March 14, 1879. His father, Hermann Einstein, was an engineer and salesman. His mother, formerly Pauline Koch, looked after the household. Einstein had a sister, Maja, wh...

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Darian Lanfair, Writer

April 14, 2016

Martin Luther King, Jr. (MLK) was born on January 15,1929 in  Atlanta, Georgia to Reverend Martin Luther King, Sr. and Alberta Williams King. At the age of five, King started public school. Then at the age of fifteen, he graduated from high school. King fought for equal rights for African-Americans through nonvi...

Susan B. Anthony

Susan B. Anthony

Jianni Adams, Writer

April 14, 2016

Susan B. Anthony was born on February 15, 1820. Anthony was raised in an extremely religious Quaker home and became a teacher. Being a teacher was not her only occupation; Susan B. Anthony also was a leader of the abolitionist women’s voting rights movement. Eventually, Anthony lead the National Ameri...

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