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Winter Spirit Days

Winter Spirit Days

Gary Baker, Editor

December 13, 2016


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The last five days of school before winter vacation are closing in. To celebrate, many are participating in some holiday spirit days. Thursday - Festive Flannel Friday - Christmas Spirit Monday- Christmas Pajamas Tuesday - Christmas Characters Wednesday - Ugly Christmas Sweaters...

Seniors: How to Save Money for College

Seniors: How to Save Money for College

Jianni Adams, Writer

November 17, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Seniors, college is approaching. Most of us are getting ready for college and making vital decisions on what our career path will be. A big stresser amongst future college go-ers is how to pay for your future education. Most people work summer jobs while others work all year round. How can you start s...

Autumnal Destinations in Indiana

Autumnal Destinations in Indiana

Andrea Rahman, Writer

November 4, 2016


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A cool wind blows orange and brown leaves past you while you sit outside in a cozy sweater and carve pumpkins with your family. One great thing about the Midwest is that we experience seasons to their fullest. Winters are cold and snowy, summers are hot and humid, spring is mild and green, and fall is ...

Fall Fashion Must Haves

Fall Fashion Must Haves

Lydia Rector, Writer

November 1, 2016


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Fall is upon us, and with that comes the fashion trends of the season. 1. Boots     With the season of sandals behind us, boots become a staple item of fall fashion. The styles range from ankle to knee high, and colors vary from neutral to bold. Regardless of the style or color, these shoes ...

Academic Doping: Putting the High in High Ability

Academic Doping: Putting the High in High Ability

Lydia Rector, Writer

November 1, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

You glance at the clock as it changes from 11:59 pm to 12:00 am and sigh. Six hours into studying and you’ve barely made a dent in the list of to do’s. You frantically begin to calculate the amount of work you still need to accomplish, along with the minimal amount of sleep that you need to function ...

Starbucks’ Secret Creations

Starbucks’ Secret Creations

October 31, 2016


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Regardless of age, size, gender, or occupation, most people in America have been to Starbucks Coffee at least once. For those people who go on a regular basis, the menu may get a little old: cold brew coffees, basic frappuccinos, and flavored teas. There are many delicious creations you can get at Starbu...

Things to do in Fall

Things to do in Fall

October 14, 2016


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Transitioning from summer to fall can be an interesting change. It’s still nice enough to be outside, but it’s too cold to swim. You can still hang out with friends, but now you have school during the week. So what is there to do? How can you take advantage of the beautiful (but chilly) fall wea...

Applying to College

Applying to College

September 28, 2016


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The Wheat Retreat

The Wheat Retreat

Andrea Rahman, Writer

September 14, 2016


Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Last December, I had some blood tests done to make sure my mom’s family didn’t pass on any heart problems to me and to decide what was causing some very minor health issues. For at least a month I couldn’t stay awake in the afternoon, even though I was getting a ton of sleep and I drank a lot ...

Veggie-ism

Veggie-ism

Autumn Maurice, Writer

September 2, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Student Life

When the words “vegetarian” and “vegan” cross your mind, you instantly think of weird, animal-loving hippies who worship at the altar of PETA and tell everyone that meat is murder. While the desire not to harm animals may be a major motive for cutting animal products out of a diet, many people choo...

On Coming Out

On Coming Out

Mya Freed

May 9, 2016


Filed under Seniors, Showcase, Student Life

Right from when we are babies, we are raised with heteronormativity pressed against our tiny shoulders. From seemingly insignificant comments such as referencing a male baby and saying, “He’s such a ladies man! Already looking at girls!” to more major things like to telling your ten year old gi...

A Night They Won’t Forget

A Night They Won’t Forget

Kaci Alvarez, Writer

May 3, 2016


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Prom, to some students, is the highlight of their high school career. It is a night of glam and grace, and many students look forward to this night. However, for some students, it can be a struggle to find the money for tickets and dresses. That is where Rita Davis comes in. Rita Davis, an aide in t...

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