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Starbucks’ Secret Creations

Starbucks’ Secret Creations

October 31, 2016

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

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

 

The Wheat Retreat

The Wheat Retreat

Andrea Rahman, Writer

September 14, 2016

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

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

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

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...

Patio Debut

Patio Debut

Isaiah Sherfick, Print Editor

April 29, 2016

The newest addition to the Artie’s Cafe, MHS’s new patio, will be replacing The Well on May 2, 2016. The construction of the patio can be seen from the cafeteria and the breezeway. The patio will be another location for students to sit and enjoy their lunch. Principal Dr. Nick Sears says the patio w...

Are YOU Addicted?

Are YOU Addicted?

Lydia Rector, Writer

April 29, 2016

The world is addicted to a new drug. This drug is powerful and has the potential to totally consume you. This drug is called social media, and you have not even begun to notice your addiction and its effects.   Social media is a portal to an entirely different world - a world where infinite ...

Senioritis

Senioritis

Anastasiya Fadyeyeva, Writer

April 27, 2016

  Nearing the end of thirteen years of being at school, students get to the point when it seems like it is not necessary to study anymore. “What for?” students think. We’ve been working on our diplomas for most of our lifetime. Isn’t it time to relax and have a little bit of fun at sch...

Advice to Juniors

Advice to Juniors

Emily Krulik, Writer

April 7, 2016

Dear Juniors, So, your last year until your senior year is slowly coming to an end. I bet many of you are looking forward to it...I know I was. Despite senior year being a lot of fun and full of memories, there are a few less fun things that I think you need to know. First of all, try to take your...

Facing Harsh Facts

Facing Harsh Facts

Delaney Nunn, Writer

March 22, 2016

Whether you have slept with multiple partners, or have made a commitment to stay a virgin until marriage, nobody is oblivious to the amount of promiscuity during our high school years. Teenage pregnancy rates have shot up dramatically throughout the past decade, and sexual activity has became more popul...

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