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A Berry Good Lemonade

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
May 26, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

If you’re someone who likes lemonade but is starting to get tired of the same taste, maybe a berry lemonade could put a spin on things. Lucky for you, this recipe has not one but three berries to mix into the lemony beverage. Ingredients (serves 24): 1 gallon of water 4 cups of sugar 6 cups of le...

English: The Language of a Thousand Faces

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

American English and British English may be the same language at their core, but many years of separation and isolated growth have made them into two very different dialects. Looking at both them in a side by side comparison, you may notice many small differences. The first noticeable difference between the ...

Vegetarianism: The Environmental Effects of a Meat-free Diet

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
May 18, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Many people love a nice juicy burger, or a large hot dog, or a cheesy pepperoni pizza—but not everyone. According to The Vegetarian Times, about 3.2% of Americans are vegetarian (with about 0.5% being vegan) for some reason or another. More often than not, part of the reason is to help the environme...

Make Oreo Balls For Mother’s Day

Make Oreo Balls For Mother’s Day

Hannah Browning, Columnist
May 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

These oreo balls are simple enough to make by yourself, and your mom will love them. It is surprisingly easy considering how amazing they taste. Ingredients: One package of oreos 8 ounces cream cheese About half a bag of white chocolate chips Food coloring as desired Steps: Put...

DisneyBounding 101

DisneyBounding 101

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
April 30, 2017
Filed under Fashion, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Most kids in the United States have memories of sitting in front of a television with a Disney VHS tape playing. I, for one, know that most of my childhood revolved around Disney films. To this day, I still pull out my giant box of tapes, hit rewind to get to the beginning, and sit around to relive my you...

DIY: Starbucks Unicorn Frappucino

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist
April 28, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

The creation looks pretty flawless, with pink and blue sprinkles on top and a tart but very sweet mix of blue raspberry and strawberry sugar. It will use all 10,000 of your taste buds. Many have visited their local Starbucks, as word spread regarding the new Unicorn Frappuccino, but they were tu...

Welcome to the NCAA: Student Sports Journalism

Kylee Golden, Columnist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Featured People, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

This past Friday I got the chance to be a part of a program called Full Court Press, where I got to go to the Final Four events in addition to a seminar put on by Ed Graney of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and also USBWA president, Nicole Auerbach of USA TODAY, Jim O’Connell of the Associated Press a...

First Steps into the Workforce

Hannah Browning, Columnist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The majority of businesses don’t hire people younger than 16. However, many 14-year-olds and 15-year-olds want an opportunity to earn their own money, and McDonald’s, Baskin Robbins, Safeway, and Arby’s will provide them with this opportunity. Although many of their locations will hire these ages,...

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Cupcakes

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
April 6, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

Do you love cupcakes? How about cookie dough? Well, get your oven mitts on, because below is a recipe for chocolate chip cookie dough cupcakes. You read that right. Ingredients (makes 12 cupcakes): Cookie Dough: ⅛ teaspoon of baking soda ⅛ teaspoon of salt ¾ cup of flour ¼ cup of brown...

Arizonan Legends

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
April 1, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Arizona: a state known for its lovely weather (if sometimes a little hot), wide-open spaces, and a rich history of cattle ranching and cowboys. But there is also another side to the Grand Canyon state, one not always known about by non-Arizonans and found in its own legends. One of these many popular Arizona legends is...

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