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“Why Does He Do That?”

Selina Fluty, Editor of Student Opinion
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

“Why Does He Do That?” has largely been praised on social media, from blog posts to Amazon reviews, since 2002, when it was released to the public. Since then, it has been made available for free through PDF documents, rentals online, and discreetly being passed from one hand to another if someone ...

Dutch Oven Dessert: Double Chocolate Cake

Dutch Oven Dessert: Double Chocolate Cake

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
January 27, 2017
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

This is an easy-to-make, scrumptious cake recipe that doesn’t take much cooking know-how to prepare. It’s perfect for a chilly outdoor cookout, and it’s great for any camping trip. But there’s one catch: it’s made using a Dutch oven. A dutch oven is a large iron pot, used with charcoal briquettes ...

By Word of Mouth: The Art of Language Construction

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
January 23, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

We have spoken language throughout the years to express ideas, share concepts, and communicate thoughts. Languages have been passed down through generations, slowly changing and evolving into the words we speak today. Some languages have the same complexity of our modern-day speak but were actually just th...

Homecoming Royalty: Superficial or Superb?

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
January 19, 2017
Filed under Campus Life, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Horizon Honors’ homecoming is coming up on Jan. 28 from 7 p.m. - 11 p.m. at the Four Points Sheraton Hotel, and the homecoming court nominees have just been announced: Freshman: Prince - Roman Corey, Dacotah Hyde, Giovanni Marquex Princess - Jordan Cook, Camryn Dunn, Samantha Garcia Sopho...

FBI Comes Under Heavy Fire for Florida Shooting

Mya Smith, Columnist
January 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

On Jan. 6, 2017, in the Fort Lauderdale airport, Esteban Santiago went to baggage claim to collect his checked bags, took out his 9mm gun, and began shooting at travelers. Many people began to run and hide from the suspect who allegedly killed five people and injured six. Many people thought it was ...

Things Turning Older This Year (This Might Make You Feel Old, Too)

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
January 12, 2017
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Let’s face it. 2016 was a rough year. Between Alan Rickman’s death, the endless Harambe memes, and the sudden yet brief “Pokemon GO” obsession, everyone’s ready for a little stability (and being able to walk 10 feet without seeing someone flip a bottle). To start off the year with some optimism...

New Year, New Smoothie

New Year, New Smoothie

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

This smoothie is perfect for the new year. It can be made in less than 10 minutes, is healthy, and tastes amazing. Ingredients: 1 cup of apple juice 1 cup of frozen strawberries 1 cup of Greek yogurt 1 scoop of vanilla protein powder 2 bananas Recipe: Put all the ingredients into t...

Winner Winner Six-Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

Winner Winner Six-Can Chicken Tortilla Soup

Mya Smith, Columnist
December 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

This is an easy dish to make for the family over the holidays, and you can make within 10 minutes and six cans to combine it in a crockpot where it will simmer while you sleep. Besides the ingredients listed here, you can add anything else to your liking, which adds to its versatility.   Ingredie...

Dive Into the Holidays: DIY Pool Noodle Christmas Wreath

Dive Into the Holidays: DIY Pool Noodle Christmas Wreath

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
December 15, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

It’s nothing fancy, but I’d say it gives off better holiday vibes than those “Star Shower” projector things that are taking over commercial breaks. All you need is a few dollars and a spare evening. All of the materials can be bought at the dollar store in one run, except the pool noodle, si...

Milne and Mental Health

Milne and Mental Health

Haylee Haupt and Christi Britt
December 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Hundred Acre Woods is home to Christopher Robin and his furry friends, but what if there’s more to the stories than just a boy and some talking animals?  Milne’s characters were based on his son and the animals they would visit at the zoo, so it would be perhaps fallacious to assume that his i...

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