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Donuts for Fall

Donuts for Fall

Mya Smith, Columnist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

My goal was to find the perfect fall-inspired recipe, and I came upon the apple cider donut. Upon further exploration, these looked delicious, and I found a way to make it a little bit healthier than deep-frying a ring of dough. This recipe  is worth trying as it was super simple and even fun to co...

Catalina Island 2016

Catalina Island 2016

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
October 27, 2016
Filed under Campus Life, Clubs, Events, Features, Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

The Catalina Island trip is an annual event planned by Wilderness Club, where students and teachers get to spend three days (four days including travel) on the incredible island off the coast of California. This year, we went over fall break from October 13 to 16. Day One: We all had to meet at Horizon Honors ...

A Truly Haunting DIY: Pepper’s Ghost Illusion

A Truly Haunting DIY: Pepper’s Ghost Illusion

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist
October 22, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

The Pepper’s Ghost illusion is an old theater trick popularized by John Pepper in 1862. It is used to create a ghostly transparent image of an actor or model to simulate the presence of a ghost. The trick works by partially reflecting an image through a sheet of glass set at a 45-degree angle to bot...

Goodwill Lookbook

Goodwill Lookbook

Haylee Haupt, Columnist
October 2, 2016
Filed under Fashion, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Goodwill Industries is a nonprofit organization founded in 1902 in Boston, Massachusetts. Used clothing, furniture, and electronics are donated in return for tax deductions, and are resold at very low prices. Goodwill donates 83 cents of every dollar to multiple charities, as well as specifically offerin...

Mayo Chicken Dinner

Tommy Billings, Columnist
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

This simple, wholesome mayonnaise chicken recipe is delicious and packed with protein, making it great for recovering from strenuous summer activities. Best of all, it takes less than 45 minutes to complete, start to finish. You will need: 9 in. x 13 in. pan 4 chicken breast halves ½ cu...

We All Scream for Ice Cream (Sandwiches)

Diana Gamez, Columnist
June 2, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

A no-bake dessert is a perfect treat for when summer is in full swing, and there is no better no-bake treat than a DIY ice-cream sandwich. These ice cream sandwiches make a store-bought product look dull in comparison. The dessert is a lot of fun to make and - of course - tastes extremely good. Ing...

May is for Mental Health

Olivia Doyle, Columnist
May 20, 2016
Filed under Features, Health, Showcase, Uncategorized

About 26.2 percent of United States citizens 18 and older suffer from mental illness. The world is not aware of how many people that is, approximately 54,373,304 people in the U.S. It is important that people are familiar with the causes and effects of mental health. That is why the United States recogn...

A Taste of Summer

A Taste of Summer

Diana Gamez, Columnist
May 13, 2016
Filed under Features, Food, Showcase, Uncategorized

Having a cold and refreshing popsicle is a treat that many look forward to snacking on when the summer season is in full swing. Store-bought popsicles are pretty good, but making your own is way more fun and sometimes tastes even better. Gummy bear popsicles have been a big trend around summer and a...

Havasupai Canyon

Havasupai Canyon

Selina Fluty, Columnist
May 7, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Travel, Uncategorized

On Friday, April 29, I woke up at 5:30 in the morning. With groggy eyes, I threw together my outfit for the day, and the Camelback bag stuffed with my clothes and supplies. I quickly put on the hiking shoes I’d been breaking in for over a month now, and followed my dad to the car, where we headed to ...

Decade-Long Copyright Battle Comes to an End

Zoe Slagel, Columnist
April 22, 2016
Filed under Features, Showcase, Student Opinion, Technology, Uncategorized

Google is pretty well-known, anything can be searched with the help of Google. In 2004, a branch called “Google Books” started up. It worked a lot like Google with plenty of information as it scanned books and used them to create a large database. Quotes and keywords can be searched to display para...

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