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Santa’s Shoeboxes

Santa’s Shoeboxes

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

November 16, 2019

The holidays are coming up fast, and everyone is getting excited about the holiday cheer. But there are many people who have nothing to be excited about. Whether it is because they are refugees, or just living in poor conditions, lots of kids get nothing this season. Luckily, there is an organization out th...

Ohio Runner Disqualified Because of Hijab

Ohio Runner Disqualified Because of Hijab

Madeeha Akhtar, Columnist

November 9, 2019

Sixteen-year-old Noor Alexandria Abukaram had just run her best time yet, with her team heading to the regional competition, but she was devastated. According to CBS News, when the team went to check their individual times at the Ohio cross-country meet, Abukaram did not see her time of 22:22 for the ...

Present-Day Paperbacks

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

November 9, 2019

You have probably been reading classic books since the beginning of your education. Books such as “To Kill A Mockingbird” or “A Tale of Two Cities” have been around for long enough, and have discussed powerful topics such as redemption, morality, warfare, loyalty, and justice. Bookaxe defines a ...

A Very Sweet Sixteen

A Very Sweet Sixteen

Bella Rao, Columnist

November 8, 2019

In many North American cultures, turning 16 is a big part of a young girl’s life. Usually, a party is thrown, which can range from a small house party with family only, to huge events with a DJ and expensive gowns. The main purpose of the party is to celebrate the person who is entering a new stage in ...

Mr. Beast Speaks for the Trees

Mr. Beast Speaks for the Trees

Cameron Foley, Columnist

November 8, 2019

Internet personality and viral YouTuber Jimmy Donaldson, who goes by “Mr. Beast” online, was recently challenged to plant 20 million trees when he reached 20 million subscribers. In order to achieve this task, Mr. Beast established the TeamTrees organization on Oct. 25, 2019. Team Trees has teamed...

The Details of Disney+

Isabel Kasathsko, Columnist

November 4, 2019

Lately, Disney seems to always be buying other filming companies and expanding. Some companies that Disney has bought are ABC, Marvel, Pixar, and The History Channel. Over the past few years, Disney has also been gaining many valuable companies and transforming them into Disney brands, like “Star War...

Pumpkin Perfection

Pumpkin Perfection

Carsten Oyer, Columnist

November 2, 2019

Everyone knows that pumpkins are one of the classic symbols of fall. We use them for Halloween decorations, food sources, and even facial masks. Now, using materials as simple as yarn, you can make adorable little pumpkin decorations that are perfect for the fall season! Materials: Green yarn (a variation of s...

An Internal Impasse

An Internal Impasse

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

November 2, 2019

Mental blocks are a huge challenge for all athletes, and they are certainly difficult to overcome. But first, what is a mental block? Amy Rew with Believe Perform explains that “a mental block can be described as a psychological obstacle that prevents athletes from performing a particular skill.”  But, mos...

“Monster-fully” Crafted Brigadeiros

“Monster-fully” Crafted Brigadeiros

Kalyn McLeod, Columnist

October 26, 2019

Halloween is coming quickly, and along with it comes Halloween parties. From decorations to costumes, Halloween parties put you in a seriously spooky mood. However, the food is always the key factor of a good party. There are many things you can make to ensure your party is the best it can be, but one ...

Pasta La Vista, Baby!

Pasta La Vista, Baby!

Jolie Flack, Columnist

October 26, 2019

Anyone who likes a good chicken alfredo will be glad to know that Friday, October 25, is World Pasta Day. There’s no better way to celebrate than by making spaghetti! Ingredients: 1 12-ounce box spaghetti A pinch of salt 1 pound ground beef or ground sirloin 1 24-ounce jar tomato and bas...

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