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Sugar Cookies for the Season

Courtney Kendall, Columnist

December 13, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Uncategorized

These cookies are great to make when you have friends or family over for Christmas or the perfect option for Santa on Christmas Eve. But don’t feel limited by the season to bake these cookies; they are delicious year round. Ingredients: Cookies: 3 cups powdered sugar 2 cups butter or margarine, melted 2 ...

Venezuela Counters Economic Failings with Virtual Currency

Conner McMillan, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, World

In the past years, Venezuela has been in economic decline. They blame sanctions put on by the United States not letting people or businesses buying new Venezuelan government or PDVSA (petroleum of venezuela) bonds. Extreme hyperinflation has also led to their local currency, the bolívar, becoming nearly worthless. ...

Is Amazon Key the Key to Stopping Package Thieves?

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Technology

Just last year, over 11 million homeowners in the United States had their packages stolen, according to Business Wire. That’s more than half the population of Arizona. It’s also gift-giving season, which is the perfect time of year for robbers to steal your packages. There is a proposed solution, however,...

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

Do You Wanna Build a Snowman?

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

Winter: a time to celebrate holidays, family, presents, and cute decorations. When you think of winter, one of the first things that comes to mind is a snowman. Not only is this DIY a super cute snowman, but it’s also extremely easy, and can be made with some items around your house. Materials: ...

Winter Wonderland in a Jar

Winter Wonderland in a Jar

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Every family wants decorations for their house when the holidays come around, but they are usually so expensive that many don’t want to waste money on them. With a mason jar, some water, and just a few more simple materials, anyone can make a trinket to put around the house at a very low price. M...

Holidays Uncharted 2

Naya Johnson, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Diversity, Features, Showcase, Uncategorized

Ring-A-Ling: The Salvation Army Story

Naya Johnson, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

One sure sign it’s the holiday season is when the Salvation Army volunteers suit up with their silver bells and Christmas clothing, and stand outside stores to receive donations. However, many individuals aren’t aware of the organization’s history, or what the donations are used for. In 1852, Willi...

Seven Fish Dinner

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Diversity, Features, Uncategorized

The Seven Fish Dinner is part of a Southern Italian Christmas Eve celebration. It is called the Feast of the Seven Fishes in the few households that still celebrate it in Italy, despite being more of a grand meal than a "feast.” Today, it is only celebrated in 1 of 500 Italian-American  households, ...

Elf on the Shelf (or Elsewhere)

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized

As we approach Christmas, it is time for the arrival of the old Elf on the Shelf. The elf usually turns up sometime after Thanksgiving. Its return reminds kids to be on their best behavior, because the little “scout elf “ reports to Santa Claus every night telling him about the events of the day...

Israeli Populace Marches on Tel Aviv

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

December 8, 2017


Filed under Features, Uncategorized, World

The state of Israel, located in what can be described as “the middle of the Middle East,” has largely escaped the revolts that plagued many of its surrounding neighbors in the 2011-2012 Arab Spring Uprising. However, amidst allegations of corruption and libel surrounding the prime minister Benjamin Net...

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