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NFL Players Protest by Kneeling and Linking Arms

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Diversity, Features, Sports

The players, coaches, and owners of NFL teams have been silently protesting racial discrimination during the national anthem. Donald Trump has publicly attacked the players and stated on Twitter that “If a player wants the privilege of making millions of dollars in the NFL, or other leagues, he or sh...

Synonymous with Samhain: Halloween

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features

It’s October once again, which can only mean one thing: Halloween. This is the time of year when people start to expect cooler weather, scary movies, haunted houses, and lots of sweets. In the modern day, Halloween consists of manufactured decorations, costumes, and candy, but was it always so rec...

Catalan Independence Referendum Passes Despite Spanish Intervention

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features

Citizens of Catalonia, Spain, lined up to vote on a new referendum, in a possible final answer towards the centuries-old question - Is it possible for Catalonia to become an independent state? Originally an independent kingdom, Catalonia was absorbed into the Kingdom of Aragon in 1137. Since then,...

Caught in a Web

Caught in a Web

Xander Sharpe, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Showcase

Materials: 1 xx oz. bottle of liquid glue (any type is fine) ⅓ cup of water 1 balloon A skein of worsted weight or chunky yarn A spoon A large bowl A hot glue gun or super glue (to glue on fake spiders if wanted) A pair of scissors 3 fake spiders or more (not necessary,...

You’ll Go Absolutely Batty Over These Treats!

You’ll Go Absolutely Batty Over These Treats!

Brandon Bybee, Columnist

October 6, 2017


Filed under Features, Food

Ingredients: Peanut butter cups or Oreos (whichever you prefer) Oreo Thins Frosting (any kind) to stick the wings and eyes on Edible eyes Steps: Unwrap the peanut butter cups. Cut the Oreo Thins in half, but be careful not to crush them. Use the frosting and to make two...

Strickland Seeks Revenge After Injury

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

June 4, 2017


Filed under Features

Major League Baseball has suspended Washington Nationals Bryce Harper for three games for charging the mound after being hit by a pitch on May 29 against the San Francisco Giants. He was also issued an undisclosed fine. Harper was up at-bat in the eighth inning when he was drilled in the hip with...

Great Job! 10 Weird Careers That Actually Sound Pretty Awesome

Pradyoth Velagapudi, Columnist

June 2, 2017


Filed under Features

Corporate cubicle slave, or horse chiropractor? McDonald’s cashier or professional mermaid? Here are 10 unconventional careers that definitely better than your average, everyday jobs. Gum Remover Have you ever seen those stubborn wads of gum on the street or the sidewalk that keep getting st...

Caffeine: Life Saver or Life Taker?

Justin Kelliher, Columnist

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, Uncategorized

Davis Cripe was a healthy 16-year-old teen who overdosed on caffeine. Cripe collapsed at his high school and died at a hospital after consuming a large soft drink, a latte, and an energy drink over a period of three to four hours. This is a prime example of what happens when you consume caffeine prod...

Summer Drink for Fun Under the Sun

Kylee Golden, Columnist

May 31, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Uncategorized

This raspberry peach lemonade takes about 15 minutes to make and is tasty, fun, and refreshing. It is the perfect summer drink for laying out by the pool or hanging out inside watching some Netflix. Ingredients:  Produce 1 peach, sliced 4 peaches, fresh 1 cup raspberries, fresh ...

Zesty Zippity Zucchini Bread

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

May 28, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Uncategorized

Zucchini bread is an all-time favorite in my family, filled with wonderfully aromatic spices like cinnamon. If you're ever looking for a breakfast substitution or a quick snack, zucchini bread is packed with flavor and love in every loaf. You can simply smack some butter on it like you’re a famous ch...

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