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What Happened to The Old Kanye?

Ethan Hurlburt, Columnist

May 4, 2018


Filed under Arts and Entertainment, Diversity, Features, Music

Kanye West seems to be back on Twitter as usual. Instead of telling us when “Love Everyone” will be coming out, he brought renewed attention to himself over the past week with some controversial tweets. Last time he was on Twitter was in November 2016, when he was hospitalized for exhaustion and...

T-Mobile Takeover

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

May 4, 2018


Filed under Features, Technology

The world’s internet has a vast variety of companies, some associating with WiFi and simply general connection, and all are competing for the top. Some of them display this more publicly than others, and some do so secretively. What took society by surprise was two worldwide rival companies, T-Mobile and S...

Combating Climate Change

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features, The Environment, World

It has been common knowledge in the scientific community for a while now that climate change has been warming up the Earth. This can have many negative effects, and as we look towards the future, is a problem that needs to be addressed. Climate change by definition is a change in the overall climate ...

Protectionism in the Modern World

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Student Opinion, World

As the decade comes to a close, one need only look back just a few years to see the staggering changes that have come and gone. Terrorism in the Middle East, federalization of the European Union, the rise of China, and the election of Donald Trump are all events which will be remembered for years to...

Spiffy Spring Sugar Cookies

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

May 2, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

If you’re in a time crunch for a picnic, party, get together, or even just craving something sweet, these are the perfect cookies for you. They are simple, easy to make, and a total game changer. With only a few ingredients, you can whip up these tasty treats in no time at all. Ingredients: 3...

Backpack Brutality

Meghan Tuzzolino, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Health

A school backpack for a student aged 5-14 should weigh no more than 10 percent of the child’s body weight. However, on average, backpacks of students for this age range weigh anywhere from 30 to almost 50 percent of their body weight, or about 15-35 pounds, states CNN. Consequently, many issues result from haul...

Amazon’s Problems with Workers Rights

Griffin Sonnemann-Creed, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, World

Freedom. Equality. Justice. These are the words that one must associate with the United States. Built upon the ideas of the European enlightenment, the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights enshrine the values that are integral to all men and women, no matter who they are. But in recent years, many of th...

Become a Speed Reader at NAU

Allyssa Gauer, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under College & Beyond, Features

Approximately 60 percent of students learning to read proficiently (third/fourth grade), cannot do so, according to Literacy Facts. That means that only 40 percent of fourth grade students can read fluently. Struggling students need some extra help to succeed.  Luckily, programs such as the Reading Skil...

Chocolate Cherry Cake

AJ Freithoffer, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Food

Cake Ingredients: 1 package of Devils Food Cake (moist) 1 can of cherry pie filling 1 tsp of almond extract 2 eggs (beaten)     Frosting Ingredients: 1 cup of sugar 5 tablespoons of butter ⅓ cup of milk 6 oz of semi sweet chocolate chips          Cake Direct...

There’s Lots of Space up in Space

Evelyn Streit, Columnist

April 26, 2018


Filed under Features, Technology, Travel

Orion Span, a space technology start-up, recently announced their ideas for the Aurora Station. If plans are carried out, this will be the world’s first ever luxury space hotel. Things like space travel and life in space used to be purely be the fantasy found in sci-fi movies, but now, thanks to comp...

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