Cinnamon Apple No-Bake Cookie Dough

Share with friends, or keep this no-bake cookie dough all to yourself.

Jolie Flack, Columnist

November 27, 2019

This cinnamon apple no-bake cookie dough is the perfect treat for any Thanksgiving party. Ingredients: ½  cup butter, softened ¼  cup brown sugar ½  cup white sugar 1 tsp vanilla 2 tbsps milk 1 tsp apple pie spice ½  tsp cinnamon 1 cup all-purpose flour ¼  tsp salt 1 apple,...

The Truth About Lying

Not every lie is evil.

Emily Withrow, Columnist

November 25, 2019

Ironically, there are many truths behind people’s lies. According to BBC News, the definition of lying is a form of deception. Its purpose is to protect the liar from possible negative outcomes. The Scientific American states, based off of psychologist’s research, that the most common reason people...

Inquiring on Impeachment

Former President  Richard Nixon on the far left, former president Bill Clinton in the center, and President Donald Trump on far right.

Lilly Wolfe, Columnist

November 25, 2019

President Donald Trump is currently in the process of being impeached. Impeachment is described in the Federalist Papers by Alexander Hamilton as "a method of national inquest into the conduct of public men." Any federal judge, Congressman, or executive official can be impeached.  What exactly is...

Chick-Fil-A Ends Donations to Anti-LGBT Organizations

A Chick-Fil-A storefront.

Cameron Foley, Columnist

November 25, 2019

The Chick-Fil-A Foundation is a separate branch of Chick-Fil-A that wants “to lead the company's commitment to support organizations dedicated to the issues of hunger, homelessness and education,” says their website. According to their website, they have donated $52 million in support of several charities and groups in need, including the Girl Sc...

Water A World Away

An image of the moon Europa.

Ben Geist, Columnist

November 23, 2019

Europa is one of the 79 moons orbiting Jupiter. The moon was originally discovered by Galileo Galilei in 1610. According to NASA, Europa has one of the highest probabilities in our solar system of supporting life. Europa has a thick sheet of ice covering the surface, and NASA thinks it is possible that...

Santa’s Shoeboxes

With nothing but a shoebox, you can help a child in need of a Christmas gift.

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

Noor Alexandria Abukaram running the 5k cross-country race.

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

Bella Rao's 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

Saving the planet, one tree at a time.

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...