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

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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

Fear can block us from many activities, even ones we can do in our sleep.

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

These little brigadeiros are sure to be a spooky treat at any party.

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!

You can't go wrong with something as good as pasta.

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...

Black Sigatoka: The Banana Butcher

An image of Black Sigatoka disease.

Ben Geist, Columnist

September 27, 2019

The banana, one of America's favorite fruits, is approaching extinction. “Banana production as it stands is facing an existential crisis,” said Dan Bebber, a plant and disease specialist at the University of Exeter.  According to the HuffPost, The Black Sigatoka, “mycosphaerella’’ disease is a fu...

Simply Sorbets

Helena Ochoa, Columnist

May 24, 2019

Sorbets are quick and easy to make and a delicious treat to eat. There are countless types you can make with different combinations of fruit. The steps to creating one at home are incredibly simple. Lemon Sorbet The lemon sorbet is less like actual ice cream and more like a slushy, but it’s still...

Crispy, Crumbly Goodness: Apple Crisp

This apple crisp is a slice of heaven.

Clarissa Smith, Columnist

May 24, 2019

An apple crisp is a sweet tray of apples, cinnamon, sugar, and oats baked together into a heavenly mass. This recipe will save you during any rainy day. With its soft-cooked apples and cinnamon seasoning, the flavors all come together to make this the best dessert. Ingredients: 12 1/2 cups all-purpose apples, peeled, cored and sliced ...

Nike Shifts Policy on Pregnancy

A Nike scandal could set a new precedent for sports companies.

Amber Fretwell, Columnist

May 24, 2019

Nike sponsors athletes, models, and generally active people to be in their ads and campaigns for their products. This company is popular among all age groups and genders because of their comfortable shoes, great clothing, and their unforgettable swoosh logo. Recently, Nike has had a little bit of a sca...

What Kind of Hairdo Should You Do?

Camryn Marshall, Columnist

May 17, 2019

With prom just around the corner, ideas for hair, makeup, and outfit changes are going through everyone's mind. Here are a few simple hair styles that can be done with medium/long hair for prom day. Half Up, Half Down Braid:   Simple Low Ponytail: Half Up, Half Down Pon...