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Unique ways to show gratitude this Thanksgiving

Unique ways to show gratitude this Thanksgiving

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

November 14, 2018


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Each Thanksgiving, families across the nation gather to show appreciation for each other by getting together and sharing a huge feast. What if there was something more you could to to further divulge to your family and friends just how much they mean to you? This holiday season, let your actions speak ...

Break up the monotony of traditions this holiday season

Break up the monotony of traditions this holiday season

Jordan Ladd, editor

November 14, 2018


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Culture across culture, holiday traditions are something that binds us together. From something like watching football together to running a marathon as a family, many families have their traditions set in stone by now. However, if we let traditions become too close to our heart, can we lose the true...

Halloween writing contest winning stories

Halloween writing contest winning stories

October 29, 2018


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Horror on the Bus by Faythe Douglas, first place It’s 7:30 am, you’ve been on your bus for an hour, sleepily nodding off, occasionally woken by a pothole or a sharp turn; however, the elementary kids are eerily quiet, and rain beats down on the metal roof of the bus. Lightning crackles in the dist...

The power of stories

The power of stories

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

October 18, 2018


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“Once upon a time,” a phrase that has introduced an abundance of fantasy stories over the past few centuries, ranging from adventure and danger, to romance and tragedy, to eerie and ghostly. With Halloween close at hand, it is the time for spooky, flashlight stories being told by a nestled campfir...

Last minute costume ideas for the procrastinator

Last minute costume ideas for the procrastinator

Katlyn Sherinian, staff writer

October 17, 2018


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Halloween is a great opportunity to show our creative sides. Life gets in the way of our creative process. Next thing we know it is Oct. 30 and we only have one day to plan our costume. Luckily, I have all of you procrastinators covered with some great last minute costume ideas.   Moth and l...

3 fall foods sure to please

3 fall foods sure to please

Katlyn Sherinian

October 17, 2018


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Fall is filled with laughing children and crunchy leaves. The trees start to change color and you can’t help but to feel relaxed. The wind is just calling for you to take a stroll. When you get back from that nice calming walk, you can choose from this list of amazing fall recipes.   Roa...

Doomsday: a cultural phenomenon

Doomsday: a cultural phenomenon

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

October 17, 2018


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According to a lot of different cultures, we are already supposed to be dead by now. And if you think that’s frank, you should take a look at how these cultures predicted we were going to die. Every culture or religion has its own prediction on when the world is going to end, whether it be on a spec...

Entrepreneurship: From the Netherlands to Carroll County

Entrepreneurship: From the Netherlands to Carroll County

Jordan Ladd, editor

October 3, 2018


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Sisters Bianca and Natasha have both had their share of late-nighters when it comes to school work. While in university, both were self-proclaimed “procrastinators,” and as any well-versed procrastinator knows, they needed a way to stay up late at night to complete assignments. The sisters tu...

Music plays an important role in our lives

Music plays an important role in our lives

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

October 3, 2018


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  Have you ever noticed whenever your favorite tune comes on, your head starts bobbing to the beat, your foot starts tapping, or you start lip syncing to the words, sometimes without even realizing it?  Why is it that you react this way? The reason you tap your feet or bob your head is becaus...

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