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Education in South Korea

Education in South Korea

Dacota Shockley and Emily Hudson

February 21, 2018


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The Winter Olympics officially started in South Korea in early February. The Olympic Games provide sports entertainment, create unity, and offer a good reason to learn about other countries. For instance, have you ever wondered what education is like in a different country?  Read on to learn about the ed...

Top U.S. Olympic medal contenders

Top U.S. Olympic medal contenders

Joe Perry, Sportswriter

February 15, 2018


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The 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea are in full swing. With 92 countries participating, competitors from all around the world are trying to get their hands on that cherished gold medal. While most of these golds are expected to go to competitors from cold-climate countries, such as Norway, Denm...

A tribute to my parents

A tribute to my parents

Dacota Shockley, staff writer

February 7, 2018


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To my loving parents,   August 28, 1999 - the day I entered this world. The day you cut my umbilical cord. The day you both held me in your arms. The day you called me your son.   For us, it was a rocky start. When I was birthed, I came out not breathing. Mom, knowing you, you proba...

Meet yourself: What other generations think about us

Meet yourself: What other generations think about us

Jordan Ladd, staff writer

February 7, 2018


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Generation: (noun) the entire body of individuals born and living at about the same time a group of individuals, most of whom are the same approximate age, having similar ideas, problems, attitudes, etc.   Generation Z, also known as the iGeneration, is commonly accepted as the genera...

Welcome to the meme review of 2017

Welcome to the meme review of 2017

Emily Hudson, Editor

January 22, 2018


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Welcome to a review of one of the most important things our generation tracks: memes. This culture of fleeting jokes and images is the one thing that seems to tie us all together. So when one ambitious person decided to recap all of the popular memes from 2017, the Twitterverse could not be more on board. ...

How to stay true to your New Year’s resolution

How to stay true to your New Year’s resolution

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

January 19, 2018


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I was speaking to a friend of mine the other day and I asked him if he had made any New Year’s resolutions. He said no, but that he tries to achieve a goal every day. He continued saying how he found it ironic that in the month of January, when he would go to the gym, it would be jam packed, then fe...

Yuri on Ice Surprises Millions

Yuri on Ice Surprises Millions

Hannah McCleskey

January 19, 2018


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On Oct. 5, 2016, Yuri on Ice made its first premier on the anime viewing site Crunchyroll. It was available to all Crunchyroll members except in Japan and China. The world was shocked by how this sports anime breaks gender roles in the sports world, supports non-traditional same sex couples, and focuses on t...

Movies to keep an eye out for in 2018

Movies to keep an eye out for in 2018

Jordan Ladd and Holly Cosgray

January 17, 2018


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2017 was a great year for movies, and 2018 is looking to be even better. With stellar releases planned such as Incredibles 2 and Black Panther, we can hardly wait for these flicks. Keep your eyes peeled for these sure-to-be-great movies. (If you want to see the trailers, just click on the title!)   Note: ...

The First Snowfall

The First Snowfall

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

December 14, 2017


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Winter is officially here and when winter comes, the weather changes with it. When that first snowfall comes, are you excited, scared, happy, or angry? It is indeed a beautiful sight to see, but with that beautiful sight comes all sorts of different emotions. Everyone has their own opinion when it c...

Best gifts vs. worst gifts

Best gifts vs. worst gifts

Dacota Shockley and Holly Cosgray

December 14, 2017


Filed under Feature, Student Life

Best Gifts: Merry Christmas! ‘Tis the season for eating, spending time with family, and giving gifts. Christmas is mostly known for the time that we receive and give gifts to friends, family, and coworkers. The average person will spend about $805.00 on Christmas gifts. These gifts range from ve...

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