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What is aromatherapy?

What is aromatherapy?

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

May 1, 2019

Google defines aromatherapy as a “use of aromatic plant extracts and essential oils in massage or baths.” In actuality, the art of aromatherapy is far more complex than what meets the eye. There are many ways to partake in this treatment system that can range from traditional, contemporary, or a...

Live for the applause in Lady Gaga prom dresses

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

April 18, 2019

Are you still searching for a prom dress that reflects your personality and unique style that you would like to stand out with?  Well, Lady Gaga has modeled dozens of dresses just for you to utilize for your prom.   The meat dress.  You can make this dress simply by buying about 50 pounds...

Traversing the past: How small actions can influence your family for generations

Traversing the past: How small actions can influence your family for generations

Jordan Ladd, editor

April 17, 2019

Alfred S. Ladd, or Fred as he was better known, was a man without a birthplace. On different federal and state government records, he lists himself as being born in either Pennsylvania, Tennessee, or Minnesota. His occupation? A laborer, and later on a member of the circus—or so it was reported. Before the ...

Gardens: good for your mind, body, and soul

Gardens: good for your mind, body, and soul

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

April 17, 2019

Have you ever wanted to create something beautiful, but you lack the time and motivation to get the ball rolling? Growing a garden is a simple way to quench the yearning for beauty and purpose in your life. Most people create gardens out of pleasure, but this hobby is proven to have many increasing ...

Top 7 Spring Break destinations in US

Top 7 Spring Break destinations in US

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

March 13, 2019

Spring Break is the best time of the year for a little relaxation and distraction from school and stress, and also is a great time for vacationing to exciting places.  Listed are the top seven places to travel to in the US for spring break. New York City.  This is the city that is always awak...

How to get the perfect spring break body

How to get the perfect spring break body

Katlyn Sherinian

March 13, 2019

Spring break is coming around the corner. The increase in temperature has a direct correlation to the decrease in clothing. I picked up that tidbit of information in Algebra class—thanks Mr. Painter. Showing more skin to the world can make people self conscious for having human bodies and not Barbie bod...

Books to read over Spring Break

Books to read over Spring Break

Cynthia Rossi and Nick Roberson

March 13, 2019

  Spring Break: a time of relaxation, socializing, and having fun. People host parties for the arrival of cool, dew-filled mornings and relaxing days, and many celebrate the conclusion of another stressful round of schooling. At all of these events, you socialize with peers, friends, and family...

What to do if you’re stuck in Indiana this Spring Break

What to do if you’re stuck in Indiana this Spring Break

Jordan Ladd, editor

March 13, 2019

Spring Break is nearing fast, and everybody seems to have plans. But you may just be sitting home, scrolling on your social media feed, watching all your friends have fun, and  throwing yourself a pity party. If you’re wondering to yourself what to do these days, try some of these suggestions. &...

The twisted humor of our generation

The twisted humor of our generation

Katlyn Sherinian

February 27, 2019

What is dark humor? By definition dark humor is a comic style that makes light of topics that are difficult or painful to discuss. Dark humor memes, also known as ¨dank¨memes” are a favorite of mine because it takes a heavy topic like an unstable mental health and takes away the stigma. ...

2019 Academy Awards ceremony undergoes change in format

2019 Academy Awards ceremony undergoes change in format

Jessica Powlen, staff writer

February 27, 2019

On Feb. 24, the Dolby Theater in Los Angeles held the 91st Academy Awards ceremony.  This was the night of the year we all looked forward to most, where Hollywood’s best actors and actresses united to compete for the golden statue.  But, in recent years, fewer and fewer people have been tuning i...

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