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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...

Let’s pause and buy a goat

Let’s pause and buy a goat

Emily Hudson, Editor

December 11, 2017


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In this time of bustling around in comfy parkas from store to store, it is easy to forget about anyone besides yourself. We all fall victim to the excitement of lights, music, and presents during the month of December, but let’s hit pause for a moment and remember everything else. Did you notice a fellow s...

Gifts for any musician under $50

Gifts for any musician under $50

Seth Mesaros, Staff Writer

December 8, 2017


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Have you ever had that one person during Christmas that you can never find a gift for because they play music, and even if you do find a gift it ends up costing way over your budget? Well, here's a little list of great priced gifts for your musical friends and family members. A guitar player is always...

Top Five Best Christmas Movies

Top Five Best Christmas Movies

Hannah McCleskey, Staff Writer and Videographer

December 1, 2017


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With the end of Thanksgiving comes a wave of Christmas related everything. Radio stations blast Mariah Carey's All I Want For Christmas, shopping malls and supermarkets are decked with creative festive displays, and the Christmas spirit slowly sets in. Some people might even find their spirits of the...

Why does choosing presents get harder with age?

Why does choosing presents get harder with age?

Jordan Ladd, staff writer

December 1, 2017


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“What do you want for Christmas?” It’s the age old question asked by relatives, friends, and the big man in red. When we were little, we would reply with: “I want a pony!” or, “I want a GI Joe action figure!” Or perhaps maybe we were a bit more imaginative, saying, “I want a purple stuf...

How to succeed in finals week

How to succeed in finals week

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

December 1, 2017


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Finals week is the one week every student dreads. Test after test, it’s an endless cycle. Break is so close, yet so far away. Finals week, however,  is not meant to be feared or despised, but rather, to be faced as the last few strides to the completion of one semester. If students properly prepare an...

November set aside as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

November set aside as National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month

Amanda McCarty, Staff Writer, Videographer

November 14, 2017


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Not many people understand or have submerged themselves into the world of mental illness. There’s a lack of knowledge, especially when it comes to irreversible mental illnesses. Alzheimer's is the most common form of dementia, a disease that causes memory loss. Some think it is a part of growing ...

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