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Halloween writing contest winning stories

Halloween writing contest winning stories

October 30, 2019

Parnassus Spooky Story Contest by Abby Burns, first place Experiment M Project Type: Classified  Date: December 27, 1942 Subject: Mr. Macht Status: Pending    anonymous : we’re just testing the microphones. check. check.  ... a: ok mr. macht I have confirmation that the m...

6 last minute, budget friendly, costumes

6 last minute, budget friendly, costumes

Grace O'Neil, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Halloween is a great time of year, with haunted houses, Halloween parties, and half price candy at any convenience store. However, the time you spend trick-or-treating is only as good as your costume and your route. If you're like me, you don’t have a costume and are most likely broke. So why not m...

Best movies for the Halloween season

Best movies for the Halloween season

Ava Charnley, staff writer

October 30, 2019

  Having trouble finding that perfect scary movie to kick off the Halloween vibe? Hopefully this will help— here is a list of my favorite movies for the spooky season.    The best animated Halloween movies  The Nightmare Before Christmas 9 The Corpse Bride Coraline Monster Ho...

The “scariest” mythical creatures from American folklore

The “scariest” mythical creatures from American folklore

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

October 30, 2019

Sorry to the die hard believers, but Bigfoot will not be appearing on this list. Since the spooky season is in full force, why not celebrate with some spooky tales of haunting and horror? Here are the nine scariest mythical (or completely real) creatures from American folklore that you need to watch...

Halloween: we commercialized a death festival

Halloween: we commercialized a death festival

Elyse Perry, staff writer

October 30, 2019

Halloween. When you first think of it, you probably think of candy and scary movies, maybe even bonfires and pumpkins. I’m sure you don’t think of the harvest and the end of summer, and I’m almost positive you don’t think of the long history of the holiday that started out as a harvest festiv...

Teen activist raising awareness about climate change

Teen activist raising awareness about climate change

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

  “Adults keep saying ‘we owe it to the young people to give them hope’, but I don’t want your hope. I don’t want you to be hopeful. I want you to panic. I want you to feel the fear I feel every day. And then I want you to act as if your house is on fire, because it is.” - Greta Th...

2000s gaming websites that you’ve forgot about

2000s gaming websites that you've forgot about

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

October 9, 2019

Can you remember the first website you ever went to? My family hooked up WiFi in our house when I was eight years old, and after that I was obsessed. Every night I would go home and play tons of games on the computer. I recall one time on vacation I snuck downstairs into the computer room in the hotel ...

Headphone use shows benefits and drawbacks

Headphone use shows benefits and drawbacks

Elyse Perry, staff writer

October 9, 2019

Headphones have been around for a hundred years. They were originally created for the Navy to listen to electrical audio signals. Over the years, their popularity has grown exponentially and it seems that everyone has at least one pair of headphones. It’s the truth— headphones are everywhere. The ...

Hong Kong’s fight against tyranny

Hong Kong's fight against tyranny

Nickolas Roberson, Columnist

October 4, 2019

Massive crowds march along the urban streets. Banners wave overhead, calling for “freedom and democracy.” Police and riot officers stand in opposition to the protests, donning heavy-duty gear and weaponry. The city almost looks like a warzone, like something out of a movie, but it’s real. This ...

How to spot a toxic friendship

How to spot a toxic friendship

Grace O'Neil, Staff Writer

September 25, 2019

Toxic friendships are no joke. Toxic friends lull their peers into a false sense of trust, allowing the toxic friend to create a safety net for themselves on the back of their so-called friends. Some do this intentionally; others, however, do not realize that what they are doing is wrong. How does on...

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