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Classic trends: The unique history of senior jeans

Classic trends: The unique history of senior jeans

Hannah McCleskey, staff writer

November 6, 2017


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Senior jeans or “cords” were a popular college trend that started in the early 1900’s. It is rumored that this popular fashion trend started at IU. In 1904 the trend spread to Purdue University. When two senior boys saw a pair of sample corduroys in the window of a local department store, they ...

An introduction to the world of cosplay

An introduction to the world of cosplay

Hannah McCleskey and Amanda McCarty

October 19, 2017


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Halloween is upon us. That means it’s time to break out the makeup and crazy costumes and embrace the month when adults dressing up is widely accepted. However, there are people all over the globe that dress up as characters from books, TV shows, movies, and video games every day. They are known as co...

DCHS teachers share favorite costumes

DCHS teachers share favorite costumes

Holly Cosgray, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Where do ghosts go on a Saturday night? Anywhere they can boo-gie. Everyone's favorite spooky season is just around the corner, Halloween. Halloween is a time of celebration and superstition. Finding the right costume every year is key to getting the biggest amount of candy and possibly your next cavity. Ou...

The importance of knowing first aid

The importance of knowing first aid

Dacota Shockley, Staff Writer

October 12, 2017


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Have you ever witnessed someone collapsing right next to you? Did the person start seizing? Stop breathing? Pass out? I’m sure a lot of us have experienced being a bystander in something like this and had absolutely no idea what to do. Well, there is something you can do: take a First Aid Training ...

Delphi junior receives statewide honor for courage in sports

Delphi junior receives statewide honor for courage in sports

Jordan Ladd, staff writer

October 11, 2017


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Every year, the Indiana High School Golf Coaches Association awards the Mitchel J. Winger Courage Award to one student. Bob Brothers, Chairman of the association, wrote that the award is presented to a golfer “who has faced mental and/or physical handicaps while playing high school golf.” This year...

Banned Books Week celebrates freedom to read

September 29, 2017


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The week of Sept. 24 - Sept. 30 is Banned Books Week 2017. This week presents a wonderful opportunity to fully appreciate and celebrate banned books. It is a time when students are encouraged to reflect upon the great classic literature they have studied and the recent young adult literature that has...

Public Service Announcement: Respect the shoes

Public Service Announcement:  Respect the shoes

Seth Mesaros, Staff Writer

September 28, 2017


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Do you look at shoes as objects or as a representation of yourself? A shoe is neither an object or a representation of who you are; a shoe is a trophy that you wear every day. As such, one’s shoes should be meticulously cared for..   Waterproofer: When you buy a pair of shoes, the first ...

Make-up tips (featuring Brieghan Rohrman, senior)

Kristina Powlen, Staff writer

September 22, 2017


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Feeling beautiful is a natural emotion women want to feel. Most females want to feel presentable and look their best, maybe not all the time, but still, the ideal holds true that a little work has to be put in to feel extra beautiful. This article contains the advice from our very own Brieghan Rohrman w...

How a current events quiz changed my life

How a current events quiz changed my life

Emily Hudson, Editor

September 22, 2017


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It’s Friday! You are thinking about your plans for the night and how many times you are going to Dairy Queen with your friends. Suddenly you walk into Mr. Gilbert’s class, and bam, you forgot that there was a current events quiz. This was me every week of first semester last year. No matter how big I...

Pros and cons of being tall

Pros and cons of being tall

Seth Mesaros, staff writer

September 14, 2017


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Do you suffer from knee cramps? Do you hit your head on every doorway? Do you get asked by little old ladies at Walmart to grab something off of the top shelf? If so—you must be tall.  As a tall young man myself, I have noted definite pros and cons to my stature.   Pros:  If you need something up high, you can easily g...

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