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What to do on the beach this Spring Break

What to do on the beach this Spring Break

Joe Perry, Editor

March 11, 2020

As the calendar turns to March, we close the door on a mild winter and are finally able to look ahead to the most cherished part of the second semester: Spring Break. From March 20 to March 30, Delphi students will be relinquished from their academic duties as they take a much-deserved break before th...

One foot taller and seven years older: DCES through the eyes of a senior

One foot taller and seven years older: DCES through the eyes of a senior

Jordan Ladd, editor

March 11, 2020

I walked into the doors of the school located at the bottom of the hill, and was greeted with a tree. A tree, that I might add, had not been there seven years ago, when I last attended the school. I had been in DCES only a few times since my departure from fifth grade, and it was obvious that not eve...

Easy hacks for quick spring cleaning

Easy hacks for quick spring cleaning

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

March 11, 2020

With the beginning of spring being only a few weeks away, it’s time to start thinking about all of the preparations that must be made to get in the full swing of the season. Of course, I mean the dreaded cleaning of the house to get rid of all the musty dust-bunnies that have been rampant in your ...

Delphi business highlight: Empire Inc.

Delphi business highlight: Empire Inc.

Elizabeth Walker, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

On Oct. 19, 2019 a new store opened up in the little town of Delphi. Inger Cowan and Cynthia Lashley decided to take a chance and open a new, innovative business. They opened a consignment store, just across the street from the court house. They also own Empire Inc. a few streets over. Their hours a...

Podcasts becoming popular among younger gernerations

Podcasts becoming popular among younger gernerations

Ava Charnley, Staff writer

March 4, 2020

Podcasts. The word that seems to be picking up some momentum in our everyday lives. So, what really is a podcast? A podcast is a series of digital audio podcasts that users can download and listen to. They have become a popular way for people to be educated and entertained. There is no license needed to m...

Black History Month: The people behind the inventions

Black History Month: The people behind the inventions

Cynthia Rossi, Staff Writer

February 24, 2020

In the year 1893, Dr. Daniel Hale Williams became the first documented person in the world to successfully perform an open heart surgery. This was not only an incredible advancement in the world of medicine, it opened up opportunities for the black community to finally share their talents after centu...

Naming your car: it’s more normal than you think

Naming your car: it’s more normal than you think

Elijah Hudson, Staff Writer

February 19, 2020

“Shane died.” Those were the words spoken by a teenage girl on a cold winter night. It was easy to depict that she was upset by the loss. She, on the other hand, walked away with a few scratches. Still, she had to put up with her best friend being lost forever—to a junkyard. She had rolled her ...

Cameras: our gains and losses

Cameras: our gains and losses

Ava Charnley, Staff writer

February 19, 2020

Cameras. These days we are all walk around with one in our pockets and it's difficult to imagine that not being the case. But, of course, that is a relatively new phenomenon. The first cameras started as camera obscuras in ancient China and ancient Greece as a way to capture a moment. Although, the image was...

How do Leap Day babies celebrate?

How do Leap Day babies celebrate?

Elyse Perry, staff writer

February 19, 2020

Every four years, our calendar gains an extra day to fix an interesting problem: our calendar year is only 365 days while our solar year is 365.25 days. Therefore, every four years, we need another day to keep our seasons on schedule. This extra day is placed at the end of February, thus creating the ...

Why do we laugh?

Why do we laugh?

Jessica Powlen, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

Think of the best times you’ve spent with your favorite person. It’s safe to say the majority of those times were most likely filled with the kind of laughter that made you feel as though you’d gained a six pack, or the kind that may have gotten you into trouble by the teacher or your parent a...

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