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Mainstream Misinformation

Mainstream Misinformation

Annabelle Rosse, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

Think about the last time you learned something new concerning the news. Where did you find that information? Was it plastered on some type of social media page like Facebook or Twitter? If so, were you wise enough to double-check these facts with a different source? Hopefully, you did because you may be unaw...

Anthem’s troubled development

Kartik Mukalla, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

When Bioware’s Anthem was announced at E3 in 2017, it was marked by confusion. In fact, merely days before it was announced, it was called Beyond, but then copyright issues prevented it from being called that. At the E3 release, people had no idea what it was. BioWare, a company known for story-dr...

Spring Break Bucket List

Spring Break Bucket List

Zoe Siamon, Staff Writer

April 22, 2019

If you are staying home for spring break, chances are that you want to have a fun time. So many people travel and go all around the world, and here you are, stuck at your house. What is there to do? This list consists of a variety of things, some very quick and simple, others may take a little bit to...

The Many Benefits of Meditation

The Many Benefits of Meditation

Haley Longfellow, Staff Writer

April 21, 2019

Upon hearing the word 'meditation', many people instinctively envision a person humming to themselves with their eyes gently closed, completely at peace. Others are reminded of the role that the practice plays in religions such as Buddhism. Siddhartha Gautama debuted Buddhism after becoming enlightened by w...

Shazam Review

Shazam Review

Will Locklin, Staff Writer

April 20, 2019

Shazam is the seventh movie in the DC Extended Universe and is based on the DC comic book character Shazam. The movie is directed by David F. Sandburg.  Produced by New Line Cinema and distributed by Warner Bros. Pictures.  The film stars Zachary Levi as Shazam, Asher Angel as Billy Batson, and Zach...

How to Have a Fun Staycation

April 13, 2019

    Many students excitedly talk about where they’re going for spring break as it grows closer. They talk about their plans for the beach or what relative they’re visiting, but not everyone’s leaving town. In fact, having fun while staying home is a challenge for a lot of kids. Of course, th...

How to Tour a College Correctly

How to Tour a College Correctly

April 12, 2019

Majority of students will go to college after high school, yet unlike high school, you can choose where to spend the next four years of your education. This seems like a very daunting decision to make, and for most students will add more stress onto their already weighed down shoulders. Remember, you...

Spring Break Destinations

Portia Dai, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Spring break is coming up and it seems like everyone is spending it somewhere fun. Here are some places you could go to enjoy your break. Beaches always seem to be a prime destination and from the west coast to the east coast, some popular ones are Manele Bay in Hawaii, Clearwater Beach in Florida,...

How Important is Working Out?

Sarah Jeffries, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Exercise is something that everybody needs once in awhile; whether it be taking a walk, riding your bike, or actually going to the gym to lift weights or run on the treadmill, your body needs to move around to stay healthy and support your mental and physical health. Although exercise is vital for a healthy...

Why do amusement parks have overpriced foods?

Andres Gonzalez, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

   Having fun is an important aspect of everyone’s life as it allows for one to have a break from the difficulties and hurdles. As with many activities, excluding sleep for obvious reasons, having fun can be hunger inducing. People, like automobiles, need fuel to properly function. In this case humans, ...

give & take: a calica interview

Kariann Tan, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

  born and raised in miami, florida, calica offers a refreshing taste of pop music amongst many others today. her visuals are impeccable, her lyricism is deeply cutting, and the best thing about it all is the fact that she ties it into a fairly quirky and cute aesthetic that is seen in her music video...

Why Don’t We 8 Letters tour

Katie Le, Staff Writer

April 11, 2019

Why Don’t We is a boy band that includes five members named Zach Herron, Jack Avery, Daniel Seavey, Jonah Marais, and Corbyn Besson. Each member started as a male solo artist, deciding to form a band when the members were ages ranging from fifteen to eighteen. They announced their band on YouTube t...

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