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Summertime classics

Summertime classics

Jillian Cadiex, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2016


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In the blistering summer sun, popsicles are a great way to keep cool. With these cool new recipes, these classic treats are bound to sweeten up anyone’s summer vacation. Watermelon popsicles What you need: One fresh watermelon, chunks of your favorite fresh fruits (kiwis, strawberries or mang...

The Hippie movement

Kaylee Barker, Staff Reporter

June 10, 2016


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Round sunglasses, floral headbands and tie-dye T-shirts. Not quite a visual of the 1960s Woodstock, but a resurgence of the hippie movement present day. While recently there is an increase in the popularity surrounding hippie things, some millennials still do not know the origins of the freely-style...

Honey, we have a bee problem

Honey, we have a bee problem

Anna Baird, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2016


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It is a beautiful spring day. Children are enjoying the outdoors. They are playing catch by the garden when they notice something yellow and fuzzy flying around. This is a honey bee. The role of this bee is to pollinate flowers. By doing so, it is estimated by the Mother Nature Network that these bees ...

Shielding from the sun

Shielding from the sun

Arianna Gomez, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2016


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Summer is a time to sit in the sun, soak up the warmth and take in vitamin D. Most people are aware of the dangers of the sun, skin cancer, sunburns, even sun poisoning, but they do not take the proper measures to remain free from these sun-related issues. Doctors recommend daily application of SPF (...

A refugee’s right to life

A refugee’s right to life

Melanie Clark, Staff Reporter

June 9, 2016


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Syrian refugees fleeing their war torn homeland are seeking safety in countries like America where they can live potentially safer and happier lives. However, there are citizens from each state who may not want to accept the refugees because of the potential threats to national security. Results ...

Civil battles: a fight for students rights

Civil battles: a fight for students rights

Cassidy Peña, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2016


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The simplest accepted definition of “gender” is the state of being male or female. However, “gender” is now understood as a vast, complex spectrum that requires an in-depth study to understand. According to Paz Gualpo, professor of psychology and director of the Sexual and Gender Identity...

My Jamaica mission diary

My Jamaica mission diary

Anna Baird, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2016


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Dear Diary, Day One, March 26 I did not sleep last night. It is four o’clock in the morning and my dad’s friend is coming to pick up my mom and me to take us to the airport. We board the plane, and I do not know how I feel because I am on my way to a developing nation. I do not know where...

Stem cell research

Stem cell research

Madie Gee-Montgomery, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


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Stem cells can treat anything from Alzheimer's to baldness. Scientists take these cells out of parts of the human body so that they can treat these diseases that people are desperate to find the cure to. “What’s the point in doing something like that,” said senior AJ Jessop. “I think that t...

Embracing sexuality

Embracing sexuality

Zabrina Yannella, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2016


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Society has an idea of what love is supposed to be: a boy and a girl who fall in love and live happily ever after. For some that is not the case. Some of those in the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender community are hiding in fear due to people who believe they should not be allowed to love whom the...

Americans, searching for identity

Americans, searching for identity

Natalia Peters, Foreign Exchange Staff Reporter

May 12, 2016


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Proving American patriotism by everyday rituals, such as saying the pledge every morning in class or hanging a 5-foot-long American flag in the front yard are common habits of a truly, proud American. However, Americans seem to spend a good deal of time searching for their real home countries. ...

Students becoming educated in politics

Students becoming educated in politics

Anna Baird, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016


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Scrolling down a Facebook news feed, posts with friends’ political opinions often appear. Sometimes, this can result in an argument about who should be the next president of the United States. The 2016 presidential race is in full swing and even high school students are choosing a candiate to su...

Stopping substance abuse

Stopping substance abuse

Zabrina Yannella, Staff Reporter

April 19, 2016


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Masses of people from all over the country packed into a conference hall waiting to hear anti-drug advocates like CEO General Arthur T. Dean. Students, parents, activists and coalition leaders from all around the globe join every year to help put a stop to the use of drugs and alcohol in youth. In a week...

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