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Realizations I have made in quarantine

Realizations I have made in quarantine

Story by Kate Paxton, Staff Writer

April 3, 2020

There’s been a lot of time to think these past few weeks, especially when my entire routine is out of whack. And, there’s quite a few things I’ve realized. Firstly, I’ve begun to accept the fact that I dress and look good for other people. Often, we tell ourselves our appearance is for us, r...

12 Apps You Can Use During the COVID-19 Break 

12 Apps You Can Use During the COVID-19 Break 

Story by Taylor Lee, Staff Writer

March 19, 2020

Tired of Netflix and Tik Tok? Here are 12 apps you can use to stay productive, distracted, and connected with others.     Habitca  Category: Productivity Turn your to do list into a quest with Habitca, a game-ifed way to complete tasks and earn rewards like virtual gold, pets, and c...

Books to read while in quarantine

Books to read while in quarantine

Story by Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

March 18, 2020

Anybody unsure of what to read right now? Well here’s a list of books I would wholeheartedly recommend.   The Darkest Minds by Alexandra Bracken Now, I really am nothing if not a tragic fan of young adult dystopia and fantasy, and this book is exactly that. But, I think it's the perfec...

They’ve got a word for everything!

They’ve got a word for everything!

Story by Sydney Randolph, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

The 9 random German words and definitions that you absolutely need to be using. You might ask, why did I decide to write an article on weird German words and their definitions? To be quite honest, I’m not so sure myself. So here goes nothing! I asked a few people what they thought these words meant...

Lather, Rinse, Don’t Repeat

Lather, Rinse, Don’t Repeat

Story by Rithika Vighne, Staff Writer

March 15, 2020

In the US, the daily shower tends to start around puberty and become lifelong. But have you ever stopped to ask yourself why? Perhaps your answer is: “because it’s healthier than showering less often.” Think again. For many, the daily shower is more about habit and societal norms than health. T...

Is a subscription to Disney+ worth it?

Is a subscription to Disney+ worth it?

Story by Lindsey Hollandsworth, Staff Writer

March 12, 2020

In this digital age, there are many ways to receive your daily dose of entertainment. Netflix is reliable, YouTube is available instantly, and Spotify is always playing through at least one earbud. But how will another streaming service fit into your schedule? I am here to give you all the information...

Most Influential Albums in History 

Most Influential Albums in History 

Story by Caetano Garcia, Staff Writer

March 6, 2020

10) A Night at the Opera (1975) Queen “A Night at the Opera” will always be one of the most influential albums of it’s time. When Queen produced the album, they were essentially making an opera album, a massive risk during a time of rock and roll. The album consists of songs like “You’re m...

Batman is the worst superhero

Batman is the worst superhero

Story by Kylie Schwartz, Features Editor

March 2, 2020

I love movies. I love how they define generations, how they explore complex topics through visual metaphors, and how they transport you to a different plane of existence.  All of these factors coalesced into my ultimate decision to take on “The Dark Knight” Trilogyー Christopher Nolan’s inte...

Stickerless cars: the Consequences

Stickerless cars: the Consequences

Story by Kate Paxton, Staff Writer

February 27, 2020

Based on personal experience, not having a parking permit sticker has some serious downsides, the most obvious being the fact that you’re not allowed to park in the student lots. It’s a pretty common theme that students will try to avoid these regulations, including myself.  I can say with con...

Hollywood’s lack of representation

Hollywood’s lack of representation

Story by Ella Murray, Staff Writer

February 25, 2020

Hollywood has been no stranger to controversy. Whether it’s the lack of representation, or the refusal to hire or cast certain people, there has always been a population of frustrated individuals. As awards season has just come to a close, it has become more clear than ever that Hollywood has not ...

The Circle: It’s Pretty Great!

The Circle: It’s Pretty Great!

Story by Olivia Lyons, Business Manager

February 25, 2020

I don’t love reality TV. I can make it through a few episodes before I get annoyed or depressed. But this, this is something else.  In mid January, Netflix began us on a slow drip of their new reality TV game show, “The Circle.” The show can only be described as an American take on “Love Island,...

To Skin or Not to Skin

To Skin or Not to Skin

Story by Piper Nilsen and Emily Broyles

February 25, 2020

I love fruit. But the real question is, can you eat the skin on them too? I mean, a lot of fruit you probably should not eat the skin. However, there are a few that you can. For example, it would hurt the roof of your mouth to eat a cantaloupe or a watermelon, so please don't eat those. Although...

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