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Daylight Savings: Is it Necessary?

Maycee Hurt, staff writer

November 15, 2019

As one may know, daylight savings time ended in early November. People have been arguing this issue for a while. Some don’t believe daylight savings is a necessary thing, but others enjoy the time change.  With daylight...

Pumpkin patches give fall fun

Julianne Wilson, Staff Writer

October 28, 2019

Fall has encroached on us this October. To fully embrace this season I visited three pumpkin patches. First I went to Jefferies apple orchard in Springfield, then I explored the lavish Apple Barn in Chatham, and finally I explo...

Here Comes Fall!

Maycee Hurt, Staff Writer

October 17, 2019

With autumn pretty much here, the weather has gotten significantly cooler. With a drop in temperature, one may feel obligated to stay in their house and watch movies or bake a festive fall dessert. While these activities can be f...

Claudia Suleweski Collaborates with Nordstrom BP

Kelly Lu, Staff Writer

August 26, 2019

Especially due to pop artist Billie Eillish’s recent rise to fame after her album When We All Fall Asleep, Where Do We Go?, her brother Finneas O’ Connel has been succeeding in his career as well. Even as an independent artist, he o...

A different kind of giving

Camri Anderson, Staff Writer

November 15, 2018

As November comes round, one word seems to linger in everyone’s mind… Gratitude. Gratitude is the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness. This word is very significant around the ...

Is the Apple Watch worth it?

Jessica Hannig, Staff Writer

October 29, 2018

Apple has been a very busy company in the year 2018. With new models of iPhones, iPads, Macbooks, and even the smart watch, they are the number one producer of electronics all around the world. When Apple released the Series ...

Life’s too short for writer’s block

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

January 6, 2018

I’ve heard of writer's block what seems to be a million times. Everyone hears it on the news or from family members or teachers. It’s almost common knowledge that writer’s block is when a writer has a hard time coming u...

Christmas is just around the corner

Anna Bezler, staff writer

December 20, 2017

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, Christmas is just around the corner. The weather is getting colder, the lights are getting brighter, and the smiles are getting wider. Christmas is the perfect time for families to co...

Everyday gratitude must not be overlooked

Sydney Hembrough, Staff writer

November 21, 2017

With Thanksgiving around the corner, everyone seems to be making their lists of what they are thankful for. Many of those lists contain a common theme that includes family, friends, shelter, food, and water. While these things a...

Thanksgiving is right around the corner

Sarah Miner, Staff Writer

November 20, 2017

This week is personally one of my favorite holidays of the year. The time when you sit around with your family and discuss all the fun memories that everyone has. The time when you stuff your face with all the best foods until y...

Are we taking too many pictures and videos on our smartphones?

Anna Bezler, staff writer

November 17, 2017

Over many years, technology has improved drastically and has become more commonly used in today’s society. Smartphones are now the way that people around the world connect. Children are now starting to have smartphones of their ow...

On your mark, get set, Go!

Ellie Smith, Staff Writer

November 15, 2017

It’s 7:30 on a muggy Monday morning in the middle of June. Moisture seems to hang in the air as bed heads arrive to community park wearing their running shoes and clothes they don’t mind soaking in sweat, hard work and dedicat...

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