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MLB The Show 17 set to succeed

MLB The Show 17 set to succeed

Ryan Shepard, Editorial Cartoonist Editor
March 27, 2017
Filed under Technology & Gaming

“The runner is caught sliding into second trying to steal the base,” Harold Reynolds announced for MLB The Show 17 says. MLB The Show 17 is a game that many have been waiting a while for and is set to release March 29 with Ken Griffey Jr. set to be on the cover for the United States edition. Ther...

Athletes share workout spots

Athletes share workout spots

Thomas Johnson, SNO Sports Editor
December 3, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Sports

Belonging to an athletic gym has some great benefits, but there seems to be a common issue involving gym memberships, that people don't know which gym they should join. There are a myriad of choices even in our local community, and a lot of them are really similar as far as their amenities. The three athletic gyms will include Snap Fitness, River Valley Athletic Club and Lifetime Fitness. All three gyms are located here in the local community, and many athletes use them to prepare for their s...

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Protein and nutrition shakes provide benefits to athletes

Ryan Berg, SNO Social Media Editor
December 2, 2016
Filed under Health and Science, Sports

In one cup of an average protein shake, it is possible to fit up to 33 grams of protein.  It's no wonder people are drinking more and more shakes like these everyday. More people are drinking protein or nutrition shakes, sometimes before a sport or workout and sometimes after.  Some people are drinking...

Etsy offers unique experience to small business

Etsy offers unique experience to small business

Kaitlin Bloom, Online Editor
May 13, 2016
Filed under Consumer, Lifestyle, Student Life

For many people, a growing problem across the world is the power of corporate takeover. Huge companies are overpowering small businesses that can not compete with their low prices due to mass production. Buying smaller has many advantages, such as higher quality, more unique products, and the good fe...

Hair extensions add variety to natural hair

Hair extensions add variety to natural hair

Shenyn Gale, Social Media Editor
May 13, 2016
Filed under Consumer, Lifestyle, Student Life

Hair has always been a focal point of beauty, and as styles changes year by year the idea of having the perfect hair has become an obsession. As hair standards rise, women have resorted to the use of fake hair. Hair extensions have been continually rising in popularity since the 1990’s in women and young...

One piece swimsuits dive into style

Sam Gater, Photographer
May 13, 2016
Filed under Consumer, Lifestyle, Student Life

Considered a 20th century ‘underwater ballerina’, Annette Kellerman was arrested for something that, today, many do not have a second thought about: skin exposure. Charged in 1907 for showing her arms, legs and neck in her suave, one-piece swimsuit, today the style seems to be overthrowing the wo...

Self tanning offers safer alternatives to the sun

Self tanning offers safer alternatives to the sun

May 13, 2016
Filed under Consumer, Health and Science, Lifestyle, Student Life

With prom coming up, many girls are worried about a common thing: how they are going to get the 'perfect tan.' As tanning beds are beginning to go out of style, safer alternatives are setting in. Many girls are realizing that the risk and dangers of using a tanning bed is not worth it. Tanning...

The Life of Pablo new album debuts

The Life of Pablo new album debuts

Dylan Andres, Social Media Editor
April 4, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Playlist, Trending Now

The Life of Pablo, Kanye West's seventh studio album, was released Feb. 14. The album was exclusively released to Tidal, which is a music streaming service. The album consists of 19 tracks and features artists such as Kendrick Lamar, Kid Cudi, Rihanna and The Weeknd. Rapper Kanye West official...

Spam Instagram accounts sweeping popularity over students

Spam Instagram accounts sweeping popularity over students

Kathleen Billingsley, Copy Editor
April 3, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Trending Now

 Today's society is constantly creating and communicating through social media. Websites like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter and Snapchat have taken on a life of their own. Owning an account on various sites, is not enough for this generation. Teens have now taken interest in the idea of a 'Spam' Accou...

Kids clothes, a money-smart choice

Kids clothes, a money-smart choice

Erin Lemanski, Photographer
April 3, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Trending Now

High End clothing is becoming the new trend, however, with this trend comes expenses. One shirt can cost up to $100. Many students have found different ways around the expenses, while still being able to dress by brand name. Students discovered that if they were to buy the brand name clothing’s...

Soundcloud gets loud

Soundcloud gets loud

Chris Faffler, Read & Watch Video Editor
March 17, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Trending Now

A place to listen to music, Soundcloud is rising in popularity. Although the site is not new, many students are just starting to discover how easy it is to find new music and artists through tags, friends reposts, and the radio feature. Soundcloud was founded almost 9 years ago in Stockholm, Swede...

Rehashing old franchises

Rehashing old franchises

Charlie Skaret, Podcast Editor
March 16, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Trending Now

A recent trend with many blockbuster films that have come out recently have been criticized as being unoriginal rehashings of intellectual properties of past generations. Not only is this problem visible in the film industry, but with a sequel to the popular 90's TV show, "Full House," having just com...

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