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Military serving our country, after they come back

Military serving our country, after they come back

Adam Sutcliffe, Social Media Reporter
January 11, 2015
Filed under In-Depth

  When the average person thinks about the men and women in service for the U.S. military branches, they think of the soldiers currently serving, and the ones whose names have long since passed into the past. The names that are often forgotten are those who are still around us, the forme...

Exploring the world of working retail

Exploring the world of working retail

Megan Aller, Visual Art Managing Editor
December 26, 2014
Filed under In-Depth, Photo Slide Shows

Many students juggle school, sports and work, which can be extremely challenging at times. Working in retail part time has some great advantages and disadvantages. Even though school work should be students number one priority, students find it hard to do that. If a student is over the age of 16 and un...

Students serving up food

Lucy Langmack, Print Editor-in-Chief
December 25, 2014
Filed under In-Depth, Read & Watch

Muffled voices and clinging of dishes fill the steamy, thick air. Customers laugh and enjoy their meals in content as waitresses and server assistants quickly move around. They serve with a bashful smile in the dining area, but when they return to their stations in the kitchen the smile disappears. Actually,...

Better connections through social media

Sara Stickler, Online Editor
December 7, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Click here, ring there, tweet here, comment there. There's a reason the 1.79 billion utilized social networking accounts worldwide. Nearly three-quarters of teens are able to access Internet from any sort of technology in the United States. Due to this, social media is arguably the most important means...

Social media trends emerging

Social media trends emerging

Joey Costa, Social Media Reporter
December 6, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Studies in 2014 showed that Americans ages 18-34 spent about four hours a day on social media. With new apps introduced every day and almost 1.3 million apps already introduced, people cannot get off their social media devices. Social media in the past 10 years has evolved beyond belief throughout...

Social media: friend or foe?

Joe Price, Online Editor
December 6, 2014
Filed under In-Depth, Read & Watch

Walking through the hallways, students have a healthy conversation with friends. Although often times, they are motionless, looking towards the ground with a blank expression and wide eyes. Twitter, Facebook or Instagram are the alternative schedule on student's minds during school. Over the past...

Having a bucketlist motivates to achieve goals

Jordan Fulin, Team Lead Editor
November 21, 2014
Filed under In-Depth, People, Read & Watch

Bucket lists are  a collection of goals, dreams and aspirations that someone would like to accomplish during their lifetime. Most people have a mental list of things they want to conquer in life, however do not give it a formal label. If a person is looking for a way to keep track of their objectives,...

You jump, I jump, Jack: ultimate thrill-seeking

Kayley Winkelman, Photographer
November 20, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

  Adrenaline junkies all over the world have been seeking adventures to scratch off their before I die checklist throughout most of history. Everyone has created a bucket list, with at least a  daring activity to complete before they expire. So, what is it about that adrenaline rush that peo...

Popular college choices for students

Brey Fure, Social Media Managing Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Student have similar view points on what qualities a college should have and which colleges they would find themselves being most successful at. Administrators tend to notice a pattern of colleges that students at the high school are wanting to attend. The most popular picked colleges chosen by students...

Teens choose popular career paths

Hannah Weegman, Online Editor
November 19, 2014
Filed under In-Depth

Most teens are choosing medical career paths such as a doctor, surgeons, or personal trainers.  Many students begin their academic career with common and general career goals or aspirations, often teachers or veterinarians. As they grow and are exposed to more opportunities they change and narrow down...

Mermaids call to local author Anne Greenwood Brown

Braden Classon, Social Media Reporter
October 14, 2014
Filed under In-Depth, Photo Slide Shows

Local author Anne Greenwood Brown has been writing hit novels since 2011, with her most recent being the trilogy of the “Lies Beneath" books. These books kickstarted Brown's career after the many submissions of stories and ideas to local companies and agents. Random House was interested in her pieces...

Laura Sobiech releases ‘Fly A Little Higher’

Emily Ness, Anchor
October 13, 2014
Filed under Home, In-Depth, People

Once in a blue moon, a remarkably rare individual impacts the world, leaving behind an everlasting legacy. For many, Zach Sobiech was that individual. When Laura Sobiech learned that 17 year old Zach had terminal Osteosarcoma, she said one last prayer: “Okay, Lord, you can have him. But if he must...

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