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New online community forms on Instagram

New online community forms on Instagram

Hailey Laubscher, Online Broadcaster
September 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Spam Instagram accounts have given students a new way of connecting with each other. Using a "spam" account gives people the freedom to post pictures whenever they want without the fear that their peers will judge them. Spam Instagram accounts are Instagram accounts that allow students to post daily life upd...

Students involve themselves in political clubs

Mira LaNasa, Layout Editor
September 25, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton debate is far from dissipating, and the Young Democrats and Youth Republicans clubs are just as far from agreeing on every issue. However, despite political differences, they are much more alike than many would think. When the Young Democrats and Youth Republican ...

The evolution of denim skirts

The evolution of denim skirts

Maya Aflakpi, Photographer
September 24, 2016
Filed under Student Life

The denim skirt style has come and gone. The design has changed in many different ways. Almost every girl has a button-front denim skirt in their closet by now or plans to buy one. Denim skirts are super unique and fun to wear. Girls can create so many cute looks by pairing denim skirts with com...

Adidas trend continues to grow

Adidas trend continues to grow

Lydia Stannard, Playlist Editor
September 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life, Trending Now

Within the past year, many celebrities have been sporting the athleisure look, including famous models Kendall Jenner and Gigi Hadid. Along with these sporty chic styles, they've been wearing a shoe that has since blown up: Adidas Superstars. With the high demand for these minimalistic shoes, Adidas ...

Starbucks brings back pumpkin spice

Starbucks brings back pumpkin spice

Ciana Fragnito, Distribution reporter
September 23, 2016
Filed under Student Life

Starbucks has brought back its ever famous Pumpkin Spice Latte along with other seasonal drink.  This drink, available at all Starbucks locations across the country, brought back their seasonal fall drinks Sept. 1. Starbucks has introduced a new drink this year to go along with the other seasona...

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...

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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