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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...

Fashion glasses through a new lens

Fashion glasses through a new lens

Dylan Foster, Field Reporter
March 15, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Trending Now

Trendy styles are ever changing, but one of the most recent one is sort of a surprise. Glasses have become the new trend and are being used to pull together outfits and add a bit of pizazz to people's lifestyle. The irony of the new trend is that glasses have always been seen as the typical nerd fashion. Glasse...

Simple stress relief by coloring books

Simple stress relief by coloring books

Erin Lemanski, Photographer
February 23, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

Growing up as an American child, coloring books were a huge part of our daily routine. Little did we know that this was just a way for our parents to keep us distracted for a good hour or two. Now, coloring books are making a huge comeback. Crayola, as well as many other coloring brands, have been com...

Students find more efficient ways to shop

Students find more efficient ways to shop

Tiana Meador, Online Editor
February 9, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

  As iPhones and other smartphones pop into the hands of almost every American, industries are becoming more and more creative with how they plug new temptations for buyers. Businesses over the years have gradually moved to online representations, but more recently, markets have seen a spike...

Sneakerheads splurge for Yeezy Boosts

Sneakerheads splurge for Yeezy Boosts

Jared Dean, News Anchor
February 2, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

The Yeezy Boosts are an extremely well-selling shoe made by Adidas with collaboration of music producer and rapper Kanye West. The Yeezys seem to only be growing in popularity over the years and are showing no signs of slowing down. The first shoes to be tied to the Yeezy name were the “Nike Air Y...

Lokai bracelets, a symbol of perseverance

Lokai bracelets, a symbol of perseverance

Erin Lemanski, Photographer
January 14, 2016
Filed under Health and Science, Lifestyle, Photo Slide Shows, Student Life

Whether it be summer or winter, Lokai bracelets look amazing year round. These trendy bracelets are flying off the shelves with both boys and girls craving to own one of their own. The bracelets are designed to help keep one's life balanced and centered. Lokai bracelets have been around since ...

Abundance of ways to stay warm in chilly Minnesota

Abundance of ways to stay warm in chilly Minnesota

Jonathan Rustad, Copy Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life

When it comes to staying warm in the winter, everyone knows the basics. But when it comes to personal preference, students have a range of opinions on brands and clothing options.  Some of the most popular brands are Marmot, American Eagle and Columbia.  These brands help keep consumers warm whet...

Photoshop takes away the truthfulness of a photo

Lauren Feldkamp, Online Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Activities, Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

With selfies rising in popularity this past year so has the extent people take for them. People will do anything to get the right picture, which urges some to go for the editing route. Transforming an image at a click of a button through an app that ranges from full facial reconstruction to ligh...

Groupon app helps consumers save big

Caroline Allessi, Social Media Managing Editor
January 14, 2016
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

With the holidays coming to a close, many people have accumulated small "holiday debts" from purchasing gifts for friends and family. However, for some people, overspending might not have been as much of an issue due to the Groupon app. Groupon is a couponing website as well as an app which is very helpful in savi...

Think before you drink

Think before you drink

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor
December 30, 2015
Filed under Activities, Health and Science, Lifestyle, Student Life

Every year around the beginning of September, Starbucks Coffee puts its hit seasonal drink back on the menu, the Pumpkin Spice Latte. However, if you are thinking to get one of these drinks, you might want to think twice. The Pumpkin Spice Latte is a representation of the beginning of fall an...

Snapchat rising above old-school text messaging

Tiana Meador, Online Editor
December 24, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Multimedia, Read & Watch, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

As social media continues to pervade every element of day-to-day life, 'older' ways of communicating seem to lose popularity among the current generation. This allows for more exploration of newer interfaces, which seem to be constantly updating how people share their life with the world. One...

Out with the old iPhone in with the new LG V10

Out with the old iPhone in with the new LG V10

Joslyn Reiche, Fashion Blog Editor
December 6, 2015
Filed under Lifestyle, Student Life, Technology & Gaming

http://www.androidcentral.com/lg-officially-unveils-v10-second-screen-and-dual-front-facing-cameras LG released their LG V10 on Nov. 6. They have a daring catchphrase of being the 'unbreakable android.' This name was given because of their many commercials showing it being dropped on a surface where any other phone woul...

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