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Astrology: a connection to the universe

Astrology: a connection to the universe

Caitlin Rademacher, Photographer

May 3, 2015


Filed under Focus, In-Depth

Going on the internet today it would not be uncommon to see a horoscope or “what your zodiac side means to you” show up on the screen. People know what their zodiac signs are and can even recite it when asked. Junior, Wesley Phillips said, “I am an Aries and this relates to me because Aries...

Students look to horoscopes for advice

Students look to horoscopes for advice

Anna Craggs, Photographer

May 1, 2015


Filed under Focus, In-Depth

Religion can be a place to look for answers of problems in everyday life. Another place to look for answers is daily horoscopes. A horoscope is an astrology chart representing the positions of the Sun, the Moon, planets and the signs of the zodiac to foretell events in a person's life. Zodiac signs represent the different sectors of th...

Balancing competing pressures

Balancing competing pressures

Megan Fayler, Copy Editor

April 11, 2015


Filed under Focus

Everyday students face an onslaught of anxiety and stress. Competition and athletics can be a leading factor to the high levels of stress students feel. Stress can be both healthy and unhealthy. When given the right amount of push, stress can give the extra boost needed to compete well. In the wr...

Relationships cause stress

Relationships cause stress

Hannah Crawford, Online Editor-in-Chief

April 9, 2015


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"Being in a relationship to me means having a companion.  Not just a boyfriend, but a best friend as well, having someone who's there for you," said senior Madi McKenzie. Relationships can be fun and carefree, but for high school students especially, they can also be the source of stress in the ...

Anya and Erik Nelson

Anya and Erik Nelson

Robby Enright, Distribution Reporter

March 27, 2015


Filed under Focus

The Nelson family sits around the dinner table as the twins, juniors Anya and Erik, recall the lesson from chemistry class that day. Being in the same classes helps the twins understand each other. In a recent study by the CDC has shown that 34 of every 1000 births in the United States are twins. F...

Twins at birth, friends for life

Twins at birth, friends for life

Madie Woltman, Social Media Editor

March 26, 2015


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Seniors Maddy Ek and Ben Ek are one of the rare couples of siblings that happen to be twins. They were born on Dec. 31, 1996 and Ben is 17 minutes older than Maddy. “I wouldn’t know what it would be like to not have a twin. Maddy and I are good friends, but I know that isn’t the case for all...

Christina and Genna Bartingale: friends for life

Christina and Genna Bartingale: friends for life

Sam Hudachek, Social Media Reporter

March 25, 2015


Filed under Focus

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Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Exercising helps keep attitude positive

Joel Lange, Social Media Reporter

March 1, 2015


Filed under In-Depth

The body is a temple and it must be upheld by healthy practices. Regular exercise and eating can have a significant impact on the body's health. Although, getting in the habit of exercising and not eating junk foods can be so difficult, some people do not even know where to start. Before exercising,...

Maintaining healthy lifestyle through body and mind

Rachel LeMire, Photographer

February 27, 2015


Filed under In-Depth, Read & Watch

Staying in shape can be a difficult task, especially during the cold winters that keep us inside. While some try to maintain a healthy lifestyle by eating healthy, others participate in rigorous exercise programs. Now more than ever, there are countless ways to stay healthy. From at home workout systems,...

Benefits of eating healthy

Benefits of eating healthy

Kyah LaBancz, Online Editor

February 23, 2015


Filed under In-Depth

Imagine standing in front of two different food bars. One is filled with crunchy greens, nuts filled with healthy fats, lean proteins and various  vegetables to make a delightful salad. The other displays options of sugar packed sweets, chips and all of Grandma's fattening holiday dishes. Which would...

Staff couples tell their love stories

Staff couples tell their love stories

Anna Craggs, Photographer

February 14, 2015


Filed under In-Depth, People

The month of February reminds people if their loved ones. Valentine's Day is coming soon on Feb. 14. American culture is in love with love. Little girls grow up watching Disney movies about Prince Charming. There are some lucky ladies who have found the right ones. These ladies happen to be teachers. ...

Breckheimer and Nederloe shows love has no boundaries

Emily Ness, Anchor

February 13, 2015


Filed under In-Depth, People, Read & Watch

February has long been a time of romance. It is the month associated with Valentine's Day. While some would believe that this holiday honors only typical couples, the tides are turning as far as the world's stance on the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community. The LGBT community strives to create a world of acce...

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