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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 Sports, Student Life

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...

Long awaited release of NBA 2K17, worth the wait

Long awaited release of NBA 2K17, worth the wait

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter

November 7, 2016


Filed under Arts, Student Life

The wait is finally over for basketball fans and sports video games in general as the always popular video game NBA 2K17 was released  Sept. 20 and is being sold for $60. The game has been out for about a month so the players are starting to finally get a feel for the game and if they really like it. This game has...

Highly anticipated release of Madden 17

Highly anticipated release of Madden 17

Mason Urban, Social Media Reporter

October 3, 2016


Filed under Arts, Student Life

The highly anticipated release of the video game Madden 17 happened on August 23. This has given the players a few weeks to get a feel for the game and really see if they like the game and how it compares to previous versions. This game has gotten mostly positive reviews and I for one am a fan of the...

Etsy offers unique experience to small business

Etsy offers unique experience to small business

Kaitlin Bloom, Online Editor

May 13, 2016


Filed under 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 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

One piece swimsuits dive into style

Sam Gater, Photographer

May 13, 2016


Filed under 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 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 Tesla Model 3, potentially not so electrifying

The Tesla Model 3, potentially not so electrifying

Nick Carlson, Field Reporter

April 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Tesla revealed their fourth car the Model 3 with visions of it bringing revolutionary change to the auto industry. Despite high hopes, the Model 3 will not achieve these envisions because it will not appeal to the mass market and business problems will hinder production and consumer purchase. Tesla...

Rental prom dresses proves money-smart

Rental prom dresses proves money-smart

Rose Stoebner, Visual Arts Managing Editor

April 28, 2016


Filed under Student Life

Many students are choosing to buy versus renting a prom dress for a cheaper price. Prom dresses on average, range from $100-400 and most students choose to buy their dresses instead of renting a dress for the night. When buying a prom dress, there is a huge selection of dresses to choose from. E...

The Life of Pablo new album debuts

The Life of Pablo new album debuts

Dylan Andres, Social Media Editor

April 4, 2016


Filed under Student Life, Student Playlist

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 Student Life

 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 Student Life

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...