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Instagram takes away likes, completely changes platform

Instagram takes away likes, completely changes platform

Paige Sanders, Photography Editor-In-Chief

November 11, 2019

One billion people are active every month on the most popular social media app, Instagram. With updates and changes often made to this growing platform, Instagram recently made a significant change to the app, taking away likes on all posts. A few weeks ago, likes disappeared on Instagram. Many u...

‘Joker’ movie creates controversy

‘Joker’ movie creates controversy

Kathleen Pothen, Copy Editor

October 4, 2019

'Joker' premiered at the Venice Film Festival Aug. 31 earning acclaim from critics including an eight minute standing ovation. Praise swiftly morphed into criticism. Controversy has brewed around 'Joker' and its relationship with mass shooters.  The film is set within chaotic and dirty Gotham City, which draw...

Wellness Center staff lend a helping hand

Wellness Center staff lend a helping hand

Olivia Bystrom, Field Reporter

September 25, 2019

Nestled in the hustle and bustle of the crowded halls of high school hides a place of peace and clarity that many tend to overlook. A quiet place free of judgement and the stresses of everyday life, the Wellness Center is a safe haven for anyone looking to take a moment to take care of themselves. ...

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