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Make every day a New Year

Make every day a New Year

By Lindsey Ramsdell, Assistant Editor

January 13, 2016


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There we were: finally finished with the long sprint towards winter break and nearing the halfway mark in the school year. When we return to school, we’ll have reached that point where all the days seem to mesh together into one long blur of lessons and homework. Midterms are looming around the corner a...

American soccer needs fresh faces

American soccer needs fresh faces

By Tommy Teftsis, Intern

January 11, 2016


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The professional league of soccer in the US is called the MLS. The MLS is known for its small numbers of skillful players and its so-called resting place for peaked soccer stars. This professional soccer league has been criticized in the last few years for being ingenuine. Would you ever watch a sports g...

Sonny’s Side Note: A new life for an old team

Sonny’s Side Note: A new life for an old team

By Sonny Mulpuri, Intern

December 7, 2015


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Detroit basketball has emerged from its rebuilding process and created a roster to make the team a contender in the Eastern Conference. The last time the Pistons made the playoffs was in 2009 and they started that rebuilding phase in the offseason soon after. In the summer of 2014, the Pistons saw a new...

Happiness is key

Happiness is key

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

November 25, 2015


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Thanksgiving is the time of year when we appreciate the good in our lives. That good tends to only be relevant during one month — scratch

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Sonny’s Side Note: New changes for the Detroit Lions

Sonny’s Side Note: New changes for the Detroit Lions

By Sonny Mulpuri, Intern

November 13, 2015


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This past week, the Detroit Lions made bold moves concerning the top of their totem pole. Team president Tom Lewand and general manager Martin Mayhew were given their pink slips on Thursday, dismissed by the woman at the helm and long time owner, Martha Ford. This move came two days after Mayhew...

Now is the time for Christmas spirit

Now is the time for Christmas spirit

By Allison Lackner, Assistant Editor

November 10, 2015


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Nov. 1 has already come and gone. I’m ready for Halloween decorations to be put away and the Christmas decor to come up. Don’t get me wrong—Halloween is a great holiday and so is Thanksgiving, but Christmas is the perfect holiday. But now, I’m worried. There are so many seasonal Christmas things...

Finding the best fit for you

Finding the best fit for you

By Olivia Robinson, Intern

November 1, 2015


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Rifling through the mail, I waited anxiously for a letter that had the ability to change the course of my life forever. The endless ads and bills passed until I came upon a letter that had travelled 791 miles. “Congratulations!” echoed from red print, welcoming me to discover the status of my admissions...

Haunted, not horrific

Haunted, not horrific

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

October 29, 2015


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With Halloween just around the corner, the annual festivities have begun. However, instead of classic traditions like creepy horror movies and bobbing for apples, a dark, new trend is bringing more tricks than treats: inappropriate haunted houses. McKamey Manor is a haunted house in San Diego, California....

Sonny’s Side Note: Curry’s Cinderella story

Sonny’s Side Note: Curry’s Cinderella story

By Sonny Mulpuri, Intern

October 14, 2015


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He was called too small and too weak. College scouts said that he was just a shooter and couldn’t finish near the rim. He was a six foot, 160 pound senior with no major Division 1 basketball program scholarships in his state of North Carolina. As the son of NBA sharp-shooter Dell Curry, Wardell Stephen Cur...

You are more than your test scores, and colleges agree

You are more than your test scores, and colleges agree

By Alex Harring, Staff Reporter

October 13, 2015


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Will your test scores actually limit your educational future?

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Tutors, story-telling and more study tips

Tutors, story-telling and more study tips

By Allison Lackner and Caitlin Bush

October 2, 2015


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Tutoring: Time and again, tutoring has been proven to help students perform better on standardized tests. According to the California Research Bureau, this is especially true in the areas of language arts and math. Senior Will McNelis received ACT tutoring from English teacher Kristen Alles. “She de...

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