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Sophomore capitalizes on athletic lifestyle

Sophomore capitalizes on athletic lifestyle

By Michal Ruprecht, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2016


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A shiny blade shoots across the ice leaving a lasting mark, followed by a spiral spin and then a jump. This is a daily routine for sophomore Natalie Barstys, who has been figure skating since she was six years old, and her passion for the sport has afforded her many opportunities through her efforts. Barsty...

2015 retrospective

2015 retrospective

By Alex Harring, Web Editor

December 28, 2015


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A look back at what made 2015 unique.

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A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away

A long time ago, in a galaxy far, far away

By Rey Kam, Editor-at-Large

December 23, 2015


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37 years ago to be exact. Before entering the movie theater with high expectations and a lightsaber secretly shoved into your tub of popcorn, check out these facts about the Star Wars saga. ...

Christmas DIY for the Pinterest-inclined

Christmas DIY for the Pinterest-inclined

By Sarah Wietecha, Assistant Editor

December 22, 2015


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With Christmas right around the corner, families are pulling out their decorations and trees, baking cookies and preparing for the big day to arrive. Since there are so many different stores popping up dedicated solely to Christmas decorations, there’s not a lot of variety in your basic cookie-cu...

Holiday hodgepodge of cookies

Holiday hodgepodge of cookies

By Emma Puglia, Web-Editor-in-Chief

December 11, 2015


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It's time to smell the sweet aromas of baking sugar floating throughout the house, time to find random bits of flour showing up in your hair, time to taste the deliciousness that is holiday cookies. If you find yourself with a sweet tooth and a few spare hours this weekend, we've curated a Pinterest board filled with cookie recipes from classic sugar cookies to...

Faces in the Crowd: Senior Joey Bejin

Faces in the Crowd: Senior Joey Bejin

By Darcy Graham, Intern

December 8, 2015


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While he’s interested in all kinds of science, senior Joey Bejin seems to have taken a particular interest in the Red Planet. “I like the fact that science pulls all of the stuff that you learned the year before and combines it with math and has real world applications,” Bejin said. Two y...

Your Turn: What is your favorite fall flavor?

Your Turn: What is your favorite fall flavor?

By Montana Paton, Staff Reporter

November 7, 2015


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What is your favorite fall flavor? With the season wrapping up and winter threatening to take over, students appreciate the various tastes that autumn provides.

Friends or followers?

By Alex Harring and Lindsey Ramsdell

November 6, 2015


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The 80s make a comeback with online shows

The 80s make a comeback with online shows

By Lauren Sexton, Multimedia Editor

November 6, 2015


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Today’s shows don't seem to be cutting it anymore. They are bland, boring and have been overdone time after time. However, there are shows that still have originality. Check out a list of some of the best 80s shows. ...

Faces in the Crowd: Junior Erin McSkimming

Faces in the Crowd: Junior Erin McSkimming

By Ritika Sanikommu, Section Editor

October 29, 2015


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Reading leisurely has become an art of the past. Besides reading required material for school, many students nowadays neglect newspapers and novels for Netflix. For junior Erin McSkimming, reading each book in the Harry Potter series more than ten times became an enjoyable pastime. McSkimming’s...

Faces in the Crowd: Junior DJ Mattes

Faces in the Crowd: Junior DJ Mattes

By Billy Moin, Editor

October 27, 2015


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While most people who play videogames stick to consoles, junior DJ Mattes uses something a little less common, his Portable Computer (PC). “When I was in middle school, I got a laptop. That basically opened up my world to it,” Mattes said. “I basically just slowly shifted my gaming focus from m...