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New Things To Learn When You Have The Time

New Things To Learn When You Have The Time

Hadley Norris, Reporter

May 11, 2020

Now that we have a bunch of extra time on our hands we can try things we didn’t have time for before. Our generation is always focused on screens and social media, things our parents or grandparents know how to do, we don’t. Here is some things that are worth your time to learn. 1. Cooking and bak...

Why Are So Many People Altering their Hair Right now?

Why Are So Many People Altering their Hair Right now?

Shristi Dayal, Reporter

May 11, 2020

If you have been on Youtube, Instagram, or any social media platform, you may have noticed people taking some scissors and dye and changing the look of their hair. Some people are even using tattoo kits to get tattoos or even piercing their ears or noses. Maybe you're also doing it. But why does quarantine...

Is Social Media Good or Bad?

Is Social Media Good or Bad?

April 22, 2020

Nowadays so many people are worried about being liked. They think about it all the time even if they say they don’t. They probably don't say so because it will make them seem “basic” or “weird”. So many people probably think that it is so bad for them to think this way but it really isn't a ...

Opinion: The Global Giant That Is Amazon

Opinion: The Global Giant That Is Amazon

Hadley Norris and Naomi Nathan

April 16, 2020

Now that it is 2020, we can look back onto the years of going to the mall with friends and sigh, we can look back and shudder at going out in our pajamas to target when our straightener breaks. Amazon is not only reshaping how we buy goods but the new age of technology means a new way to buy online....

Visit Big Bend For Your Next Vacation!

The Window

Hannah McDonough, Editor

April 10, 2020

Big Bend National Park is a beautiful place. It is far, about a seven hour drive, but it’s worth it. Whether you’re into camping or you want to stay in a hotel, this is a place for you! The park has a lot to offer. With mountains, a river, canyons, and desert, it is a true biosphere filled with all...

TikTok, the Addiction

TikTok, the Addiction

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

March 6, 2020

Social media apps are continuing to grow and ever since Tik Tok, a whole new world of careers and form of social media has been opened.  Tik Tok has gained popularity extremely fast. It is the most downloaded app in the app store along with over 33 million downloads. The majority of the apps users...

Gum, Helpful or Not?

Gum, Helpful or Not?

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

March 6, 2020

Everybody has their fidget. The leg shake, nail biting, putty, a little toy, twirling hair, and my fidget, gum chewing. I like this way of fidgeting because it keeps my mouth fresh, replaces my terrible nail biting, and helps me focus. So, I started thinking can gum scientifically help you remember and/or conce...

Most Popular Dog Breeds And What They Are Known For

Katie Flannagan, Reporter

March 4, 2020

Have you ever heard the saying, "a dog is a man's best friend"? Well, today I am going to be talking about the 3rd most owned pet in the US, a dog! This article consists of some of the top 10 most popular dog breeds people own in the US and what they are known for. 10. The German Short Haired Point...

Glossier Obsession: What CVMS Thinks

Glossier Obsession: What CVMS Thinks

Hadley Norris, Reporter

March 2, 2020

From blog to beauty brand, Glossier is more than just a trend. It is all-natural skin care to make up a brand that is popular with teens everywhere; middle schoolers carry their Balm Dotcoms or lip glosses in their backpacks, and their seasonal stickers stuck to their water bottles. "Being inclusive is...

Canyon Echoes Book Club: “The Sky is Everywhere”

Canyon Echoes Book Club:

Hadley Norris, Reporter

February 14, 2020

Canyon Echoes staff has started a new book club to recommend books to students that are available in the CVMS library for check out. If you haven’t seen my article about Letters to the Lost and One of Us is Lying, check it out, but this article is about The Sky is Everywhere. It is written by Jandy Ne...

2020 Oscars

2020 Oscars

Jessie Van Den Berg, Editor

February 11, 2020

The 92nd Academy Awards was definitely a breath of fresh air. This year the speeches were gracious, classy, and short. The nominees this year were also all very deserving of the title. Here is a link to the official list of all the nominees and winners of each category.  This year almost had a theme in my...