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The Amazon Is On Fire

The Amazon Is On Fire

Hannah McDonough, Editor

September 6, 2019

Since January, fires have been burning more and more of what many consider the earth's lungs: The Amazon Rain Forest. According to CNBC; Make it, more than 70,000 fires have occurred since January, that's up 84 percent since 2018, and the fire season is just getting started. The Amazon Rain forest is...

How Gen Z Is Living Differently Than Other Generations

How Gen Z Is Living Differently Than Other Generations

Evlabia Konstantinou, Reporter

August 30, 2019

Generation Z is defined as people who have been born between 1995-2015. Gen Z is predicted to die more miserable then previous generations. Young adults and adolescents have higher rates of depression and psychological distress. Due to trends and other factors, mood disorders and depression are more...

Snack Time! All-Time Favorite Snacks

Snack Time! All-Time Favorite Snacks

Shristi Dayal, Reporter

August 29, 2019

Snacks-You love them, and so does most everyone else. There are so many to choose from too; you can never be sure which one you like the most. Some snacks are things that we can eat all the time or once a week. You need to know what your snack's serving portion is always to enjoy them the size they are...

Lara Spencer’s Comment Shakes Up The Dance Community

Lara Spencer’s Comment Shakes Up The Dance Community

Hadley Norris, Reporter

August 29, 2019

Was it a joke? Last Thursday, Lara Spencer, co-anchor of Good Morning America commented Prince George liking ballet that shocked viewers and had everyone up in arms. Both sides wondered what she meant by her comment and were alarmed by the laughter from both the audience and herself. After seeing t...

Ballet Myths Busted

Ballet Myths Busted

Hadley Norris, Reporter

August 26, 2019

Everyone has seen or at least heard of ballet. It’s where girls get on their toes and dance around. And guys lift them and jump really high into the air. Many people I’ve talked to don’t know what it takes to become a ballerina. And so I have taken it upon myself to clear all the ballet myths. 1. Onl...

Fast Food Frenzy

Fast Food Frenzy

Naomi Nathan, Reporter

August 26, 2019

Americans are no stranger to a big brand restaurant. Everyone has stopped at a Burger King or two but have you ever stopped and thought, “what am I eating?” In a study done by the FDA, only 1 in 7 people knows what they're eating. 50 million Americans eat fast food every day. Foul Fake Flavors Fa...

Ranking my Favorite Kirby Final Boss Theme’s for Kirby’s 27th Anniversary.

Evan Tucker, Reporter

May 21, 2019

Ahh, Kirby. One of my favorite game series of all time. What better way to celebrate it's birthday than to rank some of the best things the game has to offer, the music? Let's rank the final boss themes from worse to best. Counting that there are multiple final bosses in Kirby, I'll take my favorite...

Best Water Bottles 2019

Best Water Bottles 2019

Emma Ross, Reporter

May 17, 2019

Everyone needs water to survive. That’s simple, but it’s really easy to get dehydrated. Matter of fact, you are probably dehydrated right now, but you don’t realize it. That’s why it’s very important to carry a water bottle with you at all times because you can’t rely on a water fountain to kee...

The Mattel HyperScan: What, When and Why

The Mattel HyperScan: What, When and Why

Baker Tuthill and Oliver Barnfield

May 17, 2019

(Collab with Oliver) With bad game consoles like the Phillips CD-i, we can look back and laugh at the past, and wonder: what were they thinking? Sometimes, though, it wasn't that long ago that a bad console was made. Enter the Mattel HyperScan, one of the worst consoles ever. How the HyperScan came ...

Met Gala 2019: Craziest Outfits Celebrities Wore

Met Gala 2019: Craziest Outfits Celebrities Wore

Nikita Raman, Reporter

May 10, 2019

As most of you know the Met Gala was hosted on May 6th. The theme for the Met Gala was Camp, most people would assume that camp means actual camp. That is not what camp means Scarlett Newman, who wrote an article for Teen Vogue called "A Deep Dive Into Black Culture And Camp explains camp as " Ca...

How Much Money do Popular YouTubers Make?

How Much Money do Popular YouTubers Make?

Charlotte Blackmon, Reporter

May 8, 2019

YouTube. It's everywhere. If you don't know what it is, then chances are you live under a rock. Want to listen to a song? YouTube. Find a good product review? Youtube. Learn how to cut your own bangs? YouTube. You could waste an entire day just watching YouTube video after YouTube video. But have you...