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The extra week

The extra week

Story by: Emma Ruggiero, News Editor

November 22, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase

Without a doubt, Thanksgiving break almost always seems to either take ages to pass by or ends in the blink of an eye. This leads to many students either wallowing in boredom or wishing they had done something useful with the short time. Enjoy this list of activities that work perfectly for couples, gro...

iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X

iPhone 8 vs. iPhone X

Story by: Ryan Selldin, Reporter

October 6, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase

Apple has announced two new products: the iPhone 8 and iPhone X. The two new phones release dates were announced with the 8 coming out on September 22 and the X coming out late November. Both of the new editions added many attributes including wireless charging, water and dust resistance and a new studi...

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

How to use scholarships to make college affordable

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Copy/Design Editor

October 3, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, News, Recent Stories, Showcase

Scholarships work to reduce the price of tuition for students in high school and college. By applying for both scholarships and the FAFSA, seniors planning on going to college can reduce their costs and make their education an affordable investment. The Coca-Cola Scholars Foundation annually awards $3 million of ...

Figuring out requirements for exemptions

Figuring out requirements for exemptions

Story by: Abigail Padilla, Reporter

May 1, 2017


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Finals week - The week every student dreads the most before a long two-week break for the holidays in December. Not many students understand the full requirements for exempting finals. Some students and teachers believe in false exemption myths. Myth: Every absence for any reason counts against qualif...

Book Den Reviews: The Fifth Season

Book Den Reviews: The Fifth Season

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

April 29, 2017


Filed under Book Den Reviews, Entertainment

“The Fifth Season” by N. K. Jemisin enticed me from the moment I read the first page. A stunning example of in media res, the main character’s husband has just murdered her son and fled with their daughter. Jemisin thrust me into a strange new world filled with fear, hate and mystery. Between ch...

Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue

Book Den Reviews: Words in Deep Blue

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 26, 2017


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Finally, a book for book lovers, about book lovers, written by a book lover. The perfect novel to sit back and relax on a Sunday evening, Cath Crowley offers a fresh new voice in her newest novel “Words in Deep Blue.” “Words in Deep Blue” follows the lives of Rachel Sweetie and Henry Jones, b...

Book Den Reviews: World War Z

Book Den Reviews: World War Z

Story by: Ashlei Gosha, Entertainment Editor

April 25, 2017


Filed under Book Den Reviews, Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase

This book featured an extremely interesting setup that did not even receive passive acknowledgement in the movie. The story of World War Z, or the zombie war, unfolds through interviews with people who survived it. The novel actually takes place after said war, which presents the opportunity to show a diffe...

Stranger Things season 2

Stranger Things season 2

Story by: Lydia Estepp, Design Editor

April 23, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase

The popular Netflix series “Stranger Things” released their first trailer for season two on Feb. 5 and should air on Oct. 31, exciting fans and hyping up the future of the series. After an incredibly successful first season, which generated a huge following and secured a spot in American pop cu...

New flicks on Netflix

New flicks on Netflix

Story by: Alexis Garrison, Feature Editor

April 17, 2017


Filed under Entertainment, Recent Stories, Showcase

Netflix constantly updates its streaming queue. Every month new titles appear for genres of all types and people of all ages. April showers viewers with new picks from old classics to new blockbuster hits, assuring fun for everyone. “A Nightmare on Elm Street” (1984) - April 1 This American ho...

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Book Den Reviews: Bang

Story by: Libby Sullivan, Editor-in-Chief

April 17, 2017


Filed under Book Den Reviews, Entertainment, Recent Stories

A heart-pounding, heart-wrenching novel, Barry Lyga put together a story of how people react to the worst kinds of tragedy in his novel “Bang.” At the age of four, Sebastian Cody did something unforgivable. He accidentally shot and killed his four-month-old sister with his father’s gun. Sin...

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