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Girl’s best friend

Girl’s best friend

Gini Horton, Reporter

February 6, 2018


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The light of my life, my shining star, my one and only, my sweet puppy. My dog has been in my life for nine amazing years, she brings me joy, cuddles and kisses. My family got Fred when I was in first grade from a farm in the middle of nowhere Kansas. I remember driving home with her wrapped in ...

‘Let It Snow’ Is a Cute Collaboration of Romance Authors to Create an Enjoyable Read

‘Let It Snow’ Is a Cute Collaboration of Romance Authors to Create an Enjoyable Read

Avery Woods, Assistant Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

February 6, 2018


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What's better than a Hallmark-esque Christmas romance? Three Hallmark-esque Christmas romances. That's the gist of "Let It Snow," a three-part holiday romance, with each story written by a different author, and all tied together in one story. The defining aspect of this book is the fact that one part...

Getting High off Music

Getting High off Music

Pablo Jimenez, Reporter

February 5, 2018


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For a while now there has been a thing going called I-Dosing. If not familiar with I-Dosing it is an auditory binaural beats, involving the forced sensation of an altered state of mind. It takes two different sounds in each ear that have the same frequencies and the brain combines the two sounds a...

March for Life 2018 From D.C. to Topeka

March for Life 2018 From D.C. to Topeka

Ali Harrison, Reporter

February 2, 2018


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Pro-life advocates traveled from across the country to the National Mall in Washington D.C.  Jan. 19 for the March for Life. The march takes place annually around Jan. 22, when Roe v. Wade, the Supreme Court case that legalized abortion, was passed. The rally was praised by many important figures both ...

John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is Profound and Relatable, Yet Unoriginal

John Green’s ‘Turtles All the Way Down’ is Profound and Relatable, Yet Unoriginal

Avery Woods, Assistant Editor in Chief, Sports Editor

January 26, 2018


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Following his 2012 hit novel The Fault in Our Stars can't be easy for John Green. Almost all of his YA novels are praised and worshipped by readers. Green is famous for his romances in amusing settings, and his latest novel is no different. This time, Green introduces Turtles All the Way Down, a ...

Setting Long Term Goals for the New Year

Setting Long Term Goals for the New Year

Brynn Taylor, Reporter

December 24, 2017


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Setting goals is one of the main things that come to mind when you think of the new year. According to the Huffington Post, “Only 8 percent of people actually keep their New Year’s resolutions.” Have you ever set a goal? A better question is, have you ever set a goal and achieved it? What was that goal?...

Justice League featuring DC Comics Superheroes is Mediocre at Best

Justice League featuring DC Comics Superheroes is Mediocre at Best

Avery Woods, Sports Editor

December 20, 2017


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The newest installment in the DC Comics movies is "Justice League," featuring Wonder Woman (Gal Gadot), Batman (Ben Affleck), Superman (Henry Cavill), the Flash (Ezra Miller), Aquaman (Jason Momoa) and Cyborg (Ray Fisher). The movie opens with where Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice ended: with Sup...

Taking a Break from Social Media

Taking a Break from Social Media

Ansley Chambers, Ads Editor

December 6, 2017


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We live in a world that runs on technology. Our generation is dependent upon a notification or a twitter post to maintain our sanity, or so we think. Is it possible that the constant updates and vibrations of our phones are what is driving us crazy? That’s what I decided to find out. Friday night at ei...

Rapper Lil Peep Reaps the Consequences of the American Opioid Crisis

Rapper Lil Peep Reaps the Consequences of the American Opioid Crisis

Miah Clark, A&E Editor

November 29, 2017


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On Wednesday Night, Gustav Ahr, better known by his rapper name, Lil Peep, died in his tour bus in Tucson at age 21. In following days, America has mourned the loss of the emerging talent, fellow rappers tweeting their condolences. Lil Yachty tweeting, “R.I.P Lil Peep Dawg”, Kevin Abstract tweetin...

Drivers ed should be more affordable

Drivers ed should be more affordable

Katie Hiebl, 21st Century Journalism

November 21, 2017


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Today, most people drive their own car as their main way of transportation. So why in today’s world is drivers ed so expensive. I think that drivers ed should be cheaper so that everyone can do it. If you do take drivers ed then you can get your license a little bit earlier, and you can get up...

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