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DIY Mother’s Day Gifts

by Rachel Oliver, Editor in Chief

May 6, 2020

As we celebrate this Mother’s Day from home, finding a gift for your mom may prove to be a little difficult. However, there are plenty of easy, heartfelt gift ideas that you don’t even need to leave your house for. 1. ...

First or second

by Arie Shaver, Reporter

May 4, 2020

Pitch Perfect Part 1: Pitch Perfect one takes their viewers on a journey with the main character Beca as a freshman at her new college Barden University. The movie focuses on rebuilding the Barden Bellas (girls acapella group)...

Helping from home

by Jharna Kamath, Reporter

May 4, 2020

Volunteering is an important way to contribute to the community, especially in a time when people may need a little extra help. Here are eight ways to make a difference in the community from home.  1. Making masks With a sewing machine and...

Staying sane while social distancing

by Rachel Oliver, Editor in Chief

April 29, 2020

  Keep a schedule   Keeping a schedule, both for sleeping and for work or school work definitely helps with staying sane. Humans, especially teens, thrive on having structure and a schedule provides a sen...

Quarantine cookout

by Jharna Kamath, Reporter

April 29, 2020

As we enter further into quarantine and social distancing, it’s important to limit going out, even when it comes to things like trips to the grocery store. Making sure to cook food at home instead of eating out can also help kee...

Family fun

by Arie Shaver, Reporter

April 29, 2020

While in quarantine, it can be difficult to find ways to pass the time, especially since it seems like there’s nothing left to do. However, since most people are quarantined at home with their families, why not make the most...

Quarantine checklist

by Arie Shaver, Reporter

April 15, 2020

With the issue from the government to stay at home due to the dreadful CoronaVirus, people are now more bored than ever. People have emptied out their Netflix watchlist, ate themselves to death, and slept until they couldn’t...

Controversial crop tops

by Jharna Kamath, Reporter

April 2, 2020

Widely known for its Instagram-worthy clothing, fairy-light filled storefronts and California aesthetic, Brandy Melville is extremely popular amongst teenage girls. Despite these universally appealing characteristics, there is one f...

The night of the year

by Arie Shaver, Reporter

April 1, 2020

This year's prom is right around the corner, and many girls are bustling around trying to buy a dress. However, for those girls who don’t have the first clue about what type of dress suits them the best, here’s a list of fi...

Nine things that a student should spend more time worrying about than the coronavirus.

What’s worse?

February 12, 2020

Secondhand scores

by Rachel Oliver, Editor in Chief

February 5, 2020

As thrifting becomes an increasingly popular trend, everyone’s hitting the thrift stores. However, with an abundance of Goodwills filled with bedazzled tank tops from kohls and t-shirts stained with who-knows-what, it can bec...

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