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The Case of the Chronically Frozen Students

The Case of the Chronically Frozen Students

Isabelle P., Writer

August 31, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Ever walk into classroom, and feel your fingers go numb? Such is the hopeless fate of countless Day Creek students. Confused? Allow me to explain. As you may know, teachers often turn up the air conditioning until it sounds like an airplane runway and feels like a skiing slope in Big Bear. Not only...

Cold Shoulder From The ’70s

Cold Shoulder From The ’70s

Emily L., Writer

August 28, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

They’re everywhere. At Tilly’s, American Apparel and Hollister. The off-the-shoulder dresses, jumpers and shirts. Why has this popular trend exploded? Funny thing is, this fashion style was also “groovy”  in the ‘70s! So, what makes this style so in demand?  Like many other trends, it ac...

What Is It With The Dab?

What Is It With The Dab?

Isabelle P., Writer

August 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

You’re on stage. You’ve just finished singing your hit song and the crowd goes wild. So you do what any other artist on stage might do. You dab. Five seconds later, security is clambering on stage. Did you happen to miss a crazed fan? No. You are about to be arrested because you dabbed. And in Saud...

Top 10 Weirdest Mother’s Day Gifts

Top 10 Weirdest Mother’s Day Gifts

Claire D., Writer

May 18, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

On a typical Mother’s Day, son and daughter alike try to be good children by buying mom a nice gift or two. Mostly. This is a list of the most out-of-the-ordinary gifts I could find. Since this article will be published just after Mother’s Day, these will most likely be gift ideas for next year’s...

50 Things To Do When You’re Bored

50 Things To Do When You’re Bored

Carly F., Savanna A., and Angelina D.

May 14, 2017


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Go outside...haha just kidding Go on your phone, nevermind you’re already on it all the time Create a pillow fort, where you can hide from your problems Become a ninja-pirate-beauty guru (we’re not sure what that means either, but we needed a #4) Learn the lyrics to your favorite song, agai...

Top 10 Crazy Easter Traditions From Around The World

Top 10 Crazy Easter Traditions From Around The World

Claire D., Writer

April 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Here in America, we celebrate Easter by gorging ourselves with candy which allegedly came from a giant magical rabbit. Thinking about our crazy traditions, how is it possible that someone somewhere has one to top us? It is possible, as you have most likely seen my other articles on crazy holiday tradi...

Conspiracy Theories

Conspiracy Theories

Savanna A. and Carly F.

March 2, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

image credited to pixabay.com Area 51 Aliens- They’re lying to us! I know aliens exist; the government is just keeping them away from us! Whoa there, settle down, scientists do hypothesize that other planets out there may sustain life. .   image credited to pixabay.com Apocalypse- Brains...

Texting After You Are Dead?

Texting After You Are Dead?

Hayden F., Writer

February 24, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Have you ever wondered what will happen to you once you are dead? Is there an afterlife, or will nothing happen at all? It’s one of those weird thoughts that we wonder about. There are two apps that address the topic. SafeBeyond and My Goodbye Message allow you to text and send messages to your loved...

The Dark Side Of Nursery Rhymes

The Dark Side Of Nursery Rhymes

Nick L., Writer

February 21, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

When I was a little kid, my mom would tell me nursery rhymes, and these melodic words made me smile and giggle. Ring Around the Rosie, Humpty Dumpty, and Jack and Jill were some of my favorites.  At that time, I was oblivious to the literal meanings of these nursery rhymes and descriptive violence.   ...

Top 10 Strangest Valentine’s Day Traditions

Top 10 Strangest Valentine’s Day Traditions

Claire D., Writer

February 14, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

Valentine’s day. The holiday of red, pink, and giving your sweetie chocolates- at least, here in the United States. Around the world, there are some crazy traditions for this holiday. 10. In Denmark, people play a sort of “secret santa” game, but instead of giving secret gifts, the game is to g...

Top 10 Grossest Things In Beauty Products

Top 10 Grossest Things In Beauty Products

Carly F. and Savanna A.

February 1, 2017


Filed under Arts & Entertainment

image credited to en.wikipedia.org Whale poop in expensive perfume: Why does my perfume only last a few seconds? Sure I smell bootiful, but can’t it last longer? Well, that’s because it contains whale poop from sperm whales. Also known as ambergris, this strange thing is used in perfume to keep its smell....

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