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Texting After You Are Dead?

Texting After You Are Dead?

Hayden F., Writer

February 24, 2017


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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


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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


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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


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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....

How To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse

How To Survive The Zombie Apocalypse

Josh L. and Angelina D.

January 10, 2017


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Last year,  a former journalism member, Tyler D., wrote an editorial on the zombie apocalypse. But what he failed to do was to explain the most important part...How to Survive.  Thanks a lot, Tyler.  You just killed us all. This new and improved list will help future survivors keep the zombies at...

Best Of 2016

Best Of 2016

Hayden F., Writer

January 10, 2017


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There have been many different trends that have captivated the country, and for some trends, the world. But, what are the top ten trends and videos of 2016? 10 - Running Man Challenge Made famous by basketball players Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens, the running man challenge was huge during ...

Tis’ The Season To Be Jolly!

Tis’ The Season To Be Jolly!

Carly F., Writer

December 21, 2016


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What do you think about when you hear the word Christmas? Do you think Santa? Do you think presents and cookies and reindeer and, and, and… Or do you think, what the heck is all of that? Who’s that fat man in the red suit? What the heck does Santa have to do with Christmas?  For centuries, he...

10 Creative Gifts To Give This Holiday

10 Creative Gifts To Give This Holiday

Savanna A. and Sachi K.

December 16, 2016


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Ugly Christmas Sweater Kits, $18 image credited to amazon.com For the DIY lifestyle… Then you can wear it to the office Christmas party.    Egg-and-Toaster, $35 image credited to amazon.com For the busy on-the-go bud… Okay, I admit, it’s a little lazy, but hey, it’s...

Virtual Reality: Oculus

Virtual Reality: Oculus

Angelina D., Writer

December 2, 2016


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In the past months, there has been an increasingly popular new piece of tech called the Oculus Rift. I found out about this when one of my favorite YouTubers; Joey Graceffa, bought one. He was immediately immersed into a whole new world as soon as he put on the headset. It provides 3-D experiences fro...

They Killed Who?!

They Killed Who?!

Hayden F., Writer

November 28, 2016


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*Spoilers for Walking Dead Seasons 6 & 7 and Fault in Our Stars* Have you ever felt attached or personally connected to a character in a movie or TV series? Did you long for that character to live forever? The one thing we don’t want is for that character to be killed off.  But, a lot of t...

The History Of Last Names

The History Of Last Names

Carly F., Writer

November 17, 2016


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So, if you have a last name like Funke or Butt (at least Jake Butt is a 6’6” Michigan football player) or Chase (as in Annabeth Chase from Percy Jackson) you are probably quite curious about the “where and the why” of your last name. Have you ever asked yourself where do last names come from? ...

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