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Some things never change

Some things never change

Sanah Jivani, Print Editor-in-Chief
January 5, 2015
Filed under Student Life

She can barely move. For the third day in a row, she drags herself out of bed after missing the first two alarms. Her eyes are heavy and her motivation is at an all-time low. She leaves the house half asleep, wearing the same outfit she fell asleep in. Although she doesn’t yet realize it, her underclassmen...

College applications: Applicable advice

College applications: Applicable advice

Anna Ta, News Editor
January 5, 2015
Filed under Student Life

As seniors stress and sweat over their applications, some juniors find themselves dreading being in the exact same position a year from now. According to junior Jasmine Nguyen, the reason that many students view the application process daunting is because of a lack of information. There are so many...

College Applications: Benefits of college

College Applications: Benefits of college

Anna Ta, News Editor
December 27, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Financial concerns and a struggling job market have led to some wondering if college is even worth the heavy price. Still, others argue that a college education is the best option. “College is the only place where you can get this specific experience,” Walker said. “I want to be able to absorb...

College applications: Seasonal stress

College applications: Seasonal stress

Anna Ta, News Editor
December 19, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Tis’ the season of college applications, and with the yuletide comes a tide of forms, deadlines, and caffeine-fueled late nights. Although stress levels vary from senior to senior, many find themselves having to confront difficult decisions with deadlines breathing down their necks. “It took a...

The scoop on extracurricular activities

The scoop on extracurricular activities

Larissa Torres, Opinions Editor
December 17, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Band, orchestra, sports, choir, theater, ROTC and DECA. Extracurricular activities have proven to be beneficial to young people not just with having something to do, but in improving grades, behavior and overall performance, according to orchestra director Carlos Lara. “I think extracurricular activities...

Helicopter parents take flight

Helicopter parents take flight

Karlie Rushing, Staff Writer
November 27, 2014
Filed under Student Life

The phone calls, the constant text messages, the monitoring, the choosing of clothes, and the constant checking of social media sites: these are just a few of the symptoms of the common helicopter parent. The modern definition of a ‘helicopter parent’ is an overbearing and controlling parent who...

Music therapy

Music therapy

Hope Townsend, Staff Writer
November 25, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Music is a common thread that connects every individual. According to Music Education Online, an organization dedicated to the spreading the benefits of music to students throughout the country, involvement with music can have positive effects in various areas of a student’s life. Music instructors...

The ‘Bey’ hive

The ‘Bey’ hive

Arielle Green, Staff Writer
November 19, 2014
Filed under Student Life

The queen bee is the most important bee in the hive. Although she begins her life as any other larva, she is nurtured to queen status. In relation, a certain icon lives up to these standards and most likely much higher ones. Although she isn’t the queen bee, she is ‘Queen Bey’, also known as Be...

Unusual scholarships going under the radar

Unusual scholarships going under the radar

Karlie Rushing, Staff Writer
November 17, 2014
Filed under Student Life

Many students aim to apply for financial aid in order to further their education outside of high school. However, with the high cost of attending college, funding college with only academic and athletic scholarships proves to be difficult. There are now scholarships offered to students of duck calling,...

Using Instagram to inspire

Using Instagram to inspire

Taylor Wasmund, Staff Writer
November 14, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

A new form of bullying has taken place of the playground bullying seen in movies. With easy access to phones and computers cyberbullying has become an increasing problem in the 21st century. Claire Kouns, of an Instagram profile dedicated to complimenting and uplifting other students, has opened up about...

National Buy Your Yearbook Day

National Buy Your Yearbook Day

Alyssa Jiron, Photographer
November 13, 2014
Filed under PHOTO GALLERIES, Showcase, Student Life

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Flipping or ‘flixing

Flipping or ‘flixing

Jada East, Staff Writer
October 28, 2014
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Over the years, several countries find themselves in the warm embrace of Netflix. Recently, Netflix launched in Europe, starting in France. Netflix has made 1.33 billion in the U.S, due to the increase in people who purchased and viewed Netflix. Netflix is also starting to decrease the demands of cable. Netflix...

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