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Valentine’s Day: Love It or Hate It?

Valentine’s Day: Love It or Hate It?

Jessica King and Elizabeth Hunter

February 13, 2018


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The origin of Valentine's Day is a celebration of the Saint Valentinus. He is recognized due to his sacrifices.  He was a priest in the third century in Rome. During this time Emperor Claudius III thought that single men made better soldiers so he banned marriage. Valentinus decided to go against this...

Best Books For Casual Reading

Best Books For Casual Reading

Mackenzie Roberts

February 5, 2018


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There are many people in the world that truly enjoy reading books. Some like adventure. Some like mystery. There are some that do it for the excitement. Some for the urge to fuel their imagination with the author's style of term. Then there are people that don’t do it for the thrill but just to fill th...

Top 10 songs of January

Rhiannon Belcher

February 5, 2018


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With January coming to an end, here is a look at the top 10 songs! 10. "Thunder"  Artist: Imagine Dragons Album: Evolve 9. "Havana" Artist: Camila Cabello, Featuring Young Thug Album: Camila 8. "Meant to Be" Artist: Bebe Rexha, Featuring Flordia Georgia Line Album: All Your Fault: Pt. 2 7...

Casey Neistat leaves Beme

Casey Neistat leaves Beme

Mackenzie Rosa

February 2, 2018


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Casey Neistat is one of the biggest Youtubers to date. With over eight million subscribers and 2.04 trillion views on his channel, it is known to avid filmmakers and creators that Neistat is on the top of his game. Although most people know Neistat from his Youtube channel, most dedicated fans reme...

Animal cruelty in the beauty industry

Animal cruelty in the beauty industry

Taylor Gill

February 2, 2018


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I’ve recently began to change the way I live. I started eating healthier and try my best to stay away from fast food. Let’s be honest, though - it’s nearly impossible NOT to eat something from Taco Bell or Chick-Fil-A every now and then. I’ve become more active. I began hiking and exerci...

Who will win the Super Bowl?

Who will win the Super Bowl?

Jackson Carlstrom

February 1, 2018


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Super Bowl LII is this Sunday, and football fans are eagerly anticipating this game. Whether it’s for the game, the advertisements, the halftime show, or the food, many people will be tuned in to the game this Sunday. This year’s Super Bowl is pitting the New England Patriots against the Philadelphi...

Government shutdown affecting students

Government shutdown affecting students

Georgia Miller

January 26, 2018


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A government shutdown. For students it may be harder to really grasp how this is going to affect the younger population because government shutdowns are usually thought of as a grown up thing that kids don’t need to worry about. But that is small minded, especially for the 72,000 kids that are apart ...

Hidden Messages in “River”about pro-life?

Hidden Messages in “River”about pro-life?

Rhiannon Belcher

January 26, 2018


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Eminem recently released a new single called "River" featuring Ed Sheeran.  Eminem is known for his explicit rap music, but this song was definitely a different approach. What makes this song so different from the rest is that this song hides a secret message. The message speaks of Eminem's experie...

Most anticipated movies of 2018

Most anticipated movies of 2018

Jackson Carlstrom

January 25, 2018


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With 2017 gone and a new year ahead, new movies are on the horizon. 2017 was a huge year for films, with highly anticipated movies such as DC’s Wonder Woman, Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and Stephen King’s It. The box office flourished, with many people going out to the movies to catch the latest bloc...

The death of Net Neutrality

The death of Net Neutrality

Jim Klein

January 25, 2018


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On December 14th, the FCC made a decision that will impact anyone with an internet connection. The vote was to repeal the policy of net neutrality, put in place in Obama’s presidency. Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary defines net neutrality as “the idea, principle, or requirement that internet...

Band-aid on a Broken Bone

Band-aid on a Broken Bone

Hannah Elliot

January 25, 2018


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January 1, 2018 is a day that YouTube will remember for a long time. One of YouTube’s most popular and fastest growing YouTube vloggers, Logan Paul, vlogged about a Japanese suicide forest, Aokigahara. As if that was not inappropriate enough, he showed the entire world a hanging body, and even made sure ...

Sexual assault accusations in Hollywood

Sexual assault accusations in Hollywood

Mackenzie Rosa

January 22, 2018


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Sexual assault affects more than thousands of people every day. In the workplace, at home, school, anywhere can be a place of threat for both women and men. Although thousands are being affected each day, not much is being done to stop it, until now. A slew of women came forward accusing famous actor Bill Cosby of...

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