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Adventures of being stuck inside

Story: Ashlyn Tebedo, Co-Editor

May 4, 2020

This quarantine has changed the way my family and I see each other. We have been in close quarters with one another for too long.  Most of my time consists of working out or coloring, all I am trying to do is find activities t...

Social media, will it be our social downfall?

Story: Jillian Fast, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

According to, from 2008 to 2017, the number of people within the United States population who are active on social media has increased by approximately 57 percent. Although social media can be helpful at times, I...

Ditching meat for plants

March 5, 2020

Nearly half a billion animals have been killed by the Australian bush fires. All over social media people post, heartbroken on behalf of the lovable koalas who have lost their lives. However, people do not seem to express this...

Haslett Teachers: Be Open to Emotional Intimacy

Story: Lee Izzo, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

I’ve had an affinity for creating personal relationships with teachers I look up to for as long as I can remember. My sophomore year English teacher, Jan Shoemaker, was more a mother to me than my own biological one was in terms of emotional suppor...

Homework is against the Geneva Accords

Story: Caleb PeLong, Staff Writer

March 5, 2020

Everybody hates them. In school, we get them almost every day. They cause copious amounts of stress, anxiety and pressure. If done wrong, your whole future can go down the drain. Homework assignments. That dreadful word. Homework...

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March 4, 2020

First job: A one-day adventure

Story: Alyse Green, Co-Editor

March 4, 2020

Get a job, they said. You’ll have some pocket money and you’ll get some good experiences, they said. That is not the case. The only thing I got out of my first job experience is, I now know how easy it is to fall off a ladder. Have...

The Steroid Nation by Shaun Assael

Story: Jean-Cristophe Daigneault

May 8, 2019

The Steroid Nation written by Shaun Assael is an informational self-help book for people either trying or doing steroids and other performance enhancing drugs. Assael uses his own personal history of using and dealing steroi...

Michelle McNamara, “I’ll Be Gone In The Dark”

Story: Alyse Green

May 8, 2019

“The hook for me was that the case seemed solvable.” Michelle McNamara spent the majority of the later years of her life searching for the man who terrorized communities up and down the coast of California. Her book I’ll Be ...

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