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Seasonal Depression

Seasonal Depression

Madison Feltman, Edior-In-Chief

November 19, 2019

As the temperature plummets below freezing, the sun begins to hide and the trees grow bare, fall quickly turns into an early winter. With the beginning of a new season comes several changes as many begin to dig out their ice scrapers, winter coats and turn on the heat. One change that several may be ...

The Day After Thanksgiving

The Day After Thanksgiving

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 19, 2019

Tis the season for a shopper's paradise. This is the time of year when everyone who loves shopping lives for. There are sales around every corner and an excuse to shop for those they love and care for. However, if you’re anything like me, I do not like shopping. I get so stressed out about buying th...

Be Yourself

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

November 19, 2019

The concept of “fitting in” seems to be an ongoing dilemma for many, especially for teenagers and young adults. But why? Why is it that fitting in is necessary within our society today? In my opinion, it’s completely unnecessary and overrated.  No one should feel pressured to fit in with a specific group, pe...

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Myles Garrett vs. Mason Rudolph

Mason Dunleavy, News Editor

November 19, 2019

During the final seconds of Thursday’s football game between the Cleveland Browns and the Pittsburgh Steelers, we witnessed an intense moment between the two teams. Browns player Myles Garrett ripped the helmet off of Steelers’ quarterback Mason Rudolph and proceeded to swing the helmet at Rudolph ...

Quality is better than quantity

Quality is better than quantity

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

November 5, 2019

When I was just a little girl, I dreamed of having everything. I dreamed of having a white castle- looking mansion, with puppies running around and a slide from my dream bedroom to the downstairs area. As a few years passed by and I started transitioning into high school, I wanted more things like nice...

Confidence is Key

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

Before I started college, I was constantly anxious, always worrying about who liked me, what they thought of me, where I would be in 5 years, what if I fail this test, etc. I didn’t realize how exhausting it was. It truly does take a toll on a person and their energy level. Understanding self-wo...

‘Tis the season for holiday movies

‘Tis the season for holiday movies

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

November 5, 2019

The most dreaded time of year for some is when their moms or grandmas start playing Hallmark movies. The dreadful storyline or cheesy romance makes some people angry or annoyed during the holiday season.  I am proud to say that I am not one of those people. I love Hallmark movies because of their ...

SUPERstitious

SUPERstitious

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 29, 2019

This time of year is all-around eerie and spooky, and because of the overall strange vibes, superstitions arise. I don’t know about you, but weird stuff happens around this time of year.    I am not a very superstitious person, but you better believe that when it is a full moon, people sta...

A shift in halloween

A shift in halloween

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 29, 2019

Ahh, Halloween time. I remember the days when I would dress up as a scary witch or a High School Musical cheerleader. Also, in the movie Mean Girls when everyone went to a Halloween party dressed up in scandalous costumes and Katy showed up as a scary witch? Oh, how things have changed.  Halloween no...

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

It’s Always Nice to Get Away

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 23, 2019

This past weekend I took a trip to Duluth, Minn. with my family. It was about a four and a half hour drive that turned into just over five hours because of the wonderful two laned highway that I had to take. Although the drive seemed never ending, the trip itself was worth it.  Getting away from the ...

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Should Anonymity be allowed?

Megan Vogt, Opinion Editor

October 22, 2019

Let me first start by saying that I know very little about politics. I have never understood it. I don’t understand a lot of the terminology, the strategic planning or why we accuse rather than work to fix situations together. However, I do know what I believe in and what aspects I support, but all...

What makes a good teacher

What makes a good teacher

Se Kwon, Opinion Writer

October 22, 2019

My childhood was a little different from others growing up. I was born and raised in South Korea for seven years. After, my family decided to immigrate to the United States in 2007 and since then, my life changed for the better. However, as a child trying to make friends with little to no knowledge of...

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