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Thanksgiving becomes a time for families to celebrate and continue traditions

Lyla Ibrahim, Photo Edior

October 12, 2017

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The family passes around the cranberry sauce. Laughing and catching up on all the events that they missed while being so far apart from each other for almost a year since their last get together. “I enjoy Thanksgiving because...

Thanksgiving has long, rich history

Luke Cristantiello, News Editor

October 12, 2017

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Thanksgiving becomes a time for families to celebrate and continue traditionsFrom eating pumpkin custard for three days, to turkey and potatoes for a night, Thanksgiving has changed in the past 400 years. “My favorite dish...

Good sleeping habits lead to fuller, deeper sleep

Jacob Schlessel, Technology Editor

April 5, 2017

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Many students struggle with lack of sleep. Bad tendencies picked up from all-nighters remain with students throughout the week. These habits can be replaced with good habits by changing nighttime routines. According to sleepfoundation.org,...

Snoozing reigns supreme, effects of low sleep dangerous to students

Nikita Tanguturi, Co-Editor-In-Chief

April 5, 2017

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Teens need about nine hours of sleep per night to be healthy, writes the National Sleep Foundation. However, studies find that only 15 percent of teens get about or more than eight and a half hours of sleep per school night. A...

Top places to go for spring break

Yasmin Ali, Copy Editor

February 22, 2017

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Yellowstone National Park: Yellowstone is a national park in the state of Wyoming. According travel.usnews.com This park offers activities such as hiking, watching the famous geyser Old Faithful, camping, and fishing.   Maui: Maui...

St. Patricks day joins families together

Sylvia Ng, Entertainment Editor

February 15, 2017

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St. Patrick’s Day was not only a day from the Irish to celebrate one of Ireland’s patriot saints, but also a day to bond with family and continue traditions. “Well personally, I take pinching with wearing the color green,”...

Easter provides ‘Egg’ strodinary history

Ben Shainman, Technology Editor

February 13, 2017

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Kids frolicked through their backyards looking for colored eggs. Parents watched and saw the loads of Easter eggs they had collected in their baskets. This was a modern Easter tradition, but this was not always the way people...

Mobile phones gain widespread popularity

Raquel Korff, Guest Writer

February 7, 2017

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Like money, mobile phones make the world go round. Mobile phones are used every day for various tasks, especially in the work place. “A large portion of people used computers for work, while a small amount used their mobile...

Mom devotes life to helping animals

Ava Wherley, Guest Writer

February 2, 2017

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Tammy Roberts walked through the doors of the animal shelter as she peered at the animals waiting for a home. She smiled, hoping that this would be the day one got adopted, after spending months in the shelter. “I’m a caretaker,...

Marinelife Center protects sea turtles

Sandra Nemes, Guest Writer

January 31, 2017

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Sea turtles splashed around in the sparkling blue water of their tanks as employees busily bustled around, informing the public and saving sea turtle lives. This was just a regular day at the Loggerhead Marinelife Center (LMC)...

New year brings new resolutions

Kate Wagner, Guest Writer

January 31, 2017

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The clock strikes 12. Fireworks shoot off, people celebrate. It is a new year. And with it, comes resolutions to be more organized, get better grades, and to be more spiritual. “My resolution has to do with my inner self....

Quantum House supports families with sick or injured children

DANIELLE KAPITULNIK, Guest Writer

January 31, 2017

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Laughter fills the air. There was no lack for courage or imagination. Hope lived in every heart in the room. It is a typical day at the Quantum House, a home for families with children getting treatment for a serious medical condition. “Every...

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