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Retiring teachers, staff say goodbye to Bak

Ashley Kulberg, Photo Editor

May 12, 2016

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This spring, Lisa Hanser, Benjamin Baxley, Janet Karvonen, and Robert Bauer will retire from Bak, leaving behind past experiences and memories. “My favorite part [of teaching] is just seeing the excitement on students’...

Look before you eat: Food affects daily attitude

Angela Yan, News Editor

April 12, 2016

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Food and mood may seem like merely words that rhyme, but these terms are more connected than people think. The brain and the body are constantly communicating with each other, with the brain telling the stomach how hungry or...

Breakfast improves health, allows for more energy throughout day

Carlos Trivino, Features Editor

April 12, 2016

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From kick-starting metabolism to helping burn calories throughout the day, breakfast keeps the body up and running properly. Originating in the mid 1400’s the word breakfast literally meant “to break the fast of the night...

Balanced diet improves mental, physical health

Jordan Taylor, Website Editor

April 12, 2016

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Eating healthy on a daily basis could help improve people’s mental and physical state.  Healthline.com states that without good nutrition, the human body was more prone to disease, infection, fatigue, and poor performance. “Having...

Crocs, chokers make 2015 flops list

Crocs, chokers make 2015 flops list

Jordan Taylor, Website Editor

February 22, 2016

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Movies flop throughout year of 2015

Anushka Lakum, Entertainment Editor

February 22, 2016

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Throughout 2015, numerous movies have been produced. A number of them won awards. But some movies did not fare as well. “Jem and the Holograms,” for example, came out on Oct. 22, 2015. The producers spent $5 million, and...

Music gone wrong: flops of 2015

Nikita Tanguturi, Business Manager

February 22, 2016

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“You used to play on my cell phone, late night till you went out of style.” 2015 was a year full of music, both the good, and the bad. One of 2015’s most widely anticipated albums, Madonna’s “Rebel Heart” started...

Social media, music apps make appearances in 2016

Ashley Kulberg, Photo Editor

February 22, 2016

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From YouCam Beauty to musical.ly, a variety of unique apps have been trending in 2016. “Apps where you can see other people, like photo and video apps, are starting to become popular,” Francesca Delguzzi, seventh grade...

Goodbye music of 2015, hello music of 2016

Angela Yan, News Editor

February 18, 2016

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When the ball dropped at midnight in New York City on Jan. 1, 2016, it not only signaled the new year, but launched new music as well. “I hope Beyonce will come out with some new songs, but [the 2016 artists] will mostly...

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