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Later Start Time for School

Later Start Time for School

Alex Manning, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Think of all the times that you have hit the snooze button on your alarm clock and turned back into bed for just 5 extra minutes of sleep. Those 5 minutes can be very valuable, but imagine if you got one to two hours of extra sleep every morning. If school started a few hours later each day, the...

Interesting Majors

Interesting Majors

OPINION BY Faith Workman, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Most high school students go into college with a plan on what they want to major in. There are many majors that allow you to explore a million different careers and we usually focus on the basics. Psychology, doctor, cosmetologist, teacher, etc. What some of us might not realize is that these are just...

Hangry

Hangry

OPINION BY Kaylen Maltais, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What on God’s green Earth is that sound? The rumble of jet engine? The mating call of a Beluga Whale? A surprise earthquake? Nope, it’s just my stomach. I roll out of bed in the very wee hours of the morning, only to wrestle the mess of knots and tangles that is my hair, scrounge up some outfit...

OPINION – Man-Scaping: The New Contour

OPINION – Man-Scaping: The New Contour

OPINON BY Kaylen Maltais, Scepter Staff

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

2017; the year mom jeans were resurrected, the year the fanny pack may make a comeback, and most importantly, the year of contour. Contouring is a makeup trend that defines and shapes one's face through various shades of tinted creams and highlighters. It is a beauty craze that started on the runways...

A Brew For Me, A Brew For You

A Brew For Me, A Brew For You

Lauren Lafond, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Black, caramel, white, mocha, vanilla, and hazelnut. There is a color and a flavor for everyone. Coffee. It's a pick me up. It’s a way to start your day and it’s a way to end it. There is something about waking up in the morning and being tired, not wanting to get up and go, but then rolling out...

The Joy of Embellishment

The Joy of Embellishment

Opinion by: Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many high school girls feel obligated to wear makeup everyday, abandoning the actual point of dressing up.

The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Opinion by: Raina Dodge, News Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Everyone knows the classic image of the angel and devil on someone’s shoulders--the two of them guide someone through life, one with good advice, one with less savory suggestions.  I wasn’t quite lucky enough to get an angel and a devil--I have an inconsistent fairy with mutable moods and a poltergeist...

Identity

Identity

Raina Dodge, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Some people don’t believe in labels.  They find them unnecessarily restrictive and believe that they rope people into discriminatory categories.  But, as a person who labels herself regularly, I find labels to be a comfort and a source of solace in a confusing world. After all, we’re all searching...

When the Holidays Arrive

When the Holidays Arrive

Nate Gendler, Staff Editor

December 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Driving through the snowy neighborhoods, looking around at lights, drinking hot chocolate . . . the holidays are a wonderful time. For most people, Christmas is their holiday. But for a select few, including me, Hanukkah is the one. Instead of sitting around a tree with family, my family gathers around...

Taking the Final out of Finals

Taking the Final out of Finals

Brittany Kellner, News Editor

May 19, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Every year, the end of each semester is met with anticipation and excitement for escape from the confines of school. Summer is right around the corner and nothing stands in students’ ways as they climb the last few rocks of the mountainous school year. Well that’s if we’re not counting finals. Ah...

Terrorist Attacks

Terrorist Attacks

Alina Cook, Opinion Writer

May 12, 2016


Filed under Features, Opinion, Showcase

Many people have the misconception that terrorism is a rarity; something only done on occasion and mostly in small amounts. According to the Daily Terrorism Chart, in 2015, 32,000 people were killed in terrorists attacks worldwide. Terrorism is defined as the use of violence and intimidation in the...

Top Ten Restaurants for Prom

Top Ten Restaurants for Prom

Hailey McGuire, Staff Writer

April 14, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase, Uncategorized

Rushing to make last minute dinner plans before prom? Here's a helpful list of delicious places to go with your special someone or group of friends! 10. Spaghetti Works in the Old Market Spaghetti Works is reasonably priced for good food. The place is very friendly and it's decked out in vintage d...

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