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Paige’s Perspective

Paige’s Perspective

Paige Lessard, Staff Writer
January 3, 2016
Filed under Opinion

I'm waiting impatiently with my face pressed against my laptop screen with the clock ticking behind me. There's only two minutes left until what I've been waiting for is posted online for customers to buy. I select my seating options, choose my price, and when it is finally time to hit the 'Buy Now'...

Broken no more

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
December 28, 2015
Filed under Living Like Lydia - Lydia Gordon

Break ups can be rough, many people remember the one person who broke their heart. Whether they were 15 or 50 when it happened, everyone remembers that one moment when your world of bubbly laughter came crashing down on you. I am here to honestly tell you everything is going to be okay in the end (kind...

Trumps movement to Muslims

Megan Friel, Editor in Chief
December 19, 2015
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel, Opinion

As Donald Trump extends a new proposal on the banning of Muslim citizens, Americans are contemplating taking away the freedom of those who most deserve it. With the possibility of Trump coming into office, America is far from the land of the free. Trump has no moral value as to what is right, wrong...

Alex v The World

Alex Keely and Paige Lessard
December 17, 2015
Filed under Alex v The World - Alex Keely & Paige Lessard

Most people have read the typical ‘What to buy your girlfriend or boyfriend’ holiday columns, so this month, we decided to put our own spin on gift ideas; What not to buy. We hope you enjoy this unique holiday column. Paige’s what NOT to buy- I am going to inform you on what not to buy yo...

Gabby’s go for it – December

Gabby’s go for it – December

Gabby Hamm, Staff Writer
December 15, 2015
Filed under Gabby's Go For It! - Gabby Hamm, Opinion

Hi Everyone! I’m Gabby and every month I do a new DIY (do it yourself) project, and for this month I made some little Christmas tree brownies. All together the cost of this DIY was about 10-15 dollars and took about 15 minutes after baking and waiting for the brownies to cool off. The brownies are...

Fresh Face: “Kryolan TV Paint Stick”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
December 10, 2015
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Opinion

This month, I decided to go a different route, take a turn for the better (or worse, who knows). Instead of reviewing a face cleansing product, I wanted to do a makeup product. Now, I don’t wear makeup on a normal basis, but I do know a thing or two about makeup. The product of the month is a “Kryolan...

Creating family memories

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
December 9, 2015
Filed under Living Like Lydia - Lydia Gordon

Thanksgiving is a time where everyone goes around and shares what they are thankful for. While you are surrounded by friends and family, the holidays seem to bring out the kid in everyone. Young or old, everyone has stories about holidays from past years that they will tell for many years to come. T...

Growing into adulthood

Megan Friel, Editor in chief
November 19, 2015
Filed under Millenial Manifesto - Meg Friel

In our modern-day society, the phrase “growing up” is a term that's used loosely. The reality of it is I am no longer “growing” into adulthood, but instead I am shoved into adulthood, headfirst with no helmet. As I make my way towards my senior year, with college looming just around the corner,...

Alex v The World- Travel Edition

Alex Keely and Paige Lessard
November 10, 2015
Filed under Alex v The World - Alex Keely & Paige Lessard, Opinion, Showcase

This month as the weather gets colder and people start to get ready to go on vacations, we will be discussing our most important item for guys and girls traveling on vacation. For Guys: An electronic device: When traveling, everybody knows you need something to do. Having your cell phone, laptop...

Fresh Face: “Burt’s Bees Face Scrub”

Michael Tenney, Staff Writer
November 10, 2015
Filed under Fresh Face: Product of the Month - Michael Tenney, Opinion

Scraping the dead skin off of your face can be disgusting; but exfoliating can be one of the most important things in your skin routine. Exfoliating is the removing of all of the nasty dead skin cells off of your face. Don’t feel bad about that though because everyone has dead skin cells; it isn’t...

The First Steps

Hailey Woodman, Staff Writer
November 5, 2015
Filed under Breaking out of the Comfort Zone - Hailey Woodman, Opinion, Showcase

Trying new things is an essential part of finding out who you are as a person and what you like or dislike. Lately, I’ve noticed that I hold myself back from the unknown, so each month I have set a goal for myself to try new things and write my opinion on it. For me, to willingly agree to try somet...

A Bond Like No Other

Lydia Gordon, Staff Writer
October 29, 2015
Filed under Living Like Lydia - Lydia Gordon, Opinion, Showcase

My dad and I had a countdown, so whenever anyone asked how many days until he left we had a exact answer. My brother was leaving for college, and it was every younger siblings dream, so I thought. This is my representation of how the cycle of his senior year played out for me.   My brother wa...

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