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The Ultimate Girl’s High School Cheat Sheet

The Ultimate Girl’s High School Cheat Sheet

Grace Lothridge, Reporter
March 2, 2016
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Let's be honest, no one prepares us for high school. I was homeschooled until high school so I didn’t have the same middle school experience as many other people. High school is a whole other ball game that can put you in a state of shock at first. There are busy classes, a more challenging  workload, ...

Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Eleanor and Park: Combining Romance with Poverty

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 29, 2016
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I am not much of a reader, nor do I usually enjoy romance novels. However, Rainbow Rowell’s novel Eleanor and Park is an exception. Not only did Rowell portray a fairly realistic romance throughout the story, but she portrayed a horrifying yet realistic conflict as well: abuse. Eleanor Douglas is beginning her first ...

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Does Hallmark Need to Modernize Their Movies?

Robin Conner, Reporter
January 28, 2016
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Hallmark, in some houses, is a loved channel that is constantly on during the holiday season. In other houses, it is avoided like the plague. Don’t get me wrong, I love romance movies as much as the next person. However, the lack of diversity has dawned on me in many of these movies. I can count on o...

Top 5 TV Couples

Top 5 TV Couples

Kendall Phillips, Reporter
January 26, 2016
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As an avid watcher of many popular television shows, I have tons of favorite television romances. From sitcoms and comedies, to dramas, almost every show has a couple which many viewers hope will be in love by the end of the show. I have carefully selected my top five television couples, factoring c...

Black Mass Review: A Movie Not Even Johnny Depp Could Save

Black Mass Review: A Movie Not Even Johnny Depp Could Save

Graeme Hanson, Reporter
January 25, 2016
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Star Rating: 2/5   We, as Americans, are often so constantly swept up into our own perfect, sane lives that we may get sick of the paragon and need to escape into some degenerate form of amusement. There are many avenues you could travel down to achieve this purifying release of tension, b...

Brashier Students Swing Through Life

Brashier Students Swing Through Life

Ashley Avila, Reporter
January 22, 2016
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Swing dancing is a hobby that is trending in Greenville County. The main place Brashier students usually attend to swing dance is Upstate Swing. Swing dancing is not only popular with high school students, but swing dancing is also popular with children and adults. Swing dancing is a mixture of traditiona...

Heavenly Hikes

Heavenly Hikes

Anna Hutsell, Reporter
January 20, 2016
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I like to think of myself as the outdoorsy type. My calls into nature mostly happen during my fourth period math class. But when they occur during a reasonable time, I grab my gear, a friend, and hit the trails. There aren’t many places to hike around Greenville as I’ve noticed many years ago. Most...

How Much is Too Much?

How Much is Too Much?

Lindsey Jester, Reporter
November 3, 2015
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Most high school students have numerous expectations presented in front of them by parents, teachers, teammates, and peers.  The most common expectations are maintaining a certain GPA, getting good SAT/ACT scores, being employed, getting involved in hobbies in and outside of school, staying active, gett...

The Wind Rises: Hayao Miyazaki’s Soaring Finale

The Wind Rises: Hayao Miyazaki’s Soaring Finale

Joseph Calamia, Reporter
April 20, 2015
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There is a saying that artists are creative for only ten years, but there is always an exception. Hayao Miyazaki, Japanese animation film director and founder of Studio Ghibli, announced that The Wind Rises would be his final film before retiring in 2013.  The Wind Rises is an historical drama centeri...

Clinton’s Emails Cause an “Error” in Congress

Clinton’s Emails Cause an “Error” in Congress

Joseph Calamia, Reporter
April 13, 2015
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Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has been making headlines in the news due to a recent controversy dealing with hidden emails. According to CBS News, Clinton is under investigation for using her private email address during her term as Secretary of State. The emails are rumored to be linked to convers...

Bobby Petrocelli Changed My View on Life

Bobby Petrocelli Changed My View on Life

Scotty Logan, Reporter
March 24, 2015
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Friday, February 6th, my view on life changed when I heard a really inspiring speech on living life moment by moment, not day by day. Bobby Petrocelli, a motivational speaker who goes around to schools and tells his life story, inspired me to look at life in a very different way. While I was at work,...

Boston Celtics Make a Late Playoff Push

Boston Celtics Make a Late Playoff Push

James Otovic, Reporter
March 19, 2015
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After the Boston Celtics traded away their superstar player, Rajon Rondo, and their leading scorer, Jeff Green, one may think that the team would collapse; however, the team has strung together a series of wins since the trade deadline February 19. Isaiah Thomas, who was acquired from the Phoenix Su...

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