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The NFL draft is an anticipated event which has months of speculation before it.
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NFL Mock Draft 2021

Tyler Davidson, Editor April 28, 2021

The NFL Draft bridge between college football and professional football. The months leading up to the draft are filled with speculation and examination of the top prospects. In this article, I will be...

I have 99 problems but having Timothée’s fashion sense would solve 200 of them. 

Fun fact: Timothée Chalamet is apparently Jewish.

Adore Timothée Chalamet with Me

Ana Sallurday, Reporter April 19, 2021

You’ve probably seen this Timothy Shalomet guy everywhere during these past couple of years. From Little Women and Lady Bird to Tik Tok. His large following started with a viral Tik Tok trend with a...

Fast fashion is a quickly growing problem, and more brands use it than you may think. (Photo credits to Mattie McConnell, Photo Courtesy of Mattie McConnell)

Avoiding Fast Fashion

Mattie McConnell, Reporter April 16, 2021

In recent years, fast fashion has become a huge problem all over the world. Though largely unknown to most consumers, this issue is becoming increasingly prevalent. To consumers, this means that the latest...

Sarah Neal, Liam Forde, and Alex Lee stand up against body shaming. Worth is not defined by acne, scars, or hair (Photo courtesy of Sarah Neal, Alex Lee, and Liam Forde).

Body Shaming Without Knowing

Jaimee Smith, Reporter April 14, 2021

Body shaming is a terrible thing that people of all ages experience. Whether society likes to accept it or not, everyday sayings like “You look good for your size” can put a dent in someone’s self-confidence.  Body...

Creators of Avatar: The Last Airbender and Legend of Korra are starting Avatar Studios, dedicated to creating new Avatar content (photo credit to Nickelodeon).

Avatar Creators Launch Avatar Studios

Peyton Ludwig, Reporter April 12, 2021

After 16 years since the premiere of Avatar: The Last Airbender and six years since the finale of The Legend of Korra, ViacomCBS has announced a new studio based entirely around the Avatar franchise. Avatar:...

I posted a poll on my Instagram to see who will and will not get the vaccination, now that all essential workers over 16 can get it (Photo Courtesy of Sarah Neal).

The Fax Of The Vax

Sarah Neal, Reporter April 9, 2021

It's officially been a year since the start of quarantine due to the coronavirus outbreak. Since then, doctors and scientists have created three vaccines authorized by the CDC for use. The three vaccines...

Taxes can be a daunting task for first-time tax filers and should be accessible to them in the easiest way possible. (Photo credits to Annaleisa Wile)

Taxes for Teens

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter April 7, 2021

Teenagers often struggle with getting used to filing taxes. One major problem with teenagers doing taxes is not knowing where to start. A couple of ways for teenagers to file taxes is to file online, through...

The MC, Eminem, who was popular in the early 2000s has recently been under fire for “supporting” domestic abuse, toxicity, and violence through his song lyrics. He is the latest icon who Gen Z has tried to “cancel” (Photo credit to Agnese, Photo courtesy of Madison Crumpton).

Ending Eminem

Madison Crumpton, Reporter April 6, 2021

Will the real Slim Shady please stand up? Marshall Mathers, more commonly known as Eminem, was an iconic 2000s rapper. Nearly two decades ago, he was idolized for his unconcerned lyrics and style....

The controversial tweet from Burger King before it got deleted. Photo Courtesy of Enoch Orozco

Burger Queen?

Enoch Orozco, Reporter April 5, 2021

In 1987, more than 30 years ago, Congress declared the month of March to be Women’s History Month. Since then, March has been a time to reflect on women's suffrage and specifically the women who suffered...

Perseverance, the newest Mars rover, has just touched down on the red planet (photo credit to NASA).

Perseverance Rover Touches Down on Mars

Peyton Ludwig, Reporter March 17, 2021

After launching on July 30, 2020, and traveling 293 million miles, Perseverance has finally touched down on Mars. For the first time ever, there is public footage of a rover landing on Mars. The video...

It’s Dangerous To Go Alone, Take This

Sarah Neal, Reporter March 16, 2021

Since most colleges are trying to return to normalcy, move in day for freshman is in August, which is fast approaching for high school seniors. The only problem is, we have no idea what to expect for our...

The iconic iCarly logo from the original Nickelodeon TV show.


Ana Sallurday, Reporter March 15, 2021

It’s 2009. You wake up bright and early in the morning and decide to watch some TV before going to school. While flipping through channels, you find iCarly is on. You join Sam and Carly in a dance party...

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