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Currently, the first two episodes of the final season of Attack on Titan are available on Crunchyroll (Photo Courtesy of Enoch Orozco).

Attack on Titan Season 4 Debut

Enoch Orozco, Reporter January 8, 2021

[WARNING: This article contains spoilers for Seasons 1-3 of Attack on Titan, as well as discussion about episode 1 of Season 4] In 2013, seven years ago, the hit anime Attack on Titan took the world...

“Many students struggle with seasonal depression, and it can begin to affect schoolwork.” (Photo courtesy of Pinterest, Photo credits Sofi Cuest).

Seasonal Sadness

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter January 6, 2021

Depression is a very real issue among teens and adults that can be triggered in specific seasons.  These seasons tend to include the holidays and winter months. Even though people may be struggling emotionally,...

Cute Animals to Bless your Stress

Cute Animals to Bless your Stress

Ana Sallurday, Reporter December 17, 2020

With COVID-19, exams, and overall life stress, take five minutes to relax and look at cute animals to release serotonin. Feel free to come back to this article whenever you feel down; these animals will...

Many high school relationships end in heartbreak due to a lack of communication and boundaries.

High School Heartaches and Heartbreaks

Jaimee Smith, Reporter December 17, 2020

High school. A time period full of learning, laughing, and sometimes even crying. It’s where friendships are made, photos are taken, and sometimes it’s even a place where romances blossom.    During...

Many teens and young adults have no idea what types of content are displayed  in the movies that they are planning on viewing. (Photo courtesy of Wiki Pictures)

Do we really need the F-Word?

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter December 15, 2020

In the world of movies, ratings are everything. They dictate what the language, action and circumstances of the movie are. The f-word is one of the affected words in ratings and it is a controversial one....

Both Xbox and PlayStation have released their new next-gen consoles. (Photo courtesy, Alexander Gray)

Xbox Series S/X and PS5: Specs and Features

Alexander Gray, Reporter December 3, 2020

With the releases of the new next-generation Xbox and PlayStation consoles, we can now inform you of the features and the performance of each console. This generation, we are starting with four consoles...

The mobile game Among Us has spawned immense popularity in recent times (photo credit to InnerSloth).

A New Hit Game Among Us

Peyton Ludwig, Reporter November 18, 2020

Among Us: whether you’ve played it or know nothing about it, practically everyone knows the name. The rapidly popular mobile game developed by InnerSloth originally hit mobile phones back in 2018, but...

September 21, 2020, Xbox announced that Bethesda would be joining them. (Photo Courtesy, Alexander Gray)

Bombshell Acquisition

Alexander Gray, Reporter November 17, 2020

September 2020 was a pretty slow month for gaming with not a lot of news or releases other than previously expected next-gen console and graphics card preorders. However, a day before the Xbox Series S/X...

Men’s, women’s, and children’s shoes are all somewhat comparable in size. (Photo courtesy of calon catpictures)

Adult shoes, a scam?

Annaleisa Wile, Reporter October 28, 2020

Finding shoes that fit your style and needs can be difficult. Not only should they fit well and feel comfortable, but styles and colors are important as well. What if shoe companies have been lying to...

Many therapists meet with clients over video-chat instead of in person. There are many different websites where people can sign up and have the opportunity to meet with a professional without going to an office.

The Therapy Stigma: Is Getting Help a Bad Thing?

Jaimee Smith, Reporter October 21, 2020

What do you do when you find yourself in the middle of a crisis? During a difficult time, some people find themselves leaning on their peers while others rely on their mental strength to carry the burden....

Fall in the Upstate

Fall in the Upstate

Mattie McConnell, Reporter October 12, 2020

As the air begins to chill and the leaves turn red, autumn in the upstate is an all-around, charming experience. The upstate and its surrounding areas are home to apple orchards, family attractions, and...

TikTok is the new social media of Gen Z that has quickly increased in popularity during 2020.  
(Photo courtesy of Lorendiz Gonzalez, photo credits to Pixabay)

TikTok: the New Pandemic

Ana Sallurday, Reporter October 7, 2020

With TikTok having over two billion downloads worldwide and about eight hundred million monthly users, it’s no wonder why this app is all people have been talking about recently. What better time is...

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