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How Helpful is Coffee for Students?

How Helpful is Coffee for Students?

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

January 10, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world, but what benefits does it have for those who drink it? Most coffee drinkers are older adults, but with many coffee franchises, such as Starbucks, younger adults and teens are beginning to consume a lot more of it. According to the U.S. National ...

Is Vaping the New Smoking?

Is Vaping the New Smoking?

Lauren Ervin, Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories

In the 1950s, smoking cigarettes was extremely popular for adults and teens alike. Smoking used to be considered cool and socially acceptable in restaurants and even some workplaces. As medical research and time has progressed, smoking has become much less common and the number of young smokers has dro...

Are New Year’s Resolutions Helpful?

Are New Year’s Resolutions Helpful?

Rachel Etwaru, Reporter

January 4, 2018


Filed under Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

As the year is coming to an end, and a new one is about to start, New Year’s resolutions are much like the European armies against Napoleon Bonaparte. -A New Year's Poem New Year’s resolutions are personal goals that are made by a person to improve oneself. They are made everywh...

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

It’s Beginning to Sound a Lot Like Christmas

Grace Daniel, Reporter

December 19, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions

December 25th is approaching quickly, which means those beloved Christmas songs are already taking over radio stations everywhere. The Christmas spirit is beginning to resurface, as are the well-known carols from past Decembers. “I like Christmas music. I love how happy it is. There are a few songs th...

A Laugh A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

A Laugh A Day Keeps the Doctor Away

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

December 15, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Student Musings

So one day, a person sent ten different puns to close friends, hoping at least one of the puns would make them smile. However, no pun in ten did. Did you know that laughing (yes, even at corny puns) is one of the best types of medicine for your health? When you begin to chuckle, your immune system is b...

Arts Intercession No More?

Arts Intercession No More?

Chelsea Evangelista, Reporter

December 7, 2017


Filed under News, On Your Mind, Recent Stories, Reviews/Opinions, Student Life, Student Musings

After winter break, students often take time to adjust from the work-free and relaxed period that they’ve been used to. Getting back into the swing of academics, especially after the long duration of a break, can usually be straining, difficult, and discouraging. “[Arts Intercession] helps us...

SC 17-Year Olds Now Considered as Juveniles

SC 17-Year Olds Now Considered as Juveniles

Kamryn Mattison, Reporter

December 6, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories

In South Carolina, when someone turns 17, they are considered an adult. However, a change in the law will soon consider 17-year-olds in SC as juveniles. During the summer of 2017, lawmakers voted to raise the adult cutoff age to 18 and older, starting in July 2019. “I think the age change was a good id...

Dreams are More Than What Meets the Eye

Dreams are More Than What Meets the Eye

Katelyn Kargol, Reporter

December 5, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Musings

When people mention dreams, they often imagine a variety of different scenarios. Dreams and nightmares are commonly talked about, and Hollywood has even created many different movies using the idea of dreams and nightmares. However, many people believe that dreams hold symbolic meaning, and often dedicate t...

They Call Her Sophia

They Call Her Sophia

Chloe Brown, Reporter

December 4, 2017


Filed under News, Recent Stories

Robots may be on the rise in the most unexpected place. “When I think of robots, the first thing that comes to mind is a machine that impersonates humans. I also think of logical processing because robots are definitely logical and they solve many mathematical problems,” says sophomore Emily Mag...

A Blue Christmas

A Blue Christmas

Sarah Shehan, Reporter

December 1, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories

Christmas is all about giving gifts and showing appreciation for others. This year is the second annual celebration of a Blue Christmas, an appreciation campaign for police officers. A Blue Christmas was started by Simpsonville, SC resident Kevin Dunn. Dunn started this campaign after the death of G...

Leave Your Mark

Leave Your Mark

Jasmyne Michaels, Reporter

November 30, 2017


Filed under Feature Page, Recent Stories, Student Life, Student Musings

What is your legacy? The word legacy is hard to define. A dictionary would say it is your inheritance, but most people can agree that it is your impact on the world. However, even that “definition” is different for each person. “I think a legacy is what people are going to remember you by. For exam...

To Tattoo Or Not to Tattoo

To Tattoo Or Not to Tattoo

Ashlyn Athey, Reporter

November 29, 2017


Filed under Recent Stories, Student Musings

To tattoo or not to tattoo? That is the question most high school students ask themselves while sipping over a steaming cup of Starbucks coffee, pondering life choices. For the majority of students, getting a tattoo permanently imprinted into one’s skin thrills the sense of adventure and self-discovery...

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