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Don’t let your hair fall flat on prom: Hitting the Runway


March 5, 2014

We are down to five weeks now. Prom is creeping up fast which means it’s time to start thinking about hair. That’s right, hair. Prom is not the day where all you have to do is throw your hair up in a messy bun or simply blow...

Shopping key to avoiding prom drama


February 26, 2014

With prom only six weeks, it’s time to get started planning the perfect outfit. Prom is supposed to be the perfect night, but that can’t happen if your ill-prepared and not looking your best. Take my advice if you want to...

Students debate leaving home for college


February 22, 2014

Staying at home eases stress Dorothy was right when she said “There’s no place like home.” The thought of college is scary enough as it is, but leaving home is even more frightening. After leaving for an out of state co...

Students stand for the silent


February 2, 2014

On Father’s Day, seven days after his son’s death, Kirk Smalley made a promise to his son. “I promised Ty I would stop bullying in our world. I never break promises to my boy,” Smalley said. The room grew silent...

Crave keeps you coming back for more


January 31, 2014

I’m usually not one to spend 20 dollars on a meal, unless someone else is picking up the check of course, but Crave is an exception. The food was tasty, the waitress was kind and helpful and the atmosphere trendy. The waitress...

“Her” points out society’s issues


January 14, 2014

Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson take the big screen in “Her.” In a technology based society, Theodore (Phoenix) develops strong feelings for his computer system Samantha, voiced by Johansson. “Her” points out that...

Last-minute gift ideas for last-minute shoppers


December 21, 2013

With Christmas only  days away, it’s time get all your holiday shopping out of the way. Don’t feel bad about not having it all done. From baking and ice skating to spending time with your family, it’s easy to let Decem...

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