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The Concept of Hygge

The Concept of Hygge

Mira Stempel, Podcast Editor November 21, 2022

Introduction In 2017, the Oxford dictionary added the word ‘hygge’ to its dictionary leading many to wonder what it truly meant. But Hygge isn’t truly a word so much as it is a feeling or concept....

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ATEEZ THE FELLOWSHIP: BREAK THE WALL

Mira Stempel, Podcast Editor November 21, 2022

ATEEZ THE FELLOWSHIP: BREAK THE WALL GALA students Mira and Jade recently went to an ATEEZ concert held on November 7, 2022. The following is a rundown of their concert preparation process, their favorite...

Movie Review: Yay! or Nay… “Wakanda Forever”

Bryanna Chisom, Fun & Games Editor November 20, 2022

We all know the popular movie, Black Panther. The 2018 film featured actors like Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, and Michael B Jordan and received a rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars from major critics....

Naming the World

Naming the World

Quincy Rane, Executive Editor November 20, 2022

By the time I realized what had happened, I was already in too deep. Staying up into the wee hours of the night. Putting off homework assignments. Speed typing a word I never thought my fingers would...

Everything I Watched in October: 31 Movies in 31 Days

Everything I Watched in October: 31 Movies in 31 Days

Maya Littlejohn, Marketing Director November 20, 2022

Everything I Watched in October: 31 Movies in 31 Days In 2021 I decided to do something fun in October. I had wanted to do this the previous year but wasn’t able to. I thought that watching 31 movies...

How To Plan A Proper Friendsgiving

How To Plan A Proper Friendsgiving

Lorie Aaronson, Co-Current Events Editor November 20, 2022

What is Friendsgiving? Friendsgiving is a great alternative to Thanksgiving. Even if everyone in your friend group has a happy Thanksgiving, planning a special bonus holiday to celebrate your friendship...

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Fun outdoor activities to do with your dog

Daisy Paredes, Jr. Learn Something Editor November 20, 2022

Do dogs need to exercise? Well, the short answer is, yes they do, and daily. The amount of exercise they need varies depending on the age and breed of your dog. For adult dogs, it is estimated that they...

My Experience at Enhypens First US concert

My Experience at Enhypens First US concert

Jade M., Photographer November 2, 2022

  On October 2, 2022, Enhypens first ever concert in the United States took place. Although they have performed in the U.S before (for KCON) they never had a full concert with a series of different...

Shakira at the Cannes 75th international film festival

Hips Don’t Lie but Shakira Might Have

Ariani R., Arts and Entertainment Editor November 1, 2022

Internationally celebrated singer-songwriter and dancer Shakira has found herself caught in a multimillion-dollar tax evasion case. One of Latin pop's biggest stars now faces six accounts of tax fraud...

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How To Make A Clay Mation Film

Daisy Paredes, Jr. Learn Something Editor November 1, 2022

It isn't easy to make a claymation film, in fact, it can take years to make an hour-long film. Not trying to scare you off but just informing you that once you start, you are in for hours of work. Well,...

What is Noise Pollution?

What is Noise Pollution?

Maya L., Marketing Director November 1, 2022

I’m sure you’ve heard of water, air, or maybe even light pollution. But have you ever heard of the lesser-known noise pollution? Noise pollution is one of the most dangerous environmental threats to...

Autumnal Eats For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Autumnal Eats For Your Thanksgiving Feast

Miranda S., Staff Writer November 1, 2022

As leaves are changing and Trader Joe’s transforms everything and anything into pumpkin spice, more fall produce is available to the public. To get in the mood for fall, here is some tasty autumn produce! Pumpkins Pumpkins...

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