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One in a million: This is TWICE!

Kelsey P, Staff Writer January 27, 2023

TWICE is a South Korean pop group formed by JYP Entertainment. This girl group is composed of 9 members: Naeyon, Jeongyoung, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu. The group was constructed...

Mechanical Keyboards

Mechanical Keyboards

Alia B., Jr. Copy Editor January 25, 2023

Over winter break, I built a keyboard for a little over $100. That probably seems like an unreasonable price for something you can get at Target for $20. The difference between my keyboard and the Target...

How To Crochet A Blanket

How To Crochet A Blanket

Daisy P., Jr. Learn Something Editor January 25, 2023

Disclaimer: People with no crocheting experience might not understand specific terms used in this article. Crocheting is an incredible way to keep your hands busy. Not only does it cure boredom, but...

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Sustainability on a (Student) Budget

Kana D., Editor-in-Chief January 25, 2023

I want to preface this article by saying that the major contributors to climate change are massive enterprises such as industrial agriculture, transportation, and fossil fuel companies. While personal...

Goodreads: Dont Knock it Til Youve Tried It

Goodreads: Don’t Knock it ‘Til You’ve Tried It

Quincy R., Executive Editor January 25, 2023

Books have always been a foolproof method for leaving your own reality behind and entering a new one, far away from life’s daily stressors and challenges. So, if books generally serve as the ultimate...

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How To Play Ping Pong

Leilani L, Staff Writer January 25, 2023

Ping pong: a recreational activity to play with friends and a competitive sport that has been around since the late 1800s. The chances are that you have either heard of or played it at least once in your...

Mountain Goat

Mountain Goats

Ieva A., Social Media Creator January 25, 2023

Species Spotlight: The Amazing Mountain Goats You probably know about goats, but have you heard of the lesser-known mountain goats? Mountain goats are, in fact, not actually goats at all. Rather, they...

The Button Fern: (Almost) Everything You Need To Know

The Button Fern: (Almost) Everything You Need To Know

Daisy P., Jr. Learn Something Editor December 15, 2022

When it comes to having velvety leaves, being small, soft, and thriving in humidity, nothing does it better than the button fern. The button fern, also known as the round-leafed fern, is part of the Pteridaceae...

Teleportation

Teleportation

Alia B., Jr. Copy Editor December 12, 2022

Note: this is an extremely simplified version of how teleportation and quantum entanglement works. If you are interested in learning more there are many articles on the web that are more in-depth. Teleportation...

The Concept of Hygge

The Concept of Hygge

Mira S., 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....

Naming the World

Naming the World

Quincy R., 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...

How To Plan A Proper Friendsgiving

How To Plan A Proper Friendsgiving

Lorie A., 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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