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Hang in There making it to Spring break

By: August Dice ~Guest Writer~ Spring break: the 10 days out of the year when we all intend to do something so incredibly prophetic and fantastic that it can only be accurately chronicled in a film starring Zac Efron. Spring break is a time for going insane and partying; it is definitely not that time … Continue reading


By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~

Black History Month: Josephine Baker

By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ Josephine Baker was born as Freda Josephine McDonald in St. Louis, Missouri on June 3, 1903. Born into a working class family, she grew up cleaning houses and babysitting for wealthy white families. At 13, she began waitressing at a club. In 1919, she toured the U.S. with the Jones … Continue reading

Pangolin Love

By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ Earlier this week, Google released an adorable Valentine’s-themed mini game featuring a little known creature, the pangolin. You may be wondering, what is this adorable little rolly creature? The pangolin is the only mammal that is completely covered in scales. Its scales are completely impervious to its predator’s teeth, so … Continue reading

From The Desk Of Cornelius Thruster

By: Cornelius Thruster ~Guest Writer~ I don’t have much time to write. Nixon has us paired up two by two and Is calling each group into the living room one by one. Who knows why? I presume it is some kind of meeting to determine our worth. Things have deteriorated quickly. Within an hour he had … Continue reading


By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~

Black History Month: George Washington Carver

By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ George Washington Carver was a man of botanical science and invention. His exact date of birth is unknown, but he lived from around the 1860’s to January 5, 1943. He is best known for his efforts in moving the American farmscape from cotton to alternative crops like the peanut and … Continue reading

Fact Check Yourself

By: Trisha Brockmeyer ~Guest Writer~ We live in an age of information. Information comes flying at us from every direction, and sometimes knowing what news to believe is tough. Broadcasting is a for-profit business and sometimes it can feel like they’re just telling you sensational news to sell. Everyone has an opinion—especially about what’s happening … Continue reading

Black History Month: Fannie Lou Hamer

By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~ Fannie Lou Hamer was a civil rights activist who lived from 1917- 1977. She was the daughter of sharecroppers, and therefore worked in the fields since she was very young. In the summer of 1962, she attended a protest meeting where she met civil rights activists who fought for African … Continue reading

Happy Valentine’s Day! shellebrate this day with a Valentine’s Day card featuring your favorite turtle and owl

By: Lydia Reagan ~Feature Editor~

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