Staff Columns

  • Makeup Monday: Benefit from “Benefit”
    10:38 AM

    Makeup is something that I have a very strong passion for. Ever since started finding makeup tutorials and beauty gurus on YouTube, my interest with products and techniques grew. Over the years, I’ve learned makeup isn’t just a girly thing used for what many might say is ‘false advertising,’ but that it’s an art form that seriously

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  • Hungry Like the Wolf: Homemade Pizza
    8:29 AM

    Do you ever have one of those days where you or your family are just not feeling it? Maybe you’re slugged down on the couch, but you remember you have to put dinner on the table. What is the first thing that comes to your mind? Ordering pizza. It’s fast, it’s delicious, and you don’t have

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  • Why People Don’t Go to Homecoming
    8:16 AM

    When we think of homecoming, we think of a big school dance. Students getting dolled up and having fun, but others just think of another dance that they will not attend. Although many people think homecoming as the “have to go” social event of the season, others just see the dance as another ordinary day

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  • How 9/11 Changed My Life
    8:44 AM

    For most people, a wedding, funeral, graduation, or any other big event changes their lives forever. I’ve experienced many weddings, funerals, and even graduations, but not one of those events has changed my life or will ever change my life the way 9/11 has. I know there will be many people who take this article as a

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  • Why Summer Reading is My Least Favorite Part of Summer
    8:49 AM

    Summer is a time for sleeping in, going to the beach, and hanging out with friends. While summer is a time to relax and enjoy life, there’s always the dreaded and ever-present thought of summer reading. This year, I decided to expand my horizons by reading the classic “A Separate Peace” by John Knowles. As I scrolled

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  • 10 Tips to Survive Junior Year
    9:00 AM

    It’s the third day of your junior year, and you already feel like crying. There will be nights when you feel like giving up — when you feel like it’s the end and you just want to curl up in a ball and marathon “Friends” — but trust me when I say things will get better.

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  • Tips For Sophomore Year
    8:38 AM

    Sophomore year is a weird time for most students. You are no longer a freshman, but you are not quite “ruling the school” yet. This year, you are getting used to the routine of a high school student, but there are still many things you don’t know. When I was a sophomore, I had no

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