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DIY Yarn Pumpkin Tutorial

DIY Yarn Pumpkin Tutorial

by Tomisin Alausa, Reporter

October 26, 2018

It’s clear from the sudden drop in temperature, the changing leaves and the return of everything pumpkin spice that fall is here. To pass the time and add a bit of the fall spirit to your space, here is a guide to making your own yarn pumpkin that can hang anywhere from your bedroom to your backpack. ...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: October

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: October

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

October 15, 2018

Despite all the jokes and memes surrounding the experience, it’s still all too common for students to close their books at the end of the day, turn off their phone, climb into bed and shut their eyes only to realize that they still have more homework. And then, many of them close their eyes again,...

Controversy Behind Cosmetics

Makeup aisle at Wal-Greens.

by Evanna Momtaj, Reporter

October 10, 2018

The American cosmetics industry is one of the largest and most influential in the world. Nonetheless, the average American spends quite a bit to improve their appearance. After asking 2,000 Americans the amount of money they spend on their appearance, a survey done by The New York Post found that the average American woman spends $3,756 on her appearance every year, 22 percent more than the $2,928 the ...

“The Click (Deluxe Edition)”

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by Elena Hamlin, Reporter

October 5, 2018

In AJR’s most recent album, “The Click (Deluxe Edition)” the band takes an honest tone in their music, emphasizing their personal, but relatable, insecurities and the not-so-aesthetic parts of their lives. While their most recent songs may not be as popular as their hits, such as “Weak” and ...

“Survivor” David & Goliath Recapped

“Survivor” David & Goliath Recapped

by Elena Hamlin, Reporter

October 4, 2018

“Survivor” season 37, David and Goliath, premiered on NBC on Wednesday, Sept. 26. The popular game show brings another 20 players competing for $1 million. To new viewers that want to avoid a world of confusion, here’s a brief description of how the game of Survivor works: Graphic by Elena Hamlin This season’s theme brought two very different teams of con...

Picturing Autumn

Seniors Sophia Donaghy, Evanna Momtaj and Gabrielle Collins enjoy an Autumn day at the pumpkin patch on Oct. 22, 2017.

by Emma Trussell, Photo Editor

October 3, 2018

As leaves begin to fall and temperatures begin to drop, the season of autumn arrives. Nature’s rich colors bring out the beauty of the season, making it a perfect time of year for outdoor photography. The friendly weather incites adventure and holds plenty of opportunities for great, seasonal p...

Why We Love “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

Why We Love “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before”

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

October 2, 2018

To all the movies I’ve loved before watch out, there’s a new blockbuster in town. The Netflix Original “To All the Boys I’ve Loved Before” is a teen romance movie adapted from a book of the same title by Jenny Han. Netflix released the film on Aug. 17. Directed by Susan Johnson, this film tug...

Homecoming Makeup Ideas

Homecoming Makeup Ideas

by Mahi Patel, Advertising Manager

September 28, 2018

Lanyard Dress Code Policy Provides Opportunities for Self-Expression

Lanyard Dress Code Policy Provides Opportunities for Self-Expression

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

September 24, 2018

  Love them or hate them, the new security policies are definitely not empty promises. Not all of them are in operation yet—the PA system has yet to be installed—but students’ daily lives have already been impacted by the new rules, most notably and controversially the addition of lan...

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: September

Juliette’s Declassified School Survival Guide: September

by Juliette Roberts, Copy Editor

September 10, 2018

When parents or teachers remind their kids “Don’t forget to get some sleep tonight” the students roll their eyes and think “Yeah, right.” In both sarcasm and in practice, health comes second to school. “Healthy studying” sounds like an oxymoron, but, contrary to popular opinion, it doesn’...

Taheera’s Hits

Taheera’s Hits

by Taheera Washington, Copy Editor

May 1, 2018

Albums: “Invasion of Privacy” by Cardi B: Released almost a year after her certified platinum hit, “Bodak Yellow,” hit the charts, fans worried about the album’s relevance. Cardi B made a name for herself quickly since the release of the summer single, but her boisterous style traps her in...

Evolution of Prom

Evolution of Prom

by Baysia Herron, Staff Writer

April 19, 2018

Prom is a tradition that began in the 1880s, but it actually started in colleges and universities, not high schools. It became common for the younger crowd in the early 1900s and frequent prom-centric movies in the 80s and 90s intensified the hype of the event. Prom used to be a one-night event, but has...