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Importance of the Summer Solstice

Importance of the Summer Solstice

Lindsey Catlett June 19, 2021

The summer solstice is also known as the first day of summer in the Northern Hemisphere.  For people that live in the Northern Hemisphere, it is the longest day of the year, meaning that the sun is visible...

Summer Treats to Bake

Summer Treats to Bake

Kaitlyn Lee, Staff Writer June 3, 2021

Summer break is approaching very quickly, so here are some fun treats to try over summer vacation: 1. Strawberry Pie https://www.mysteryloverskitchen.com/2012/05/mysteries-of-pittsburgh-how-to-make.html?m=1 My...

Mental Health Awareness Month

Mental Health Awareness Month

Parita Bhanot May 25, 2021

Mental health is stigmatized and is often overlooked upon by society. People tend to take this subject lightly, not quite understanding the full extremity of the topic. Especially during this pandemic,...

New Movies & TV Shows Coming Out in 2021

New Movies & TV Shows Coming Out in 2021

Kennedy Dancy April 30, 2021

This year has been extremely hard for people. Some of us may feel like we have nothing to look forward to, but we do! There are so many new movies and shows coming out soon. I can speak on behalf of many...

International Dance Day

International Dance Day

Lindsey Catlett April 30, 2021

International Dance Day is usually unknown to people who are not in the dance industry.  International Dance Day is a day the world can celebrate the art of dance.  International Dance Day was founded...

Ways to Relieve a Headache

Ways to Relieve a Headache

Kaitlyn Lee, Staff Writer April 26, 2021

Most people suffer from headaches, whether they are often, or a once and a while occasion. From a concussion, migraine, or maybe even a head cold, it is sufficient to say that having a headache is not...

Foods of the Cherry Blossom Festival

Foods of the Cherry Blossom Festival

Grace Huang, Staff Writer April 14, 2021

With the beautiful Cherry Blossom Festival ending in Japan, there are many tasty treats and specialites to look back upon! Lasting from just March 20 – April 11 (an incredibly short period of time),...

Goddess Durga and her avatars

Navratri: Hindu Festival

Anjela Anand, Staff Writer April 13, 2021

April is a busy month for many reasons. Many holidays come at this time and of course Spring Break! But around this time, an Indian holiday known as Navratri takes place. Over a span of nine days, Hindu's...

The Wellness Center

The Wellness Center

Kennedy Dancy April 11, 2021

This year has been stressful for both students and teachers. The pandemic has limited our resources, our ability to travel, see friends and family, and more. Most importantly, it has affected our mental,...

Quarantine Reflection

Quarantine Reflection

Lindsey Catlett, Staff Writer April 11, 2021

It has been a year since March 2020. March 2020 is widely known as the month where the United States went into lockdown as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. I remember the day when the announcement...

Race of the Billionaires

Race of the Billionaires

Anjela Anand February 7, 2021

Jeff Bezos, the CEO of Amazon, has now been overtaken for the spot of the richest person in the world by Elon Musk. Bezos was known to be the former richest person in the world for three consecutive years...

Super Bowl 55

Super Bowl 55

Kaitlyn Lee, Staff Writer February 3, 2021

With the Super Bowl coming up, the Kansas City Chiefs will be facing off against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa Bay. COVID has caused a multitude of complications for the NFL teams, but they’ve made...

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