2016 World Series

2016 World Series

Allie Oniki and Brooklyn Bailey
December 13 • 156 views
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America has seen drastic changes since 1908. The roads went from Ford Model T’s chugging slowly along them to self-driving cars zipping down freeways. New Mexico, Arizona, Alaska, and Hawaii were not even part of the United States yet. Our country has seen two world wars, new diseases come and go,...

Tragedies in 2016

Abby Anderson, Business Manager
December 13 • 148 views
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According to Chinese zodiac, this year was deemed unlucky from the very start. The year of the monkey has proven to be unlucky for the past few decades. This year has been one full of revolutionary movements for civil rights and experienced an election that will never be forgotten but on the other hand...

Zika Will Kill You!

Zika Will Kill You!

Ana Ramos, Staff Writer
December 12 • 134 views
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Many people are choosing not to go to tropical countries because they fear a relatively new virus named Zika which has been getting a lot of attention lately. Now it’s spreading at an alarming rate and has reached the United States. The worrying factor is actually that people fail to understand what...

2016 Rio Olympics!

Kelsey Heffernan, Social Media Manager
December 12 • 140 views
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Despite the Zika virus rumors and various problems at the Olympic village, the Rio Olympics went down in history as two weeks that will never be forgotten. The Olympics were hosted in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, from August 5 to August 21, 2016. We said goodbye to well-known faces, and welcomed in new...

All Who Died in 2016…

All Who Died in 2016…

Giancarlo Diotaiuti, Photographer
December 12 • 101 views
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As we look back on the year 2016, it’s important to remember what we’ve gained this year. But also, it’s important to remember who we lost. So here, we offer our thoughts about some of the most important people that passed away this year. Alan Rickman (1946-2016) 2016 started off with a bang b...

What I’ve Learned from Relationships

Mitch Potter, Online Editor
November 10 • 147 views
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Relationships are the most complicated style of learning that takes place in an individual’s life. They are also the most important, for it is there that an individual learns everything that is wrong with them in the most merciless way possible. It all started in seventh grade when a young boy with...

What I’ve Learned from A Teacher

Becky Weber, Artist
November 8 • 121 views
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Teachers have the ability to change our lives and our outlook on the world, and Mrs. Reddish, my middle school science teacher, did exactly that for me. I think we’ve all had at least one teacher that we treasure the memory of and often spend our days reflecting on the year we had with them. For...

What I’ve Learned from Mistakes

Gracie Shoell, Copy Editor
November 8 • 108 views
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We’ve all made mistakes in our life – ones that we really regret, ones that we wish never would have happened.  We have all had cringeworthy moments that make us wilt in embarrassment, but the most important thing to keep in mind with these mistakes is what we can learn from them. One of the...

What I’ve Learned from Being an Only Child

Ana Ramos, Staff Writer
November 8 • 115 views
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Think of those times when your siblings play the annoying imitation game with you… Well I can’t. I don’t remember picking on my younger brother or being mad at my older sister, for the simple fact that I don’t have any siblings at all. Many people come up to me and ask “Why do your parents...

What I’ve Learned from Living in Utah

Konnor Woodburn, News Editor
November 7 • 108 views
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Utah is a very unique place, and there are some things that are part of daily life here that aren’t very common in other areas. Having grown up in Montana, there are a lot of things that when I moved here I noticed were different, and it took a while for me to adjust to the changes I observed. There...

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