Archive | November, 2014

Cute, Cuddly, and in Danger: Red Pandas

By Mariah Killian   From living in the mountains to living in zoos all across the world Red Pandas have been impressing people for many years. They are about 42 inches long and have red and white fur to help them blend in with the mosses and lichens in their environment. Red pandas live in cooler […]

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Mockingjay Actors/Actress Review

By Faith Branson Mockingjay Part 1 of the Hunger Game movie series was released Thursday, November  20. In my opinion, it was a great movie.  Even though they added parts and took some parts away that were in the book, it was a great movie. Also, the ending couldn’t have been better. It makes me hungry for […]

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Bells Ringing at Younger Ages

By Faith Branson It seems that more and more teens are starting to get married while still in high school or just graduated. According to CBS news, 891,000 teens between the ages of 15-19 got married in 2000. A lot of those happened to have a child or one on the way. In one article I […]

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Blizzard of ’78

By Tori Nix   Thirty-six years ago, the Ohio Valley and Great Lakes were paralyzed by one of the worst winter storms to ever hit the region. Known as the “Great Blizzard of 1978”, this storm dumped large amounts of snow across the region and wide-spread hurricane-like winds created enormous drifts. Just before dawn on […]

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History of the Oreo

By Janell Curl The Oreo in my opinion is one of the best cookies ever made, but where did it come from? Well, according to Jennifer Rosenberg a 20th Century History Expert, The Company Nabisco came out with the cookie in 1912. From the beginning, the Oreo cookie was the best selling cookie in the United […]

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Cell phones: our mobile enemy

By Tori Nix   Most people have a cell phone. Whether it’s the latest brand of the iPhone or a simple flip-top, it’s still a phone. Yet, very few people will admit to having nomophobia, or fear of being without mobile technology and lost contact with the outside world. Nomophobia, a shorter term for “No–mobile-phone […]

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Cuttlefish: Wizards of the Sea

By Mariah Killian What could possibly be better than Harry Potter’s invisibility cloak: a cuttlefish. These little creatures are cousins to the octopus and squid. Cuttlefish are masters of disguise and persuasion. Having the ability to change their shape, texture and color of their skin, these creatures are masters of the camouflage art. Cuttlefish have […]

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Love’s test: Long-distance relationships

By Tori Nix Long-distance relationships can be hard to maintain, yet if the couple is able to withstand the opinions of others, withstand the distance, and have faith and loyalty with each other, then it shouldn’t be that difficult, right? A long-distance relationship, or LDR, is typically a relationship in which two partners are separated […]

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Arrow

By Janell Curl Arrow is a TV show on CW that is based on the DC comic Green Arrow. I personally love the cast they chose for the show. Stephen Amell fits the role of Oliver/the hood just like the person in the comic. Colton Hayes plays a perfect 19 yr old even though he’s […]

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This One Is For My Band My family

By Faith Branson This past Sunday the Pride Of Piqua Marching Band performed at the OMEA (Ohio Music Education Association) State competition for the first time in 18 years! I’ve been in Marching Band for 5 years and to end those five years by going to State was simply amazing! It’s something I know I’ll […]

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