Archive | January, 2016

Senioritis: A Senior’s Sickness

By Tori Nix Are you a senior in high school? Do you have the urge to graduate as soon as possible? Are you becoming lazy with your schoolwork, therefore, getting bad grades? Well, you may be suffering from Senioritis. Senioritis is a condition that affects almost all seniors in high school. The onset age for […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinions0 Comments

Beetles Inspire Frost Free Surfaces

By Mariah Killian   Photolithography is the process of transferring geometric shapes on a mask to the surface of a silicon wafer. This process has broken a new surface in scientific research. The inspiration for this came from the Namib Desert Beetle because it lives in the hottest place on Earth, yet it can collect […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories0 Comments

Elephants and Rhinos are pretty in pink

By Mavis Brown Killing rhinos and elephants for their horns and tusks has been a problem in many regions of the world for a number of years. Although it has not been followed through with, the idea was proposed of having the tusks of elephants and the horns of rhinos stained with pink dye. This […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Perchance to Dream with Eyes Like Stars

By Mariah Killian   Perchance to Dream and Eyes Like Stars are beautifully written books by Lisa Mantchev. The story follows a young girl named Betrie, short for Beatrice. She grew up in a magical theater called Théâtre Illuminata. Knowing the roles and plays of everyone in the theaters, she never knew she had a […]

Read the full story

Posted in Featured Stories0 Comments

New Years Eve: Fun Facts and History

By Mavis Brown New Years Eve is arguably one of the favorite holiday celebrations for most people. It could also be argued that New Years Eve is one of the most wild of all holidays. According to the National Insurance Crime Bureau more cars are stolen on New Years Day rather than any other holiday. The […]

Read the full story

Posted in News0 Comments

Social media affects teens and their language

By: Tori Nix   Social media has become everyone’s main source of communication. From Facebook to Twitter to Instagram, it’s become a nonstop way of communicating. Teenagers and adults are consumed by the social media outrage. Out of a million teenagers in America, nine out of ten teens use social media. And I’m sure that […]

Read the full story

Posted in Opinions0 Comments