Archive | May, 2016

Adulting Early

By Mavis Brown State emancipation laws are all different, but most state courts charge a fee to file between $150 and $200. You have to file the petition with the court and let your parents or legal guardians know, but this is not always required. Then the court will schedule a hearing. To be emancipated […]

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Hulk Coaster is roaring back to life this summer

By Tori Helman About 8 months ago Universal Studios Orlando shut down The Incredible Hulk Coaster at Islands of Adventure. It’s set to open this summer and the company just released a ton of information about the ride. They have changed the entrance to the ride. It is the Hulk holding up pieces of the […]

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The History of Studio Ghibli

  By Mariah Killian   Studio Ghibli was founded by Hayao Miyazaki, Isao Takahata, and Toshio Suzuki on June 15, 1985. Their headquarters can be found in Kogane Tokyo. Suzuki had been one of the main producers on Studio Ghibli’s board; Suzuki said he wanted to improve the film’s quality with his own hands as […]

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The more you nose

By Tori Nix   What attracts us to a person? Is it their eyes, their personality, or their sense of humor? Well, science says that we are attracted to them by their smell. You would think that human odor would be the last thing to attract us to a person, but through osmosis and pheromones, […]

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Swimming with the sharks

By Tori Helman There are over 465 known species of sharks in the oceans. Some of the more commonly known sharks are great white, tiger, hammerhead, mako, blue, and whale shark. Sharks the top predator and almost always at the top of the food chain. Sharks are classified in the family of fish that have […]

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Ostrichesssssssss

By Mavis Brown The ostrich, or Struthio camelus, is either one or two species of large flightless birds native to Africa, the only living member of the genus Struthio, which is part of the ratite family. Beginning in 2014, the Somali ostrich is now considered a fully species, separated from the common ostrich. It is […]

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My Senior Year

By Tori Nix   The first day of senior year, I knew what to expect: good grades. And that lasted for a little bit until senioritis kicked in, and I felt like I had no motivation whatsoever. In fact, my grades were terrible and my GPA was at least a 1.6, which was bad for […]

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dreams

  By Mariah Killian   Dreams are something a person experiences at one point or another in their life. A person could dream everyday, a few times, or rarely at all, but it is a phenomenon each person has experienced. Why do we dream, though? We dream because during the night while our bodies rest, […]

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Emu 101

By Mavis Brown The emu is the second largest bird after it’s relative, the ostrich. Its scientific name is Dromaius novaehollandiae, and it is native to Australia. The emu ranges over most of Australia, however its subspecies Tasmanian emu and King Island emu are now extinct. Emus are flightless birds with soft, brown feathers and […]

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NF concert review

By Tori Nix   On Friday, May 6,  my step dad and I drove to Cincinnati, Ohio for a concert that I had waited for about three weeks to attend. The tickets were cheap, $18 each. One of the artists who performed was someone that I had recently met during my freshman year of high school […]

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