Archive | January, 2017

Tattoos become trendy

By Jennifer Tellez Tattoos seem to be becoming more of a trend. Many years ago it was only “acceptable” for men in the military to have tattoos. “The first permanent tattoo shop in New York City was set up in 1846 and began a tradition by tattooing military servicemen from both sides of the civil […]

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Planned Parenthood

By Shasta Curtis “Yes, because as long as they do the abortion I am not for funding Planned Parenthood, but they do cervical cancer work. They do a lot of good things for women but as long as they’re involved with the abortions, as you know they say it’s 3% of their work, some people […]

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The healthier option

By Claire Hilleary In today’s world it can be hard to pass up a Chipotle bowl or burrito, some Chick-fil-A, or the even the McDonald’s dollar menu after a long and tiring day of work and school. However, without an extremely high metabolism or constantly exercising, this could all catch up to you. If you simply […]

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Get Involved!

By Bridgette Montgomery “Why is it so important to be involved?” You may ask. It is very important to be involved in your community, school, or work place. The more you are involved in your community, the more trusting and outgoing you are looked as. It shows off a good first impression of yourself to […]

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Cracking your phone

By Claire Hilleary Many teens around the world all know what it is like to open up a brand new phone: a phone that was a gift to them, their parents bought or that they, themselves, saved up for. It is the same feeling of happiness that rushes through our bodies when we open something […]

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Melanie Martinez

By Jennifer Tellez Melanie Martinez started uploading videos of her singing at the age of 14 on her YouTube channel, and she auctioned for the voice in 2012. She got eliminated on the 5th week. But Martinez didn’t fall back on her dreams of being an artist. Her signature look is half of her hair […]

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Choosing a college

By Bridgette Montgomery High school seems like a major part of your life. It is, but it isn’t as major as college is to the people who plan on attending a college of their choice. Getting through high school, graduating, and applying for colleges or jobs are major steps in your life. Here are a […]

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Teens looking for jobs

By Shasta Curtis Getting a job as a teenager can be a challenge. Most places think that being a teenager means you are very irresponsible and immature. There are many places who will hire you in the food chain industry, but that is not a place most teens are looking towards as a type of […]

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Tips about going out

By Jennifer Tellez We all know that excitement of when you turn 18. One of the many perks of being 18 is being able to go to clubs. Of course since 21 is the legal age to drink, you’re only allowed inside but no drinking. The Masque, a club in Dayton, is pretty popular. This […]

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Hidden Figures

By Claire Hilleary Three brilliant African-American women at NASA — Katherine Johnson (Taraji P. Henson), Dorothy Vaughan (Octavia Spencer) and Mary Jackson (Janelle Monáe) — serve as the brains behind one of the greatest operations in history: the launch of astronaut John Glenn (Glen Powell) into orbit, a stunning achievement that restored the nation’s confidence, turned […]

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