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Pros and Cons of Coffee

By Shasta Curtis Coffee is a natural thing that many people around the world enjoy in the mornings, and all throughout the day, but does anyone really know much about the caffeinated drank we consume daily?  As a personal coffee consumer, I was curious about the way it could possibly be affecting my body. From […]

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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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Studying for Exams

By Leslie Keith Staff Writer As the semester comes to an end, many classes are starting to help students prepare for the exams that will take place at the end of the semester. Having help from teachers and other students inside the classroom is great, but the majority of study time will have to come […]

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Meditation or Detention? Take your pick

By Claire Hilleary When a student acts out disobediently, many teachers and school staff agree that a consequence should always be necessary: the greater the severity of it, the greater the consequence. A lot of schools, however, have tried a new technique when it comes to their students.  Instead of sending misbehaved and disruptive kids […]

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Native American Heritage Month

By Leslie Keith Staff Writer Holidays and special events are an important ways that the United States, along with every country in the world, celebrate important people or events that have impacted the nation. November not only starts the official countdown for Thanksgiving, but it is also Native American Heritage Month in the United States. […]

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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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Stockholm Syndrome 101

By Mavis Brown Stockholm Syndrome, also referred to as capture-bonding, is a psychological occurrence first seen in 1973 when hostages showed sympathy and had positive feelings toward their captors, sometimes to the point of defending and identifying with the captors. These feelings are normally considered irrational because of the danger or risk the victims will experience because they mistake a lack of abuse from […]

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St. Patrick’s Day and History

By Mavis Brown Each year on March 17, the Irish and the Irish-at-heart around the world celebrate St. Patrick’s Day. What started as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has become an world-wide festival embracing Irish culture with parades, dancing, special foods and a whole ton of green. St. Patrick, the […]

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The effects of pet therapy

By Mavis Brown Pet therapy is a vast term that includes animal-assisted therapy and other animal-assisted activities. Animal-assisted therapy is a progressing field that uses dogs or other animals to help people recover from or better cope with health problems, such as heart disease, cancer and mental health disorders. Animal-assisted activities, on the other hand, have a […]

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