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Be C-O-N-fident!

By Bridgette Montgomery You may be thinking to yourself, “Well, obviously, I know how to be confident; I have to be proud of myself.” Yes, that is a big step to becoming confident, but there is much more to it. In this article I will be describing three main steps to becoming confident, independent, and […]

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Planet Fitness or the YMCA?

By Claire Hilleary Two of the most competitive places to workout at in Piqua include the YMCA and Planet Fitness. The YMCA is located in downtown Piqua near the Library where as Planet fitness is located next to the Aldi Grocery store out by Walmart. Both attract a fair amount of members… But which place is […]

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Springtime Fashion

By Jennifer Tellez Spring time is approaching, and girls love spring time because of their outfits. Here’s some tips on what to wear. Only girls really understand what kind of different dresses are out there. It’s kind of fun to actually go shopping and look for outfits in the spring. Here some tips on what […]

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Positive News with a Positive Effect

By Shasta Curtis Every time someone turns on the T.V., there is always something negative on the news.  But why? Recent studies have showed that the brain is more observant of negative content rather than uplifting positive news. McGill University in Canada, set up an experiment studying the way the brain reacts to certain news […]

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Little things CAN make a big change

By Bridgette Montgomery You need to watch what you say around certain people, joking or not, people get offended personally by what you say. They may take a joke the wrong way and believe to themselves that you actually meant it. This is where I start to think about the saying, “little things can make […]

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Picture holders

By Jennifer Tellez There are people who are such picture holders. Pictures are meant to capture moments that you don’t want to forget. People take pictures of literally everything: conversations, pictures of them with their significant other, at a concert, a place they’ve never been to, selfies…the list goes on forever. Anyways, taking a couple […]

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Save big money…well by not spending it!

By Jennifer Tellez Money seems to be the problem for teenagers because they want to go out and eat or go to the movies or something of that nature. I’m sure parents are tired of giving their kids money considering they’re the ones who work. Teenagers should get a job if they really want to […]

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Do you think teachers should get paid more?

By Bridgette Montgomery This is a big debate topic for many people around the world. There are many people for and against this topic, but what is your opinion on it? I believe teachers do plenty of work in this world; they work hard to help us get where we want in our future. Teachers […]

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Making a good first impression!

By Bridgette Montgomery When you meet someone new you want them to think highly of you, correct? Well, this article will help you make a great first impression. It will help with many situations you go through, throughout your life. For example, when you have a boyfriend or girlfriend and you are planning to meet […]

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Terminate the tech when with friends and family!

By Claire Hilleary Okay…So, we all do it. We stay the night at our best friends house or just go over to hangout BUT..then we aren’t even  “hanging.” We are on our phones both my friend and me, not even attempting to engage in conversation or acknowledge that the other person is there. This is NOT okay. It’s okay […]

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