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What is the body positive movement?is it really positive or is it harming in some way?

“Love your body because you only have one.”

Ellie Johnson, Staff Writer March 22, 2021

These phrases can be found all over social media, vocalizing the body positivity movement. At first glance, this movement is empowering and full of love and acceptance. It combats the hatred of certain...

Why are rare shoes rare?

The Art of Buying and Reselling Rare Shoes

CJ Francois, Staff Writer March 1, 2021

Shoes: to many, just two things on your feet but, to some people, they are a whole business. The shoe industry is always booming because of a high demand for rare shoes. Many musical artists want to buy...

The heart icon could come from early incorrect drawings of the anatomical heart or the silphium plant.

Why Is The Heart Icon Shaped Like That?

Emma Harris, Content Editor February 13, 2021

We all know the heart symbol. We also know that said heart icon ironically doesn’t exactly resemble an actual, anatomical heart in appearance. So why is it shaped like that? While historians aren’t...

showing that college are looking for the odd ones out not the overachieving person.

Authenticity is Essential

Ellie Jones, Staff Writer January 25, 2021

Everyone is familiar with the anxiety that comes along with finding the right college for them. Unfortunately, most high school students have a warped sense of what they “need” on their resume to get...

a test to take to make sure you don't break anyof the rules of plagiarism

Everything You Need to Know About Plagiarism

Anagi Pieris, Staff Writer January 21, 2021

There have been sanctions against further enrollment in higher education institutions, revoking of a degree, suspensions issued, books burnt, artwork destroyed, and twenty-five thousand dollar lawsuits...

COVID vaccine trials are spending up, is the vaccine close?

COVID Vaccine Trials

Emma Smith, Staff Writer December 18, 2020

COVID vaccines are officially out.  But what was the process behind making them? How do we know they are safe? Thousands of Americans have volunteered to be test subjects for the covid vaccines. They...

Is the ideal smile worth it?

Braces and the American Teen

Anagi Pieris, Staff Writer December 17, 2020

Any rancher worth their salt will tell you that a great deal about any animal’s health can be deduced by the state of their teeth. Decaying gums and loose molars probably indicate problems elsewhere...

While COVID- 19 affects the whole world differently, it is important to remember there is no limit to the virus.

What is COVID like aorund the world?

Anagi Pieris, Staff Writer December 7, 2020

COIIn the United States of America, many citizens are able to cope with the past shutdowns or current restrictions only because of granted resources like electricity, financial security, private transportation,...

“I have held many things in my hands, and I have lost them all, but whatever I have placed in God’s hands, that I still possess.” —Martin Luther

Hero of The Christian Faith or Stain Upon the Legacy?

Anagi Pieris, Staff Writer November 19, 2020
However, the book of Romans—later attributed to the man’s inspiration— is abundantly clear that only through sola fide, sola gratia, sola scriptura, and solo Christo are we truly saved.
OCD is not just a term to toss around. It is a reality for many.

“I’m So OCD”

Kaitlyn Butler, Staff Writer November 18, 2020
“I’m so OCD about cleaning my room.” “You just gave me a panic attack.” “That triggered my anxiety.”
Thanksgiving is about family, being thankful, and giving to others- not just about the food.

Thanksgiving Is More Than Just Food

Lauren Borchelt, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

As the holiday season begins, Thanksgiving arises. The popular mashed potatoes, stuffing, carrots, turkey, and more are all associated with Thanksgiving when November rolls around. Many people first think...

With deals like 50-90% off, who can resist Black Friday shopping?

A Brief History of Black Friday

Moorea Atkins, Staff Writer November 18, 2020

On a cold morning Friday morning every year, shoppers wait anxiously. The doors are opening soon. Lines form, with the most dedicated shoppers camping outside to be the first inside. Black Friday is about...

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