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Dear Zoe…

March 7, 2011


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You've got questions...we've got answers! Dear Zoe, I think I want to go to prom, but I don’t have a date! I need some help on what to do… Just so you know, you don’t have to have a date to go to prom. Prom is supposed to be a fun night for the upperclassmen to get together and have a...

What makes a good video game?

March 5, 2011


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By Paul Honke Video games, whether some people like it or not, have become a big part of our culture. For some it's not just entertainment but their job (only if you get paid, not if you just play 24/7 in your basement). But people must wonder: what makes a video game good? Well, I am glad yo...

Nail & Spa – New business in town – REVIEW

March 2, 2011


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By Olivia Petersen Prom season is rapidly approaching. During this season, many students fork out the dollars for manicures, pedicures, and hair styling. Nail & Spa, a new professional nail care studio, opened in Atlantic on Feb. 5.  Prices are affordable and students who have visited love the service. Junior Behka Koontz said, "(t...

Angry Birds, Angry Teachers? iPod games in the classroom – OPINION

March 1, 2011


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By Devin O'Neill It’s a game that’s sweeping across our school like the bird flu, literally. Everybody who’s anybody knows about the ever-so-popular game on the iPod touch: Angry Birds. It’s a game where you get different types of birds and slingshot them at structures to try to knock the structures down and try to destroy t...

Eden to Chrysler: Make the ME 412 – GUEST OPINION

February 26, 2011


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By Gage Eden - GUEST OPINION The Chrysler ME 412 is a mid-engined supercar (hence ME).  Packed under the hood is a staggering eight-hundred and fifty horsepower quad turbo-charged V12 engine. For people who don’t know cars, that is the equivalent of Mike Tyson’s right hook to one’s face....

Prom Checklist

February 25, 2011


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By Zoe Krueger Prom will be here before we know it. Are you ready? Here’s a suggested check list to follow to ensure you’re prepared for the big day. Two months: Order yours dress--if you haven’t already. Hurry before your options are less then favorable. Check out the new and lightly u...

According to Paul: Top Internet Memes – OPINION

February 18, 2011


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By Paul Honke Internet memes are basically videos, lines, sayings, or pictures that are spread on the Internet used for a humorous effect. This can be really annoying or enjoyable--but either way we still laugh at them. So for right now, let's look at my top 11 Internet memes. Why top 11? To quote ...

Lady Gaga’s on the right track-GUEST OPINION

February 15, 2011


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by Cammi Nelson Lady Gaga’s new single, “Born This Way” was released Friday, Feb. 11, very early the morning.  Thousands of Little Monsters (Gaga fans) were posting great remarks about the new record.  “Born This Way” was played back-to-back on radios in many states, even countrie...

Creatures that roam cyberspace: Emoticons say what we feel – OPINION

February 3, 2011


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By Alyssa Askeland Facebook is changing the way we communicate. Many of our interactions are now over the internet instead of in person.  So most people use emoticons when typing to express their feelings and what they would be doing with their expressions if they were talking face-to-face.  From ...

According to Me…OPINION by Paul Honke

January 28, 2011


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By Paul Honke (OPINION) What I Think Is Overrated in Pop Culture. The word overrated is used a lot in pop culture. But is it used enough? There are times when pop culture needs a kick in the butt. There are so many actors, movies, video games, and Internet memes that seriously need to go. So...

Harmless Gossip? – GUEST OPINION

January 28, 2011


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By Taylor Monson Harmless Gossip? I know a girl who used to walk through the school with a smile and confidence.  Her life seemed almost perfect.  Suddenly she changed.  Depression hid inside her and tore apart every happy thought.  She cut herself every day after school.  She a...

Dancing style should be students’ choice – GUEST OPINION

January 15, 2011


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GUEST OPINION by senior comp student Tess Dusenberry Grinding, a close contact dance in which the individuals bounce back-to-front, has been criticized lately by those who feel it is inappropriate. Some school administrators are considering banning this style of dancing, which has become a controversial issue in many schools this yea...

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