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12.21.12

Tatiana Chepurko, Staff Writer

December 6, 2012

  December 21, 2012, also called the “2012 Phenomenon,” is projected to be the day the world ends. This is similiar to the Y2K predictions in the year 2000, when the world was going to come to an end because computers would lose all ability to function.   The theory that the world will...

Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

Avoiding the “Freshman 15”

Kirsten Tate, Staff Writer

December 6, 2012

  Every incoming freshman fears the dreaded “Freshman 15” but many don’t know that this ominous weight gain is easily avoidable. The simplest solution to this problem is to maintain a lifestyle that consists of moderate exercise and a healthy diet. This feat may seem impossible to some, but...

Book review: Catcher, caught

Book review: Catcher, caught

Krista Byrd, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

Book Title: Catcher, Caught Author: Sarah Collins Honenberger Plot Background:   The story follows a teenage boy (15-16 years old, he has a birthday midway) named Daniel Solstice Landon. Daniel is like any other teenage boy, he longs to find love, enjoys reading, has friends and brot...

Book review: Nickel Plated

Book review: Nickel Plated

Krista Byrd, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

Book Title: Nickel Plated Author: Aric Davis Plot Background:   (Plot taken directly from Amazon, I started to write it in my own words, but they really covered every plot point I wanted to mention!)   Nickel is a survivor. He has to be. For as long as he can remember, his l...

Do you really need that?

Do you really need that?

Kirsten Tate, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

  Have you ever been late to a meeting, date, school, or anything else because everything in your closet is hideous and you hate it? I have had this problematic experience on several occasions. My closet is jam packed, and so is my dresser. For the most part, none of the clothes in my room haven’t...

How to save money

How to save money

Tatiana Chepurko, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

  Saving money is one of those tasks that is so much easier said then done.I have personally tried a ton of different methods but was never able to go through with them because there was always something popping up in my life that I thought I needed more then my savings. I have tried a bunch of...

46 Million strong

46 Million strong

Stephanie Valles, Staff Writer

November 26, 2012

  My intention in this article is not to convince you to vote for either republican or democrat; Or is it to denounce the government. My sole purpose of this article is to influence and inspire my peers into exercising their constitutional right to vote.   In the 2008 election, youth voters...

Book review: Fifty shades of grey

Book review: Fifty shades of grey

Emily Duren, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2012

  I swore I would never read the Fifty Shades of Grey trilogy by E.L. James, but I had to see what all of the fuss was about. That's a terrible excuse, I know. Fifty Shades has been so controversial since its release in 2011, and I couldn't understand why. I see plenty of shelves of books at Barnes...

My Superb Summer: An Intern’s Recount

My Superb Summer: An Intern’s Recount

Emily Duren, Editor-in-Chief

October 8, 2012

  Some students spend their summers sunbathing in Cancun, others start a lawn service; I spent mine working for Cable News Network (CNN.) Yes, that CNN. The summer between my junior and senior years of high school, I was fortunate enough to be a part of the High school journalism program at the...

Seeing is Belizing!

Keena Haywood, Staff Writer

October 8, 2012

  This summer, students of Professor Klee's Tropical Ecosystems course: IDS-2159 took an 11 day trip as part of Hillsborough Community College’s study abroad initiative. The beginning of the endeavor took place in north-western Belize's broadleaf forests, guided by Mr. Jorge Estrella for Programme...

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