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Public education: starting to lose it’s touch

March 29, 2011

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Maria Wikstrom Copy Editor The current system of education was created and meant for children of a different time. This system consists of uniform classroom settings, standardized tests, and methods that don’t involve kids...

A single girl on Valentine’s Day…what could get any worse?

February 9, 2011

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Madison Hinton Student Life Editor Feb. 14 comes around every single year.  For some it is a time to celebrate long-lived romances, but for others, it is the one day out of the year that makes them cringe with the reminder ...

The media does more than just report the news

February 9, 2011

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Grace Schultz Copy Editor On Jan. 9, Weekly World News posted an article that claimed Facebook was shutting down on Mar. 15. The article was complete with quotes from Mark Zuckerberg, the creator, and much more. Before anyo...

Yummy Bit: Chocolate cereal bites

January 11, 2011

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Rosa Repke Editorial & Opinion Editor What You Need: 1 / 3 cup of semisweet chocolate chips 3 / 4 cup (plus two tablespoons) of Rice Chex cereal What To Do: -Line a plate with parchment or wax paper -Place the chocolate c...

Balancing a part time job and school

January 10, 2011

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Athena Lund Photo Editor The alarm goes off at 6:00 am and many students could swear they went to sleep five minutes ago. First, a quick shower followed by the finishing touches on that homework assignment due first hour. The...

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