Germaphobes Vs Average Person

Germaphobes Vs Average Person

January 24, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces

Germs; they’re everywhere. Everyone knows what they are, and when you think of germs, your mind automatically goes to negative thoughts. Although this is a widely popular stereotype, not all germs are bad, some are even life-saving. There is a condition that causes this idea to become unrecognizable....

Muharram

Muharram

December 13, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces

Muharram is considered to be the first month in the Islamic calendar. The Islamic calendar is 11 to 12 days shorter than the Gregorian (Standard U.S.) calendar, which causes certain Islamic events like celebrations of a happy day such as Eid, grievances for the death of a holy figure, and the holy mo...

Cyberbullying

Cyberbullying

December 13, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces

Cyberbullying is something not many people discuss. Although technology has gone rampant and is now pretty much taking over our lives, it’s still that topic of discussion no one wants to actually discuss. But there must be a reason for that, right? Whether it’s kids not reporting it when it happe...

Non-distracting stress relievers in school

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces

All students understand that feeling of stress that happens while sitting in class during a lecture. Hair pulling, eye twitching, heavy breathing, and anger are signs of feeling stressed out. It usually happens because of deadlines or tests. There are many ways in which students can relieve stress du...

Setting the palette aside

Setting the palette aside

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Faces, Featured

2016 has been the year for makeup. It has been really hot on YouTube as women and guys show off their artistic abilities. The contour, highlights, and winged eyeliner are few of many pretty aspects to doing makeup. But it’s the production of the makeup itself, and what comes after, that makes it not...

The science behind speaking

The science behind speaking

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Faces

It seems as if every time I record my friends and I together, there is at least one person in the group who complains about their voice. Like me, most people I’ve met don’t like the sound of their voice. Not necessarily from talking out loud, but more so hearing it in an audio or video recording...

Homework in Elementary Schools

Homework in Elementary Schools

November 7, 2016


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Homework in schools has become a growing conversation topic in the last few years. Many educators and parents have conflicting opinions about whether elementary school children should be given homework. TIME Magazine states “For decades, the homework standard has been a ‘10-minute rule,’ whic...

Violence Against Celebrities

Violence Against Celebrities

October 28, 2016


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Violence and crimes against celebrities have been happening for a long time. It is something that has been brought to light lately with the Kim Kardashian robbery in Paris, but that is one of many crimes directed towards a celebrity. According to Rant Hollywood, in 1969 Cindy Birdsong and two fri...

Language Classes in High School

Language Classes in High School

October 28, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, Activities, Faces

Language can be used as both barriers and bridges. In the European,not so distant history language was a barrier. The language barrier between the Native Americans and Europeans caused a mass genocide. This genocide could have been avoided if the two groups of people could have communicated. Language al...

How depression effects kids in school

October 12, 2016


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Depression is a major thing and will always be around us, it’s not something you can just get over in a day because it is a real illness and happens to many people. “Chemically speaking, it's an imbalance or lack of a neurotransmitter called serotonin, which is a chemical in your brain that regulates...

School Spirit

School Spirit

October 4, 2016


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Some things are harder to achieve than others, but there is always something that could assist you in attaining it. The one thing that we would never suspect to help with this is school spirit, a positive attitude that supports an educational institution. According to National Federation of State High Schoo...

Hallway passes vs planners

Hallway passes vs planners

October 4, 2016


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Since planners are no longer distributed to students, a new system is in place. Hallway passes are in the classroom. They vary in color according to what floor you are on, purple for the 3rd floor, green for the 2nd floor, 1st is orange, and the basement is pink. Not only does the school save paper...

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