National Puppy Day

National Puppy Day

March 31, 2017

A man’s best friend is claimed to be a dog. National Puppy Day shows a pups’ company is everyone’s greatest pal. Thursday March 23, 2017 is the day when pet owners are showing extra appreciation to their furry friends. This celebration for the young canines is not to be confused with National D...

Foreign Foods to Try

Foreign Foods to Try

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

March 31, 2017

Living in a diverse country such as the United States, people are bound to come across foods they’ve never seen or had that have originated from a different part of the world. They may stumble upon the common Kabob in a middle eastern restaurant or the famous Chow Mein found in Chinese eateries. Yet ...

10 Weirdest Phobias

10 Weirdest Phobias

March 31, 2017

1. Genuphobia Many people would agree knees are not the most attractive part of the human body. However, people with Genuphobia have an actual fear of knees. This phobia is a rare one but can vary in severity. Some people are afraid of seeing bare knees in person. Some cannot even stand seeing uncove...

Important Innovations for Society

Important Innovations for Society

March 31, 2017

Jamie Notter once said “innovation is change that unlocks new value.” Innovation is an important part of improving society and many shows like Shark Tank and Make Me a Millionaire Inventor are eager to get new innovations to the world. In the past 50 years there have been many inventions across medical and...

The Many Sides of YouTube

The Many Sides of YouTube

March 31, 2017

Today entertainment is available at the touch of a button. One of the quickest forms of entertainment available is YouTube, an American video-sharing website. Without the need for an account, YouTube puts content from the latest music videos around the world to everyone’s favorite cat videos at the eas...

Top 5 Best April Fools’ Pranks

Top 5 Best April Fools' Pranks

March 31, 2017

Spaghetti Trees In 1957, the British news program “Panorama” managed to convince hundreds of people that spaghetti could grow on trees. They ran a segment about the Swiss spaghetti harvest, that was apparently because of an unusually mild winter. There were weeks of preparation that went int...

Lake Superior: Rightfully Named

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March 24, 2017

While the large expanse of water itself may be boastful (the lake is the largest in the world by surface area and the third-largest by volume), the lake and its shores are incredibly beautiful. Many places along the Minnesota North Shore provide stunning glimpses of the lake—here are a few: Canal Pa...

Burning money or expanding your options?

Burning money or expanding your options?

March 24, 2017

Psychology - one of the most underrated and not understood career pathways. A career pathway more people should consider going into. Although 80% of people surveyed said they knew at least one career a person can obtain with a psychology degree, 77% of those people recorded only knowing careers as a coun...

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

Ghosts: Real or Fiction?

March 21, 2017

From the ghosts of Christmas past, present and future to the spirits haunting our favorite horror films, and even on to our animated friend Casper the Friendly Ghost, ghosts appear quite often in our culture. But these spooky beings aren’t just another American fad; ghosts have been prevalent for centur...

Changes in Football Protective Gear

Buffalo Bills Quaterback J.P. Losman gets tackled in the endzone by Patriots left End Ty Warren for a safety during a crucial play in the fourth quarter on 10 Sep. Before the game, a B-2 Stealth Bomber from Whiteman Air Force Base, Mo., did a flyover athat erupted the crowd and hundreds of recruits enlisted in the Army National Guard halftime. New England went on to win the game played at Gillette Stadium, 19-17. (U. S. Air Force photo by Tech. Sgt. Larry A. Simmons)

March 7, 2017

Pro Football Hall Of Fame, a football history site, says “the date was November 12, 1892, a day that would forever be etched in sports history.” This was that day that the first pro football game was played. It was between the Allegheny Athletic Association and the Pittsburgh Athletic Club.  Si...

The Iditarod: Alaska’s Grand Event

The Iditarod: Alaska's Grand Event

March 3, 2017

Alaska is the most sparsely populated state in the United States with a little over 700,000 people. This cold state is most known for its diverse terrain and outdoor-themed TV shows, but not many know about one of the state’s largest events, the Iditarod, or the Last Great Race on Earth. The Idita...

10 Weirdest Holidays

10 Weirdest Holidays

February 27, 2017

1. Squirrel Appreciation Day - January 21 According to the creator of the day, Christy Hargrove, the “Celebration of the event itself is up to the individual or group - anything from putting out extra food for the squirrels to learning something new about the species.” The day is celebrated ann...

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