Christmas is Here!

Christmas is Here!

January 10, 2017


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

Snow begins to fall, twinkling lights brightening the streets at night, the trees are in their place, and the stockings hanging on the chimney. It’s that time of the year again, and we can’t help but love it. The cakes, the gingerbread cookies, the turkey, the ham, the cranberry sauce; we aren...

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Living a Healthy Lifestyle

Fatima Al-Sammak, Editor-in-Chief

December 13, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E, Featured

It’s not easy to live a healthy lifestyle, especially for high school students. Most high school students are constantly bombarded with school work, activities, and jobs. And amongst the hectic busyness, it could be easy for someone to forget to eat a proper meal or get in some exercise. It’s a ...

Colors and Their Significance

Colors and Their Significance

December 13, 2016


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With a world full of color, it’s not hard to believe each one has it’s own unique meaning and way of making people feel. The fact that humans can see only a fraction of all the colors in the world is almost sad. But with the limited sight humans still can see a large spectrum and give each color i...

Disadvantages of Commercials

Disadvantages of Commercials

December 13, 2016


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There are so many reasons why commercials are a huge disadvantage. Many people have to spend extra money just to make sure that they can watch their tv shows, commercial free. Commercials do have positive aspects, but we don’t think about the negatives. TV commercials do have a tendency of being ...

Military Ball

Military Ball

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

In the military, everyone is expected to show their admiration for serving, but there’s one night for all cadets to let loose at the Military Ball. Military Ball is a formal event that allows cadets to have a night of fun and respect for all those who serve. According to the Tech, an education...

How Zodiac Signs Affect Personalities

How Zodiac Signs Affect Personalities

December 9, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

From the time you’re born you are under an astrological sign. What zodiac sign you are tells a lot about you, like personality traits, determination, imagination, how hardworking you are, and much more. The signs are from the constellations that mark the path the sun takes around earth over the co...

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...

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

From Diamonds to Trees: 5 Cool Ways to Afterlife

December 9, 2016


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Thinking about it is as frightening as it gets, and what comes to mind when picturing one’s funeral is the same for most of us at least in the Western culture. A deep hole in the ground, a fancy wooden casket being slowly (hopefully by robots by the time we get there) dragged down it, gloomy black ...

The Maldives

The Maldives

December 9, 2016


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You’re laid back on a hammock rocking from left to right with a tropical drink in your hand. You watch as the wave crashes onto the shore, the sky is painted ombre colors. The water is crystal clear and the salty sea breeze blows through your hair; you can take a real vacation here and not think or...

The History of Turkeys and Thanksgiving

The History of Turkeys and Thanksgiving

December 9, 2016


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Thanksgiving is lurking around the corner, reminding people what to be thankful for. A perfect time for friends and families, but not for the turkeys. The history of the turkey and thanksgiving would leave many speechless. The feasting of turkeys dates all the way back to the 16th century. According to ...

How Online Stores have Changed Shopping

How Online Stores have Changed Shopping

November 18, 2016


Filed under 2016-2017, A&E

Whether you’re a shopaholic or a coupon queen, finding the easiest way to get a deal is always priority number one. Recent times in society have called for the need of some things. We needed new and improved ways to buy your life's necessities. Before, we needed ways to buy exotic or local product...

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving

November 7, 2016


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Thanksgiving has many meanings to people. It may be a time for people to visit long distance family members or do absolutely nothing and make it seem like Thanksgiving is an ordinary day. If for any reason there is nothing to do during Thanksgiving, there are so many activities people can do to spend time wi...

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