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Easter

Abbi Kissee

April 24, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

As kids when we hear the word Easter we think about the Easter bunny bringing us baskets full of fun toys and candy, coloring eggs, having egg hunts and eating lots of food with our family. What people don’t always know is...

Spring Outfits

Abbi Kissee

April 23, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Student Life

We all know finding a new spring outfit can be a struggle, especially when the weather isn’t quite as warm as you’d like. Here are some small styling tips to help you get maximum levels of cute casual spring outfits. Cu...

Think Twice About Your Device

Deven Stokes

April 11, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment, Student Life

In today’s world, teenagers are often consumed by their hectic schedules, never-ending hours of school, and other demands such as work, homework, sports, and other extra-curricular activities. Most teenagers claim they have...

Meet Julia, Sesame Street’s new muppet with autism

Kevin Valdez

April 6, 2017

Filed under Community, Entertainment

For the first time in a decade, the beloved children’s show “Sesame Street” has introduced a new muppet, but she has something that makes her special. Four-year-old Julia has vivid orange hair and bright green ey...

2020 Las Vegas Raiders

Abbi Kissee

April 2, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The Raiders were founded in 1960 as members of the American Football League. They played at Kezar Stadium and Candlestick in San Francisco for two seasons before finding their home in Oakland where they played in a converted high...

Gossip Girl

Abbi Kissee

March 20, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

A TV series that is very good according to most teens is Gossip Girl. The show takes place in the streets of New York. Gossip Girl is full of scandalous secrets. The main characters are Blair, Serena, Dan, Nate, Jenny, Chuck, Lily,...

“SpongeBob” creator reveals ALS diagnosis

Kevin Valdez

March 20, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Stephen Hillenburg, the creator of “SpongeBob SquarePants,” one of Nickelodeon’s most iconic and recognizable shows, announced that he was diagnosed with ALS last Monday.   The 55-year-old was previously working as a...

A Week Without Social Media

Abbi Kissee

March 17, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

On February 9th, Carmen Simon took up a challenge few would be capable or willing to doing. Simon, committed to a week without any social media contact, no connections, no tweets, no snap streaks, and not a single instagram p...

The Grand Tour: A Top Gear Successor

William Sanford

March 13, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

The Grand Tour is a new television show presented by Amazon starring Jeremy Clarkson, Richard Hammond, and James May. The trio films inside their giant traveling tent instead of a studio in various places across the globe. They al...

What Happened during the Oscars Gaffe?

Kevin Valdez

March 3, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Movie stars Warren Beatty and Faye Dunaway appeared at the Oscars ceremony to mark the 50th anniversary of their iconic film Bonnie and Clyde, but more importantly, to announce the winner for Best Picture.   As Beatty opened...

Bastille Returns With New Album “Wild World”

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February 17, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

On September 9, 2016, British indie pop band Bastille, famous for their single “Pompeii,” released their second official studio album, “Wild World.” After the immense success of their debut album “Bad Blood,”...

St. Patrick’s Day

Abbi Kissee

February 14, 2017

Filed under Entertainment

Once a year on March 17th people from all over the globe dress themselves out in shades of green to observe St. Patrick’s Day. St. Patrick’s Day a day that began as a religious feast day for the patron saint of Ireland has...

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