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Ditch Starbucks for a handcrafted brew

Ian Graham, Reporter

September 26, 2017


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If asked to metaphorize my freshman self, I would classify him as a singular grain of sand on the expansive Nauset Beach. He was the blue jellybean in that glass jar on the reception desk, sometimes overlooked by the children that gathered to estimate how many candies were held within. He laid low, going...

Dreamers in despair

Dreamers in despair

Daisy Ramirez, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) has been especially prominent in the media's eye as of late. In June 2012, the Obama administration founded this immigration policy, which prevents immigrants brought to the country as minors from being deported. With nearly 800 thousand unauthorized immig...

Senior Portraites Bring a New Chnage to the Yearbook

Morgan Cleary, Staff Reporter

September 26, 2017


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The yearbook is a place to memorialize one’s school year; from sports pages to student life, every page changes. This change includes the senior portraits, which have gone from a traditional headshot to a three-quarter photo. Rather than getting a simple headshot from the shoulders up, seniors get...

Senioritis takes final toll in the last weeks of school

Senioritis takes final toll in the last weeks of school

Kendall MacGregor, Staff Reporter

May 26, 2017


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Every spring season the same illness spreads throughout the graduating class like rapid fire. The symptoms of this illness can be caught early on around the fall, however this disease has no treatable options, and only seems to drastically get worse as the school year goes on. Teachers dread the sounds ...

Beneath the “phat” clouds

Milan Andrade, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


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Vaping is becoming a national phenomenon as it claims it is “healthier” than cigarettes; in some cases this may be true, but inhaling an unknown substance cannot be as beneficial as it may seem, right? What hides under the “phat” clouds of vape, lies more than blue raspberry and green apple. ...

Out of state broadens horizons

Ethan Thai, Staff Reporter

May 24, 2017


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College is the first time for many students to find a home away from home. As the school year comes to a close, seniors are preparing to grasp their new independence and juniors are beginning to consider their post-high school options. So as the graduating class’ college decisions come to fruition, he...

Hop off the vape wagon

Hop off the vape wagon

Daisy Ramirez, staff reporter

May 23, 2017


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“Vape life bro!” “vape nation!…...dank clouds my dude!” These phrases are all we hear coming from every teens mouth. In this day it's hard to tell if the moronic comments we make should be taken serious. The concept of vaping has blown up recently, it's difficult to find a high school o...

The dangers of vape

Tucker Marmie, Kade Whatcott, and McKell Park

May 23, 2017


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It is not uncommon to see a group of teenagers in the parking lot of a fast food restaurant, in the bed of one’s truck, vaping. These teengers see this action as completely harmless due to the public perception of vaping. They don’t realize that it can cause damage because of all the chemicals i...

13 reasons why not to watch ’13 Reasons Why’

Mia Irvin, Opinions Editor

May 23, 2017


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  On Mar. 31, 2017, Netflix released a show called 13 Reasons Why based off the novel by Jay Asher. The show detailed the life of a teenage girl named Hannah Baker who was driven to suicide after a year of being harassed verbally, sexually, and physically. Before she dies however, Baker takes ...

Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Summer Assignments: What Gives?

Cameron Martin, Staff Reporter

May 23, 2017


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With about one-third of students being in at least one honors or AP class, a lot of us are no stranger to summer assignments. One of the objectives of summer books and packets is to prepare students for the types of learning themes they will be tackling next year while reviewing last year’s content...

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