Farewell to 2020: What We Can Miss and What We Should Look Forward To

By: McKenna Childs While 2020 was a difficult year to get through, and I believe that everyone reading this cannot believe that it is finally over, there are some things that will be missed from this year. Throughout the pandemic people found many ways to cope with isolation. One of the things that will beContinue reading “Farewell to 2020: What We Can Miss and What We Should Look Forward To”

Inauguration: How America Has Shifted Power

By: Vivian Hill ‌The‌ ‌2020‌ ‌election‌ ‌was‌ ‌like‌ ‌no‌ ‌other.‌ ‌In‌ ‌a‌ ‌very‌ ‌divided,‌ ‌infected‌ ‌nation,‌ ‌everyone‌ ‌came‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌polls‌ ‌to‌ ‌vote‌ ‌and‌ ‌use‌ ‌their‌ ‌voice.‌ ‌The‌ ‌2020‌ ‌election‌ ‌had‌ ‌more‌ ‌people‌ ‌voting‌ ‌than‌ ‌in‌ ‌any‌ ‌other‌ ‌election‌ ‌in‌ ‌history‌ ‌(Montanaro,‌ ‌2020).‌ ‌The‌ ‌election‌ ‌in‌ ‌itself‌ ‌felt‌ ‌like‌ ‌a‌ ‌roller‌ ‌coaster;‌ ‌however,‌ ‌the‌ ‌current‌ ‌president-elect,‌ ‌Joe‌ ‌Biden,‌Continue reading “Inauguration: How America Has Shifted Power”

Winter Activities to do in Quarantine

By: McKenna Childs It has been very hard to get outside or do activities during the winter season because of the coronavirus. However, this doesn’t mean that it is it’s impossible. There are still plenty of safe options for winter fun that involve distancing or made possible to do alone.  One great option is toContinue reading “Winter Activities to do in Quarantine”

Superfood Tuesday – Sweet Potatoes

Sweet potatoes are a pretty sweet superfood, and for good reason. The starchy root vegetables are loaded with nutrients that can provide numerous surprising health benefits. Contrary to popular belief, sweet potatoes aren’t actually potatoes, or a part of the potato family at all. Potatoes and sweet potatoes are both considered root vegetables, along withContinue reading “Superfood Tuesday – Sweet Potatoes”

Protests: Difference Between Solidarity and Hatred

By: Rebecca Edwardsen During protests such as the Black Lives Matter Protests solidarity and hatred are very present. Oxford’s definition of solidarity is “unity or agreement of feeling or action, especially among individuals with a common interest; mutual support within a group”, solidarity applied to the black lives matter protests during the time in whichContinue reading “Protests: Difference Between Solidarity and Hatred”

2020 Girls Gift Guide

By: McKenna Childs The holidays are coming up, which means now is the time to pick out final presents for your friends and family members. However, sometimes deciding what to get is tricky, and budget friendly options can be hard to find. This is where our teen gift guide comes in! No matter how muchContinue reading “2020 Girls Gift Guide”

Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks Holiday Drinks 2020

By: Cece Jarry After Halloween, many of us are looking forward to one thing: the holidays. And what rings in the season for most people are none other than our friends the seasonal coffees. This year, even though our world has been turned upside down by COVID-19, Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks have still come throughContinue reading “Dunkin’ Donuts and Starbucks Holiday Drinks 2020”

Superfood Tuesday

Olivia Diorio Potatoes are incredibly common in the diet of most Americans. From mashed potatoes to french fires, potatoes are incredibly versatile. But what people sometimes forget about are yellow potato’s brothers, sweet potatoes. Sweet potatoes can be used in both savory and sweet recipes and offer a nice change from normal yellow potatoes. What’sContinue reading “Superfood Tuesday”

Exercise and Stimulants — Reducing Drug Use and Making Sports Safe for All

Cece Jarry Exercise is a great way to stay in shape, become active, and maintain a healthy lifestyle, especially now when we are all stuck at home. However, people who are taking stimulants must be careful when working out, as these drugs can cause you to suffer negative side effects that can potentially lead toContinue reading “Exercise and Stimulants — Reducing Drug Use and Making Sports Safe for All”