Makeup is for self expression, not first impressions

ClareDegan “Wow, my boyfriend is really going to appreciate this extra line of highlighter on my cheekbone,” said no one ever. The stigma of doing makeup to impress other people has always been around, and it heavily affected me as I began doing makeup at a relatively young age. I felt uncomfortable wearing makeup outside […]

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The Education system is failing its students

       *Alarm* BEEP BEEP BEEP. Check the clock, it is 6 a.m. Get up. Eat breakfast. Brush your teeth. Go to school. Get out of school at 3. Go to Practice and or work. Eat dinner. Do hours of homework. Study. Occasionally watch Netflix or Tik Tok (but at the risk of losing […]

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The Price of Your Love

How much is the price of your love for your favorite celebrity? I’ve noticed that celebrities can put unreasonably high prices for their less than average merchandise, and still sell uncharacteristically high sales. In a time when COVID benefits are ending and the holidays are coming up, celebrities are on the hunt to release the […]

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Differences in course expectations cause unnecessary stress

By J1 Reporter Christina Tinley Every day, whining voices complaining about too much homework, insanely hard tests, and crazy class rules bombarded me. They said it was “so unfair” how I was “so lucky.” In reality, I would not consider myself lucky under their definition of luck. Apparently, I got the “easy” teachers: the teachers […]

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Books explain everything the movies can’t

By J1 Reporter Marin Krenzer Every year, many novels are adapted for the big screen. Authors watch as their stories are passed between screenwriters, directors, cinematographers, and studio heads. It’s a different experience to watch the same story unfold on the big screen.  Reading a good book or watching a good movie are both popular […]

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