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School Safety Drills

Heili Carpino, Writer

November 12, 2013


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Have you noticed that the amount of safety drills increased over the years? It isn't just your basic fire drill anymore. Schools in several states have vastly increased the types of emergency drills partake in yearly. School safety drills became more frequently enforced after the 1999 school shooting...

2013’s Trendiest Halloween Costumes

2013’s Trendiest Halloween Costumes

Julia Aleo, Writer

October 17, 2013


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Don’t know what’s current this Halloween? Don’t worry! You still have time to plan, and with these ideas you'll look the trendiest out of all your friends. 1) Hump Day Camel from Geico commercial: HUMMMMP DAY! Everyone knows this one! You’ll be sure to get a laugh from everyone you see. 2)...

Top Ten Most Dangerous States

Heili Carpino, Writer

October 11, 2013


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With the poverty rate of 17.9% and 643.6 violent crimes per 100,000 residents, the state of Tennessee has been ranked the most dangerous state in America according to the news website, 24/7 Wall St. It has been reported that during 2012 violent crimes have gone up about 1% nationally.  The FBI stat...

Carnivores vs. Herbivores

Carnivores vs. Herbivores

Joelle Iovine, Editor-in-chief

October 4, 2013


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People like to believe that eating meat is a healthy way to go about your dietary needs, but is it really? Studies have shown that being vegan, vegetarian or even a fruitarian can lower your risks of diabetes, high cholesterol and obesity. Being a vegetarian is more vogue than caring about the animals...

Haunting Origins

Haunting Origins

Stephanie Brogna, Photographer/ Writer

October 4, 2013


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Ever wondered where our Halloween traditions and superstitions come from? Have you ever wondered why we celebrate this holiday? After you know the background information you will never celebrate Halloween the same way again. Originally known as all Hallows-eve, Halloween originated from the Celtic...

October 1

October 1

Scott Moran, Writer

October 3, 2013


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History is made every day and every day historic events take place. One historic event that took place October 1st, 1979 was the beginning of Pope John Paul II’s first trip as pope to the United States. This trip would be just one of the first of his 104 trips around the globe as well as his first ...

Fall Fun

Fall Fun

Trinity Day, Writer

October 3, 2013


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The fall is always a special time of the year. It is a great time for friends and family to bond. Here are the top 20 things to do during fall! 1. Haunted Hayride Go with friends or family and prepared to be scared! 2. Football Games Go cheer on your favorite team! 3. Bonfires Enjoy the...

Pinterest Interest

Pinterest Interest

Caity Canning, Writer

May 28, 2013


Filed under Current News, Features

Finally an organized and chic website for spontaneous, modern ideas all in one website enters the “social media” world. Categorized topics give original and modern ideas to people all over the world. Whether you’re looking for nail designs, healthy recipes, new clothing trends, or simply a good...

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