Siblings become ‘blessings’

Courtney Hudgins, staff writer

February 22, 2012

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  I was told that I was my sister’s personal doll for a while. Who needs Barbies when you have a little sister? And I can vaguely remember a time when I was two and she must have gotten tired of me. She pushed me off the bed...

Hudgins on mornings

Courtney Hudgins, staff writer

February 22, 2012

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   Any weekday morning for high school students is probably stressful. A weekday morning at my house consists of yelling, barking, and alarms going of everywhere. Try sleeping through that.     Sleep is like my drug. I...

Caruso: clipping coupons creates cash

Melissa Caruso, staff writer

February 14, 2012

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    Couponing is a fun and successful way to save money. It may take some time, but it’s worth it. I began couponing about eight months ago and it’s already helped me cut down on my family’s grocery bill. Couponing first...

From 2012: “Those three little words”

Sophia Heard, staff writer

February 13, 2012

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St. Valentine’s Day, commonly known as Valentines Day, is a day of love. As everyone knows love comes with a price. That very price is determined by the little tag or sticker on each present picked for your special someone or...

Self: These three

Niki Self, Staff writer

February 2, 2012

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            I can’t believe senior year is about two-thirds over.  I know that sounds so cliché, but it’s true.  Only 85 days until graduation, woohoo!!! I’ve learned a lot since August but I narrowed it down...

Dobbs: “It’s a Pinterest world”

Candyce Dobbs, Staff writer

February 2, 2012

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   “Oh, what a cute idea! How did you do that?”    “Thanks! I got it off of Pinterest!”    Hairstyles, wedding ideas, photography, recipes, humor, inspirational quotes, and many more creative ideas can be found...

Palmer: Thinking of Christmas

Linlee Palmer, staff writer

December 15, 2011

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  It was my sixth grade year, Christmas Eve morning and I was making my way home from a ski trip with one of my good friends and her family.  The morning sunrise was trying to peak behind a cloud whenever the snow started...

Sauer: Christmas means spending time with God’s blessings

Jorie Sauer, staff writer

December 15, 2011

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  Christmas has always been special to me, but what I learned, what feels like many years ago, has made it extra special every since.   As a child, I was always so excited for Christmas. Getting to wake up that morning to...

Gould: the greatest gift of all

Madison Gould, staff writer

December 15, 2011

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  When I was younger Christmas was all about getting the presents.  It wasn’t until I was 8 years old that Christmas gained a new meaning to me.   The church I attended always held a special ceremony on Christmas Eve. ...

Editorial: Don’t text while driving

December 15, 2011

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            Whether it’s just an “almost there,” “okay,” or “hey,” texting and using phones are common all the time everyday things. All over the world people, especially younger adults, text. Nothing is...

El Hallaoui: Remembering Christmas 2003

Harry El Hallaoui, staff writer

December 14, 2011

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  Christmas memories. Two favorite words this time of year. My favorite Christmas memory isn’t receiving something or giving a gift, but spending time with the people I love—my family.    As I rushed into my mom’s...

Turner: every guy should have a man cave

Bennett Turner, staff writer

November 21, 2011

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     Every guy should have a man cave because everyone needs a place to get away.  It seems like women go to the store and shop to have fun or go to their friend’s house to release their emotions.  But guys like...

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