Dirty jobs

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

April 15, 2011

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To most it’s the unthinkable, to others it’s a paycheck. Even the description of some of these jobs makes peoples’ faces cringe. A crime-scene cleaner, manure inspector, and a cow inseminator are just a few of the dirtiest...

The great Houdini

Cole Krug, Staff Writer

March 25, 2011

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He was a magician and escapologist, stunt performer, actor and film producer. He stupefied the world one trick at a time. He defied reason, physics and reality through his unique abilities to seemingly escape death itself. Almost...

Drug testing in schools

Jordan Patton, Staff Writer

March 18, 2011

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  Drug testing is already widespread in independent boarding schools. There is no doubt that for teachers and parents drug testing seems to prevent and deal with drug use among kids.   Some schools, hospitals, or places of...

Frozen yogurts: a budding rivalry?

Sawyer Wilson, Staff Writer

March 18, 2011

Filed under Features, Top Stories

            If it seems like there is a wide variety of frozen yogurt or custard restaurants locally, that’s because there are. Locally there are four of these restaurants: Rita’s, The Yogurt Spot, Ritter’s, and...

Autism in America

Julia Fox, Staff Writer

March 11, 2011

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Since the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, the statistics show an increase in the number of studies of autism. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of children in America that have autism is...

Bring on the heat; my happiness depends on it

Garrett Lemery, Staff Writer

March 9, 2011

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As individuals all over America are starting to feel that empowerment that comes with the first signs of spring, I stop for a second to wonder just how much the weather plays on a person’s mood. Personally, I find that a rainy...

Women in the workplace

Danae Zimmer, Features Editor

March 7, 2011

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As kids we’re brought up being told that if we want to get a good job and makes lots of money we need to do well in school and go on and be successful in college. So after we successfully complete our four year degree, we continue...

iPad

Matty Fox, Staff Writer

March 4, 2011

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          Each year, Apple comes out with some sort of iPod, phone, or compter that shocks that world with its unique and rare qualities.  It is one of the most prestigious and successful companies in the entire world. ...

SAT tips

Matty Fox, Staff Writer

March 4, 2011

Filed under Features

        A major problem and stressor for students in high school is the SAT or ACT standardized tests that are required for you to take if you have any interest in going to college after high school.  It is more of a...

The Girl Scout cookie craze

Parker Fox, Staff Writer

March 1, 2011

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It’s that time of the year- the time when grown men and women find themselves hoarding cookies.  What kind of cookie is special enough to create such a buzz?  Only Girl Scout cookies.  What started when a young scout from...

Senior updates

Erin Cole, Sports Editor

February 25, 2011

Filed under Features

If you ask almost any senior what they’re looking forward to most at the end of the year, almost all of them will reply “graduation.” While this is one of the most important events, there are many others to look forward...

How a word becomes a @&*$&%

Allyson Jackovics, News Editor

February 25, 2011

Filed under Features

            It makes parents cringe and little kids start in an ascending chorus of "oooooooh!" It's one of the fundamentals of comedy and pain. But if you think about it, a swear word is just a word. How did they become...

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