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$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

$1.5 Billion Powerball Jackpot: What Would You Have Done?

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
February 5, 2016 • 354 views
Filed under Editorial/Opinion, Photo Essay, Showcase

      After the well anticipated broadcast of the $1.5 billion Powerball Jackpot’s winning numbers on January 13th, millions of people across the country returned to their regular lives as their fantasies were put on hold.  Before the announcement, everyone had the same u...

How Accessories Help Define Our Individuality

How Accessories Help Define Our Individuality

JoAnn Ahn, Staff Writer
May 8, 2015 • 407 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

When taking notice of the small details of the people around, it may be easy to recognize all of the jewelry and accessories they place on themselves. Although many people pay no attention to these details, it is clear to most that they have the ability to amp up or bring a little sparkle to any given...

A Habitat by Habitat

A Habitat by Habitat

Bim Peacock, Staff Writer
May 6, 2015 • 382 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

10 Emergencies We Are Not Prepared For

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
April 14, 2015 • 466 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

Fires, Tornados, Gunmen—the school system has trained us all how to respond to emergency situations such as these, but what if there is an earthquake? What if the roof caves in? What if the school floods? What if...  

What Depression Looks Like

What Depression Looks Like

Tiffany Lovell, Staff Writer
March 3, 2015 • 798 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

The dark secret of depression is that many teens today are diagnosed with this mental illness. Some hide it with smiles while some just hide their hands in their jacket and carry on with their day. It is not something it joke about, but an important topic that must be discussed. **Disclaimer: All...

The Art of Vandalism

The Art of Vandalism

Ethan Simmons, Staff Writer
February 12, 2015 • 451 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

We have all seen it, doodles and drawings on the desks and walls of the school. Although most of us pay little or no attention to them, yet upon closer inspection, they can be quite interesting, showing a spark of creativity that can sometimes feel squashed in the midst of mundane note tacking. It’s ...

The Cards Tell All

The Cards Tell All

Jacob Blodgett, Staff Writer
December 16, 2014 • 506 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

When an average person thinks of psychic readings, they immediately think of the strange crystal ball on the table; however, this is not the only way to read someone’s fortune. Among the psychics arsenal of knowledge is a simple deck of cards: Tarot Cards. When reading someone, it is best to no...

Long boarding

Long boarding

Austin Gray, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014 • 640 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

Brandon Gray is a local, amateur long boarder that is passionate about mastering the skill. After weeks of practicing, Brandon Gray asks his friends and family to come with him to get numerous action shots of him doing what he loves. Then after hours of riding, and then editing the gained footage this...

FCA at North

FCA at North

Daniel Snodgrass, Staff Writer
November 13, 2014 • 562 views
Filed under Photo Essay, Showcase

The Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) is an internationally-recognized organization designed to “use the powerful medium of athletics to impact the world for Jesus Christ”, according to the FCA website. This year marks the 60th anniversary of the organization’s establishment.

Adventures in Summertime

Adventures in Summertime

Sam Perryman, Short Story Editor
September 30, 2014 • 688 views
Filed under Features, Photo Essay

Summer is a time to be savored and cherished while it lasts, and as we move deeper and deeper into the clutches of the school year, the burning memory of the summer sun will stay with us in the back of our minds.

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