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An example journal that senior Betsy Quimby made. Quimby journals daily and has found it to help with her mental health during the pandemic.

Journaling is a great, artistic escape for the brain

Betsy Quimby, Social Media Editor in Chief April 5, 2021

English classes have ruined writing. The hammering into our minds of five paragraph essays and timed AP prep papers have taken away the fun and creativity of crafting works and putting them to paper. I...

What is the most efficient, most productive, cheapest and environmentally friendly energy source? The answer is solar, wind and geothermal energy sources.

What is the best energy source for the present and the future?

Yaseen Mousa , Staff Reporter March 24, 2021

Energy has always played a major role in the development of superpowers and influential powers in the19th, 20th and 21st centuries. This is due to the fact that energy is crucial for industrial machinery,...

Launched in the U.S. in 2017, TikTok is a video-based social media platform.

Is TikTok the best social media app?

Adrian Kavazovic, Staff Reporter March 8, 2021

Today, many teens are glued to their phones scrolling through social media. One social media platform that many of us are obsessed with is TikTok. I personally spend countless hours on TikTok without even...

Telling the truth in life situations is more beneficial than lying your way out of them.

Honesty in life situations proves most beneficial in long term

Emanuel Flores-Lobo, Staff Reporter March 5, 2021

Let’s admit it, we’ve all lied once in our lifetime. We could have lied to our parents, friends, strangers or even teachers, but we all have been guilty of this action.  People tend to lie for...

Taylor Swift released her first re-recorded song,

“Love Story (Taylor’s Version)” highlights nostalgia of Swift’s older music, showcases her maturity

Holly Bill, Head Editor in Chief March 4, 2021

All of the sudden, the lights go dark. Everyone in the audience screams in response, knowing who’s about to arrive. Neon glow sticks illuminate the arena, and everyone’s hearts beat in sync.  Just...

After two years of anticipation, Playboi Carti released

“Whole Lotta Red” demonstrates Carti’s artistic evolution despite poor public perception

Toluwani Ola, Page Editor March 4, 2021

Playboi Carti’s “Whole Lotta Red,” his sixth album and arguably his most hyped one, has been one of the big talking points in the hip hop community for the past few years. When he first announced...

While students navigate online learning, many students are having to explore mitigation strategies to manage their stress.

Stress: We all experience it

Maya Waid, Sports Editor in Chief February 25, 2021

Everyone is aware of the ongoing pandemic. For almost a year, we have felt trapped in our homes with the safety of our loved ones in the back of our mind. But how many of our activities have stopped? Yes,...

A view of Constantin's work area for school. She has had technological issues with her computers, so she uses two for the job of one.

Is online harder than in-person school?

Mia Constantin, Print Editor in Chief February 10, 2021

Throughout this historical time of complete digital learning, one question has plagued my thoughts; Is school easier now than when I was actually in a school building?  Extracurriculars pushed aside,...

A green version of the frosted sugar cookie mentioned in the story.

Frosted sugar cookies are the best American cookie

Clare Kirwan, Staff Reporter January 21, 2021

As Americans, it almost feels like a new cookie is developed every day. There are sugar, oatmeal, chocolate chip, macadamia, pumpkin, snickerdoodle, peanut butter and so many more cookie options to choose...

The Kladdkaka Kaussler tried during her taste test.

Kladdkaka proves better than traditional brownie

Soraya Kaussler, Staff Reporter December 22, 2020

Have you ever eaten something from a different country and thought, “Wow, this tastes like something I’ve eaten before.” Well, the Swedish dessert, Kladdkaka, tastes slightly similar to the American...

The cover to Troye Sivan's vinyl version of his new album.

Sivan’s “In a Dream,” one of best things to come out of quarantine

Caleb Goss, Visual Content Editor in Chief December 3, 2020

“Guys, we’re f**king doing this. Are we? We are… we’re leaking music.” After only six days into quarantine, Melbourne grown artist Troye Sivan took to Instagram live to announce that his first...

The view from the highest point at Hidden Rocks. In freshman Caryanne Shaw's opinion article, she recommends to see the sight in the autumn for the best view.

Hidden Rocks hike proves family-friendly, fun

Caryanne Shaw, Staff Reporter November 28, 2020

My family and I are big hikers and always have been. We’ve gone on about every hike in and around Harrisonburg that you can think of. Though Shenandoah National Park has great views and many choices,...

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