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Frosted sugar cookies are the best American cookie

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

Kladdkaka proves better than traditional brownie

The Kladdkaka Kaussler tried during her taste test.
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...

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

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

Hidden Rocks hike proves family-friendly, fun

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.
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,...

Texting is ruining the art of conversation

Freshman Liana  Gorobchuk demonstrates the act of texting on her iPhone.
Liana Gorobchuk, Staff Reporter November 27, 2020

People use texting more often than talking in person, and that has a big impact in our world. You cannot see someone’s facial expressions and hear their tones while texting. Messages are very likely...

“Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” blows away expectations

The movie poster for
Mia Constantin, Print Editor in Chief November 24, 2020

Released June 26, 2020 on Netflix in the midst of the pandemic, “Eurovision Song Contest: The Story of Fire Saga” became a viral sensation. From the catchy music, nostalgic beats and star studded cast,...

“The Office” is America’s most lovable sitcom

The office is the most popular show on Netflix despite the fact that it has nine seasons and 201 episodes.
Clare Kirwan, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

“The Office” is the most lovable sitcom in America. The show first aired in 2005 and ended in 2013, lasting for nine seasons. “The Office” provides the perfect escape from everyday life with it’s...

Grammie’s Ice Cream proves accessible, delicious

This is a peanut butter sundae from Grammie's Ice Cream, located in the middle of Bridgewater and Harrisonburg.
Caryanne Shaw, Staff Reporter October 23, 2020

As summer makes its last rounds before fall, you may be looking for the perfect scoop of ice cream to finish off the season. There are so many options around Harrisonburg. If you want easily accessible,...

‘Teenager Therapy’ podcast relates to high schoolers

Cover of the 'Teenager Therapy podcast'. You can listen to the 'Teenager Therapy podcast' on apple podcast, Spotify and other streaming services.
Lucia Gabel, Print Managing Editor September 28, 2020

Being at home all day in quarantine took its toll on everyone in a different way. I don’t know about everyone else, but sitting at home made me overcomplicate things that were really quite simple. I...

Gray exudes teen angst on debut album Kid Krow

Kid Krow, a nickname given to him by friends and the title of his debut album, has grown up now. Though not much has changed besides a record deal, relationships and millions of fans across the world chanting his name since the release of his EP, it is clear Gray has grown into himself as a distinct artist and has created a body of work where he is no longer reigning as the the prince of pop, but gunning for the king. You can get the vinyl at https://shop.conangray.com/
Caleb Goss, Visual Content Editor in Chief September 15, 2020

Known on the internet for thrift halls and song covers, Conan Gray left his small town life in Georgetown, Texas to enroll in the University of California, Los Angeles in hopes to pursue music, where he...

Chocolate croissants: the perfect recipe for a bored home baker

Traditional chocolate croissants have lots of distinct layers and chocolate running through the middle.
Betsy Quimby, Social Media Editor in Chief June 5, 2020

Disclaimer: I am by no means a professional baker. If you want to try out this recipe for yourself, I would recommend checking out Chef John’s video on making croissants as he explains the process a...

Lacrosse should be offered at HHS

A high school lacrosse team competes in a game. Lacrosse isn't commonly offered as an extracurricular school sport in this area of Virginia.
Amelia Gorby, Staff Reporter April 19, 2020

There are many sports offered at HHS every year, including baseball, wrestling, golf or football. HHS offers almost every extracurricular sport, but there is one sport missing that a lot of people would...

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