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Pandemic-friendly festivities

November 26, 2020

Celebrating Thanksgiving during a pandemic presents many challenges and demands alterations to traditions. The following is a list of suggestions from the Center for Disease Control, “Good Housekeeping”...

Vegetarian recipes for Thanksgiving

November 26, 2020

Dec. 31 will mark my one-year anniversary of switching my diet from almost strictly carnivorous to vegetarian. Because of this, I will be experiencing my first Thanksgiving as a vegetarian… which should...

History of Veterans Day

November 16, 2020

The history of Veterans Day all started with an unidentified American soldier who lost his life in World War I. On Nov. 11, 1921, the soldier was buried in Arlington National Cemetery, located upon...

Young Republicans focuses on political tolerance, open mindsets

November 3, 2020

With the Young Democrats as a club, it was bound for the Young Republicans group to be started.  Sophomore Jackson Byerly is the president of the club, with senior Peyton Mills alongside him as...

Young Democrats created for political space

November 3, 2020

New clubs have appeared this year. One new club is the Young Democrats. Last year, junior Sam DeLong, the president of the Young Democrats, approached Janet Stark, a gifted facilitator, with the idea...

Politics pose divide in friendships

November 3, 2020

With the current political candidates being severely different from each other, it’s common to find people who have drastically different opinions concerning topics about their well-being and others. It’s...

Social Dilemma: impact of social media

October 8, 2020

We are not in control of our lives. Instagram, Snapchat, Twitter, TikTok, Facebook, YouTube and Pinterest are all part of the system that keeps us glued to our devices. Each is meant to be a communication...

Bullying normalized on social media

October 8, 2020

With the rise of social media usage over the past decade, bullying has reached a new level.  Previously, bullying was something that only the most insecure, shameless people could do. It takes...

Social media significantly hurts young girls

October 8, 2020

It’s hard nowadays to find a teen who doesn’t have a social media presence. Most teens, including myself, have found social media to be a certain type of haven where they can spend hours.  However,...

Fun facts about hispanic heritage

October 1, 2020

Hispanic heritage is observed around the world from Sept. 15 through Oct.15. People celebrate the histories and cultures of ancestors that came from Spain, Mexico, the Caribbean and Central and South America. This...

History of Hispanic Heritage Month

October 1, 2020

For the past two weeks across the United States of America, people have been celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month. The 30 day celebration -- which started Sept. 15 and lasts until Oct. 15 -- is an annual...

Hispanic traditions, celebrations

October 1, 2020

One major aspect of Hispanic culture is their holidays and customs; but most of all, quality time with kin. “It’s just one thing that is huge about us: spending time with our family,” Spanish...

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