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Kiwanis offers variety of scholarships for Key Club members

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief January 28, 2021

There’s a special kind of stress that comes with not being able to afford to pay for college. Oftentimes, scholarships are the only thing those struggling financially can turn to. However, it can be...

Winter activities during pandemic

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2021

Winter season can be an exciting time for many students, teachers and faculty. People are excited for the joy that Christmas brings, the new hopes of New Years and finally seeing their families. Chances...

New year more hopeful than last

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-in-Chief January 13, 2021

From the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, to police injustices and a major presidential election, 2020 was an exciting year to say the least. But the thing that made last year so devastating was the unexpectedness...

What to be consciously optimistic about in 2021

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor January 13, 2021

Starting a new year can be a fresh start for students and new resolutions for many around the world. Most people can agree that 2020 was an awful year due to the massive spread of the coronavirus. While...

Manhattan High looks forward to traditional holiday foods

Alayna Clark, Takeover Online Editor December 14, 2020

As winter break nears, Manhattan High students and staff have food on their minds.  Some say they're going to try new things or some unique foods, while others are looking forward to traditional...

Holiday season brings many different celebrations

Lasirra Hines, Entertainment Editor December 14, 2020

As the holiday season rolls around, it's important to acknowledge the many other holidays that are celebrated amongst different cultures and religions.  We all, of course, know the widely celebrated...

Best gingerbread house tips

Ruth Perez, Online Editor December 14, 2020

With the holidays around the corner, among the creative decorating ideas is the classic gingerbread house. But engineering a gingerbread house can be tricky.  One of the biggest challenges is trying...

Netflix’s ‘Holidate’ trailer better than movie

Rose Ried, Takeover Editor-in-Chief December 14, 2020

As Christmas creeps closer, it's not uncommon to see Netflix’s hundred-something  festive-themed movies shoved into our Recommended section. One movie pushed onto viewers in particular is the new...

Infamous ‘Youtube Rewind’ should be canceled permanently

Katya Tarabrina, Blue M Editor-In-Chief December 14, 2020

Many fans of different social groups were excited for their favorite events of the year to take place.  However, this year that excitement was quickly followed by the disappointment of cancelations...

Spotify 2020 wrapped

Taryn Robinson, Opinions Editor December 14, 2020

With 2020 coming to an end, many entertainment apps and systems are wrapping up the year. One of the many apps doing this is Spotify. Spotify is one of the most popular apps that users listen to music...

Pandemic-friendly festivities

Julianna Poe, Trending Editor 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

Brianna Carmack, Print EIC 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...

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