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California wildfires: consuming the United States

Isabelle Terpstra, Staff Writer | October 21, 2020

Fire can be much more than s'mores and camp stories. The people of California currently battling many wildfires as a result of intense thunderstorms and climate change. These people as well as many other individuals in the United States affected are at risk. California's infernos Intense thunderstorms and climate change sparked these intense fires, but in what ways are the fires affecting people?...

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Teenagers amount of rest and stress affects them more than you think

Mekhiya Dorma, Staff Writer | October 21, 2020

Early mornings are the worst. The feeling of waking up to a noisy alarm just to do the same work over again. The sleepiness haunts you throughout the day just trying to make it by, but of course, right when you think the day is over, homework caves in building back up all the stress you had from yesterday. And the cycle continues. Teenagers show a difference in behavior compared to younger kids,...

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America’s number one drug of choice

Isabella Aitken, Staff Writer | October 21, 2020

Sure, coffee may taste good, but is actually good for you? So many people drink coffee in the morning that it has just become part of their daily routine. But do they ever think about how it affects them?    Many people drink coffee for the sole purpose of being able to stay awake. But some people drink it for other purposes. They drink it to focus better, to increase energy levels, to...

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Choir affects students in a positive way during pandemic

Clare Michael, Staff Writer | October 21, 2020

Lots of students came back to choir this year and use choir as a break from their other classes or something else going on in their life. Music extracurriculars look especially different this year. Music classes like choir, band, and orchestra need to follow rules due to the mask mandate and social distancing. Students follow these rules by wearing a mask that covers their chin and nose and staying...

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Are students ready for life after high school?

Alexus Stapleton, Staff Writer | October 8, 2020

Throughout our childhood teachers, parents and friends ask us “what do you want to be, when you grow up?” Well now is the time to face that question head on.Students have to face the reality that soon they will graduate. They need to think ahead of what they want to pursue and what they want to do for the rest of their lives. They also have to figure out how they will pay for their future. Students...

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To stress, or not to stress

Liana Kaiser, Staff Writer | May 17, 2020

Stress. It overwhelms us, it worries us, and sometimes it can consume us. As YouTube stars, Rhett and Link, from Good Mythical Morning, like to say, “Let's talk about that.”   Stress comes when we have troubles, an overwhelming amount of work, or when there is too much happening in our lives. Stress can warn us of becoming overworked. When you feel stress coming on it is best to step...

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Autism: a look at 3 of many people who changed the world

Abigail Reed, Staff writer | March 9, 2020

Some of the most famous inspirational people in our history were outcasts in their life, people thought of their hobbies and sciences as a waste of time, many of them had struggles with social life.  Satoshi Tajiri, Creator of Nintendo’s Pokémon, and Animal Behavioral Scientist Temple Grandin are known to have Autism. Tim Burton, a famous movie director, as well a scientists, Charles Darwin,...

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Can meditation create world peace?

Shelby Blonk, Staff Writter | March 9, 2020

If it was possible to create world peace just by teaching the next generation of children meditation, would you do it? Doctors, experimentalists, religious leaders, and more have put forth research on the subject which has lead to promising results on a world filled with peace. Though these are just experiments with theories and predictions being made, we can all make a change. The world's problems...

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December 18, 2019

In November 11 the USA celebrate Veterans Day to honor veterans of all wars in which the U.S. has fought. In fact, it’s an occasion to come together to remember and honor the soldiers who fought for this country and its freedom. Nevertheless many people don’t know the origins of this holiday nor why it was established in the first place. Armistice Day It has not always been the Veterans...

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Could a different kind of bond be used to improve school buildings?

Tobias Hollen, Staff Writer | December 18, 2019

Would help make school just that much more interesting to go to every day. One bond, a capital appreciation bonds which is a bond that is available right away but it takes time for people to pay it off. However, the interest grows making it more expensive in the long run for people who still live there, considering lots of people still live around Jenison I don’t think this vote would ever pass.  One...

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