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Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day?

Natalie Siler, Staff Writer | November 3, 2020

What do you immediately do when you wake up in the morning? Do you wake up to a full course meal waiting for you? Pancakes, sausage, bacon, eggs, hashbrowns the whole deal. Breakfast, it is the most important meal of the day.   But just how important is it? Some people never eat breakfast, some eat it every so often, and some can’t go without it. What is the right choice and what is the...

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What makes a whip crack or a bullet snap?

Joshua Wagener, Staff Writer | November 2, 2020

The crack of a whip, the snap of a bullet, or even the boom of a fast traveling aircraft can make a sound similar to an explosion. How? The sound associated with fast moving objects such as a whip or fighter jet involves no pyrotechnics, so how does it work? The answer is as simple as a sonic boom, but what is a sonic boom? A sonic boom occurs when any object moves faster than the speed of sound. How...

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What is the Electoral College and why do we use it?

Clare Michael, Staff Writer | October 26, 2020

I sit in my living room, one week before the election, listening to a relative of mine talk. He goes on about how the election will end. “The polls make it clear. Clinton’s going to win.” I look at a picture of the polls, and he is right. It is clear that blue is ahead of red. I can predict the results of the election with ease. One week later, I realize just how wrong I am. On the edge of my...

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Human influence on the ocean

Sylvia VanderJagt, Staff Writer | October 26, 2020

All around the world there are oceans that produce over half of the world's oxygen and as well as regulate the climate and weather patterns by transferring heat from the equator to the poles. The ocean provides us with organisms like fish, seaweed and plants, sponges, shells, fish oil, coral, and many other resources that we use throughout our life. No matter where we live, the oceans bring different...

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The effects climate change is projecting on the world

Anna Bisonet, Staff Writer | October 26, 2020

Two years ago the United Nation Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change stated to the world that if we don’t start improving our CO2 emissions we will have irreversible compensation in 12 years. It is like a ticking time bomb.   In 2020 the world experienced its share of the effects climate change can have on the world. There are houses that burned down in California, homes in Florida...

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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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