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Students Watch New Show, Orange is the New Black

Students Watch New Show, Orange is the New Black

By Skylar Whitman, Senior Writer

May 19, 2014

Whether you’re at home in bed, sitting on the couch or on the go, you can always find a way to enjoy your favorite shows on Netflix. Recently, one of the site’s newer shows seems to be drawing everyone’s attention. Orange Is the New Black, first released on Netflix July 11, 2013, is an Americ...

The Jonas Brothers Cancel Their Upcoming Tour

The Jonas Brothers Cancel Their Upcoming Tour

By Skylar Whitman

October 30, 2013

We grew up with them. We fell in love with them. We fangirled over them. We watched their TV show. We supported solo careers. We’ve been there for them through thick and thin. But now, the Jonas Brothers have officially ended their family trio music career. The brothers, Nick, 21, Joe, 25, and Kevin,...

All you need to know about college recommendations

By Skylar Whitman, Staff Writer

October 1, 2013

College application deadlines are quickly approaching, and students are left with unanswered questions about the proper etiquette for asking and reminding teachers about recommendations. Here are some tips for the students who need a little help in their hunt for the perfect recommendation. Who? Wit...

Girls’ vision of a ‘perfect body’ differs from boys’

Girls’ vision of a ‘perfect body’ differs from boys’

By Skylar Whitman, Staff Writer

May 29, 2013

It’s almost summertime, and many teenage girls are working hard to get the stereotypical "perfect beach body" that "all guys care about," which seems to mean not having your thighs touch and having a toned stomach. Sometimes, girls want a flat stomach and thin legs so badly that they do not consid...

Students promote men’s health with Movember

Students promote men’s health with Movember

By Skylar Whitman, Staff Writer

December 3, 2012

Many students think of November as a month when it is socially acceptable to let their facial hair grow freely, but a charitable foundation called "Movember" claims to have started this well-known occasion. Movember, founded in 2003 in Melbourne, Australia, is a charity event in which men, and some women, s...

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