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Holiday season involves all relatives

Holiday season involves all relatives

Camille C. '21, Writer

December 13, 2018


Filed under Satire, Showcase

Christmas season is never the same without your closest relatives.

13 worst things about the holidays

13 worst things about the holidays

Reagan B. '21, Writer

December 11, 2018


Filed under Beacon's Baker's Dozen, Showcase

There are many things about the holidays that are not fun. Here are 13 of the worst things about the 'best' time of the year.

Teen vaping epidemic spreads through OHS

Teen vaping epidemic spreads through OHS

Kylee B. '21, Writer

December 6, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Showcase

Vaping has become a nationwide trend, but now the FDA is cracking down on teen usage.

How to: survive the greatest American holiday, Black Friday

How to: survive the greatest American holiday, Black Friday

Reagan B. '21, Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under How To, Satire, Showcase

This is the perfect guide for Black Friday shopping to assure you secure all deals and enjoy the day to its full potential.

Daylight savings divides America

Daylight savings divides America

Maxwell W. '20, Writer

November 20, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

The origin of daylight savings time dates back to the 19th century, but still remains controversial today.

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Quick and Easy Thanksgiving Appetizers

Megan A. '20, Writer

November 15, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

Thanksgiving is a time for friends and family to gather around the table and eat everything in sight. Below are a few quick and easy popular Thanksgiving recipes whether you want to cook for a “Friendsgiving,” or help your family in the kitchen.

Canada legalizes marijuana

Canada legalizes marijuana

Maxwell W. '20, Writer

November 9, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

This summer, Canada became the second nation to legalize all marijuana. On Oct. 17, the first dispensaries opened up, changing Canada's society and economy forever.

Doup survives breast cancer

Doup survives breast cancer

Camille C. '21, Writer

October 25, 2018


Filed under Feature, Showcase

The story of a mother with three children facing the fight against breast cancer.

A journey into teen dating culture

A journey into teen dating culture

Aubrey V. '19 and Ashley C. 19

February 28, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Showcase, Uncategorized

Dating in today's technology-driven society has created an entirely new game. Was the old way of dating better?

Extroverts silence introverts

Taryn D. '19, Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under In-Depth, Showcase

With many differences between humans, such as the introvert and extrovert stereotypes, it is argued that introverts have the lower hand against extroverts.

13 children found held captive by parents

13 children found held captive by parents

Emily S. '19, Writer

February 26, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

On Jan. 14, 13 children were found to be held captive and abused by their parents. The children were rescued and their parents now face charges.

Perfect creates conflict

Kayla N., Writer

February 23, 2018


Filed under Feature, Intro Writers, Showcase

In this district, perfectionism is engrained in students from kindergarten. What are the impacts of this on mental health?

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