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Junior expresses unusual love for mornings

Turi Sioson

October 20, 2017

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The time: 5 a.m. Me: awake. The reason: none. That’s right, I get up at five in the morning. For fun. I’m the morning person that everyone who has logic and morals dreads. For as long as I can remember, I’ve loved gett...

Scared of IT

Gabriel Raazia Khataw

October 11, 2017

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“C’mon Raazia, it'll be fun! I'm buying the tickets right now. If you back out, I'm putting a statue of a clown under your bed.” My anxiety shoots through the roof of the Commons. How can people be so cruel? This is NO laughing...

When friendship becomes an obligation

Isabella Zou

October 2, 2017

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3. 4. 5. There’s something satisfying about watching that number tick up. 50. 51. 52. It becomes something with higher stakes. 170. 171. 172. Higher, higher — 398. 399. And then. The unimaginable happens. You’re sucker-punched...

Popular card game takes over Junior’s life

Kendall Carroll

September 27, 2017

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We’re all sitting in a circle, eyes suspiciously darting from one to another. I place a card on top of the discard pile. “Uno,” I announce, watching everyone else. Little do they know, my last card is a color changer ...

The fear of growing up

Lucy Urdahl

May 23, 2017

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In elementary school, I was never scared of growing up. In fact, it was one of the main things I was looking forward to. Now that I’m faced with actually growing up, I wish I could go back to days of recess and nap time. Now,...

You’re smart, okay?

Gigi Connor, reporter

May 23, 2017

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Shut up. Just … shut up. Please. For the sake of everybody’s sanity. You got a 94. Chill the heck out. I got a 37. I’m just happy I didn’t get a zero, and that I remembered to put my name on the paper this time. That was...

HCMS LGBT

Grace Cotter

May 23, 2017

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Coming out as a member of the LGBT community is a hard thing for many teenagers to do. According to hrc.org, 92% of LGBT youth say that they hear negative messages about being LGBT. Although things have slowly been getting better...

Dave and Buster’s is still relevant

Shelby Sperling, Reporter

May 23, 2017

Filed under Columns

A second generation Totodile Pokémon, Nicholas Cage in National Treasure and an albino squirrel are all magnificent creatures, but there is only one place on earth even more magical than all of these things combined. This whimsical...

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