Alabama and LSU Play a Game of the Century

by Kyle Van Pelt LSU and Alabama entered Alabama’s Bryant-Denny Stadium on Saturday, November 9 as the second and third best-rated college football teams by the NCAA, while many coaches and players believed either team to be the best team in the NCAA. LSU was coming off of an eight-game losing streak to the Crimson Tide, but they finally had a team with comparable talent … Continue reading Alabama and LSU Play a Game of the Century

Lethwei: Ancient Brutality Living in the Modern Day

by Kyle Van Pelt Deep in the jungles of Myanmar, the bravest, most tenacious people train to master arguably the most brutal martial art practiced today.  Lethwei translates to The Art of Nine Limbs in English, as a fighter uses their legs, knees, hands, elbows, and head to strike opponents in vicious kickboxing matches. Fighters endure 5 three-minute rounds and can only win by either … Continue reading Lethwei: Ancient Brutality Living in the Modern Day

OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

by Abby Clack “OK, Boomer!” is a new phrase Gen-Z and Millennials are saying towards Baby Boomers, or Boomers for short.  “‘Ok boomer’ has become Generation Z’s endlessly repeated retort to the problem of older people who just don’t get it, a rallying cry for millions of fed up kids. Teenagers use it to reply to cringey YouTube videos, Donald Trump tweets, and basically any … Continue reading OK, Boomer! A joke or a rallying cry?

New Vaping Research Shows Harm

by Abby Clack In Illinois and Washington State, new research has come about about what products are more harmful than most. “Dank Vapes (a brand of e-juice) appears to be the most prominent in a class of largely counterfeit brands, with common packaging that is easily available online and that is used by distributors to market THC-containing cartridges with no obvious centralized production or distribution,” said … Continue reading New Vaping Research Shows Harm

OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

By: Khacor Tigner The eight Ivies–Cornell, Brown, University of Pennsylvania, Harvard, Yale, Dartmouth, Princeton, and Columbia–are known quite well by the American community, and even on the world stage. This is due to their high standard for academics. However, the Ivy League is also a sports league; they are not just academics.  The Ivy League is not as big as the Big Ten Conference. They … Continue reading OPINION: The Toxicity Towards The Ivy League Conference is Misplaced

LeBron James Faces Staunch Criticism

By: Khacor Tigner China has continued their blackout of NBA games due to Daryl Morrey’s support of Hong Kong protests, with no end in sight anytime soon. LeBron James last month commented on the situation with the NBA. James did not give a clear answer to the questions brought up by the interviewers during the ESPN broadcast. Instead, in response to the question of “Should … Continue reading LeBron James Faces Staunch Criticism

Election 2019 Results are IN: Some New, Some Old

By: Josh Hypes On November 5, Bellbrook and Sugarcreek Township voters went to the polls to vote on key community issues such as the School Board, Bellbrook City Council, and two renewal levies. The Results:Bellbrook Sugarcreek Board of Education: Karen Long – 1,798 Votes | 24% * David Carpenter i – 1,769 Votes | 24% * Kevin Price – 1,585 Votes | 21% Elizabeth Betz … Continue reading Election 2019 Results are IN: Some New, Some Old

Book Review: Code Name: Lise deeply invigorates readers

By: Morgan Sharbaugh Code Name: Lise, written by Larry Loftis, is an invigorating and entertaining biography on one of World War II’s female spies. Odette Samson is a French woman living in England with her three children. After persuading a relative to care for her children, Samson becomes a spy for England in Nazi-occupied France with Peter Churchill. Loftis expertly tracks Ms. Samson’s journey through … Continue reading Book Review: Code Name: Lise deeply invigorates readers

Add These to Your Fall Bucket List

50 Fall Bucket List Ideas DIY Halloween Costume Go Pumpkin Picking Jack-O-Lantern Carving Hay Ride Corn Maze Participate in “Boo-d” Culture Jump in a pile of dead leaves Make a dish for Thanksgiving Receive an awkward relative hug Spooky season outfit Carmel Apples Pumpkin seasonal treats (smoothies, bread, cookies, coffee) Go to a Haunted House Haunt Fest Stargazing bundled up Go horseback riding Bike ride … Continue reading Add These to Your Fall Bucket List