By: Abby Clack I asked two sophomores, two juniors and one senior about their options for this quarantine. Here are their responses: 1. How do you feel mentally and physically about being stuck at home? Sophmore 1 (So1) – I actually kind of miss school and going out so it has definitely been hard to be stuck at home Sophomore 2 (So2) – I feel … Continue reading 5 Questions about Quarantine Answered by Your Peers
By: Abby Clack This lent, I gave up social media. It hasn’t been easy at all, but also, I am having so much fun. Here are some things I’ve realized so far: There is so much in this world. Honestly, I haven’t noticed so many things while walking around because I’m always on my phone. Like, there are numbers of every single window of the … Continue reading Life without Social Media
By: Abby Clack Happy almost spring break! Just for you, I’ve compiled a collection of things to do for your staycation in beautiful Ohio. Rock & Roll Hall of Fame; Cleveland, Ohio. “The museum documents the history of rock music and the artists, producers, engineers, and other notable figures who have influenced its development.” Dayton Art Institute; Dayton, Ohio. “The Dayton Art Institute is a … Continue reading Ohio’s not just corn!
by Abby Clack With this busy 3rd quarter, there are many things at many different times. There are also many different family things. My family is a family of 6 and we all have very different schedules. Here’s how we keep it together: 1. Have a calendar Keep a calendar together with friends, family, or even your sports group. My family has one on our … Continue reading Keeping a Schedule!
by Abby Clack Winter blues. We all see them coming, and it’s not even really winter. The blues are normally caused by the lack of Vitamin C, which we get from the sun. Dr. Matthew Rudorfer, a mental health expert at News in Health says, “Winter blues is a general term, not a medical diagnosis. It’s fairly common, and it’s more mild than serious. It … Continue reading Winter Blues or SAD?
by Abby Clack As a child of a Southern woman, we throw very extravagant Christmas parties. This year we threw our annual Ugly Sweater Party. Here’s how: Send “Save the Dates” We like to do this around the beginning of November because the holidays are very busy. But once the party is on their calendar, they’ll probably remember to not plan anything else. Send the … Continue reading How to throw a Holiday Party!
By: Abby Clack “A law mandating that every public company in the state should have a woman on the board by the end of the year has redefined the qualifications of a director,” says Alisha Haridasani Gupta, the writer of “California Companies Are Rushing to Find Female Board Members” for the New York Times. In September of 2018, California became the first state to legally … Continue reading California Requires Female Board Members
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?
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
by Abby Clack I sat down with Kyle Bettencourt, a freshman in the fall play, and it looks like this upcoming play is going to be a shock for all of us. What is the show’s name? It is called, Caught in the Act, and it is a play about a play. And how drama and tea spreads rapidly in show business. What is your … Continue reading Murder, Mystery, Drama: What to expect for the fall play