Why Doing the Musical is the Most Fun You've Never Had

by Sydney Hollingsworth It’s likely that you’ve experienced the rush of scoring during a sporting event, the sense of accomplishment after receiving a good grade on a test you studied hard for, or the thrill of finally beating the hardest level on a video game. However, you’ve never felt anything like the pure electricity of standing on a stage and performing a show in front … Continue reading Why Doing the Musical is the Most Fun You've Never Had

Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

By: Khacor Tigner For the first time in 4 years, the Navy’s Midshipmen demolished the Army’s Black Knights 31-7. This win was highly expected according to polls conducted by ESPN.com, with the Navy throughout the game never falling below 50 percent to win. The Army’s season was by all accounts rough as they achieved a 5-7 record compared to the Navy’s impressive 9-2 record. President … Continue reading Trump Announces New Policy at Army-Navy Game

Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

By: Khacor Tigner In Russia there is a new sport taking the country by storm: slapping. There are competitions for all genders as they compete for a monetary prize. The rules for slapping are fairly simple: two people stand across from each other–usually on opposite sides of a table–one person leans forward while another slaps them as hard as possible. They continue until a person … Continue reading Russian Slapping Champ Dethroned

The Rivalry Is Played Out

By Kyle Van Pelt On November 30, 2019, the Auburn Tigers and Alabama Crimson Tide met to play the 83rd Iron Bowl at Auburn University’s Jordan-Hare Stadium. The relative underdogs, Auburn, managed to pull off a narrow 48-45 victory in a game filled with explosive plays and costly mistakes.  The Auburn – Alabama rivalry is something unique. Both teams are likely NCAA championship contenders nearly … Continue reading The Rivalry Is Played Out

The Big Ones Break in Maui

By: Kyle Van Pelt On December 12 at 7:30 AM Hawaii time, the Jaws Big Wave Tournament began. Surfers faced a gargantuan swell with 40 foot plus waves at Maui’s infamous Pe’ahi break. Hawaii natives Billy Kemper and Paige Alms won the tournament by demonstrating impeccable skills and avoiding potentially lethal wipeouts.  Big Wave tournaments such as the one at Pe’ahi only invite the greatest … Continue reading The Big Ones Break in Maui

California Requires Female Board Members

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

Articles of Impeachment to be Released

by Josh Hypes On Tuesday, December 10, House Democrats announced that they intended to move forward on impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairs of the six key committees conducting investigations into matters related to impeachment announced that the House Judiciary Committee would introduce two articles of impeachment against the President’s actions towards Ukraine.  The articles charge that the President … Continue reading Articles of Impeachment to be Released

How to Study for Exams

By: Kayla Stephensen Depending on the subject and difficulty of a class, there are many ways to study. Here are some suggestions that may help for various subjects: Reread challenging material Redo problems/questions that caused issues Rewrite notes Reread notes Explain concepts to a friend Draw processes or thought processes for problems Use YouTube videos to relearn or further ingrain ideas (I like Crash Course … Continue reading How to Study for Exams

Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse

by Josh Hypes On Wednesday, November 13, I had the opportunity to go to the Ohio Statehouse and shadow the state representative for Darke and Miami County, Jena Powell. During that time, I experienced different interactions that legislators do on a daily basis such as recording campaign videos, meeting with lobbyists, speaking at different functions, attending a session of the house, and taking many, many … Continue reading Seeing Government in Action at the Ohio Statehouse