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How to Celebrate a Holiday Birthday

How to Celebrate a Holiday Birthday

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

April 24, 2016

So naturally anyone would believe that having a birthday on a holiday is an awesome thing. Its an easy way to have all your family and friends remember the day and make sure that they all say happy birthday and shower you with love and presents. Well it’s the exact opposite. Holidays are a day for...

Cliques Will Never Go Away

Cliques Will Never Go Away

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

April 22, 2016

Everyone likes to think that there aren’t really cliques in school, that everyone can be friends with who ever they want but in reality that’s just not the case. Going through school I had never seen so many cliques. I’ve been told that is simply not the case everywhere but I’ll believe it when...

21 is NOT the Magic Number

21 is NOT the Magic Number

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

April 11, 2016

Everyone I know that’s older than me always told me how great it will be when I turn 21. I still have no idea what they were talking about. When I thought of turning 21 I always thought of alcohol, like most young Americans. I still think of the age the same way. The only thing that made it special...

The Realities of Having a Tattoo Artist for a Brother

The Realities of Having a Tattoo Artist for a Brother

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

April 4, 2016

I love tattoos. I think they are magical pieces of artwork that we get to carry around with us at all times. They are reminders of power, uniqueness, and just plain fun. In recent years, tattoos have become more main stream than ever before increasing their demand and therefore the demand for artists....

Super Senioritis

Super Senioritis

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

March 13, 2016

I have lost all motivation to do any school work. I’m totally spent. I would be more than ecstatic to never have to look at Blackboard’s horribly programmed site ever again. I’ve never really had a problem like this before but realized that it could be Super Senioritis. My lack of motivation...

When did “Weed” Become a Curse Word?

When did

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

March 10, 2016

On my short drive to school the other day I turned on the radio. It was just like any other day but it quickly changed to something very different. The song “Roses” by The Chainsmokers was playing. It seemed perfectly fine and I even danced around in my seat a little bit while waiting at a red light. While...

The Witch

The Witch

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

March 3, 2016

Horror movies have become nothing but contests to see how times something can go BOO! and still cause a person to scream. Many feel as if they are composed of quickly thrown together scripts, crappy and overly complicated storylines, played by a cast that has never be heard of, and have a handful of...

Social Media: The Only Way to Communicate

Social Media:  The Only Way to Communicate

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

February 22, 2016

This week I gave myself a challenge. I wanted to see if I could spend the whole week off social media. It didn’t work. Besides being forced to tweet weekly for one of my classes and meeting new people and giving out my Facebook so we could keep in contact I did a pretty good job of staying away. But...

Shameless : The Most Underrated TV Show

Shameless :  The Most Underrated TV Show

Christine Cassolio, Staff Writer

February 9, 2016

I have very few shows that will force me sit down once a week to only watch an episode at a time while knowing that the miserable emptiness of a cliff hanger is swiftly approaching. We all know this feeling, the excitement that builds deep within our gut as that fateful day of the week approaches. We...

My Week Without Netflix

My Week Without Netflix

Christine Cassolino, Staff Writer

February 1, 2016

Last week, I did something stupid. I started thinking about how many shows I’ve watched on Netflix. Every time I thought I was done with my list, I would remember another one, and another one, and another. It just seemed to keep going. Some might take pride in their growing list but my brain started...

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