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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...

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...

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,...

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...

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...

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When did “Weed” Become a Curse Word?

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....

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...

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...

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,...

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....

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