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You Drank Lincoln’s Pee

You Drank Lincoln’s Pee

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

November 8, 2019

The water cycle is one of the first ideas taught to kids in elementary school. It is the idea that new water can not be created, water just goes through different processes but all in all the water is the same water. In other words, we could drink the same water Abraham Lincoln drank in 1865. Or the...

The Alphabet Song Does Not Need to Change

The Alphabet Song Does Not Need to Change

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

November 1, 2019

Everyone who has grown up in the United States knows the Alphabet Song. It is one of the first things taught to a child in kindergarten, and many people whether you are 16 or 50, still use it today. However, Twitter was in pure outrage this week because someone found a different version of the Alphabet...

Unpopular Opinion: Candy Corn is Gross

Unpopular Opinion: Candy Corn is Gross

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

October 18, 2019

It is the month of October and that means it is Halloween season, or as many people have been calling it 'spooky' season. Halloween brings with it many different costumes, parties and activities but, above all else, candy. Candy is a main focus of Halloween because of the common practice of trick-or-treating....

Long Hair Struggles

Long Hair Struggles

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Staff Writer

October 13, 2019

One of the first thoughts people have when they first meet me is typically something about my hair. It is not the longest hair in history, obviously, but it is longer than average. I have never gotten my hair intentionally cut. There may have been a few times when I was little where I messed around...

Johnston Hang-Outs

Johnston Hang-Outs

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

October 5, 2019

In marching band, we do these things called sectionals where we hang out before or after a performance as a team bonding experience. However this year, I am in the leadership team so part of my job is to find places to go. This has led me to stumbled upon a small problem in the Johnston area. If you...

A Letter for Adults

A Letter for Adults

Marandah Mangra-Dutcher, Copy Editor

September 29, 2019

Everyone knows about the idea “Older is Wiser,” which comes from the thinking that older people have more experience in life overall, therefore they know more about life. Nowadays, that idea lacks foundation. Everyone has their own lives and backgrounds, everyone has different experiences. I am...