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Synesthesia- Connection of the Five Senses

Olivia Longmore, Staff Reporter

April 12, 2019

We may not realize it, but our brains are taking in information all the time. We hear, see, and feel things simultaneously, but they are all very different senses. We each have five senses: sight, smell, touch, hear, and taste. ...

Origin of April Fools Day

Olivia Longmore, Staff Reporter

April 5, 2019

Imagine waking up in the morning to the sound of chirping birds after a brutal winter storm a few days prior, and trying to walk out of your bedroom to find that you have been locked in. This is just one of the common pranks t...

Flourishing a passion for music

Adam Flowers, Staff Reporter

March 12, 2019

I remember when I was 12 years old, fresh to the sixth-grade, I picked up a trumpet for the very first time in my life. Obviously, I had no clue of how to play it. My little cheeks puffed out like a pufferfish, my hands fumbled ...

The dangers of desensitization towards pornography

Olivia Longmore, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

Desensitization is a process used by psychologists in where a patient is exposed to a stimulus for the purpose of the elimination or reduction of sensitivity. In other words, the more someone, particularly the underdeveloped brains of ch...

Movie review: Glass

Jenna Balthazor, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The 2019 movie, Glass directed by M. Night Shayalamon was a plot-twisting thriller. From the start, Shyamalan gave himself a difficult task- he mad a comic book movie that analyzes what makes comic book movies so popular while...

Netflix original movie takes the U.S. by storm

Tiana Specht, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

The Netflix Original “Bird Box” came out on Thursday, December 13. Written by Eric Heisserer and directed by Susanne Bier. The story tells about a mysterious force that makes you take your own life. If you see it then...

Silence is golden: implementing silence into our lives

Adam Flowers, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

One day, as I was sitting in my living room on a calming afternoon, I was shrouded by a beaming silence. There were no sounds to fill that void of laconism that my ears had experienced. In that moment, I felt calm and at peac...

Straw pollution

Jenna Balthazor, Staff Reporter

January 31, 2019

Many people have been hearing about the dangers of plastic straws in the ocean. Recent studies have shown that on a daily basis, we use over 500,000 straws a day in America, and almost all of those end up in the ocean. When the s...

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