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    Films emulate high school life

    Monday, May 18, 2015

    1. The Breakfast Club What do you get when you mix detention and a group of kids with nothing in common? A fantastic classic. This is probably John Hughes’s most famous film, and for good reason too. In this movie, the beauty queen, the nerd, the rebel, the jock and the basket case all come […]

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    Academic Superbowl makes the cut

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    On Tuesday April 21st, Academic Superbowl state qualifications competition was held in Attica. Out of the 6 teams, the science, math, English, and interdisciplinary team are continuing on to state. on May 9th at the Purdue Playhouse. The math and science teams both placed first in the state, while English placed second and interdisciplinary placed […]

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    Featured Artist: Lydia Kolbe

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Art is the expression or application of human creative skill and imagination, typically in a visual form such as painting or sculpture, producing works to be appreciated primarily for their beauty or emotional power.  Art is something that comes freely and naturally to ones mind.  Lydia Kolbe ’15 is one of the lucky few where art […]

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    Avengers is the ideal superhero movie

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    It began with the Hulk roaring and smashing, Captain America smacking soldiers with his shield, Hawk-Eye picking men off while standing in the back of a vehicle that was being whipped through a forest, Thor was throwing his hammer, and Tony Stark was attacking a large base and taking fire. The whole thing ended with […]

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    Student athletes carry on into college

    Wednesday, May 13, 2015

    Being a student athlete at the college level requires lots of determination and hard work. Not only do the athletes have to excel at their sport, but they have to have respectable grades as well. Other athletes continuing their sports at the college level are Megan Brineman, Casey Crosser, Melissa Gutwein, Susan Hubbard, Dominic Patacsi, […]

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Sep
2

Seriously Speaking

Whats the worst thing you’ve eaten? Mykel Stallings: Grilled Chicken Parmesean Sandwich at Cracker Barrel Kaia Harris: Burnt Caramel Kyle Citro: The super hot hot blazing wings at BW3’s Hayley Green: A fried cricket, reindeer, Shark fin soup Mrs. Espinoza: Sauerkraut

Sep
2

Alex Jennings

Acting, singing, and writing. Qualities that can make any person stand out of a crowd.  Alex Jennings ’15, just so happens to do all of these things and does them well.  Jennings is participating in this years play, This is a Test, and happens to have a big part in it as well.  He plays […]

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Sep
2

2015 Etiquette Dinner prepares students for the future

At some point you have to realize your American Girl Doll etiquette book is no longer cutting it when it comes to learning about etiquette. The book taught you that it is indeed polite to eat asparagus with your hands unless covered in hollandaise or béchamel sauce, but sadly it has done nothing in preparing […]

Sep
2

Seriously Speaking

  Olivia Long: “Good luck because high school sucks and its gonna be a long time before FREEDOM!! Casey Crosser: “Try your freshman year!! Don’t blow it off!” Dom Patacsil: “Do it big” Alicia Cheng: “Stop being a nerd” Joy Gray: “Don’t worry about other people and just do you”

Sep
2

XC has Team Success

For a while now, the West Lafayette Cross Country team has had success.  The team has won semi-state more than once and have been invited to Nike Nationals and all sorts of different events due to their running ability.  Rachel Bales ’15, a runner for the girls cross country team, said it’s due to Coach […]

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Sep
2

Meninists attempt to create a movement

“Meninism” (alternatively spelled “Menimism”) is a new anti-feminism movement that truly shows that what feminism is really fighting for still isn’t completely understood. While feminism entails supporting and defending people of all genders in order to achieve equality and rights, “meninism” consists of men who find it absurd that women and nonbinary people wish to be […]

May
20

Get to know the 2015 Valedictorians

1. Favorite Class 2. Favorite Teacher 3. Future Plan 4. Favorite Study Snack 5. Hardest thing about high school 6. Best Memory Jamila Abu-Omar 1. Film Lit 2. Mrs. Smeyser 3. University of Southern California 4. Poptarts 5. getting things done during passing period 6. being on the golf team Scott Clark 1. Honors Biology […]

May
19

Staff Editorial: New legislation about education

Indiana lawmakers are trying to pass a bill that would allow the Indiana State Board of Education to remove the current chairperson, Democrat Glenda Ritz, and appoint a new one. Since 1852 this position has been elected by voters. Ritz is currently the Superintendent of Public Instruction for Indiana, in the middle of her four year […]

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May
19

The art of the staycation

Staying home for spring break? Make the most of it.

May
19

Food Fight: fries

BEST OVERALL: 5 Guys.  Taste like potato wedges – crispy but soft inside, good thickness, good seasoning and good amount of salt.  However, this amazing experience does come at a certain price…$5 for a large fry, to be exact. BEST NOVELTY: AJ’s funnel cake fries.  It’s like if a diner was owned by an ex-carnival person […]

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