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Here are the Quizlets for all of your finals

Here are the Quizlets for all of your finals

Charlotte Heinrich, editor-in-chief

December 8, 2019

It’s that time of year, they say. Yeah, yeah we get it. I’m not talking about your Christmas music or your letter to Santa (even though you’re 16). I’m talking come-to-school-at-the-crack-of-dawn to review what you never grasped in Unit 1. I’m talking emailing your teachers for any possibl...

Which fall scent fits your personality?

Pumpkin spice the quintessential fall scent.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

December 3, 2019

Quiz does not appear on Mobile App. Autumn has several signature scents that no other season can compare to: pumpkin pie fresh out of the oven, leaves blanketing freshly cut lawns and cranberry sauce passed around the table on Thanksgiving day. From your favorite hot drinks to the great outdoors,...

“A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving” character ranking

Snoopy by far deserves the number one spot on this list.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving came and went, which means it’s time to blow the dust off your old DVD collection and rewatch the family classic, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, if you haven’t already. Nostalgia may have blinded you from noticing how annoying some of the characters are, and if you haven’t watched t...

How to: Make the best pecan pie

If you’re looking for the perfect, delicious treat to kick off the holiday season, look no further.

Grace Fearheiley, health + wellness editor

December 2, 2019

If you’re looking for the perfect, delicious treat to kick off the holiday season, look no further. If you follow this recipe, you’ll have a great pie to share with your family for the holidays. Here is a recipe to make a tasty pecan pie:   Ingredients for pie crust: 3 cups all-pur...

Test your Turkey Day knowledge

The Frisco Bell is the award given to the winner of the Turkey Day game.

Maya Kim and Emma Patt

November 26, 2019

Wondering how much you know about Kirkwood’s iconic holiday? Take this quiz to find out which classic Turkey Day tradition you are. (function(d,s,id){var js,fjs=d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0];if(d.getElementById(id))return;js=d.createElement(s);js.id=id;js.src='https://embed.playbuzz.com/sdk.js';fjs.parentNode.insertBefore(js,fjs);}(document,'script','playbuzz-sdk')); Quiz does not appea...

The Brain Issue: The apparent reality

The truth is you will turn into your parents and there’s nothing you can do about it.

Lily Bartin, vok editor

November 10, 2019

This piece is entirely satirical. Some people believe nature shapes you and genetics alone determine who you are. Others claim nurture is a bigger factor and your environment shapes you. More than anything, the way you are raised forms your personality. The people who you’ve spent more time with t...

Fall play review: “Blood at the Root”

“Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school students who were convicted after the beating of a white student.

Mya Copeland, features writer

November 5, 2019

The orange spotlights illuminated a massive tree that reached up into the rafters. The stage which normally seemed huge was dwarfed by the giant scenery. The stage itself was stunning, and the show that took place on it was equally as impressive. “Blood at the Root” by Dominique Morisseau is based on the Jena Six, a group of six black Louisiana high school stu...

“Pumpkinheads” review

Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off.

Catherine Butler, copy editor

November 1, 2019

Rating: 6/10 Author: Rainbow Rowell Illustrator: Faith Erin Hicks Page Number: 211 Genre: graphic novel, romance Rainbow Rowell fans, you’re in for a treat as sticky-sweet as caramel: tasty at first, but bland once the sugar high wears off. Those who loved Rowell’s classics, like Eleanor & Park and Fangirl, might...

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