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Summer Bucket List

Summer Bucket List

Jadyn Whittall, Photo Editor May 23, 2021

Blue Jays, this year is FINALLY coming to an end, which means summer! This is a great time to relax, have fun and make great memories. But what should you do during summer? Here is a summer bucket list...

Music’s most popular stars aligning for a summer full of hits

Music’s most popular stars aligning for a summer full of hits

Ben Tobben, Sports Editor May 21, 2021

Music recently has been interesting to say the least. Many new artists came on the rise over the past year or so. However, this summer is seemingly set to feature some of the most popular musicians in...

Recipe for candied almonds

Recipe for candied almonds

Emma Busch, News Editor May 21, 2021

Food from the Washington Fair is something that many people enjoy. From funnel cakes to tornado potatoes, the options are endless, and one great snack that I always enjoyed were the candied almonds. Candied...

Revisiting My Childhood

Revisiting My Childhood

Kaden Meyer, Opinions Editor April 27, 2021

Recently, I’ve been thinking over the things that consistently make me happy. I discovered that a lot of the things I love doing and redoing are things I’ve been doing for as long as I can remember.  I...

Jaycee Lee Dugard’s “A Stolen Life” portrays a story of survival

Jaycee Lee Dugard’s “A Stolen Life” portrays a story of survival

Kaden Meyer, Opinions Editor April 7, 2021

The book “A Stolen Life” by Jaycee Lee Dugard tells the true story of Dugard’s abduction at age 11 by a pedophile named Phillip Garrido. I picked out the book as a lover of true crime, but came to...

‘And the Mountains Echoed’ shows love persisting

‘And the Mountains Echoed’ shows love persisting

Sophie Nieder, Web Editor March 31, 2021

Family is complicated. In the hustle of everyday life, it can be easy to overlook the struggles and victories our family members experience daily, and only consider how they interact with us at home. In...

How to fix a tunneling candle

How to fix a tunneling candle

Emma Busch, News Editor March 19, 2021

If you’ve ever burned a candle before, you might be familiar with an outer rim of wax that never seems to melt along with the rest of the candle. This stubborn outer rim doesn't let people get the longest...

Gateway nominee sheds light on neglect, racism

Gateway nominee sheds light on neglect, racism

Elena Roewe, Features Editor March 1, 2021

Monday’s Not Coming by Tiffany D. Jackson centers around a girl named Claudia preparing to start high school with her best friend, Monday. The summer before eighth grade, Claudia leaves for her grandmother’s...

Protecting Our Planet

Protecting Our Planet

Kaylee Karll, Reporter February 28, 2021

Over the years, we as humans have normalized actions that, little do a lot of us know, are terrorizing our planet. According to a study by nature.org, “climate change is the single most serious threat...

Eight fun ways to reuse

Eight fun ways to reuse

Claire Nappier, Reporter February 28, 2021

While climate change continues to be a problem in the world, it’s important to work on lessening the amount of waste we, as a whole, make. While there are many ways to do this, reusing materials with...

The tradition of leap year

The tradition of leap year

Emma Hillermann, Entertainment Editor February 28, 2021

Leap years has been around for ages. Every four years at the end of February, the month extends to 29 instead of 28 days. Even though 2021 is not a leap year, many people still wonder this change exists...

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Score a Scholarship

Abbie Kipp, Advertising Editor February 19, 2021

As the school year comes closer to an end and with college decisions around the corner, many seniors are finding ways to afford college. The easiest way to afford college is to apply for scholarships....

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