ASMR: Hyped Up?

ASMR: Hyped Up?

Ashleigh Craig, Editor

April 19, 2019


Filed under News and Opinion, Students

What is ASMR? You've probably heard the acronym ASMR floating around on Twitter and YouTube for a while now, but what does it mean? ASMR stands for autonomous sensory meridian response and it's characterized by what is described as "tingles". There is a good bit of controversy on how this works, ...

Are Dogs Capable of Loving People?

Emma Conrad, Editor

April 15, 2019


Filed under Opinions

Most dog owners would say that their dog feels some sort of deeper attachment towards them than simply the one who gives them food. Although, many would also argue that dogs are not able to have such feelings towards humans. Before you make your decision, hear a few opinions from both side of the issue: YE...

The First Captured Black Hole

Jayni Lamb, Author

April 15, 2019


Filed under News, Uncategorized

What Is A Black Hole And Who Discovered it? A black hole is "a region of space having a gravitational field so intense that no matter or radiation can escape," including light. Scientists have researched and theorized about black holes for over one hundred years. The theory of a black hole was firs...

Conspiracy Theories

Josie Shafer and Elena Glorioso, Authors, and Editor-In-Chief

March 21, 2019


Filed under Entertainment, Opinions

Recently in the media, the obsession with conspiracy theories has peaked. There are hundreds of articles, videos, and other online content popping up regarding the crazy speculations of everyday occurrences, and even huge landmark events in our history. While some of them can be more serious and center...

Should She Stay Or Should She Go

Should She Stay Or Should She Go

Milton Clagg, Author

February 19, 2019


Filed under News, News and Opinion, Opinions

One of the biggest issues in America's past was the Manson murders. Charles Manson and his followers murdered several people in an attempt to start a race war.  A new problem is whether Leslie Van Houten, one of the members of the Manson Family, should be given parole after her 40+ years of incarceratio...

Tragic Fires

Carrie Shaffer, Author

February 8, 2019


Filed under News

During the last week of January of 2019, the city of New Lexington faced two mobile home fires. Just after midnight on Monday January 28, the fire department visited a mobile home engulfed in flames at the 300 block on North State Street. It is factual that the fire started in the kitchen next to ...

The Reproductive Health Act: New York’s New Abortion Law

Ashleigh Craig, Copy Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under News and Opinion

On January 22, 2019, the 46th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, New York passed a controversial bill called The Reproductive Health Act. It was signed into law by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo after winning in the Senate and Assembly. The act gives women the access to proper abortion services without r...

Are “You” a Fan?

Are “You” a Fan?

Elena Glorioso, Author, Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2019


Filed under A&E, Entertainment, News and Opinion

Everyone can agree Netflix is on a kick with its' original productions. Among new favorites like "Bird Box", "The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina", "Grace and Frankie", and "13 Reasons Why" is "You", a relatively new addition. Sure to be a hit, it's become well-known in the twitterverse for being shocking...

Should Assisted Suicide Be Legal?

Should Assisted Suicide Be Legal?

Brooklyn Jennings, Author

February 4, 2019


Filed under News, News and Opinion

Assisted suicide is legal in 8 states including Oregon, Montana, District of Columbia, Vermont, Hawaii, California, Colorado, and Washington. When patients with life threatening illnesses are pronounced terminal, they have the option to make a " formal oral request" to their doctor. Advocacy groups...

Be More Chill Moves to Broadway

Be More Chill Moves to Broadway

Murphy VanBalen, Author

February 3, 2019


Filed under A&E, News and Opinion

What if popularity came in a pill? For Jeremy Heere, that thought was beyond his hopes and dreams. He was a high school loser, someone with no self-confidence and was being picked on by the school bully for as long as he could think. The only grace in his life at that time was his best friend, Mich...

Jonbenet Ramsey Case… Solved?

Jonbenet Ramsey Case… Solved?

Murphy Vanbalen, Author

February 3, 2019


Filed under News and Opinion

On Thursday, January 10th of 2019, the Boulder Police Department in Boulder, Colorado stumbled across a letter one inmate was sending out to a friend. However, what the letter contained reopened a case that had gone cold many years ago. 54-year-old Gary Olivia, a convicted pedophile, had reportedly wri...

Political or Childish?

Political or Childish?

Carrie Shaffer, Author

January 28, 2019


Filed under News and Opinion

Donald Trump began his presidential term on January 20 of 2017. In early 2018, he had shut down the government due to a U.S. Budget Bill not getting enough votes to pass, causing a dead end for the government. It shortly was in effect, and of course, did not last long. President Donald Trump kept hi...

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