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Oh, the Things You Need to Know

Oh, the Things You Need to Know

May 7, 2019

From the start of high school, most students are made aware that the most challenging of the next four years will be Junior year. While most students take this as fact, very little advice is given to students entering their 3rd year of high school. After conducting a brief survey regarding important...

Pet Sematary (2019)

Pet Sematary (2019)

Frakes, Abby, Staff Reporter

May 6, 2019

CAST Jason Clarke as Louis Creed Amy Seimetz as Rachel Creed John Lithgow as Jud Crandall Lucas Lovoie as Gage Creed Obssa Ahmed as Victor Pascow Alyssa Brooke Levine as Zelda Goldman The horror movie Pet Sematary was released on April 5, 2019. Directed by Kevin Kolsch and Dennis Widmyer, the movie is a rem...

Should Parents Discipline Children by Taking Phones?

Should Parents Discipline Children by Taking Phones?

May 5, 2019

You may have often heard of parents punishing their kids by taking away their cell phones, or you might suffer from this account firsthand, and feel like your world was pulled from under your feet. Your cell phone connects you to your friends and all of the social media platforms used by millions across...

The Best Treats In NYC

The Best Treats In NYC

Hillary Ocampo, Staff Reporter

May 3, 2019

Over spring break I went on an amazing trip to New York City—my favorite place in the world. One of the many things to enjoy in New York is the food; there is something for everyone anywhere you go, whether it's a famous restaurant or a local hotspot. But what is a good meal without dessert? I made...

The Problem with This Generation

The Problem with This Generation

May 3, 2019

Generation Z comes after the Millennials and is typically associated with people born in the mid-'90s through the early 2000s.  With new advancements in technology, this generation has been growing right along with it. Now that technology is the most advanced it's ever been, there shouldn't be a reason...

Latinx: What Does It Mean?

Latinx: What Does It Mean?

May 3, 2019

Over the course of these recent months, the word Latinx has resurfaced through social media, political conversations, and organization outlets. Although the word Latinx is not a new word as it has been used since 2004. The reclamation of the word still has quite a few unaware of what it means and why...

#GenerationLockdown

#GenerationLockdown

May 3, 2019

A scenario that keeps playing over and over again like a scratched up DVD, is going to keep playing until someone puts an end to it. But what if you try to fix it temporarily and it only plays back on occasion? This is the solution that the U.S government and school systems came up with after so many scho...

#StopSucking: The Ban on Plastic Straws

#StopSucking: The Ban on Plastic Straws

May 3, 2019

All across the US, cities and businesses have placed a ban on plastic straws. In July of 2018, Seattle became the largest city to officially ban plastic straws, with many other cities following suit. Corporate giants have picked up the trend--Starbucks plans to taper off plastic straws by July of 202...

Our Story: 17 Years of Being Best Friends

May 3, 2019

Chap and I decided for our final Jacket Journal piece we'd create a video all about our friendship! Chap and I have been best friends for 17 years now, and our relationship is very special to both of us. In this video, we sit down together and discuss all the details of our friendship and what being fr...

Lanota: Roundabout Rhythm

May 1, 2019

What's up Yellow Jackets? It's been a while since we've had a new episode! This month, I'll be covering Lanota, originally published by Noxy Games in 2016 for mobile devices. I realize this is a little old, but it's still relevant within the rhythm game community, and it definitely has plenty ...

One Nation, Under God, Indivisible

One Nation, Under God, Indivisible

Kristen Bailey, Staff Reporter

April 29, 2019

We all hear the word "Indivisible" when we say the Pledge of Allegiance, but most people don't truly understand the significance that it holds. Numerous families are affected by the wounds that come from a loved one deploying overseas. Even after the family member comes home, life does not turn back to...

Spring Cleaning: For Your Mind, Body, and of Course, Your Happiness!

April 17, 2019

Everyone knows that spring is all about a fresh start. This month, both Reagan and I wanted to make this spring the best yet. What we mean by that is that we wanted to make our bodies feel fresh and rejuvenated. What we didn't know was how to do that. So, we made a list of our favorite places, foods...

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