Can you accept “the challenge?”

Can you accept the challenge?

Gabrielle Buchanan, Staff Writer

Viral trends have been a big part of the 21st century. Ai??People keep taking on all sorts of challenges. There are challenges for dancing, eating, and even movies.

The one challenge that created the biggest buzz was the Ice Bucket Challenge. People around the globe knew about it. When someone is nominated in this challenge, they have 24 hours to complete it or donate to the Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis foundation (ALS). The challenge was to get a bucket of ice water and dump it on your head. Ai??Due to the popularity of this challenge, ALS has raised $77 million. ALS is a nervous system disease that weakens muscles and makes it hard to do day-to-day activities.

ai???I have done the ALS, Cinnamon, and Snow Challenge,ai??? said sophomoreAi??Zoey Herman. ai???ALS was my favorite challenge, mostly because it was for a really good

Some of these challenges can hurt people physically. The Cinnamon Challenge and the Fire Challenge which are just a two examples. Ai??The Cinnamon Challenge started in 2012 and was created to see who can eat a teaspoon of cinnamon without spitting it out. The challenge had success in creating laughs for some people, but also created hospital trips for others who inhaled the cinnamon accidentally. The Fire Challenge is a when someone puts a flammable body spray on his or her hand or other body parts and sets them on fire. This challenge was created around 2014, but put even more people in hospitals with burns.

The most recent harmful challenge created was the Kylie Lip Challenge. Ai??Kylie Jenner is known for having big lips. This challenge (created in early 2016) was to help girls and boys get the ai???Kylie lipsai??? they always wanted. The challenge starts off with taking a shot glass or any small round item and sucking so his or her lips are sealed into it. They hold your lips there until they start to fill the entire glass then they take it off and see their ai???Kylie Jenner lips.”

ai???Some of the challenges I have done are the ALS, Cinnamon, Snow, Fire, and the Get Out Challenge,ai??? said Senior Seth Heyer. ai???I really enjoyed the ALS Challenge because it was for an amazing cause. I actually donated as well!ai???

Ai??Some challenges that require participants to dance to certain songs like the Harlem Shake, Running Man, and one of the most recent the Mannequin Challenge. With these challenges you take different types of music old or new and just dance a certain way to the music.

ai???I love doing the challenges that have to do with dancing to certain songs,ai??? said senior Amanda Mandala. ai??? They are really fun do when your with your friends and you have nothing to do.”