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New Years resolutions soon dwindle into illusions

New Years resolutions soon dwindle into illusions

Corbin Buff, Staff Writer

March 11, 2015

If you are like over 40% of Americans, you would like to lose weight, have more family time, or achieve any number of other resolutions. If so, you likely resolved to do so over two months ago. So, dear reader, be honest: how has your resolution been holding up? If you've already managed to cop out...

You are what you eat… But what are you eating?

You are what you eat... But what are you eating?

Olivia Cashman, Staff Writer

March 8, 2015

Walk down any aisle in the grocery store and you will see colorful products scrawled with feel-good phrases such as ai???no trans fat,ai??? ai???natural,ai??? and ai???supports the immune system.ai??? Turn the product over to find a long list of complex ingredients written in a font that is tough to...

Noses out of Books

Junior Deborah Roberts enjoys the  thriller Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn.

Brianna Cummings, Staff Writer

February 27, 2015

It improves vocabularies, broadens imaginations, and increases standardized test scores. Ai??Ai??How can this magic formula be attained? Crack open a novel and find out. Over the years, many studies haveAi??revealed that reading helpsAi??people in Ai??differentAi??areas, from improving standardized...

Oh Excuses Excuses!

Oh Excuses Excuses!

Jacob Grieco, Reporter

February 23, 2015

"Homework check!" shouts the teacher, as she begins pacing the isles of desks. As she closes in, you start to concoct anAi??excuse to use for not having it done. Ai??When she arrives, Ai??you avoid eye contact and shamefully say,Ai??"I forgot my homework at home,"Ai??or "I didn't do it because I didn't...

Birds, bees, and bats face population blight

Birds, bees, and bats face population blight

Corbin Buff, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

In the years to come, the time-honored colloquialism of the birds and the bees might have to be reworked for the world's youth. This is because there has been an unprecedented decline in the population of these pollinators in the past couple of years. Beekeepers are currently losing bees at a rate...

Board Games

Board Games

Ryan Serbin

January 29, 2015

Board Games: they can either entertain during a fun night with friends and family, or they can cause the destruction of relationships. But new or old, all board games have something in common. te Monopoly still reigns supreme.New games such as the incredibly rude and fun Cards Against Humanity and...

Street artists and students paint murals around the Stroudsburgs

Volunteers work on murals through out the Stroudsburgs at the first-ever street art festival

Evalena Labayen, Staff Writer

January 29, 2015

Ten murals, ten artists, and dozens of volunteers came out on September 27 for the all-day celebration of the artistic revival in Stroudsburg called "Project Street Art". This large scale event was first inspired by the chain-link fence blocking off an empty lot of a building that burned down several...

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