How to Spot a Liar

Sebastian Minshall, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Spotting a liar is a difficult skill that many learn over a long period of time. In this article you will learn tips, tricks, and the science of lying and how to spot it. To start, things such as he or she won’t look you...

Surviving Senior Year

Rebecca Jacobs, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

  We’ve all heard, “Enjoy your senior year; it’ll be a year to remember!” Well… they were right. It’s definitely a year to remember but maybe for different reasons. Seniors, the year is not over, but it is...

Turning 18

MaKayla Munn, Staff Writer

March 16, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Turning eighteen to most is an exciting and new occurrence. To some it can be a nerve-wracking experience. Thinking of becoming an adult can produce both negative and positive thoughts. Like, “Can I really do this whole adult...

Anime

MaKayla Munn, Staff Writer

March 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Anime is a hand-drawn or computer animation associated with Japan. The word anime is the Japanese term for animation, which means all forms of animated media, typically aimed at adults as well as children. Anime tends to get a...

Why journalism is Important

Gigi Gioiosa, Senior Editor

March 13, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Why journalism is Important Thomas Jefferson wrote, “The basis of our government being the opinion of the people, the very first object should be to keep that right; and were it left to me to decide whether we should have...

Ghost Hunting… Real or Fake?

Darian Martin, Staff Writer

February 23, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Corny shows of “ghosts” caught on camera by “paranormal investigators” searching old haunted attractions has everyone wondering, “Are these shows legit?” “Are ghosts even real?” Hopefully, this article clears some...

How to Gain Confidence

Lars Lund, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

A lot of people, especially teens, struggle with lack of confidence. Not feeling content with oneself can be very distressing and distracting in the everyday life of a person. So, how can you gain confidence to better your emotional...

Wait, Wait, Waiters

Jose Embil, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Imagine for a moment, that you work more than 60 hours, yet you only make little more than $100 per week. You have to make all your money from tips. This is the reality for hundreds of thousands of people working as waiters and...

Benefits of the Exam Waiver Policy

Lauryn Carlisi, Junior Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

The exam waiver policy may not be one with which you are familiar. This policy is one that includes specific requirements that students are expected to meet. An example is having an 80% or higher in the class, having no more than...

Flu Outbreak

Shania Shirk, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Flu season is at its worst this year; there are schools closing and many people dying from the flu, just two days after going to the doctor. At least 53 children have died nationwide from the flu. Hospitals are putting two beds ...

Benefits of Journalism

Heaven Grochoske, Staff Writer

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Journals are used to record experiences, ideas, or reflections that are kept regularly for private use. Normally used as an account of day to day events, journaling also can be used as a beneficial way to help with managing anxiety,...

Women’s March: Kalamazoo

Gigi Gioiosa, Senior Editor

February 21, 2018

Filed under Opinion

Everyone, especially women, came together Sunday, January 21 for the Women’s March in Kalamazoo. Gathering at the flag poles on Western’s campus, women, men, and dogs of all ages marched the cold four miles to Bronson Park...

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