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Rest in peace Betty White. Thank you for being a friend.

Betty White’s death is a bad omen

Paige Gordon, Staff Writer January 7, 2022

Tragedy struck on Dec. 31, 2021, with the death of beloved comedy icon Betty White, just weeks before her 100th birthday. And though we must take time to mourn her, it is crucial to prepare for tough times...

Style is everything. Your style defines your personality, passions, and the core of your humanity. So what does your phone case tell you about yourself?

What your phone case reveals about you

Paige Gordon, Staff writer December 20, 2021

Forget horoscopes! Only your phone case can tell you what kind of personality you have!   Basic Solid Color You are uninterested in phone customization and are an overall very average person,...

Never in my right mind would I look at something like this and want to eat it.

Something is fishy about people who like seafood

Clare Heupel, Staff Writer December 16, 2021

While I am starting to grow from my “picky eater” ways, there is a point that I will never be able to cross, and that point is seafood. It does not matter what people say to try to convince me that...

The Google Pixel may come with plenty of fun features, but at what cost?

The Google Pixel 6 will lead us to a dystopian nightmare

Paige Gordon, Staff writer December 2, 2021

The Google Pixel ads that have been popping up in my YouTube feed have made me fear for humanity, for the technology could lead us to a bleak future. The main selling strategy for promoting the newest...

LHS freshman Lucas Hiatt withstands South Dakotas ferocious fall winds, which make it feel nearly 10 degrees colder.

Make up your mind, mother nature

Caleb Hiatt, Spors Editor October 26, 2021

There are many reasons people choose to live in South Dakota, like the low cost of living and the high rate of employment. However, the weather is not on this list.  South Dakota’s weather is notorious...

Though this story is satire, the legends of Spook road are still known by locals today

My experience at Spook Road

Veronica Iseminger, Perspectives Editor October 7, 2021

It was only supposed to be some innocent like-minded fun, or that’s what I keep telling myself at least. Unfortunately, the flashbacks and night terrors have yet to wear off. I had first heard of this...

I got a random text from a “stranger.” And since I was bored, I decided to keep responding.

Dear Internet stranger…

Paige Gordon, Staff writer October 6, 2021

I recently received some text messages from a random woman. It seems clear to me from the bad grammar, the excessive accents, and overuse of emojis that this person is a catfish. Yet I still decided against...

Ever since its creation in 2004, Facebook has been one of the recognizable social platforms of all time.

A love letter to Facebook

Paige Gordon, Staff Writer September 17, 2021

Like many children of Generation Z, social media was introduced to me very young and was an influential part of my childhood. I have fond memories of my discovery of “the weird side” of YouTube, of...

Forget the studying tips youve picked up elsewhere. Theyre all lying to you.

Surviving finals: a guide to romanticizing your way through testing

Mara Fendrich, Staff Writer May 24, 2021

As I near the end of my last round of finals, the time has come to give away the vast collection of knowledge I have obtained as a high school test taker. Fear not, for I’m not here to give you boring,...

Coming up with the perfect summer bucket list is a daunting challenge, but I believe I have crafted the perfect one.

Top 10 ways to spend your summer

Avery Blackman, Perspectives Editor May 6, 2021

With only a few weeks of the school year remaining, summer will be here before we know it, meaning it’s time for everyone to plan out their summer days. No one wants to feel like they are wasting even...

Pssst. Are you sad? Upset? Depressed? Try out the three step rule!

Simple solutions

DISCLAIMER: This story is a satire and is NOT to be taken seriously. No real health professionals have been involved in the three step rule.
Veronica Iseminger, Perspectives Editor April 22, 2021

Everyone struggles with something, whether it's from serious life changes or months worth of missing French homework. The truth is, life is never easy, especially in high school. Being a teenager is incredibly...

One year with COVID-19 deserves a special celebration, a cake should do it justice.

Happy one-year anniversary, COVID-19

Anna Engels, Feature Editor April 14, 2021

Happy one-year anniversary to the love of my life, COVID-19. Although we have had our ups and downs, you made this past year of my life appalling. Sorry, I meant appealing. One year of your presence...

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