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Let’s BeReal

Let’s BeReal

Let’s Be Real By: Liv Mcgownd   You may have heard of an app called “BeReal.” Bereal is a popular app where a notification is sent out once a day, and everyone has 2 minutes to take photos of what they are doing right there and then. It takes two images, one with your back […]

Fashion Below Freezing: How Students Express Themselves in Winter

Fashion Below Freezing: How Students Express Themselves in Winter

Fashion Below Freezing: How Students Express Themselves in Winter By L. FRANKS It’s February. The excitement of the holidays and winter break have faded as we settle back into a new year. Winter sports are winding down. Outside, temperatures are consistently below freezing; sleeves are long and morale is low. In recent weeks, students paid […]

A Valentine-Less Guide to Valentine’s Day

A Valentine-Less Guide to Valentine’s Day

A Valentine-less Guide to Valentine’s Day By JORDAN GRESHAM February 14th  is known for leaving a sour taste in the mouth for many people. And while I have never had a Valentine, with this year being no exception, Valentine’s Day is one of my favorite days of the year. And I think it’s time we […]

Ten Ideas for How to Make the Most of Your Snow Day

Ten Ideas for How to Make the Most of Your Snow Day

Ten Ideas for How to Make the Most of Your Snow Day By JORDAN GRESHAM The winter storm coming in has been what practically everyone is talking about recently. Ms. Schran, Talawanda science teacher, explained that the hot wet air coming in from the south and the cold atmosphere from the north means we will […]

Predictions of the Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2021

Predictions of the Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2021

Predictions of the Most Popular Halloween Costumes of 2021 By Jordan Gresham With Halloween approaching, people are pulling together their last minute costumes or preparing for their long awaited reveal of what they are wearing for the night. While every year we see our fair share of ghosts, witches, princesses, and wizards… what can we […]

Reviewing MET Gala Looks

Reviewing MET Gala Looks

Reviewing Met Gala Looks By JORDAN GRESHAM It’s that time of year: fashion’s biggest night. While usually held on the first Monday of May, the Met Gala returned again after two years and, frankly, I’m disappointed. The theme this time was “In America: A Lexicon of Fashion” and Anna Wintour brought the biggest A-Listers to […]

Fifteen Seconds of Fame

Fifteen Seconds of Fame

Many have heard about the popular “fifteen minutes of fame” trope.  Inspired by the words of Andy Warhol, this phrase represents the concept of transient and shallow fame — hence the 15 minutes.  While Andy Warhol may have talked about this over 50 years ago, his vision has begun to fulfill itself — first with […]

Analyzing the VSCO Girl

Analyzing the VSCO Girl

By now, most teens have at least heard of the latest trend to take the internet and youth culture by storm: the VSCO girl. Now, with more social media platforms than ever, the concept of the laid-back, environmentally conscious beach girl has become one of the most notable youth trends of the past few months. […]

Galentine’s Day: “Ladies Celebrating Ladies”

Galentine’s Day:  “Ladies Celebrating Ladies”

Every year, during the dreary month of February, comes one of the most hated and debated holidays of them all: Valentine’s Day. The originally Catholic holiday has been widely celebrated in America since the nineteenth century as a celebration of romantic love. In recent years, Valentine’s Day has come under criticism, particularly for it’s commercialism […]

More Tattoos at Talawanda

More Tattoos at Talawanda

OXFORD — If you look closely around the halls of Talawanda, you will see many people with ink on their skin. As with every person, every tattoo has a story behind it. Sophomore, Alexis H. got her first tattoo, a colon cancer ribbon, in seventh grade. She got it to remember her great grandma, who […]

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