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The 7 wonders of France

The 7 wonders of France

By: Kt Mattern, Executive

April 18, 2019


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Photo Gallery, School, Showcase, Travel

Arromanches-les-bains While many tourists may not visit the beautiful country of France to see old war zones, the town of Arromanches-les-Bains is a true testament to natural beauty even if bombs once raided the same beaches that people now sunbathe on. Mostly known for bordering one of the beaches ...

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

The true meaning of St. Patrick’s Day

By: Maddie Webb, Reporter

March 12, 2019


Filed under Activities, Features, Food, Holidays, Lifestyle, Showcase

For many people, March 17 is a day designated for parties with a green theme, to gather as many friends as possible and eat corned beef and cabbage. But few understand the holiday’s true purpose and are, in fact, celebrating this holiday wrong. We have all likely heard of the parade in Chicago for St. Patric...

The dangers of energy drinks

The dangers of energy drinks

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

February 5, 2019


Filed under Food, Health, Lifestyle, Opinion, Showcase

With students having to balance school, a social life, sports, clubs or a job, the workload can be exhausting. On top of that, they may be getting just a few hours of sleep at night. These key factors influence students to turn to energy drinks. Although they might give you a quick caffeine boost, the long te...

Battle of the fall treats

Battle of the fall treats

By: Madalyn Webb, Abby Lycan, and Regan O'Brien

November 2, 2018


Filed under Bakeries and Desserts, Battle of, Food, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Restaurant Guide, Showcase

Our taste buds drove us to downtown Geneva to try the fall delicacies in the midst of the beloved fall season. The large chain we chose is one that is well known and loved by all ages. It’s everywhere you go, even if you try to avoid it. Starbucks. The Pumpkin Spice Frappuccino is one of the...

Must make summer recipes

Must make summer recipes

By: Ashley Manzo

May 31, 2018


Filed under Food, Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Ridiculously easy and fresh strawberry shortcake On a hot summer day, this recipe is perfect to have as a snack or dessert. No need to stress, just add a few ingredients together and enjoy. Ingredients: Store-bought angel food cake Store-bought heavy whipping cream 1 pint of fresh Strawberries...

Lucky treats to make for St. Patrick’s day

Lucky treats to make for St. Patrick’s day

By: Ella Miller, Reporter

March 16, 2018


Filed under Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

These festive shamrock desserts are great treats for this St. Patrick's day. Follow these quick steps and your friends and family will devour them at your St Patrick's day gathering. Shamrock pretzel pops You will need: 1 bag of mini pretzels 1 bag green candy melts Confetti sprinkles ¼ ...

December 9: Peppermint Oreo Truffles and Eggnog Pie

December 9: Peppermint Oreo Truffles and Eggnog Pie

By: Gianna Provenzano, Reporter

December 9, 2017


Filed under 25 Days Of Christmas, Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

The complete Christmas party includes laughter of family and friends, a couple candid Christmas pictures, a lit up tree and a table of delicious desserts. A classic oreo truffle with a holiday peppermint twist, or a simple eggnog pie? You choose, but both will be the perfect Christmas party treat...

Childhood treats that will never be forgotten

Childhood treats that will never be forgotten

By: Kt Mattern, Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

Cosmic Brownie This sweet treat is both addicting as it is sentimental. With a thick texture, the flavor melts in your mouth as you chew through the sweetness. Along with the smooth frosting, cosmic brownies also have multiple colorful sprinkles, adding a crunch to the chew. Whether you’re young or old,...

Spooky treats that will give you good eats

Spooky treats that will give you good eats

By: Gabrielle Faletto, Editor

October 24, 2017


Filed under Features, Food, Lifestyle, Showcase

https://youtu.be/b_akqZgd4dU As Halloween approaches in just a week, be sure to check out and try these yummy treats. They are perfect to bring to Halloween festivities and they are sure to be a conversation starter. Monster Mash Oreos Ingredients: Oreos White Chocolate Chips Black Icing Gel Lo...

A fall treat for people with dietary restrictions

A fall treat for people with dietary restrictions

By: Ally Smith, Editor

September 23, 2016


Filed under Features, Food, Lifestyle

  Ingredients 2 apples (peeled or unpeeled), cored and roughly chopped (I used gala apples) ½ cup chopped walnut pieces 2 tablespoons honey 1 teaspoon ground cinnamon   Put all the ingredients into a blender, I used a nutribullet, and blend until smooth.   I enjoyed t...

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