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Decorative, vibrant treat for spring

Decorative, vibrant treat for spring

By: Ashley Dorsey, Editor

April 2, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Quick, easy fix for the classic cookie dough crave

Quick, easy fix for the classic cookie dough crave

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

March 13, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Who doesn’t like the taste of raw cookie dough? Skip the risk of getting salmonella and try this recipe for delicious cookie dough dip. After a few simple steps using affordable ingredients, this mouth-watering treat can be made in no time. Ingredients: 8 ounces of cream cheese 1 stick of butter ...

Guide to living a healthier, active life

Guide to living a healthier, active life

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

February 19, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle

Staying in shape comes with not only hard work, but knowledge. Many people who want to stay fit might still have a few burning questions. General Manager of XSport Fitness Brian Kravcar offers his expertise in regards to everything someone needs to know about keeping active. XSport Fitness is a local gym in Batavia. Q: What is the healthiest lifestyle: vegan, vegetarian...

Curbing chocolate cravings with tasty truffles

Curbing chocolate cravings with tasty truffles

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

January 21, 2015


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Have a friend or family member's birthday coming up? Or is your sweet-tooth craving that extra-delicious treat? Skip the bland boxed-brownies and the boring pre-cut cookie dough; make some tasty, homemade chocolate truffles. They're so delightful, and they'll please every chocolate-lover. Ingredients: 3...

Keeping your spine in line

Keeping your spine in line

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

December 17, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

We all have caught ourselves doing it, whether it’s in the classroom, at the office, or at home. At times it’s tempting to let loose and let the shoulders slouch. Slouching may be a relaxing, temporary fix, but it has become a common bad habit for many. According to LiveStrong.com, millions of...

Delicious, festive holiday cookie recipe

Delicious, festive holiday cookie recipe

By: Jenna Lancaster, Reporter

December 15, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Everyone loves warm gooey chocolate chip cookies in the snowy winter season. Sink your teeth into this mouth-watering creation. So curl up with your favorite blanket and enjoy! Gather Ingredients. You will need: 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon baking soda 1 teaspoon salt 1 cup ...

The biggest shopping day of the year arrives

By: Jason Edwards, Reporter

December 3, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle

Junior Noah Jones knows that it is not only the girls who go Black Friday shopping. He firmly believes that it is just a stereotype that only girls go Black Friday shopping. Jones was asked where he usually goes on Black Friday and what he shops for. “Usually I go to Kohl’s, Carsons, Ross,...

Switching gears from summer clothing to fall

Switching gears from summer clothing to fall

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

September 29, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Tank tops, jean shorts, sandals and fun colors scream women’s summer fashion. Big sweaters, leggings and boots go hand- in- hand with fall fashion. Both seasons have very distinct looks, which can actually become a problem. What is one supposed to wear that last week of summer or that first month...

Making a pumpkin spice latte at home

Making a pumpkin spice latte at home

By: Taylor Eaves, Editor

September 15, 2014


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Attention all coffee lovers! With fall underway, Starbucks welcomes back their well-loved drinks. Their Pumpkin Spice Latte is a classic beverage that embraces fall. Not everyone has enough time in their day to drive out to the nearest Starbucks to grab this latte. With this recipe originally from T...

How to make a sweet treat

How to make a sweet treat

By: Maddy McDermot, Editor

May 21, 2014


Filed under Food, Lifestyle

Ingredients: For the Cookie Dough layer: 1/2 cup unsalted butter (at room temp) 1/4 cup brown sugar 3/4 cup white sugar 1 egg 1 1/4 tsp vanilla extract 1 1/4 cups AP flour 1/2 tsp salt 1/2 tsp baking soda 1/2 tsp baking powder 1 cup semi-sweet chocolate chips For the Oreo layer: 1 packag...

The struggle of quitting

The struggle of quitting

By: Austin Kintz, Editor

May 6, 2014


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

Everyone knows that addictions to drugs is real and a very serious matters. However, quitting might be the hardest part of it. Especially in high school, peer pressure can be a major reason students continue their drug-using habits. According to the National Institute on Drug Abuse, the cost of dr...

Dangerous drugs hitting the younger generations

Dangerous drugs hitting the younger generations

By: Gabby Cano, Editor

May 6, 2014


Filed under Health, Lifestyle

Children grow up with older individuals warning them of the harm that drugs cause, yet they also grow up in a society that promotes drug-related movies, television shows and music. So as these children begin to age, curiousity gets the best of many and drugs become a part of their life. Drugs are extremely...

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