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Nepal en la frente: Measure of self-worth

Nepal en la frente: Measure of self-worth

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

April 30, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

I often times feel static in life. Unmoving in my hopes to become better. I made it my New Year’s, and really for the rest of my life, resolution to try to stop feeling like that. I am trying to be someone who can acknowledge that I have the personal power to shape my reality in the image that I wan...

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

5 ways to create the perfect graduation party

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

April 24, 2019


Filed under College, Features, Food, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

Use the Buffet Method for Serving Food Simply just lay out all the food on the table or a counter for all the party members to choose from. Buffets are also an easy way to host a party without being tied to the kitchen. Everyone can grab their food when they want.   Make a Pic...

Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

Marvel introduces its newest superhero: Captain Marvel

By: Bailey Prichard, Editor

April 2, 2019


Filed under Movies, Opinion, Pulse, Showcase

To the excitement of fans the newest superhero, Captain Marvel, has arrived. Captain Marvel has a superstar cast with many widely known Hollywood stars, including Brie Larson, who plays Carol Danvers, the main protagonist; Samuel L. Jackson, who plays a young Nick Fury; and Jude Law, who plays Y...

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

Guide to surviving Lollapalooza

By: Sami Callaghan, Editor

March 25, 2019


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Pulse, Showcase

Stay Hydrated      Standing in the heat, surrounded by thousands of people while dancing and singing along with your favorite artist might make you break a sweat. It is very important to make sure you are hydrating your body and replenishing all the water you are losing. Investing in ...

Nepal en la frente: Change

Nepal en la frente: Change

By: Abril Salinas, Executive

March 23, 2019


Filed under Blog, Lifestyle, Pulse, Showcase

The backyard of my abuelo’s house has always been my favorite place. I have memories of green covering my vision as I rolled down the hill that made up most of my grandparents' backyard. When the summer sun would beat down on us in an ungodly manner, the old willow tree abuelito had planted would serv...

Springing into something new

Springing into something new

By: Ashley Edwards, Executive

February 11, 2019


Filed under Books, Lifestyle, News, Pulse, School, Showcase, Uncategorized

Sliding into a comfy bed, wrapped up in a warm blanket with a good book is what every winter evening should have. Lorna Code, the librarian, purchases books every couple of months to keep the shelves stocked and students happy. The last shipment she received was mainly focused on different series and...

Choosing to decorate early

Choosing to decorate early

By: Ashley Manzo, Editor

December 17, 2018


Filed under Holidays, Lifestyle, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Showcase

It seems that there’s two kinds of people in this world: Those who go into Christmas mode before Thanksgiving and those who wait until after. Personally, I start planning presents and listening to holiday music in early November. My festiveness may be a little extreme, but what’s the harm in getti...

Films should not be prejudiced on perception

Films should not be prejudiced on perception

By: Ryan Lambert, Public Forum

December 7, 2018


Filed under Movies, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Uncategorized

I’ve heard people ask me something along the lines of, “Why would you watch that film?” This is typically a question provoked by me mentioning a film considered “old,” for “kids,” or “foreign” to the general public. As a film buff, with over 150 movie reviews under my belt and hundr...

Suncity: A diverse collection

Suncity: A diverse collection

By: Regan O'Brien, Reporter

November 28, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Music, Opinion, opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Technology

Pop/R&B music artist Khalid has been rising up the song charts these past few years. With his first single, Location, Khalid was able to hit the Billboard’s top ten for Hot R&B songs. His first album, American Teen, was released later in March of 2017, boosting him to become one of the most p...

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...

The spirit of Inktober

The spirit of Inktober

By: Isabella Haulk, Reporter

October 31, 2018


Filed under Featured Stories, Features, Lifestyle, Opinion, Pulse, Showcase, Technology

October is a special time for all aspiring artists, especially with the challenge that artist Jake Parker has created. Inktober is a month-long challenge where artists make one ink drawing each day that can connect with a prompt list. This can help with the main things traditional artists strugg...

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