Phobia of the Day

Maya Howell, new editor/writer
October 9, 2014
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Onierophobia is the fear of dreams. People with oneirophobia usually take Adderall, a stimulant which if taken recreationally, can cause you to stay awake longer. Doctors fear this because purposely losing sleep can cause sleep deprivation which can affect brain function after forty-eight hours of no...

Word of the Day

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 8, 2014
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Elevated; adj. Raised up, especially above the ground or above the normal level. “She was elevated into the air when a bright, shining light came in and abducted her.”

Inspirational Quote

Maya Howell, news editor/writer
October 7, 2014
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"And there was never an apple, in Adam's opinion, that wasn't worth the trouble you got into for eating it."- Neil Gaiman, American writer/musician (b.1960) Source:

This Day in History, October 6th

Maya Howell, News Editor/Writer
October 6, 2014
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1889: Moulin Rouge opens in Paris 1889: Thomas Edison show his first motion picture 1939: Adolf Hitler announces a plan to regulate the "Jewish" problem 1966: LSD (lysegic acid diethylamide) is first declared illegal in California 2013: 53 people are killed in political clashes in Egypt ...

This Day in History, September 29th

Maya Howell, News Editor/Writer
September 29, 2014
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61 B.C: Pompey the Great celebrates his third triumph for the victories over the pirates and the end of the Mithridatic Wars on his 45th birthday 1567: War of Religion breaks out in France between French Catholics and Protestants 1911: Italy declares war on the Ottoman Empire 1920: Baseball player...

Inspirational Quote

Maya Howell, News Editor/Writer
September 24, 2014
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“I’ve learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people won’t forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou (1928-2014)

The Woman of Wisdom

Tierra Delvey, Layout Editor
June 6, 2014
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“It had been said often that there are none so blind as those who will not see, there are people who go through life burdened by ignorance because they refuse to see. When they do not recognize the truth that they belong to their community and their community belongs to them; it is because the...

Elliot Rodger

Michele Stachowiak, Writer
June 6, 2014
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“Humanity…All of my suffering on this world has been at the hands of humanity particularly women. It has made me realize just how brutal and twisted humanity is as a species.” These are the words of blame by an estranged young man by the name of Elliot Rodger who took the lives of six people in...

San Diego Wildfires

Michele Stachowiak, Writer
May 21, 2014
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During the month of May, southern California experienced what is believed to be the start of the worst and most devastating wildfire season. With wildfire season initially beginning in June, ten fires erupted near southern California, with the majority of them appearing overnight. Nearly 2,000 acres...

Snapchat or Snaphack?

Michele Stachowiak
May 21, 2014
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Teenagers that are living in the age of technology should always trust their mother’s instincts. The widely known mobile messaging app Snapchat allows its users to send and receive photos that vanish within seconds. Parents are the number one spectators against their teens using the app. Consequently,...

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