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Fashion’s everlasting role in social movements

Emma Defot, Staff Writer June 2, 2023

The late 20th century is known for its various distinct styles of fashion, spanning across decades of trends. High waisted trousers, denim jackets and bright colors are staples of iconic ‘80s fashion,...

The misconceptions of dieting and personal health

Teddy Lewis, Sports Editor June 2, 2023

In today's society, the attempt for a healthy lifestyle has become increasingly sought after. With social media influencers promoting dieting trends, it is easy to always be chasing "perfect" body standards....


The return of disposable cameras

Varenya Rao-Mallela, Lifestyle Editor June 2, 2023

Film photography is making a huge comeback in the social media world. Many teens are into its retro, simplistic feel. Digital photography uses photodetectors and electronic appliances to take photos,...


Gilmore Girls: A comprehensive ranking of Rory’s boyfriends

Emma Defot, Staff Writer February 16, 2023

On Oct. 5  2000, the series “Gilmore Girls” graced screens for the first time. Since its release nearly 23 years ago, “Gilmore Girls” has quickly become a cult classic and is just as synonymous...

Pinterest’s Resurrection

Megan Mills, Entertainment Editor February 16, 2023

Since its inception, Pinterest has been the social media platform used to spark creativity, give inspiration and allow for people to explore niche interests and aesthetics. In 2011, Pinterest received...

To Care or Not to Care? That is the Question

Aidan Jones, Editor-in-Chief January 10, 2023

Ah, senior year. The last one should be the best one right? We already survived junior year, so we should be fine! Well, the optimistic view of senior year that we all begin with is seemingly crushed into...

Self Care Is Not Selfish

Rachel Brown, In-Depth Editor January 10, 2023

As a community, we often put the needs of others before our own. When we are actively supporting others, taking a step back at times and caring for ourselves is vital. This idea of self-care has been brought...

Tips for Avoiding Gift-Giving Stress

Leo Moskowitz, Staff Writer January 10, 2023

The holiday season is great for connecting family and friends through many ways, a prominent one being gifting. It is a great experience that comes around every year but there are obstacles people may...

A guide for first time voters

A guide for first time voters

Audrey Bhagi, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

With election day coming up, this guide will provide Madison’s 18-year-olds with an overview of what you should know before voting.  Election day this year is on Tuesday, Nov. 8, where voters will...

Best fall foods on church street

Best fall foods on church street

Anika Chandra, Staff Writer November 1, 2022

Warm light glinted off of Church Street’s red bricks as I strolled down this beloved cornerstone of Vienna with a loaf of fresh bread in one hand and custard in the other; the air had finally turned...

Cycles of Fashion Trends

Cycles of Fashion Trends

Molly Carrigan, Editor-in-Chief November 1, 2022

Fashion has a funny way of coming back, and 2000’s fashion is no exception. With a kaleidoscope of colors and styles, Y2K  trends which were the first to be popularized by the internet, which had a...

Study advice from teachers and students

Study advice from teachers and students

Cate Langhorn, Editor-in-Chief March 29, 2022

We’ve all been there, realizing you have a test the next day having done nothing to prepare. Maybe it’s that the material is not making sense, or you’re just not clicking with the teacher, or maybe...

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