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Starting mental health wellness

Lauren Kostakis and Caroline Berry March 8, 2024

Teen mental health has been a topic of discussion for decades but has only become so widely discussed in recent years. The struggle to balance academic, personal, work and activity related stress has caused...

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....


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...

Staycation ideas for spring break

Staycation ideas for spring break

Naarada Samarasinghe, Opinion Editor March 29, 2022

Although COVID-19 restrictions have significantly lifted over the past few months, the threat of disease transmission in travel through planes, trains and buses have forced many to be apprehensive towards...

Good morning routine for students

Good morning routine for students

John Williamson and Sarah Prillaman, Staff Writers March 29, 2022

Starting off your day on a positive note sets the tone for the rest of the day. A morning routine gives you the opportunity to take control of your schedule instead of your schedule controlling you. A...

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