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Prom’s expensive. Save money and do your own hair. Here’s how.

Prom’s expensive.  Save money and do your own hair.  Here’s how.

Liz Malone, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Looking to save some money on getting your hair done for prom? From my experience of going to prom, I know how expensive it can be and worrisome figuring out how much the end cost will be. It’s already expensive enough to get a dress for prom let alone getting your hair, makeup and possibly nails done...

Prom’s expensive… save money with this at-home “half-up/half-down” hair tutorial

Prom’s expensive… save money with this at-home “half-up/half-down” hair tutorial

Liz Malone, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Here is another cheap end tutorial to do your hair for prom. All you're going to need are things you could easily find in your house. Doing your hair yourself or having a friend do it can save you a lot of time and money. Materials needed:  curling iron, brush, bobby pins, and small hair elastic ...

Prom’s expensive… save money with this at-home beautifully braided updo tutorial

Prom’s expensive… save money with this at-home beautifully braided updo tutorial

Liz Malone, Reporter

May 11, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Here is another prom hairstyle you can do at home and save a ton of money! You can have your mom, friend or even yourself do it! Materials needed: a curling iron, small hair elastics, bobby pins, and hair spray. This is optional, but curl all the hair so it all stays together once it is up. ...

Prom’s expensive…save money with this at-home updo tutorial

Prom’s expensive…save money with this at-home updo tutorial

Liz Malone, Reporter

May 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle

Below are step-by-step instructions on how to create a gorgeous updo for prom.  This hairstyle is simple enough for you to do yourself at home or or have one of your friends do for you. Materials needed: hair spray, small elastics, bobby pins, curling iron 1. Curl all of the hair so that it is easy to wor...

Avoid a lemon- how to buy a cheap car

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

May 2, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

It is a fact in life that vehicles are very expensive to purchase and maintain, but what if you could purchase a car for around the same price as a new iPhone? That is possible, but only if you know what to look for— and what to avoid. Budget The saying, “you get what you pay for”, i...

Relax, have fun… and wear a tiara

Relax, have fun… and wear a tiara

Madison Martin, Editor in chief

March 30, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

When I was five-years-old, I would beg my mother to let me wear my favorite dress-up princess dress to the grocery store, and as a seven-year-old, I would frequently show up in public with dandelions and clovers intentionally tangled in my hair. As a child, I cared about people's opinion of me a...

A Powerful Force- World Water Day 2018

A Powerful Force- World Water Day 2018

Abi Whitcomb, Opinions Editor

March 23, 2018


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Every day, we take a clean drop of H2O for granted. We stand and think about outrageous things for way too long in a hot shower and buy plastic bottles of the “world’s best water”. Americans use 100 gallons of water per day- the highest in the world. The safeness of our drinking water isn’t something that people in developed countries have to wo...

A-Z ideas of ways you can spend your Valentine’s Day!

A-Z ideas of ways you can spend your Valentine’s Day!

Amy Overhulser, Reporter

February 14, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Valentine's Day is around the corner, but yet again you have no plans... or your boyfriend just dumped you. Stop worrying— there’s no need to fret! Here are some ideas to help you still have fun on the “happiest day of the year”: Galentine’s Day Hang out with your friends by going o...

V-Day shouldn’t feel like D-Day

V-Day shouldn’t feel like D-Day

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

February 13, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

Okay lovers, third wheels and others. There are five days until the fourteenth of February, a day misinterpreted and commercialized to the point where the organic aisle runs out of the grocery store screaming, “No! Not Valentine’s Day!” So here’s what I have to advise you. GUYS: First off, never buy a...

Hold the Cold!

Hold the Cold!

Rachel St. Louis, Reporter

January 9, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

The fireplace is empty and you are freezing to the bone. The heat hasn’t kicked on, and the only warmth you know are the blankets you were once wrapped in. You throw on a sweatshirt or two, frantically trying to find socks so your feet won’t completely freeze the second they hit the floor. It’s w...

An inside scoop on the high school job search

An inside scoop on the high school job search

Alex McIntosh, Reporter

January 3, 2018


Filed under Lifestyle, Showcase

When job hunting, it can quickly become apparent that the amount of options is overwhelming. Reading about the experiences of other students may be a helpful tool when conducting your search. There are many opportunities out there, and it is up to you to find your best fit.  McDonald’s Of all the food establishments that do...

Getting in the zone: Benefits of meditation

Getting in the zone: Benefits of meditation

Sean Cavanaugh, News Editor

December 19, 2017


Filed under Health, Lifestyle, Showcase

Is adding meditation to your daily routine beneficial to your health? People think meditation is just for monks and hippies, but many people that you encounter throughout the day might make it part of their daily routine. Meditation is a great way to help athletes focus. An athlete’s focus could make o...

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