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Review: Day Designer’s elaborate twist on typical “to-do” list

Review: Day Designer’s elaborate twist on typical “to-do” list

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

January 25, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

For many of us, each new year brings a new planner. I’m a firm believer in the power of a well-thought out planner. I’ve tried everything from Mambi’s elaborate “Happy Planner” to pocket-sized Target brand agendas. I’ve even tried iPhone apps and digital calendars in an attempt to be modern and efficient, bu...

How to cure a bad day

How to cure a bad day

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

January 9, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

2017 is bound to have some bad days. It’s inevitable. What makes a bad day “bad?” It could be plans that fell through at the last minute, a bad hair day, or a fight with your bestfriend. Sometimes, it doesn’t take much for us to have a bad day, and often times it can feel like a downward ...

Cure winter boredom with these snow-friendly activities

Cure winter boredom with these snow-friendly activities

Morgan Grant, Reporter

January 4, 2017


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Winter is upon us, and it appears that boredom always accompanies bad weather. During the winter it can be difficult to find fun activities. Although the snow can prevent us from our usual outdoor activities, such as sunbathing or outdoor sports, there are plenty of seasonal activities to try. If ...

What to buy your girlfriend for Christmas

What to buy your girlfriend for Christmas

Sean Cotter and Kiley White

December 20, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Every year, mankind is faced with the same question that has daunted them for all of eternity: “What do I get my girlfriend for Christmas?” What to get, how much to spend and the level of sentimentality the gift should have really all comes down to how long you've been dating. With all thi...

Hairstyles for the holidays

Hairstyles for the holidays

Alexandra Laverriere, Reporter

December 1, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

The perfect holiday hairdo: elegant, easy, and comfortable. However, recreating complex hairstyles can pose a challenge. These three styles are ideal for any holiday occasion, as they look professional and are easy to achieve. Each unique hairdo requires minimal supplies and takes less than five...

Don’t mock the Birkenstock

Don’t mock the Birkenstock

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

November 2, 2016


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

"Hippie shoes." "Jesus sandals."  The bane of some people’s existence: Birkenstocks. In the midst of winter during 2015, I purchased my first pair of Birkenstocks directly from birkenstockusa.com. That’s right - I didn’t even use Amazon Prime. I waited a full five to six business days for m...

Pick a venue with the right menu

Pick a venue with the right menu

Lizy Stubbs, Opinions Edior

October 19, 2016


Filed under A & E, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

We just wanted to go out to eat together as a team.  How hard could it be to find a restaurant that members of the girls' cross country could all agree on? Apparently, harder than we thought.  We ended up in Main Lot for 37 minutes trying to decide. We stood, then sat, and eventually laid on t...

Fall Fashion Feature: Parker MacIntyre

Fall Fashion Feature: Parker MacIntyre

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Sophomore Parker MacIntyre is LSO’s first male fashion feature, and for good reason. Every day, MacIntyre comes to school in a new color-coordinated outfit. He can often be seen sporting sweaters and khakis to compliment his preppy style. “My biggest style inspiration is my brother, Owen,” MacI...

Fall Fashion Feature: Olivia Wilson

Fall Fashion Feature: Olivia Wilson

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

September 15, 2016


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Autumn is right around the corner, and some of us can’t wait to delve into fall fashion. Senior Olivia Wilson is one of many. Wilson is always on top of trends, whether she is sporting her Birkenstocks or colored denim. Fall fashion is a favorite among trendsetters, and senior Wilson is no exc...

How to have better mornings

How to have better mornings

Emily Schackart, Online Chief, Lifestyle Editor

September 1, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Waking up earlier is indubitably one of the worst parts about going back to school. The sound of your phone vibrating off your nightstand, or loudly chiming that horrible radar noise, is definitely not an ideal way to start your day. In movies, waking up in the morning seems to be a pleasure: sun ...

Smoothie bowls shout “springtime” as a breakfast alternative

Smoothie bowls shout “springtime” as a breakfast alternative

Emily Schackart, Lifestyle Editor & Photography Director

May 6, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

According to Instagram and fitness magazines, smoothie bowls are the latest craze in the health department. A smoothie bowl is exactly what it sounds like: a smoothie that you eat with a spoon - no straw required. The most popular ingredient for a smoothie bowl originates from another superfood f...

Celebrate your surroundings this Earth Day

Celebrate your surroundings this Earth Day

Malissa Christie, Magazine Chief

April 22, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Happy Earth Day! Let Earth Day remind you to take a walk on the wild side. Vast green rainforests to the mysterious depths of the sea to unbounded miles of desert; Planet Earth, amongst our otherwise lifeless universe, is the home to countless intelligent and thriving forms of life. It is not...

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