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Three ways to prevent boredom during February break

Three ways to prevent boredom during February break

Madison Martin, Reporter

February 24, 2016


Filed under LIFESTYLE, Showcase

It’s February vacation and the majority of your friends are out of the country, while you are trapped in your house for what seems like what is going to be a dreary and poor excuse for a vacation. Your parents are at work, so there is no car available for you and no one to drag you across town to ...

This DIY tomato mask will help to clear your acne

This DIY tomato mask will help to clear your acne

Mary-Katherine Marcotte, Reporter

February 18, 2016


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An overwhelming amount of teens have acne, and spend a lot of money trying to combat it with just chemicals. This tomato face mask will add vitamins and moisture to your face, targeting the harshest of acne clusters. According to The World's Healthiest Foods, one of the most prominent vitamin...

Valentine’s Day guide to romance on a budget

Valentine’s Day guide to romance on a budget

Katie Boucher and Emma Payeur

February 13, 2016


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Your valentine is one in a million, but you don't have to spend a million to show them you care. There are dozens of creative ways to save cash and still show your significant other a good time on Valentine’s Day.  Here are a few ideas: Cook dinner instead of going to a restaurant: Just imagin...

Incorporating mindfulness into your everyday life

Incorporating mindfulness into your everyday life

Micaela McCormick, Reporter

February 12, 2016


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It may seem like a simple thing to practice, but it does require discipline and dedication. However, with time and patience, it is something you can start to incorporate in your everyday life and soon begin to enjoy all of the health benefits that come with it. Here are a few ways you can begin to incorporate a mindful living into your daily routine.

Winter Fashion Feature: Kiley White

Winter Fashion Feature: Kiley White

Emily Schackart, Photography Director & Lifestyle Editor

February 10, 2016


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

During the winter months, it can be hard to remain stylish whilst embodying comfort and warmth. Junior Kiley White proves that the snow and ice is not an obstacle for her when it comes to fashion. Often seen sporting her puffer vests and Bean Boots, or an occasional dress with riding boot...

Second semester: Get organized, stay motivated

Second semester: Get organized, stay motivated

Emily Schackart, Photography Director & Lifestyle Editor

January 27, 2016


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Leaking pens, broken pencils, piles of old worksheets. If this sounds anything like your backpack or locker situation, it’s time to reevaluate for second semester. Out with the old, in with the new We all know the back-to-school rush every August. Buying a brand new set of school supplies on s...

New Year’s Resolutions: Organization, tips, and more

New Year’s Resolutions: Organization, tips, and more

Emily Schackart, Photography Director

January 4, 2016


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“New year, new me.” You see it all the time: on tweets, on Instagram captions, on Facebook posts. At the beginning of every year, everyone gets the notion that this year will be better than the last. Bucketlists of better diets, frequent exercising, and generally unattainable goals are created ...

Winter Fashion Feature: Abby Follansbee

Winter Fashion Feature: Abby Follansbee

Emily Schackart, Photography Director

January 4, 2016


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE, Showcase

Although she misses the snow, freshman Abby Follansbee isn’t going to let a dry December stop her from breaking out the winter wardrobe. Follansbee loves the cold weather because it’s “perfect for flannels,” a staple item for any New England closet. Follansbee goes shopping several ...

Recipe: Quick and easy reindeer cookies

Recipe: Quick and easy reindeer cookies

Emily Schackart, Photography Director

December 23, 2015


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     With Christmas right around the corner, the aroma of fresh baked cookies fill kitchens across the country as people anxiously prepare for holiday festivities. These quick and simple reindeer cookies take holiday baking to the next level, and are perfect for any upcoming holiday parties. A pla...

Winter Fashion Feature: Anna Kemball-Cook

Winter Fashion Feature: Anna Kemball-Cook

Emily Schackart, Photography Director

December 4, 2015


Filed under Fashion, LIFESTYLE

The typical New England winter is fast-approaching and is sure to bring lots of snow and slush for the upcoming months. To prepare for these frigid conditions, junior Anna Kemball-Cook shares some of her fashion-forward tips on looking her best during the inevitably chilly winter months. When it c...

Pumpkin cheesecake, the perfect dessert this holiday season

Pumpkin cheesecake, the perfect dessert this holiday season

Madison Martin, Reporter

November 26, 2015


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It’s that time of year when pumpkin takes over everything from lattes, to donuts, to cookies to cheesecake. Fall in love with pumpkin this autumn before the snow falls from the sky. Pumpkin cheesecake is a delicious seasonal take on the classic dessert. It will make a perfect addition to any Thanksgiving...

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