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Five tips to stay motivated

Five tips to stay motivated

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

May 29, 2014

Let’s face it. We’ve all done that thing where we close our laptops, shut our notebooks, zip up our pencil cases, and tell ourselves that it’s time to get some sleep, even when our homework has yet to be completed. And now that we’re less than three weeks away from The End of long nights,...

Rest in peace simple Snapchat

Rest in peace simple Snapchat

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

May 4, 2014

On May 1, Snapchat released an update that included the highly-requested “Snapchat Chat.” Now, Snapchat can not only be used to send unattractive selfies to friends, but also to send messages and live-chat. “Until today, we felt that Snapchat was missing an important part of conversation: presen...

Seniors say goodbye to Y-Drives

Seniors say goodbye to Y-Drives

Claudia Chen, Features Editor

April 28, 2014

Many years ago, the polished stainless steel of refrigerators was a rare sight; numerous quizzes and art projects hid any shiny surface. Now, instead of refrigerators, students’ Y-Drives hold their memories and accomplishments, with years and years of essays, projects and pictures. There is the pr...

Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders

Choice between lifetime and team physical education splits genders

Claudia Chen, Sports Editor

April 3, 2014

For several weeks, students have been selecting classes. Honors or A? Culinary or drawing? And for sophomores this year: lifetime or team physical education? Guidance counselor Deborah Slocum said that the choice is gender-divided, with most boys choosing team and most girls deciding on lifetime; for ma...

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