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I Admit…

I Admit…

Everybody has done something that they wouldn’t have admitted to back then… but who admits to it now? “I admit I fart in class.” (Male, Sophomore) “I admit I’m embarrassed by my race.” (Male, Senior) “I admit I like eating baby powder.” (Female, Senior) “I admit I have a crush on my best friend’s girlfriend.” (Male, Junior) “I admit my […]

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BROMANCE – Justin Carroll; Walter Dunn

BROMANCE – Justin Carroll; Walter Dunn Bestfriends since the 2nd grade Justin Carroll and Walter Dunn are very close. Sports brought them to where they are now, that’s their signature thing. “We never have big arguments, nothing that last longer than a day,” says Walter. Choosing to be Beavis and Butthead because they always find something to do, never serious […]

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The Second Prom- A Special Thanks To Mrs.Youngblood

The Second Prom- A Special Thanks To Mrs.Youngblood

Alternative prom is a second chance to be with your friends and have fun if you didn’t have a chance to go to prom. Also get to spend time with the EC kids. It was held in the Cafeteria on Friday, April 12, 2013. This year everyone volunteered and brought food, next year you could also bring food and be […]

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How To: Rope Braid

How To: Rope Braid

1. Brush out your hair. 2. Take the top portion of hair at the crown of your head and split it in two. 3. Twist both strands clockwise. 4. Place the second strand over the first counterclockwise. 5. Add in hair from the sides (like in a French braid) and make sure hair is still twisted clockwise. 6. Repeat steps […]

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Celebrities: We Have Flaws

Celebrities: We Have Flaws

We all admire actors, actresses, or anyone famous in general.  They seem impossibly perfect, but are they really?  If celebrities do struggle, most are not very open about it.  Jennifer Lawrence of the Hunger Games is not one of them.   When she was cast for the Hunger Games, she was criticized heavily because many people thought she wasn’t thin enough […]

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College Loans – Made Easy

College Loans – Made Easy

College can be really overwhelming, especially when dealing with balancing your finances. There are a lot of different types of student loans out there and some people, especially seniors would like some clarity. Here is a confusion- free way to see which student loan may be right for you. Subsidized Stafford Loan In order to obtain this loan you must […]

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10 Tanning Myths Debunked

10 Tanning Myths Debunked

There is a lot of controversy over tanning on what is safe and not safe. Here are the facts. Myth: Tanning beds are safer than outdoor tanning. Fact: Indoor tanning is more associated with melanoma than sunburns are. Myth: If you get a base tan before vacation then you are completely free from skin damage. Fact: Though you would be […]

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The Reality of Dating Abuse

The Reality of Dating Abuse

One in three high school students have been in an abusive relationship. Dating abuse is not discriminative; it can happen to anyone including both boys and girls. Dating abuse is defined as a pattern of destructive behaviors used to exert power and control over a dating partner. The first type of abuse is physical. Physical abuse is the most obvious […]

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Cinderella’s Wardrobe

Cinderella’s Wardrobe

The story of Cinderella is a story that touches everyone who has read it.  It is the ultimate transition from ordinary to princess for a night that every girl dreams of.  This is what Cinderella’s Closet makes possible for girls who can’t afford the price of being a princess for a night.  Mrs. Dobbin represents West Johnston’s section of Cinderella’s […]

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Cars That Standout

Cars That Standout

Above Brandon Hudson stands beside his 1967 Chevrolet Camaro SS.  “It is fully restored, and averages around 8 MPG,” says Brandon.  “It’s a classic muscle car.”   Below Megan Gibbons stand with her 2012 Kia Forte Coup.  “It averages around 30 MPG ,” says Megan.  “My favorite thing about it is it’s white so it won’t get dirty fast.”   […]

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