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The “winter of discontent” lasts all summer long

The “winter of discontent” lasts all summer long

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

November 5, 2013


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Villainy all but oozes from sharp-tongued Richard III, who, as the duke of Gloucester, dives headlong into power-hungry plots of murder and treachery. This duke may be ugly as a dog, but, oh, does he have a way with words. Richard is one of Shakespeare’s most cold and callous, doing the feats of...

Shakespeare in our tongue

AMY LOWNDES, STAFF WRITER

November 5, 2013


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Next time you're breaking the ice by talking about a wild goose chase that has left you without a wink of sleep, you might be surprised to know how much you are quoting the Bard. In fact, William Shakespeare has had a profound effect on our language and the expressions we use today. Many phrases ...

From The Odyssey to Spongebob, literature gets a facelift

GILLIAN PERKINS, FOCUS EDITOR

October 28, 2013


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   Recently, almost every movie whose trailer rudely interrupts my YouTube watching has been completely unoriginal. They’re literally either representations of books, remakes of old movies, or true stories brought to the screen. Even those movies that do have original story lines have rotating themes...

It’s a graveyard smash hit

It’s a graveyard smash hit

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

October 6, 2013


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   Deck the halls with boughs of Stephen King movie adaptations because ‘tis the season to be spooky. With Halloween rearing its black and orange head, we find ourselves in a tizzy - how should we spend the season? If you’re a sucker for the weird and kooky, especially when it comes to film and mu...

Who needs Halloween?

Who needs Halloween?

GILLIAN PERKINS, FOCUS EDITOR

October 4, 2013


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Other fun activities to do in October Every year when fall comes around I get excited. I make plans with my family and friends and do everything in my power to make sure that one particular day in October is the best day of the year. That day is my birthday. However, something always gets in t...

Get scared this Halloween—and not from your empty wallet: Halloween attractions that won’t break the bank

Get scared this Halloween—and not from your empty wallet: Halloween attractions that won’t break the bank

SARINA SUTTON, STAFF WRITER

October 4, 2013


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It's a cool October night, and you're ready to have fun and unwind. However, you are starting to get tired because you've been standing in line for 40 minutes and still have another hour to go. Your hand subconsciously wanders to your wallet, and when you examine the contents, you're discouraged to discover...

Pumpkin, spice and everything nice: Fall recipes to perk up your palate

Pumpkin, spice and everything nice: Fall recipes to perk up your palate

AMY LOWNDES, STAFF WRITER

September 19, 2013


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They are popping up on doorsteps with glowing faces, piled high in churchyard patches, and their plasticized cousins clutter the aisles of Target. It is pumpkin season, no doubt. These great orange gourds are inescapable during the fall, yet nowadays most people don’t even think to put them to some ...

Moms on campus: TPO, POA, and Boosters

ELENA KLEIN, STAFF WRITER

May 1, 2013


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You see them in the quad, pass them in the office, and probably know their children better than you know them: the moms on campus are always on the move, making our school a better place. Dads, of course, are active on campus too, but with Mother’s Day coming up, I think it’s time we pay a little ex...

When Saving the Day is Taken too Far

LEXIE GARCIA, STAFF WRITER

May 1, 2013


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It’s a bird…It’s a plane…no, it’s helicopter mom and she’s taking over your life! The definition of helicopter mothering varies on the circumstance. Whether it’s cutting their twelve year old’s steak, over-parenting, or even attempting to follow their high school graduate to college, it com...

Mothers that make it work

Mothers that make it work

GILLIAN PERKINS, STAFF WRITER

May 1, 2013


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Being a middle or high school student, it’s often hard to keep a balance between school, homework, extracurriculars, and family—so hard, in fact, that many students give schoolwork and college preparations priority over family life, and parents have to make a special effort to spend time with their...

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