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Age 18 and all grown up

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November 1, 2007

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By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> Senior Victoria Schultz moved out when she turned 18 Oct. 6, complete with attendance to X-Fest for celebration. Schultz said the move went smoothly and that she faced no compli...

Students find alternative ways to exercise

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November 1, 2007

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By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> Brightly colored animations played across the screen of sophomore Landon Yan’s TV, as columns of arrows scrolled to the top. Yan stomped on the dance pad laying on the floo...

Thanksgiving redefined

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November 1, 2007

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By: Sarah Sheafer <[email protected]> It started as a tradition. A tradition formed by the women of the house and a tradition that started at 4 a.m. It was Black Friday, and it was time to shop. Every Thanksgiving,...

Students prepare for Halloween to have fun with friends

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October 11, 2007

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By: Hera Ashraf <[email protected]> "My friends and I went to several neighborhoods. I think I was dressed up as Thomas the Tank Engine," sophomore Hannah Lencheck said. Lencheck is one of many students at this school ...

Students celebrate unique names

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October 10, 2007

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By: Lexi Muir <[email protected]> For senior Bendex Stevenson, having a unique name brought confidence, strength, and a great sense of humor to his life. “I think it’s made me be more outgoing towards people,” h...

Gaining weight, losing curves

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October 10, 2007

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By: Michelle Hu <[email protected]> Sophomore Daniel B. Lange is currently taking two courses this semester that are weighted: honors chemistry and honors pre-calculus. Both of these classes have gone through changes in diffic...

Students focus on school, not work

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October 10, 2007

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By: Ashleigh Dwyer  <[email protected]> As this school year begins, many students realize the overwhelming pressures of trying to have a “grown-up life” and continue with their education. Senior Lauren Rutherford is no ...

Co-curricular expenses increase, students must pay more to participate

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October 10, 2007

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By: Lily Zhao <[email protected]> Carrying her equipment, shoes and change of clothes to color guard practice is something junior Alexandria Weller is required to do. These items needed for practice are all paid for, so whi...

Create your own costume

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October 10, 2007

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By: Hera Ashraf <[email protected]> Every October, sophomore Hannah Lencheck starts to prepare for Halloween. And just about every year, she said, she makes her own costume. She said it has become a tradition for her. ...

Lot may have nuts and bolts for a crash

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September 26, 2007

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By: Sarah Sheafer <[email protected]> She had heard of the stories, but it had never affected her until now. This time she saw it for herself. When junior Elizabeth Holt started driving, she witnessed a car cras...

Q&A with Director of Orchestras, Soo Han

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September 26, 2007

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By: Mary Queisser <[email protected]> Q: What college did you attend? A: IU Jacob’s School of Music. Q: How long have you been teaching? A: Six years. Q: Where have you previously taught? A: I taught three...

…the easy way or the hard way?

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September 26, 2007

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By: Lily Zhao <[email protected]> After having performed in numerous local competitions and having played at Carnegie Hall not once, but twice, one would think that senior Yue Jiang would take it easy his senior year ...