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March 13, 2008

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By: Erin Lowe <[email protected]> Every year on the night before State, the men’s volleyball team follows its tradition of toilet papering the coach’s house. Even with John Harmon as its new coach, this will likely be...

The cost of staying current

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February 29, 2008

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By: Erin Lowe <[email protected]> Walking down the hallway, junior Alixandra “Ali” Decaudin notices two other girls wearing Ugg boots. She herself has a pair of brown Ugg boots, but Decaudin said she does not know w...

The Internet, it’s all the rage

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February 29, 2008

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By: Lily Zhao <[email protected]> Junior Danshi Su’s weekdays pretty much run the same course; he gets home, finishes his homework and then sits down with his obsession: his computer, which contains all of his precious vi...

Losing one of our own

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February 7, 2008

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By: Rebecca Xu <[email protected]> They sped down the road. Her mother instructed her to press a towel against the dog’s wounds to stop the bleeding and keep still. Gidget, a blonde, medium-sized, poodle and Pekingese ...

No Horsing Around

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February 7, 2008

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By: Mallory St. Claire <[email protected]> Most teenagers ask for cars for their 16th birthdays. Most teenagers do not get a magnificent black Friesian stallion instead; but such was the case for sophomores Alison a...

The Anarchist

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January 24, 2008

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By: Shireen Korkzan <[email protected]> Senior Frank Schwarzkopf shares his political view. Q: How do you consider yourself as a self-proclaimed anarchist? A: “To me, what anarchism means is voluntarism. That means ...

Candidates work hard to connect with young voters

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January 24, 2008

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By: Ellie Seta <[email protected]> Sitting at her usual lunch table with a few of her closest friends, junior Leah Elston eats her typical cafeteria lunch. Murmurs of gossip fill the table as Elston and her friends chat ...

Around the world in five minutes

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December 12, 2007

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By: HiLite Staff North America 1. Christmas today in North America is a conglomerate of cultures and traditions from all over the world. 2. The Christmas tree, Advent calendars and gingerbread house all came from Germany. 3....

A reason to celebrate

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December 12, 2007

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By: Min Qiao <[email protected]> Something was wrong. It was a Friday night and she was at an after-party for the football game. But at merely 11 p.m., far earlier than she usually got tired, senior Ann (Annie) Greenb...

Taking it to the edge

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November 14, 2007

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By: Mary Quiesser <[email protected]> After several falls, hours on the slope and practice on a wakeboard, senior Harry Bradford accomplished his hardest snowboarding trick: a back-flip. “It’s such a rush, like ...

The winter time dilemma

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November 14, 2007

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By: Rosemary Boeglin <[email protected]> The skies grow darker, the days are shorter and the not welcoming chill of cold weather sneaks up every year officially on December 21. Not only does it sound gloomy, winter c...

Ambidexterity

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October 31, 2007

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By: Renny Logan <[email protected]> Q&A with Colin Ray, a student who can use both his hands equally well When did you first realize you were ambidextrous? It was probably in preschool when my parents were trying t...