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Gluten-free diets have become a fad here, but they aren’t for the average student

Gluten-free diets have become a fad here, but they aren’t for the average student

feature

May 23, 2013

It is lunchtime for junior Caroline Payne and, while her friends may be digging into a slice of pizza or a bowl of pasta, she pulls out her lunchbox to enjoy her typical meal of yogurt, fruit, lentil crackers and a sandwich on rice flour bread. When Payne cut gluten from her diet at the end of her fres...

House wraps up end-of-year events, plans for next year

Beats

May 9, 2013

According to speaker of the House Meredith Baranowski, the last House event for this school year, a volleyball tournament, will take place on May 11 from 1 to 2 p.m. on the outdoor volleyball courts. For returning students interested in being a Cabinet member next year, applications are due to the Activiti...

House plans for April 27 event and speaker of the House elections

Beats

April 26, 2013

According to speaker of the House Meredith Baranowski, capture the flag with a “color run” concept is scheduled to take place April 27 and will be the second-to-last House event. “Basically (the April 27 event) is a combination of capture the flag, dodge ball and a color run. Students will try ...

Music festivals increase in popularity

acumen

April 19, 2013

The year is 582 B.C.E and the first Pythian Games are sweeping through Ancient Greece. The sounds of auloi and citharas ring out as Greek musicians compete for the symbolic laurel wreath in the earliest recorded music festival. Fast forward over 2,000 years to 1969 in New York, when half a million concertgoers...

Student government elections for 2013-2014 year approach

Student government elections for 2013-2014 year approach

Beats

April 1, 2013

The search for the two current juniors who will lead the school next year as the Student Body President and the Speaker of the House, respectively, will soon be afoot. According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff, the election madness will begin on April 8 when ballot petitions are available in the Activities...

Houndstock no longer to occur

Houndstock no longer to occur

News

March 22, 2013

Every May, students, faculty and community members alike gather to hear the euphony of electric guitars, drums, keyboards and Greyhound voices ring out for six straight hours during the annual Houndstock event. However, this year the marathon of student bands will be silenced. According to House sponsor...

Students raise awareness for visually impaired

acumen

February 15, 2013

Junior Sean Edwards reaches up and runs his finger across the bumpy Braille lettering. His eyes masked with a blindfold, he calls off the room number to Dave Romano, instructor for students who have low vision, who tells him to try again. Edwards re-reads the dots, but with the same result. When Romano...

House prepares for final fundraiser, Dance Marathon

House prepares for final fundraiser, Dance Marathon

Beats

February 8, 2013

The last fundraising event for Dance Marathon is scheduled to take place on Feb. 20 from 6 to 8 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria. The annual event will include a spaghetti dinner and a silent auction, according to House sponsor Sarah Wolff. Tickets to the event are $5. “Last year we had over 4...

Students seek unique ways to meet rising college costs

Students seek unique ways to meet rising college costs

News

January 24, 2013

Senior Meredith Wettersten logs on to her computer, makes a few clicks with the mouse and quickly begins typing. Senior Mitchell “Mitch” Sobek suits up in his U.S. Army uniform, puts on his heavy boots and adjusts his cap. They’re two very different people in very different settings under very...

House prepares for Jan. 18 basketball tailgate fundraiser for Riley Hospital

Beats

January 14, 2013

As the Feb. 23 Dance Marathon event approaches, House, which is in charge of the annual fundraiser, is continuing its efforts to raise money. According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff, a tailgate will take place at 6 p.m. in the Freshman Cafeteria before the varsity basketball game on Jan. 18 with all ...

House prepares for Smoothie Smashdown on Dec. 15

House prepares for Smoothie Smashdown on Dec. 15

Beats

December 9, 2012

The last fundraising event for this semester is scheduled to take place on Dec. 15 in the Freshman Cafeteria. According to House sponsor Sarah Wolff, the event, called “Smoothie Smashdown”, is a three-year long tradition that pits pairs of students aBetta Lovers Guide.gainst each other to see whose smoothie recipe is number one...

Promoting education. Administration must acknowledge the importance of learning outside the classroom.

Promoting education. Administration must acknowledge the importance of learning outside the classroom.

perspectives

November 16, 2012

“Only a life lived for others is a life worth living,” Albert Einstein once famously said, speaking of the importance of volunteer work, and I can now attest that to be true. Four weeks ago I traveled to Guatemala for eight days to serve on a mission trip with the Castleton United Methodist Chur...