Free online resources that promote productivity during quarantine

Madeleine Katz, Online Editor

April 28, 2020

Ivy league colleges are currently offering free online classes in a multitude of subjects. Descriptions of the classes along with a trailer and link to join can be found on the website, Class Central. There are hundreds of classes to choose from and diving deeper into an interesting subject...

Online sales take flight amid pandemic

Abercrombie has been emailing customers with alerts of sales ranging from 30% off to 60% off.

Emma Behrmann, Editor in Chief

April 28, 2020

Shopping at the mall, trying different things on, purchasing, and moving on to the next store became a thing of the past as social distancing and store closures became reality. Now shopaholics can only open up their internet browser, type in their favorite store, and click, scroll, and select away. With...

The best pets to own

Cats are one of the many to choose from as a pet

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

February 14, 2020

Pets can improve a person’s mood. No matter how angry, sad or stressed out someone may be, spending time with a pet can distract them. Pets are good for accompaniment which cam be especially beneficial to the elderly. Pets can make people feel accepted. Pets are also good listeners. Sharing Burdens...

Nostradamus’ bizzare predictions came true

Nostradamus' prophesies on the end of the world

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

Nostradamus published a book in 1555 containing 942 quatrains that allegedly predict famous future events. In reality, most of Nostradamus' prophecies are poorly translated and vaguely worded enough to encourage tons of speculation. Nostradamus was not just a tarot card reader or some astrologer who...

New Year, New Resolutions

New Year, New Resolutions

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

January 16, 2020

“New Year, New Me” is a typical sentence to hear at the start of each year. Resolutions are being made for new diets, more savings, or being more focused. Will the resolutions stick for the whole year, or just fade away as time goes? Many people decide on resolutions based on what they want to fix...

Will tragedy strike in 2020 like at the beginning of previous decades?

Grace Mercer, Staff Reporter

January 14, 2020

The new year has come, and people are gripping their seats in anticipation of what is to come. In fact, many things have kicked off the year with a shaky start, such as introducing a worldwide scare of World War 3 on the second day of the new year, and countries facing natural disasters. Compared to...

Ten of the oddest holiday gift ideas

Cassie Santella, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2019

Microwavable slippers These slippers called Warmies are available on Amazon for $25.49, and featured in Orpah's favorite things of 2019, make for the perfect holiday gift, especially in the winter season. These slippers are filled with millet grains and lavender flower. They are not only used to warm you...

Guide to Christmas Gifts

Allyson May, Staff Reporter

December 12, 2019

Buying, giving, and receiving are perks of Christmas each year, but stress about figuring out what to buy for people rolls around too. Trying to find that perfect gift for someone can sometimes be difficult when you cannot figure out what to buy. When it comes to parents, think of the little things that can sp...

‘Tis the season for Christmas trees

The variety of Christmas trees at Ergle Christmas Tree Farm.

Marla Mitchell, Staff Reporter

December 11, 2019

As Christmas comes rolling in, so the traditions that come with it. For over 30 years, taking a trip to Ergle Christmas Tree Farm has been a holiday tradition for many families in Central Florida. The Christmas tree is the centerpiece of tradition for many, when it pertains to the holidays. This time...

Headlines out of this world, except for Florida

Erin Behrmann, Staff Reporter

November 4, 2019

Florida man bites off neighbor’s Ear because he wouldn’t give him a cigarette. Only in Florida would a man go up to his neighbor, give him a bear hug and take a taste of his ear. This happened all over not being given a cigarette, but biting ears is not the only thing this neighbor does. He yells t...

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