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AP tests break the bank

AP tests break the bank

by | April 22, 2013

Two-hundred and ten dollars. The things I could do with that money are endless. I could fly to a city I’ve never been to before, I could go to five A’s games this summer,... Read More

The senior voice: Calm down about prom dresses

The senior voice: Calm down about prom dresses

by | April 8, 2013

Created March 7 at 9:23 pm. That’s about 2 months, or 10 weeks, or 65 days, or 1,560 hours, or 93,600 minutes, or even 5,616,000 seconds until Senior Ball. That’s when the “PROM Dresses”... Read More

Get a room: Why PDA should be private displays of affection

Get a room: Why PDA should be private displays of affection

by | April 8, 2013

I’m walking to class, minding my own business, I walk towards my locker, and BAM, a couple is making out right next to my locker. It’s warm, the weather is nice, spring is in... Read More

‘Big Brother’ needs to back off

‘Big Brother’ needs to back off

by | April 8, 2013

“Big Brother is watching you.” Although we are not to the point of a ‘Big Brother’ scenario George Orwell describes in 1984, we are getting increasingly closer to world like Orwell describes. Upon hearing... Read More

Senior voice: in March

Senior voice: in March

by | March 25, 2013

When my baseball bag hits the cement, a hat, belt and three balls spill out, rolling down the street. Even my cup manages its way to the pavement. The bag’s zipper has been broken... Read More

Powder puff 2013: how to play positively and keep it classy

Powder puff 2013: how to play positively and keep it classy

by | March 20, 2013

A senior girl tackles a junior girl into the dirt, pulling her hair and stomping on her face. She gets possession of the football and jumps up to run for the touchdown. She makes... Read More

Men’s short shorts making a comeback

Men’s short shorts making a comeback

by | March 20, 2013

Rejoice! Once again, short shorts are returning to popular society, but with an unexpected twist. In a classic trend reborn, fashionable guys everywhere are reintroducing men’s short shorts to the world through the brand... Read More

Use proper grammar to score chicks

Use proper grammar to score chicks

by | March 20, 2013

So I’m Facebook chatting with this cute guy. Everything’s great, were talking about the Forty Niners in the Super Bowl, which is currently playing on the TV in front of me. Suddenly, he chats... Read More

Piedmont Compliments hinders more meaningful personal interactions

Piedmont Compliments hinders more meaningful personal interactions

by | February 27, 2013

“He is the cause of all my happiness.” “Her hair smells amazing.” “I don’t know a girl that would not jump on that.” These are just some of the few odd compliments shown on... Read More

Applicants should test local waters

Applicants should test local waters

by | February 25, 2013

We’ve all heard about the magical cliché that some people walk onto a college campus and they “just know” it’s the place for them. According to the US Department of Education, the number of... Read More