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Q&A with Cincinnati Women’s March Organizer Billie Mays (Part 1)

Q&A with Cincinnati Women’s March Organizer Billie Mays (Part 1)

Sydney Evans and Adhiti Chundur
February 16, 2017
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What did the women’s march mean to you? Me personally, it was inspiring and I think it gives all of us hope that we see everyone else ready to stand up and now that that has been three weeks and to see people still getting out and wanting to get involved and trying to make a difference in what is ...

IPA’s take over device sales

IPA’s take over device sales

Nathan Colliver, Staff Writer
February 16, 2017
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Apple introduced Siri on October 14, 2011. IOS 5 was the first software to have an interactive personal assistant on a phone or Apple iPad. In 2017 we have an updated Siri along with many other IPA’S (Intelligent Personal Assistant) such as Amazon’s “Alexa”, Microsoft’s “Cortana”, Google’s...

Writing through class

Writing through class

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
February 16, 2017
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Many students joined this class to develop their creative syntax skills. Creative Writing is a semester long class for sophomores through seniors. Both Mrs. Sophia Feist and Mr. Breen Reardon teach this class. This class tries to foster creative writing skills while opening students to different typ...

Student Council funds fun

Student Council funds fun

Alex Karev, Opinion Chief
February 15, 2017
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The Student Council provides fun events through the year, however, it can be extremely difficult to try to plan out all of them. “We have to split up into committees and do different genres or sections of homecoming and other events, which can be difficult at times because you have to work wit...

Baking beyond basics

Baking beyond basics

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 15, 2017
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"If baking is any labor at all, it's a labor of love. A love that gets passed from generation to generation," author Regina Brett once said. That love is witnessed every month by the American Sign Language (ASL) Club. For every meeting, the members receive treats that go beyond a simple batch o...

Mock trial rocks regionals

Mock trial rocks regionals

Jenna Bao, Creative Projects Director
February 14, 2017
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All rise for SHS mock trial victory. On Fri. Feb. 10, the varsity mock trial team headed to Batavia to take on the regional competition. The team not only advanced to the state competition but also became regional champions. “When we didn’t hear our name called in third or second place, I thought ...

Becoming an Evans

Becoming an Evans

Sydney Evans, Print Co-Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
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  My first experience with having a pet was when I was in elementary school. My parents had conceded defeat to my siblings and my constant nagging for a pet and they bought two goldfish.   The goldfish survived for all of two days, not even having a chance to be named. Thus I have remembered...

Stretching through afternoons

Stretching through afternoons

Allyson Bonhaus, Feature Chief
February 10, 2017
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Students meet in the mirror room every Monday after school. There Ms. Meredith Blackmore leads the students in yoga poses. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Blackmore makes sure that the club is open to beginners. Nothing should ever hurt as well, so if something starts to hurt there is an...

Match the Pet

Match the Pet

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
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Checklist for New Adopters

Checklist for New Adopters

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
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Adoption 101

Adoption 101

Harsimran Makkad, Web Editor-in-Chief
February 10, 2017
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