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Minors Get Tattoos

Minors Get Tattoos

Isabella Magato, Cartoonist

November 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion

It is only legal to get a professionally done tattoo when you are of eighteen years of age, right? Wrong! If you have written consent from a parent or guardian, and the procedure is handled sanitarily, it is legal for a minor to get a tattoo. However, concerns have been raised about the safety a...

Nothing Bundt Perfect

Nothing Bundt Perfect

Gabby Khodadad and Henry Loeb

November 19, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Do you ever crave a sweet tooth? Have you ever wanted to try something new? Nothing Bundt Cakes is the perfect place. Nothing Bundt Cakes is a small bakery located in Mason on Mason Montgomery Road, right next to the Chipotle and in front of Staples and Hobby Lobby. Our very own Ms. Grace NeCamp...

Netflix’s “Sabrina” scares up new kind of magic: Review

Netflix’s “Sabrina” scares up new kind of magic: Review

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

November 15, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Warning: This review contains spoilers for both the “Chilling Adventures of Sabrina” television show, as well as the comic book of the same name. Sabrina the Teenage Witch has returned to TV, but not in the way you may remember her. From comic book character to sitcom star, Sabrina Spellman has undergon...

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Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

November 12, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

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Trend watching: colors, cutouts

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

November 2, 2018


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vol 3 by Grace Zhang...

Ohio considers air conditioning bill

Ohio considers air conditioning bill

Isabella Magato, Cartoonist

November 1, 2018


Filed under Opinion

Many professionals speak out about the effects of proper preparation for the school day such as the importance of eating healthy, getting the proper amount of sleep, studying, and much more. But what they forget to take into account is the temperature of the school building itself. Believe it or not,...

Does ‘Mean Girls’ discourage or encourage bullying?

Does ‘Mean Girls’ discourage or encourage bullying?

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

October 30, 2018


Filed under Opinion

I am sitting Sitting on the couch, next to friends, laughing at the insane plot of “Mean Girls.” On the screen, Cady Heron, played by Lindsay Lohan, gives Regina George, played by Rachel McAdams bars to make her gain weight, and then the question pops into my head. Does “Mean Girls” produce a h...

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Trend watching: denim

Grace Zhang, Copy Editor

October 23, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

vol 2 by Grace Zhang...

Rumble in the Bungle

Rumble in the Bungle

Ephraim Carlson, Staff Writer

October 22, 2018


Filed under Opinion

On Oct. 14, the Bengals showed the world yet another creative way to lose in the most miserable of outcomes. This time it came against their bitter arch rivals the Pittsburgh Steelers. Cincinnati punched in a late touchdown with rookie sensation Joe Mixon running it up the middle to take the lead b...

‘The Hate U Give’ goes from book to screen   

‘The Hate U Give’ goes from book to screen   

Deeya Prakash, Staff Writer

October 11, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Many book to screen adaptations are horrific. All avid readers fear the day that some hot-shot movie producers will butcher their sacred texts, leaving their favorites with low opinions. Of course, there are some exceptions, such as Harry Potter, "The Hunger Games," and most recently, "Crazy Rich As...

‘Parks and Recreation’: intriguing or disappointing?

‘Parks and Recreation’: intriguing or disappointing?

Charlotte Weiss, Business Staff

October 10, 2018


Filed under Opinion

5 out of 5 stars Is “Parks and Recreation” ("Parks and Rec") an unbelievable or uninteresting show? Does this series capture the viewers’ attention or leave them feeling bored and unsatisfied? Personally, I think that "Parks and Rec" is a very enjoyable and humorous show that encapsulates ...

‘Deadpool’ goes PG-13

‘Deadpool’ goes PG-13

Alex Jowanovitz, Associate Video Editor

October 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

A few weeks ago, 20th Century Fox announced a new 'Deadpool' movie coming to theaters at the end of this year, but there is a lot more to this than it seems. While details are scarce on the "Untitled Deadpool Movie,” releasing on Dec. 21, the one major thing we know about the mysterious new film ...

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