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  • 2016 Senior College List

    2016 Senior College List

    Features May 6, 2016 at 10:05 am 0 comments

    ALABAMA University of Alabama Austin Rader Zoe Raft ARKANSAS University of Arkansas Rachel Givens Isabel Mosley Christina Oxler CALIFORNIA Stanford University Elizabeth Reichert University of Southern California Josh Yang Shirley Yu COLORADO Colorado State University Brooke Pottinger University of Colorado Boulder Nathan Dettlebach FLORIDA University of Florida Cameron Carriglio GEORGIA Georgia State […]

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  • Students Cash In Turning Favorite Hobbies into Jobs

    Students Cash In Turning Favorite Hobbies into Jobs

    News May 6, 2016 at 9:35 am 0 comments

    Driving past Waterway, you see an array of teenagers washing a never ending line of cars. As you walk into your local Noodles and Company, you see a friend working the register. Even while picking up groceries, a familiar face restocks the shelves across from you. Lots of high schoolers […]

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  • Tennis Players Grow with Practice, Teamwork

    Tennis Players Grow with Practice, Teamwork

    Sports, Team Updates May 6, 2016 at 9:31 am 0 comments

    Driving to improve themselves by working on the little things and having fun, the boys tennis team believes growth is just around the corner “We just have fun on the courts, and we think that winning or losing is second to having fun,” freshman Brett Goodman said. Being a freshman, […]

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  • Six Part Story: Chapter 6

    Six Part Story: Chapter 6

    News May 6, 2016 at 9:30 am 0 comments

    Mark Ziegler woke up from unconsciousness with a bump, hitting his head on a low ceiling. He panicked, hyperventilating and completely unaware of where he was. “Where am I?” he screamed. The shaky container he was trapped in screeched to a halt as a door slammed shut somewhere in front […]

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  • Senior's Jazz Comp Wins Big: Larimore Finds Success in Mizzou's "Creating Original Music Project"

    Senior's Jazz Comp Wins Big: Larimore Finds Success in Mizzou's "Creating Original Music Project"

    News May 6, 2016 at 9:28 am 0 comments

        Every year, the University of Missouri holds a “Creating Original Music Project”, part of Mizzou’s New Music Initiative. Aiming to recognize Missouri students with a passion for music, the competition requires students to write and submit an original composition in a variety of musical styles.      This […]

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  • Senior Tal Halperin leads a team-building activity while training In New York. Photo courtesy of Tal Halperin.

    Seniors Diversify Post-Graduation Plans

    Features May 6, 2016 at 9:26 am 0 comments

    As seniors make decisions about what they want to do in the coming years, many will follow the traditional route and attend a four-year college. But, there will be a few that take a different path, whether that is as close to home as community college, or traveling around the […]

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  • Swimmer commits to Missouri State

    Swimmer commits to Missouri State

    Features May 6, 2016 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Deciding to continue his swimming career in college, senior Conner Ripp committed to swim at Missouri State because of location, level of team success, and team chemistry. “I really like the team,” Ripp said. “It’s also a very good team so that’s really cool, and Springfield is a cool city. […]

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  • Abuzeid Turns Passion  Into Product

    Abuzeid Turns Passion Into Product

    Features May 6, 2016 at 9:23 am 0 comments

    Hoping to pursue a career in fashion, senior Hanna Abuzeid is working towards opening her second clothing store, this one in the United States. “I’m going to community college to study ultrasound but I’m thinking about opening a fashion line,”Abuzeid said. “I’ve already opened this store back home.” Abuzeid has […]

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  • Sports stats getting more serious

    News May 5, 2016 at 1:59 pm 0 comments

    Professional sports are some of the most statistically focused pastimes in the world, with entire television networks dedicated just to following the numbers. But this is becoming a reality with high schools sports as well. With multiple websites filled with stats of schools in entire areas and conferences, paid apps […]

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  • Don’t get squeezed in: students should avoid social media trap regarding body image

    Don’t get squeezed in: students should avoid social media trap regarding body image

    News, Opinions March 15, 2016 at 8:43 am Comments are Disabled

    Open Instagram and click on the “Trending” feed. Pictures of models in bikinis, body builders flexing, and even peers showing off what is believed to be the “ideal” body flood the screen. Encouraging comments like “Wow, you look so good” and “Dang, you have such a good body” build up […]

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