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Famous cats in history

An “autographed” postcard of Felicette.
 Photo by Deefaze, published Nov. 16, 2017, Some rights reserved, license link: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/deed.en,
Original link of work: https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0d/Felicette-chat-18-octobre-1963-france-veronique2.jpg

Jennifer Zhao, Staff Writer

May 4, 2018

The Princeton Cat Experiment In 1929, two Princeton researchers, Professor Ernest Wever and his research assistant Charles Bray turned a live cat into a working telephone by removing part of its skull and most of its brain to attach a telephone wire between the cat’s right auditory nerve and a...

Behind the History of Prom

Behind the History of Prom

Nethra Pillai, Online Editor

May 2, 2018

The typical factors of a modern-day prom hasn’t changed too much from the original “promenades” that occurred over a century ago. Young ladies and gentlemen don either a long gown or crisp tux, go to dinner, and have an enjoyable (or awkward) time dancing. Today, there is a lot more leeway to m...

The Ghost Ship

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Avery Ketcherside, Social Media Editor

February 1, 2018

Humanity is no stranger to the casualties of war. Stories of love and loss trickle through time and those who hold dear to them ensure the passionate wartime tales are told to generations. We are able to recount the horrific events our ancestors had witnessed or experienced. Hollywood as well, has bec...

History of Halloween

Learn about the ghoulish in's and out's of the much loved holiday of Halloween

Avery Ketcherside, Social Media Editor

October 31, 2017

As the leaves change into vibrant warm colors and the air becomes cooler with crisp smells of cinnamon, hickory and other spices, Americans all over welcome the fall season. With fall, comes sweaters, apple cider, pumpkin picking, and of course the much celebrated holiday of Halloween. Halloween has bee...

The not so romantic birth of Valentine’s Day

The most accurate tale concerning the origin of Valentine's Day is one derived from the celebration of Lupercalia, a historic Pagan festival still portrayed in museums across the globe.

Cayla Vanderzanden, Opinion Editor

February 13, 2017

Valentine’s Day sales reached a total of 17.6 billion dollars last year and are estimated to reach 18.6 billion dollars this year alone.  This holiday provokes the exchange of around 150 million cards, being the second most popular card sending holiday, falling second only to Christmas.  It is apparent this celebration is not one t...

Resolutions and traditions

Emma Bryant, Staff Writer

January 19, 2017

As 2017 swings into full gear, resolutions are either just getting started, or already vanishing into thin air. Every year grants a chance to transform and enhance life as the transition is made into a new season of time. There is newfound optimism at the beginning of a new year, a determination in...

Silent Night performance blows students away

Esosa Ekho and Morgan Tyler were amazed by the performance.

Allie Tatoy, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Though few have heard of it previous to its debut, the Silent Night concert was an event to remember. On October 17, the Lambert Orchestra, Chorus, and Dance Company collaborated with the Atlanta Opera to perform a show about the WWI Christmas Truce in 1914. Joe Sweeney came up with the idea, and his...

The Weekly Watch: “Naked Among Wolves” (8.5/10)

The sign outside Buchenwald which reads in English,

Madeline Laguaite, Features Editor

May 4, 2016

Based on the 1958 novel written by Bruno Apitz (Nackt unter Wölfen), the film adaption Naked Among Wolves tells the true story of a small child smuggled via suitcase into the Buchenwald concentration camp. Director Philipp Kadelbach produced the made-for-TV film in 2015, which received rave reviews...

When The Battles of Thames Killed Tecumseh: First and Second Variations

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 16, 2016

The poem is fiction. It comes in two variations and it is written from Tecumseh's point of view. I imagined Tecumseh dying to an American soldier, a soldier who displayed a laughable irony. The irony is this: as the soldier is killing Tecumseh, he gives praise for the United States and for its ideals...

An Oversimplified Retelling of the al Shabab

At the beginning of February, a bomb was detonated in a passenger plane, creating a hole on its side. Authorities were unable to find who was  to blame until the al Shabab claimed responsibility online. The extremists said that it was to wage war on Somali Muslims.

SungMin Park, Staff Writer

March 15, 2016

Terrorism is a wide spread phenomenon today, but its major rise did not occur until the birth of the modern military technology. After countries such as the United States mobilized with large forces and weapons such as the atomic bomb, anybody who wanted to confront those countries could no longer do...

Greatest Powerball in history comes to a close

The original Powerball boards that list the winning amounts only portrayed dollars in millions. Many of the automatic boards were updated with a

Jessica Borla, Advertising Lead

January 14, 2016

2016 kicked off with hopeful hearts… not because of New Years’ resolutions, but because of the largest Powerball in history, reaching $1.6 billion in winnings. After 19 unsuccessful drawings, the lottery jackpot kept stacking up. All of a sudden, even the most doubtful of people had a sense of anticipation...

North and South — Reunited Once More

North and South -- Reunited Once More

Madeline Laguaite, Features Editor

September 14, 2015

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