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The Cost to Save a Life

The Cost to Save a Life

Alyssa Foral, News Editor

October 23, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

My heart is heavy and my mind cannot even begin to piece together its thoughts. A few weeks ago the largest mass shooting to date in U.S. history took place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and my whole being aches for the victims and their families. After large tragedies such as this one it always poses questions...

Let them Eat Candy!

Let them Eat Candy!

Kennedy Sautter, Editor-In-Chief of PlPulse

October 23, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

  The thrill of dawning your costume, rushing out with your family, and going door to door saying that old phrase “Trick or Treat?” These are the times that we had enjoyed, being out there in the open wearing our costumes and enjoying the fresh air with the enticing scent of candy in...

Getting Salty

Getting Salty

OPINION BY Kaylen Maltais, Assistant Editor-In-Chief of PLPulse

September 19, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Sitting at the lunch table, crowding around in those rigid chairs, shoveling spoonful after spoonful of food into your mouth, and keeping up with Brenda's taboos of the day can be quite distracting; so distracting that as you hungrily fork that last bit of baked potato into your mouth you don't notice...

Later Start Time for School

Later Start Time for School

Alex Manning, Staff Writer

September 15, 2017


Filed under News Briefs, Opinion, Showcase

Think of all the times that you have hit the snooze button on your alarm clock and turned back into bed for just 5 extra minutes of sleep. Those 5 minutes can be very valuable, but imagine if you got one to two hours of extra sleep every morning. If school started a few hours later each day, the...

Interesting Majors

Interesting Majors

OPINION BY Faith Workman, Opinion Editor

April 26, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Most high school students go into college with a plan on what they want to major in. There are many majors that allow you to explore a million different careers and we usually focus on the basics. Psychology, doctor, cosmetologist, teacher, etc. What some of us might not realize is that these are just...

Hangry

Hangry

OPINION BY Kaylen Maltais, Staff Writer

April 25, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

What on God’s green Earth is that sound? The rumble of jet engine? The mating call of a Beluga Whale? A surprise earthquake? Nope, it’s just my stomach. I roll out of bed in the very wee hours of the morning, only to wrestle the mess of knots and tangles that is my hair, scrounge up some outfit...

OPINION – Man-Scaping: The New Contour

OPINION – Man-Scaping: The New Contour

OPINON BY Kaylen Maltais, Scepter Staff

April 6, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

2017; the year mom jeans were resurrected, the year the fanny pack may make a comeback, and most importantly, the year of contour. Contouring is a makeup trend that defines and shapes one's face through various shades of tinted creams and highlighters. It is a beauty craze that started on the runways...

A Brew For Me, A Brew For You

A Brew For Me, A Brew For You

Lauren Lafond, Staff Writer

March 9, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Black, caramel, white, mocha, vanilla, and hazelnut. There is a color and a flavor for everyone. Coffee. It's a pick me up. It’s a way to start your day and it’s a way to end it. There is something about waking up in the morning and being tired, not wanting to get up and go, but then rolling out...

The Joy of Embellishment

The Joy of Embellishment

Opinion by: Joanna Walton, Staff Writer

February 28, 2017


Filed under Opinion

Many high school girls feel obligated to wear makeup everyday, abandoning the actual point of dressing up.

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The Balancing Act

The Balancing Act

Opinion by: Raina Dodge, News Writer

February 1, 2017


Filed under Opinion, Uncategorized

Everyone knows the classic image of the angel and devil on someone’s shoulders--the two of them guide someone through life, one with good advice, one with less savory suggestions.  I wasn’t quite lucky enough to get an angel and a devil--I have an inconsistent fairy with mutable moods and a poltergeist...

Identity

Identity

Raina Dodge, Assistant Editor-in-Chief

December 26, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Some people don’t believe in labels.  They find them unnecessarily restrictive and believe that they rope people into discriminatory categories.  But, as a person who labels herself regularly, I find labels to be a comfort and a source of solace in a confusing world. After all, we’re all searching...

When the Holidays Arrive

When the Holidays Arrive

Nate Gendler, Staff Editor

December 23, 2016


Filed under Opinion, Showcase

Driving through the snowy neighborhoods, looking around at lights, drinking hot chocolate . . . the holidays are a wonderful time. For most people, Christmas is their holiday. But for a select few, including me, Hanukkah is the one. Instead of sitting around a tree with family, my family gathers around...

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