Binging infringing on the lives of teens

Amber Olson and Allan Dontsis, Executive Features Editor and Executive Sports Editor

October 2, 2015

Filed under Features, In The Middle

This past summer, senior Maddy Kahn created a new term for when she binge watched “The Vampire Diaries:” vamping. “My friends would ask if I wanted to hang out, but I said ‘Sorry, I’m vamping,’ and they’d all know what I’m doing,” Kahn said. W... Read more »

How does music affect mood?

Lizzy Ring, Opinions Editor

April 17, 2015

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While driving to school each morning, junior Jordan Wolken listens to rap music to pump himself up for the school day. Cora Palfy, a music theoretical researcher at Northwestern University, said music that is played in a major... Read more »

Does listening to music tone focus?

Amber Olson, Features Editor

April 17, 2015

Filed under Features, In The Middle

While studying for a physics exam, junior Austin Fialkow thought listening to music would help him focus on reviewing the material. However, he said he made a mistake. “I thought the music worked to my advantage until I started... Read more »

Are there dangers to loud music?

Anna Hirshman, Copy Editor

April 17, 2015

Filed under Features, In The Middle

This year, freshman Daniel Chung ran the 50-meter dash in a track meet against all upperclassmen. He ran the race in 6.7 seconds, his best time of the year. “That’s considered a really good time for a freshman,” said... Read more »

Fraternal Look-alikes

January 30, 2015

Mealtime Migration: Places to Munch for Open Lunch

Rachel Lee, Taylor Shuman and Amber Olson, Executive Features Editor and Features Editors

December 12, 2014

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Athlete bears the tear

Victoria Tu, Features Editor

November 10, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Senior Megan Hardy said she was running down the field at the PepsiCo Showdown soccer tournament in April when she suddenly heard a pop in her leg. “It all happened really fast,” said Hardy. “I tried to do a 180-degree... Read more »

Pitcher thrown off course

Alec Mawrence, Executive Opinions Editor

November 7, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

When Tommy John, former Major League Baseball pitcher, coached his son’s baseball team at Furman University 15 years ago, he did not know what caused players to require Tommy John surgery, but he knew overthrowing was not a good thing. So, he devised a way to get his pitchers to pitch less. ... Read more »

Conflict With Curfew

Rachel Lee, Executive Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: A teenager under the age of 18 driving home from a school or religious event after curfew will not receive a ticket As junior Brian Kim was driving home from a youth event at church on an August night, what he thought... Read more »

Passengers Avoid Pay

Victoria Tu, Features Editor

October 3, 2014

Filed under Features, In The Middle

Statement: Passengers in a car being driven by an underage driver will be ticketed As she headed home on a Sunday night, junior Melanie Holpert was one of multiple passengers in a car when red and blue lights started flashin... Read more »

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