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Hollywood discrimination

February 25, 2020 1:21pm | Suzanna Parker

I left the theater with my eyes practically rolling in the back of my head. I should have known that Jurassic World would not be revolutionary, but geez, the writers could have tried to make it a little more unpredictable: A white, strong, male protagonist […]

Sophie Walsh: Best of the Decade

January 13, 2020 9:41am | Sophie Walsh

 Best of the Decade – From Sophie (2010-2019) Movies: Let me just start by saying, these are in my opinion the best movies I have seen in the past decade. I haven’t seen every academy award movie and am in no way a judge or […]

Can high schoolers be in love?

November 25, 2019 9:17am | Greta Davis, Liz Rauckhorst

   What is love? Do we know? Is love that note in your locker from your seventh grade crush? Is it a warm hug from your grandma at Sunday brunch? Is it thinking someone’s cute and telling your best friend? Or is it putting the […]

What is the difference between Venture crew and Boy scouts?

November 20, 2019 9:35am | Owen Green

Most people know about the Boy Scouts, those boys known for their adventurous spirit, going on camp-outs and helping the community with pride and honor, but most people don’t know about another similar program, Venturing.    A Venture crew is the same as a Boy […]

West Ottawan interview: The Addams Family

November 14, 2019 9:17am | Tegan McDonald

The Addams Family is currently visiting Holland, and they are thoroughly enjoying their stay. What do you think of Holland?  Gomez (Alex Dannels): Unpredictable, crazy, and I love it! Morticia (Suzy Parker): I like it better in the wintertime when everything is dead.   What […]

Hollywood is against Christianity

November 1, 2019 9:35am | Caleb Louks

I was eager to watch Avengers: Endgame. With the previews for upcoming movies and the sponsors came a growing intensity. I shut the curtains, turned up the volume, and quieted everyone in the room. The scent of supersaturated buttered popcorn flowed through the living room. […]

Healthy food…worth it?

October 14, 2019 9:53am | Liz Rauckhorst and Sophie Walsh

  Scrolling through my Instagram feed after school, I see posts of delicious looking avocado toast, pasta dishes, and bright colored smoothies. To my surprise as I read the captions I see “a good snack that is only 60 calories” or “a good energy booster […]

Casting spells for confidence

May 10, 2019 2:42pm | Avery Warsaw

Under the soft glow of the stars and with the rhythmic sound of water washing up on the shore, Victoria Sisomsouk makes a wish and tosses a small pebble out into the darkness of Lake Michigan. With a sudden plunk the pebble sinks to the […]

How to begin a blog

February 17, 2019 2:27pm | Clara Klein

   So you’re thinking about starting a blog? Before diving into all the aspects of beginning one, there are a few things you should know.    My name is Clara Klein. When I was 15, I began a lifestyle and fashion blog for young girls. […]

Mike and Mae proving 80 is awesome

January 17, 2019 7:59am | Maddy Eppard, Maggie O'Brien

Mike and Mae VanArk were on a mission trip in South Africa. They decided to arrive a week early to do some exploring of their own. They stayed in a pension hotel in Cape Town for 20 dollars a night that was once a hospital […]

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