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Take care of yourself for the holidays

Rena Casey, Associate Editor

December 12, 2018

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The holiday season is seen as a time of love and happiness, but for some, it may not come across that way. During this time, loneliness and isolation can be prominent due to factors in life such as distant relatives, passings of c...

Unusual fears: Lighthouses, spiders, ice skating, oh my!

Chole Griffiths, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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Everyone has that one thing that makes their knees a little weak or their skin crawl. Something that makes their mouths let out an ear piercing sheik and eyes get huge. Fear of spiders, clowns and heights are a some of the m...

Surf’s up…but not for cold, wet, unprotected ears

Sophia Farrow, Associate Editor

May 31, 2018

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One of the most popular Outer Banks sports endangers its participants with the possibility of hearing loss. Surfing or swimming in cold water consistently can cause exostosis of the ear. Exostosis has become more prevalent in ...

New vaporizer will US-B concealed through design, dimensions

Grace Cobb, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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It is the new trend, the new “flashdrive”, the new tobacco product. Juuling is the latest craze to hit teenagers. Though similar to a vape, juuls emerged as the smaller, easily disguisable, vaporizer that can fit into a p...

What do you meme? Images with catch phrases become popular way to communicate

Ella Corbett, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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It’s time for Kermit to put down the tea and Arthur to unclench his fist, because memes are becoming one of the largest fads to ever hit the internet. A “meme” is an image, video or set of texts that become popular and s...

Spring break means time for travel, work and family

Sophia Farrow, Associate Writer

May 31, 2018

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Students are getting ready for more time off from school. The week of April 2, students will get another break, and this one won’t be caused by snow or bad weather. Spring break is right around the corner and students are finalizin...

Cell phones now used for everything but making calls

Oliva Hines, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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She types out her homework assignments, texts her friends non-stop, records herself for reminders, listens to music with her friends, and posts frequently on her Snapchat and Instagram stories. One thing she does not do use he...

SnapChat update makes app features confusing, frustrates users

Chrissy Dooley, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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The latest updates on SnapChat have users upset and requesting that the app return to its old form. Prior to this recent update, SnapChat had its features laid out on different pages. It was either a swipe to the left or a swipe ...

Social media, gaming sites create unlikely friendships

Teresa Mejia, Staff Writer

May 31, 2018

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Through the click of a button, unlikely friendships have been created. With the power of the online world, people have been able to establish friendships with distant friends. These “friends” can extend to people all around th...

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