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Serious or sick joke: what’s the deal with “creepy clowns?”

Dylan Berry, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

Clowning around has gotten out of hand. Clowns are meant to be funny, but they are beginning to be thought of as dangerous. Despite comical intentions, many individuals find clowns frightening. They are not entertained by the...

Halloween attraction uses local setting to entice, spook guests

Dana Davenport, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

When the sun went down each Friday and Saturday in October, the clowns, zombies and monsters came out in Wanchese, N.C. Wanchese Woods is a local haunted trail, and this marks the fourth year of it. Bud Elkins, the man in charge, work...

New app creates interest in familiar character, Pokemon

Bailey Southard, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

Pokemon is a game about catching, training and battling little monsters  It has spanned over two decades and has gone from video games to a card game to an ongoing television show and now to the app “Pokemon Go.” The first vid...

Why some teenagers are choosing to create a second Instagram account

Katie Gruninger, Web Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment, News

Finstas, or fake Instagram accounts, are trending with teenagers. These accounts are often less polished accounts, and the posts made on them are not for parents or relatives. Instead, they are posted for the benefit of close frie...

Too much information being shared on social media

Dylan Berry, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

Social media has grown in the last few years and teens are always connected. But just because you are connected, doesn’t mean you need to share everything. Even though most of the things teens post are harmless, some informat...

Giraffes, palm trees, flowers, oh my: how changing style affects you

Katie Gruninger, Web Editor

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

I decided to try something that I normally wouldn’t do for a week to see how it would affect me. After much deliberation, I chose to change my style. My normal clothing style includes a lot of neutral colors and a more stree...

Here’s what happened when I tried being vegetarian for a week

Brittany Nieman, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

I always swore that I could never be a vegetarian. I always said, “it would be too hard” and “I would never have anything to eat” because I thought vegetarians ate the same meals over and over. Because of all these pre...

What a life without social media looks like

Sophia Farrow, Staff Writer

November 1, 2016

Filed under Features, Lifestyles & Entertainment

Do you ever wonder what life would be like without social media? Well let me start off by saying that there would be a lot less time spent on electronics. Would we even need smart phones if it were not for social media? The ...

Halloween Movies

Myra Brown, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles & Entertainment

Carrie A re-imagining of the classic horror tale about Carrie White, a shy girl outcast by her peers and sheltered by her deeply religious mother, who unleashes telekinetic terror on her small town after being pushed too far a...

Haunted Houses

Myra Brown, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles & Entertainment

Wanchese woods Wanchese Woods is all about the mysterious creatures that roam the woods in the dead of night. Acres of terror await those who are willing to wander down a rickety  boardwalk into a swampy area where they might...

Kanye West might be what politics need

Katie Gruninger, Web Editor

October 29, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles & Entertainment, Opinion

Who cares about the 2016 presidential candidates? Kanye West says he plans to run in 2020. In a speech at this year’s VMA’s, the infamous rapper said “and yes, as you probably could’ve guessed by this moment, I have ...

Anxiety: one teenager’s realty with a misunderstood disorder

October 29, 2015

Filed under Lifestyles & Entertainment

All my life, I have had a hard time with anxiety. Anxiety is a word that is often underrated and overlooked. When most people hear the word, they usually think about something small, like worrying about a test, or being nervous...

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