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New twists for “turkey” day

New twists for “turkey” day

Laurel Bacote, The Scoop Editor

November 7, 2014


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Thanksgiving can be a favorite holiday because it has the ability to bring loved ones closer together and remind people of the things in the life that they are truly grateful for. People also love Thanksgiving because of the great food that is served. Although turkey is the traditional main dish, one ...

Not just another teen love story

Not just another teen love story

Emily Schmidt, The Scoop Writer

November 7, 2014


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Eleanor & Park By Rainbow Rowell Rating: 5 out of 5 stars   Love can be an amazing yet tragic experience to endure on one’s heart, and Rainbow Rowell depicts this very well in her novel Eleanor & Park. This book takes place in Omaha, Nebraska, in the year 1986, and it is a love story ...

Coexisting with creatures from another planet

Coexisting with creatures from another planet

Emily Schmidt, The Scoop Writer

October 13, 2014


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Alienated by Melissa Landers Rating: 3 out of 5 stars        While reading this book, Alienated will have one’s self gripping the edge or his or her seat, dying to know what will happen next. A lot has happened since the aliens made contact with Earth, and Melissa Landers does a decent job ...

Good eats before Homecoming

Good eats before Homecoming

Katie McMillion, The Scoop Editor

October 13, 2014


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     After one thinks about how he or she looks, where one goes to eat is the next most important part of homecoming. Trying to make everyone happy while still getting delicious food at a good price can be difficult. Luckily, here are a few places to choose from.      First on the market is family-...

Fall events

Fall events

Laurel Bacote, The Scoop Editor

October 13, 2014


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     Fall can be one’s favorite time of the year due to the beautiful colors of changing leaves, the in-between weather stage and the fact that Halloween occurs.  Whether students already have some fun fall activities in mind or not, they should be able to find something that they will enjoy doing this...

Fall clothes combinations

Fall clothes combinations

Aisha Baggia, The Scoop Writer

October 13, 2014


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      If one is looking forward to being super comfy and cozy or super fashionable this fall, make sure to check out these fun fall clothes combinations. These combinations can make one look super comfortable, very chic and everything cute in between.      For those who like to look trendy, pair your favo...

Home theater

Home theater

Aisha Baggia, The Scoop Writer

September 21, 2014


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If it is a normal weekday or a weekend and things are pretty boring, these brand new TV shows that have recently come out or are going to come out will surely make a normal day very interesting and fun.

3-2-1 action

3-2-1 action

Fatima Esoofjee, The Scoop Writer

September 21, 2014


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Fall is the perfect time to sit down and relax, take a cup of hot coffee with, of course, popcorn and watch the latest movies released. One watches  movies to be entertained and sometimes to forget reality. Some of these movies include "The Skeleton Twins ," "This is Where I Leave You," "The Longes...

Sky full of songs

Sky full of songs

Laurel Bacote, The Scoop Editor

September 21, 2014


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Regardless of the genre, music tends to be a big part of people’s lives. Whether one cannot wait to hear a favorite artist’s new song or one wants to find something new to listen to, the large amount of music coming out this fall is sure to provide one with something that one might enjoy. Pentaton...

Touch of vanity

Touch of vanity

Emily Schmidt, The Scoop Writer

September 21, 2014


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Full of action, romance and excitement, Vain keeps one on his toes and also reaching for tissues.

Coffee craze

Coffee craze

Katie McMillion, The Scoop Editor

September 21, 2014


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In the beginning of the year, trying to get back into the rhythm of school and it’s work load can be more difficult than one thinks. One way to help ease the transition from doing nothing to everything is making a trip out of it and going to a local coffee shop. While Starbucks is a valid and conven...

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