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Top 10 Christmas Albums of 2015

Top 10 Christmas Albums of 2015

December 15, 2015

Tis' the season to listen to Christmas music...  Turn on some of these hits and get out your decorations! According to the Itunes top 10, these are the most popular Christmas albums of 2015. Christmas - Michael Bublé That's Christmas To Me - Pentatonix Adore: Christmas Songs of Worship (Live) - Chr...

The Legend of Krampus

The Legend of Krampus

About the Writer Chris Henry, Senior Writer and Reporter

December 15, 2015

The new "holiday" movie "Krampus" has hit theaters raising a few questions about the origins of the legend. What is Krampus? Well going back to the folk tales of the Alpine Region in Europe, including much of Germany, Austria and northern Italy; Krampus is a Christmas demon, and he's Saint Nick's...

DYI Ornaments

DYI Ornaments

About the Writer Bailey Henderson, Reporter/Photographer

December 14, 2015

Last year around this time I took a trip with Ada High School DECA to New York City, New York. When we were not attending any of the scheduled events or programs, we had free time to roam the Big Apple! My mom and I went to Central Park; they had a lot of little shops and some had pretty ornaments....

College of the month

College of the month

About the Writer Chris Henry, Reporter/Photographer

November 11, 2015

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What’s in store for 2016

What’s in store for 2016

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

November 11, 2015

With 2015 coming to a close in a couple of months, it's time to look towards the future: more specifically, 2016. With our rapid technological advances in past few years, things thought to be imaginary have become reality. The next year will be filled with exciting new possibilities. Movie fans,...

Halloween treats

Halloween treats

About the Writer Angelle Nazareno, Reporter

October 30, 2015

Need quick recipes for your Halloween party? You've come to the right place; below are some treats that are easy to make and sure to please a sweet tooth. Halloween Witch Hats: This simple treat can be achieved with a bag of Hershey's Kisses, frosting, and fudge-covered cookies.   Pumpkin Rice Krispie...

20 Last Minute Costumes for 2016

20 Last Minute Costumes for 2016

About the Writer Destiny Carlin, Writer

October 29, 2015

Netflix & Chill Inside Out characters: Sadness, Anger, Disgust, and Joy. Rainbow Snapchat Filter Donald Trump Beanie Baby Maleficent Gumball Machine Left Shark Regina George "She doesn't even go here" from Mean Girls Emojis Minions Scare Crow Pineapple or Strawberry ...

TREAT yourself to good health!

TREAT yourself to good health!

About the Writer Mackenzee Crosby, Reporter/Photographer

October 29, 2015

Every year, America spends over $2 BILLION on candy for Halloween. We already consume 78g of sugar daily. That is 2-3x the amount we're supposed to have! During Halloween we consume 4-5x more. Eating so much sugar can lead to chronic metabolic diseases in obese and thin people. Diseases such as diabetes,...

History Of Halloween

History Of Halloween

About the Writer Tiyanna Melendez, Reporter

October 29, 2015

Every year on October 31, the world celebrates a holiday called "Halloween," also known as "All Hallows Eve". The traditional celebrations include trick-or-treating, bonfires, costume parties, visiting "haunted" houses, and carving pumpkins. Halloween originated in the ancient Celtic festival,...

Tainted Tall-Tales

Tainted Tall-Tales

About the Writer Heather Manuel, Writer/Photographer

October 29, 2015

As the students of the Ada School System prepare for Halloween, an old Halloween myth comes to mind. Surprisingly, the idea of tainted Halloween candy is a myth, a dark figment of the imagination, coming to life. There are only two documented Halloween candy related deaths and neither had to do with s...

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