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  • Hugs Heal Hurtful Minds

    Hugs Heal Hurtful Minds

    Eden Jones, Staff Writer

    January 16, 2019

    Hugs reduce fear, stress, depression, loneliness, sickness and, in addition, provide self confidence, love and protection. Students at C​arnegie Mellon University conducted a study in which they took healthy adults and gave half of them hugs while the other half continued to live day by day ...

    Pictured: Senior Nathaniel Carr with his mother, Viviana Photo courtesy of Jada Boner

  • Living With a Heavy Heart

    Living With a Heavy Heart

    Nathan Martin, Staff Writer

    January 11, 2019

    When junior Kylie Raymond first entered the world, she came out blue. Not caused by a skin condition, but by a heart problem called Tetralogy of Fallot. In 2001, Raymond’s mother gave birth to her in Germantown, Tennessee. After delivery, doctors sent her on an emergency helicopter to Vanderbilt Unive...

    Photo courtesy of Andrea Salazar pictured: Kylie Raymond

  • Perking Up Plant Personalities

    Perking Up Plant Personalities

    Eden Jones, Staff Writer

    January 9, 2019

    Studies prove that loving words help plants thrive. An experiment conducted by the Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) found that plants not subjected to loving words grew slower than the plants subjected to loving words. The plants given loving words grew faster, taller and produced better ...

    Photo courtesy of Eden Jones Pictured: Stellaluna, the plant

  • A Christmas Colon Climax

    A Christmas Colon Climax

    Nate Carr, Editor-in-Chief

    January 7, 2019

    The door’s heavy. Even after a firm push from my hand grasping the stainless-steel door knob, I still have to push. Have to use my shoulder to the get the thing to even budge forward. Then I fall forward 3 feet into the doorway, almost lose my footing, almost bust my chin into the plain tile flooring. The ligh...

    Pictured: The Carr Family courtesy of Viviana Carr

  • Practically Perfect Performance

    Practically Perfect Performance

    Lindsay Gogniat, Staff Writer

    December 19, 2018

    Beginning in early October, the theatre department started working on producing a new musical, Mary Poppins Jr. The show took place this past week and provided many people with the opportunity to see the hard work this department put into the musical. Based around the Disney movie, Mary Poppins, the m...

    Photo courtesy of Lindsay Gogniat Pictured: Aidan Cottrell, Anna Millegan and Jackson Wann

Hugs Heal Hurtful Minds

Eden Jones, Staff Writer
January 16, 2019

Nathan Martin, Staff Writer
January 11, 2019

Eden Jones, Staff Writer
January 9, 2019

Nate Carr, Editor-in-Chief
January 7, 2019

Lindsay Gogniat, Staff Writer
December 19, 2018

Haleigh Hurst, Staff Writer
December 13, 2018

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  • Another One Bites The Dust December 5, 2018
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