Author: caroline-johnson

General Interest
Opinion

How to Spice Up Your Quarantine

While this might seem like the time to grab a bag of chips for lunch and call it a day, being stuck at home is actually a great opportunity to expand your culinary skills. Right now, most of us don’t have to stick to a tight schedule and have more time to cook a meal, […]

Read More
April 2019/20

Tips for Pod Dating: When Reality TV Gets Real

Americans were enthralled with the recent Netflix reality series, Love is Blind, which featured a group of hopeful singles trying to find the loves of their lives. Unlike most reality dating shows, the singles dated each other in “The Pods,” where they were separated by a thin wall and couldn’t see the face of the […]

Read More
February 2019/20
General Interest

Recipes You Must Try This Valentine’s Day

Recipes You Must Try This Valentine’s Day Caroline Johnson, Junior Heart-Shaped Banana Pancakes Adapted from a recipe by Food Network Start a love-filled day in a heart-shaped way! Ingredients Two large eggs One banana ¼ teaspoon pumpkin pie spice Chocolate chips (optional) Directions: Blend the eggs, banana and pumpkin pie spice in a blender until […]

Read More
General Interest

Advice From Happy Hart

NOTE: This column is for COMEDIC ENTERTAINMENT PURPOSES only. It’s anonymous authors are NOT certified or qualified in any way to give emotional advice. If you are seeking advice on any real-life issues, consult a friend, family member, school social worker, or another trusted individual. Dear Happy,  I’m in crisis! I invited my girlfriend over […]

Read More
General Interest
January 2019/20
School

Midterms Recipes

Midterms can be stressful, so here are some quick, easy, and healthy recipes for you to prepare while studying! Apple Overnight Oats Ingredients: ½ cup oats ½ cup milk or milk substitute  1 diced apple 1 tbsp of yogurt of your choice (I think Siggi’s cinnamon vanilla is really good in this recipe) 1 tbsp […]

Read More
Opinion
World

Adults Mocking Teens and Children in the Media isn’t New, But it is Wrong

President Donald Trump’s recent tweet about teenage climate change activist, Greta Thunberg, has sparked a lot of criticism and outrage, but it’s not the first time an adult in a position of power has targeted a minor in the media. The sixteen-year-old, who is a passionate and powerful environmentalist, was declared Time’s Person of the […]

Read More
April 2018/19
School

After Vape Detectors, What’s Next?

In response to the success of the newly installed vape detectors, the administration has unveiled a second project. Over quarter four, assuming success with grant applications, MHS will unveil state of the art Pheremonal Predetection Devices, colloquially known as BO detectors. A pilot device, installed last Thursday in the gym bathrooms, has already provided meaningful […]

Read More
General Interest
March

Gen Z is Rocking-Out to Retro Music

For today’s teens, what’s old is new. Generation Z has recently discovered the songs of the 70’s and 80’s. If you look on the average teenager’s playlist, it’s likely that you’ll find songs by artists like ABBA, Queen, and  Michael Jackson. Songs like Queen’s Bohemian Rhapsody (1975) were on Billboard’s Top 100 for the first […]

Read More
World

What is a Government Shutdown and What Does it Mean for You?

For the past few weeks, the media has been dominated by the U.S. Federal government shutdown, which is now the longest in the nation’s history. Both Republicans and Democrats have been placing the blame as to who caused the shutdown on each other, and there is a lot of false information circulating about what the […]

Read More