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General Interest

Pantone’s Colors of 2021

These selections are supposed to set the stage for the new year, and it seems like in these unpredictable times, even Pantone is confused. Therefore they figured they might as well put happy, sunshine and sad, pavement colors on their roster, so all the bases are covered for how 2021 might turn out.

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Opinion
Uplifting

Five Tips to Love What You Do

My boss does this unusual thing occasionally, where he asks me if I enjoy what I do, and if I am happy in my position. While I was initially taken aback by this question, I have answered yes, 100%, every time without fail because since my start date in August up until this moment, I feel that I am learning.

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Food
General Interest

Peanut-Butter Blossom Cookies: The Recipe YOU Need to Try!

These cookies are not your average holiday sugar-cookie. If you are looking for something fun to do with a younger sibling, or simply a treat to whip up for your family, look no further!

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Opinion

Album Review: Palo Alto by Thelonious Monk

They all give it their all, and none of the songs become tiring. I was surprised by this as some of the songs are very long—one even reaches 14 minutes!

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General Interest
School

Hybrid Day in the Life

It is the first time in two weeks I have to drag myself out of bed and make myself presentable, knowing I cannot count on a computer screen to hide me all day. After rushing around the house and scarfing down a sandwich, I am finally walking through the high school doors.

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General Interest
Opinion

A New Perspective, A New World

We all have the capability to create new things, but we give into our fear of failure and look at our devices all day, and our ideas shrivel up and fall apart.

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General Interest
Local

Exploring the North Shore

Hiking is an activity that I have recently discovered due to the nation-wide lockdown. For the past two months, my family and I have explored a new area of Massachusetts each weekend. With the newfound time because of the school closure and quarantine, many have been enjoying the outdoors and the warmer spring weather. Here […]

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General Interest
Opinion

The Perks of Being a Wallflower: Book Review

The Perks of Being a Wallflower by Stephen Chobsky was an insightful and impactful book, but I cannot say I enjoyed reading it. The story is told all in letters that Charlie, the protagonist, writes to an anonymous friend. The letters are more like journal entries for Charlie and have a therapeutic effect.  He starts […]

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General Interest
Opinion

The Silver Lining

The recent coronavirus pandemic shines a light on just how many things we all take for granted. Because we have had to limit contact with people outside our homes, we have lost many of the things we once considered normal. Instead of trips to the grocery store, we are opting instead to use companies like […]

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General Interest

The Spinosaurus: A Feature

Since its initial discovery, people have theorized and debated about the habitat and lifestyle of the spinosaurus. Recently the spinosaurus was discovered to have specific adaptations that confirm the theory of it being an aquatic dinosaur. In Morocco, a fossil of a spinosaurus tail was discovered, and it showed that the spinosaurus possessed a paddle-like […]

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