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TikTok Trends with Ari: Megan is Missing

Megan is Missing came out in 2011, but has become popular again thanks to TikTok.
January 2, 2021

*Note: in keeping with describing the content of the trend accurately, this article may be disturbing to some readers. Discretion is advised, and help numbers are at the bottom* If you have TikTok downloaded...

Nintendo Switch: 100% worth the money

The Nintendo Switch Animal Crossing New Horizons edition was on many Christmas lists.
January 1, 2021

From Super Smash Bros to Animal Crossing, there's a game out there for everyone with the Nintendo Switch. It is one of the most popular products being sold: whether it be for Christmas, a birthday, or...

Holiday desserts can help keep the season magical

Holiday sugar cookies are always a crowd-pleaser.
December 20, 2020

This holiday season may not be as festive as previous years, but that does not mean it should be excluded all together. Those huge family gatherings bustling with your great aunts and second cousins might...

Animal Crossing: December Update

There are new, fun and festive updates for December for Nintendo's Animal Crossing.
December 1, 2020

Fish Arriving- In Rivers: Pond Smelt (all day) In Clifftop Rivers: Stringfish (4pm-9am) Ocean: Sea Butterfly, Squid, and Oarfish (all day) Fish Leaving- In Rivers: Pike (all day) Bugs...

Award shows in the virtual age

Jimmy Kimmel presents the Emmy for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie to Regina King for
November 5, 2020

“And the Emmy goes to…”  As anxious fans wait for the moment their favorite actor’s name is called, tech teams and directors shuffle scurrilously behind cameras to make sure not one moment...

Junior Jasmine Crump opens Etsy shop while coping with quarantine

Crump's Etsy storefront, which features a variety of items for purchase.
November 5, 2020

During quarantine, many people struggled to find something to do to pass the time, but junior Jasmine Crump on the other hand had a great idea: she decided to start an Etsy shop called Summerside Shoppe....

IOS 14 is a significant improvement for Apple

IOS 14 is a significant improvement for Apple
November 4, 2020

Following being announced June 22 at Apple’s Worldwide Developer Conference, the famous iOS 14 has finally graced our phones. This most recent update brings plenty of new features to make your old...

Fall fun in the age of Covid

With its wide trails and great Fall colors, Celery Flats is a great place to walk in the Fall.
November 4, 2020

In normal time we would be walking into a coffee shop to buy a pumpkin spice latte, go shopping in store for the newest fall trends, go on hay rides at a patch of some sort, go apple picking, take walks...

Among Us: wildly popular, wickedly fun

Among Us: wildly popular, wickedly fun
November 3, 2020

About the game As you’ve probably heard through social media and friends, Among Us is an extremely popular game on the app store and on computers. It was created in June of 2018, but just received...

Masked singers, but not a masked audience

Masked singers, but not a masked audience
November 3, 2020

My family and I sat down together to watch the fourth season of The Masked Singer. As my other family members enjoyed the amazing costumes and incredible singing abilities (or lack thereof), I couldn’t...

Illuminae: a surprising new YA find

Illuminae: a surprising new YA find
November 3, 2020

When I picked up this book, I didn’t know what I was expecting. I was surprised with how much I enjoyed the book despite it not being something I would normally read. The book’s design is very...

Coraline: how the book became a children’s movie

Coraline: how the book became a children's movie
November 3, 2020

By now, most people have at least heard of the movie Coraline. If you haven't, I'll spare you the details without spoiling too much. The movie is about a young girl named Coraline who moves into a new...

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