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Students discusse difficulties of military relationship

Students discusse difficulties of military relationship

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

January 25, 2011


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Everywhere news is on, war is on. Many people see the after affects. The bombings and the men running in armor, but few see the personal effects of military life on the soldiers and their loved ones. Senior Carolyn Malott has been dating her boyfriend Chase for just over two years now. She believes...

Having issues? Laptop tips for those in need

Anna Shippy, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2010


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With only a semester left until the lease is up, students are becoming restless with the numerous problems that the school laptops pose. “Four years is a long time for a laptop,” CCU attendant Aaron Shapland said. “By the end of four years, computers that are used heavily everyday begin to have...

Junior year ‘a challenge’ for students

Junior year ‘a challenge’ for students

Jackie Balzer, Online Editor

December 16, 2010


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It’s the year that is heard about from the start of being a freshman. It’s the year that everyone dreads, the hardest year, the one that causes teenagers to give up their social lives. It’s junior year. For whatever reason, this year seems to be the hardest out of the high school years. Some students...

‘Not A Fun Time’

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2010


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The recession started in 2008 but its lasting effects are felt to this very day. To some students the effects have been very mild. Most students say that it hasn’t even really affected them. While many towns and cities are reeling from the aftershocks, Hays seems to be spared from the worst. “The...

Sleep deprivation harmful to teens, but fixable

Kylee Filley, Staff Reporter

December 16, 2010


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It’s now 1 a.m. and there are still five more pages of math to do.  Instead of listening to the body pleading for sleep, the pencil keeps writing.  Semester tests are closer than ever, and for some students that means giving up sleep. “On a daily basis, I would say I stay up until midnight just...

Facebook keeps teens, families stay connected

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2010


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Click. The friend request box is blinking with a new request. Upon clicking the viewing page, the teen views the profile, asking “Who in the world is this?” After a second, realization hits. It’s an old friend. With many people moving around, it’s hard to stay connected. With the invention...

Public library attracts teens through several activities

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2010


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Many people wouldn’t expect a dance party in a library, but at the Hays Public Library Young Adult Department, it’s only one of many things librarians do to draw teens in. They hold themed days and provide crafts and snacks, but of course, they also draw teens in with books. Rows and rows of young...

Divorce causes pain to family

Divorce causes pain to family

Anna Shippy, Staff Reporter

November 29, 2010


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Concentration is never possible, the teenage boy thought as he buried his head in his hands while listening to his parents start up the same old argument once again.  But this time, the argument had a different ending. “That’s it.  I’m done.  This is over,” were the last words heard before...

Indian wrestlers look forward to new assistant coach

Kylee Filley, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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His adrenaline is pumping; his body begins to jump up and down and sweat drips down his red face.  The heat in the room becomes well-known.  The thing is, he isn’t even the one wrestling. Tommy Edgmond, who was a three-time state champion from Goddard and a National runner up at FHSU, will now...

Facebook helps teens, families stay connected

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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Click. The friend request box is blinking with a new request. Upon clicking the viewing page, the teen views the profile, asking “Who in the world is this?” After a second, realization hits. It’s an old friend. With many people moving around, it’s hard to stay connected. With the invention...

Public library attracts teens through several activities

Katie Krug, Staff Reporter

November 19, 2010


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Many people wouldn’t expect a dance party in a library, but at the Hays Public Library Young Adult Department, it’s only one of many things librarians do to draw teens in. They hold themed days and provide crafts and snacks, but of course, they also draw teens in with books. Rows and rows of young...

Students addicted to watching favorite TV shows

Students addicted to watching favorite TV shows

Jackie Balzer, Online Editor

November 10, 2010


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The clock ticks as 7 p.m. nears and the anxiety kicks in realizing that the Tivo isn’t set for that one day of the week. According to TV by the Numbers, some of the top ranked shows are “NCIS,” “60 Minutes,” “Dancing with the Stars,” “The Mentalist” and “The Big Bang Theory.”...

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