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Traveling to Mexico For Christmas

Traveling to Mexico For Christmas

Beatriz Ramirez, Reporter

December 18, 2019

During the holidays, everyone looks forward to being able to spend some time with their loved ones, especially when they live in a different country. But being able to visit family can be extremely difficult because students have many responsibilities to take care of, one of them being school. Altho...

Max’s Munchies IV

Max’s Munchies IV

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

December 18, 2019

Being a kid who was born and raised here in Idaho Falls, I have seen plenty of small businesses and restaurants come and go in my life. One such location that has popped up in recent years is Park Avenue Grill, located on 1480 Fremont Avenue. Open from 11-4 on Monday through Saturday and closed on Sunday, ...

DON’T LET THEM FOOL YOU

DON’T LET THEM FOOL YOU

Bianca Fairchild, Editor In Chief

December 13, 2019

The Impeachment Inquiry hearings have been occuring every other day for several weeks, and new information is coming out constantly. In October, I published a detailed timeline of the events leading up to the Inquiry, what you should know, and why you should care about it (you can find it on our webs...

Christmas Dilemma: It’s Not About Gorging And Getting; It’s About Giving!

Diamond Garcia-Alvarez

December 13, 2019

With the Thanksgiving weekend over and Christmas quickly approaching, it’s typically normal to see the atmosphere of SHS teachers' and students' attitudes flare-up. We all just finished up indulging food and giving thanks for what we have. In some cases, It might’ve cost us lots to prepare for Tha...

Relationships

Erica Mena

November 22, 2019

There are so many types of relationships in our society, including both friendships and dating relationships, but it can all get complicated. Dating relationships vary from exclusive relationships, open relationships, long distance relationships, casual, friends with benefits and more, but then when the rel...

Navajo Code Talkers

Jacob Babbitt Tom, Reporter

November 22, 2019

Sure, most people are well aware of the Native American contributions to the first Thanksgiving, despite the fact that some now feel the holiday is celebrating the beginning of their genocide. However, Native Americans have contributed much to the development of this land we call America over the years....

The Relevance of Reading in Todays World

Syringa Garcia

November 20, 2019

In a world filled with technology and social media, it’s easy to overlook the simple bound sheets of paper that collect dust in the corners of our storage shelves. Although reading isn’t a very popular way of passing the time anymore, it’s still a very important part of humanity. Social media ...

Available Animals at Animal Shelters

Abi Clifford, Writer/Reporter

November 19, 2019

There are many animals that are in need of a home. According to the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals (ASPCA), “Approximately 6.5 million companion animals enter U.S. animal shelters nationwide every year.” This is very alarming, especially for animal lovers. The reason b...

Max’s Munchies III

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

November 19, 2019

Located at 645 N. Holmes Avenue is a little place called Tom’s Gyros and Burgers. While I had never been there myself, I had heard that they can make some amazing food from both family and friends, so of course I had to try it.  As I arrived to the building I instantly felt the atmosphere change, and ...

Ghosts are real

Sydney Melior, Page editor

October 23, 2019

Have you ever been home alone and heard strange, explainable noises? What about when you suddenly get chills up and down your back? People say paranormal activity can be shown by signs similar to these. I being one of those people, am here to tell you why I think ghosts are real. The topic of ghost...

Emotion Bowl

Emotion Bowl

Sydney Melior, Page editor

October 23, 2019

During the week of the Emotion Bowl 2019, tensions rise between Skyline and Idaho Falls High schools rise tremendously. It’s even gotten to the point where all-out brawls take place in schools, public landmarks, and the community at large. It has even gotten to the point where security in some areas ha...

Max’s Munchies II

Max’s Munchies II

Max Webster, Investigative Reporter

October 22, 2019

As I was doing my usual instagram scroll through, I stumbled upon something that I couldn’t resist: The ad, made by Pizza Hut, showcased a giant cheese-filled Cheese-it. I watched it over and over, watching how the cheese stretched and how the steam rose from the crust. “Alright, you got me. I'll tr...

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