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Growing a Business, and Myself

Benjamin Arnoldussen August 31, 2022

During quarantine, which was a drastic change for all of us, I would find myself bored, and with nothing really to do, or no money to have. Also at the time, I wasn’t really working, except doing odd...

Best Costco Muffin Flavors, Ranked

Best Costco Muffin Flavors, Ranked

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Let’s be honest here - jumbo sized muffins are one of the most satisfying foods to bite into, and Costco muffins are no exception. With six, 4-inch diameter muffins in each container, these tantalizing...

Spartan Athletes Answer: Describe your Sport in 5 Words!

Spartan Athletes Answer: Describe your Sport in 5 Words!

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

"Good, fun, exciting, challenging, competitive" - Chaithanya, Football "Pain, euphoria, companionship, adrenaline, fun" - Aatman, Cross country "Energizing, loud, competitive, exciting, fun"...

Which is Better: Short or Long Videos?

Which is Better: Short or Long Videos?

Sophia Jiang and Vince Kim August 25, 2022

Short Videos are Better Short videos are extremely relatable to the viewer and can be extremely effective in such a short amount of time. Often they give you a good laugh, and other times they give...

Pens vs. Pencils: The Ultimate Writing Utensil Showdown

Pens vs. Pencils: The Ultimate Writing Utensil Showdown

Sophia Jiang and Elliot Weix August 25, 2022

Pencils, Hands Down. Pencils are proof that mistakes are a normal part of life. Do you enjoy struggling with a pen's inability to conveniently correct a spelling error or change a positive to a...

Why it is Important to Monitor Your Phone Time

Why it is Important to Monitor Your Phone Time

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

As teenagers, creating and maintaining relationships with our peers is high on our priority list. Naturally, humankind has evolved towards a reliance on technology to the point where social media has become...

School Morning Item Checklist

School Morning Item Checklist

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Chromebook + charger (but still, charge your chromebook the night before!) Water bottle Lunch box or lunch money (if applicable) School ID Pencil case Calculator Phone Binders...

2022 Back to School Playlist

2022 Back to School Playlist

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Listen on Youtube! The Boys are Back from High School Musical Fifteen (Taylor’s Version) by Taylor Swift Motion sickness by Phoebe Bridgers Wild things by Alessia Cara Mr. Blue Sky by...

Proper Fueling: the Overlooked Factor in Athletic Performance and its Significance

Proper Fueling: the Overlooked Factor in Athletic Performance and its Significance

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Getting enough practice for your sport is required for peak performance. So is stretching before and after a sport’s activity. But what else is a key influence to ensure that an athlete is at the top...

Leisure Reading: Fantasy or Nonfiction?

Leisure Reading: Fantasy or Nonfiction?

Sophia Jiang and Anvika Annyapu August 25, 2022

Fantasy Sometimes, the world can get a little too much to handle. That’s when reading fantasy can serve as a good distraction. Not only a distraction, reading fantasy can stimulate your imagination...

How to Adjust from Summer to School

How to Adjust from Summer to School

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

1. Start waking up at normal times one or two weeks before school starts Your body needs time to adjust to waking up early. If you’ve been waking up late during the summer, it’s a good idea to gradually...

From State to World: Roisin Willis Stuns Competition at the U20 World Championships

From State to World: Roisin Willis Stuns Competition at the U20 World Championships

Sophia Jiang August 25, 2022

Becoming a state champion is no easy feat. Yet, on June 4th, Stevens Point native Roisin Willis breezed through her 800 meter race in 2:00.03, breaking not only her previous state record, but the national...

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