Thursday, December 19th, 2013


Melt with Meltaways

This recipe is a tradition in my family and it has been for as long as I can remember. The recipe makes 5 dozen cookies; I promise you’ll enjoy every single one!

Going Veggie

Teens love their steaks, hamburgers, hot dogs, junk food and flavored bottles of soda. Few teens love vegetables and fruit, and even fewer eat only vegetables and fruit for their diet. Being a vegetarian or vegan has become more and more popular in recent years. A vegetarian is a person who doesn’t eat any meat. That includes beef, pork, poultry and fish. Some teens use the word loosely and do eat chicken and fish.

Value of language

In a study conducted by the Department of Homeland Security in 2012, an estimated 13.3 million immigrants lived legally in the United States, each with their own unique culture and way of life, according to the DHS website.

Winter refreshes

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth, for the touch of a friendly hand and for a talk beside the fire: it is the time for home.” -Edith Sitwell by

‘Philomena’ a must see movie

With huge blockbuster movies being released in the last two months of the years it is easy for small independent films like Philomena to be passed over by movie-goers but I would strongly suggest checking this one out.

‘The Hunger Games’ catches fire once again

It’s a rare thing when I’ll go pay $15 to go see a movie. I’d usually much rather wait until it comes out on DVD and Netflix it. So it’s even rarer when I go to see a movie in a theater more than once. The Hunger Games: Catching Fire, however, stands up to both re-watching and the cost of going to see multiple times.

Teaming Up

“I think it’s good to have team bonding like pre-season trips or camps that make everyone feel that they’re part of a larger community,” says Athletic Director Mr. Brock Becker.

Stop hazing

Hazing is the act that causes embarrassment, harassment or ridicule to an individual. It may risk emotional and or physical harm.

It affects members of a group or team weather they are experienced or not. They are forced to participate regardless of the person’s willingness.

‘Doctor Who’ 50th Anniversary episode entertains Whovians everywhere

It has been 50 years of companions, alien monsters and wibbly-wobbly timey-wimey stuff for the Doctor. November 23 marked the 50th Anniversary of the popular BBC sci-fi television show Doctor Who. Past and present characters were united for this special episode, titled “The Day of the Doctor.”

Familiar faces including Matt Smith and Jenna Coleman, the current Doctor and companion, teamed up with past actors David Tennant and Billie Piper, along with a special guest appearance by John Hurt as a mysterious incarnation of the Doctor.

Society’s ‘war on Christmas’ proves to be sickening

First it’s Thanksgiving, a holiday gobbled-up by greed and innumerable “Gray Thursday” deals. Now it’s Christmas, being censored and replaced with generic “holiday cheer” in numerous public arenas. With this “war on Christmas” of sorts, I shudder to think what’s in store for other holidays, especially ones with faith-based origins.