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March 6, 2012

By Anna Boratyn Features Editor Chaminiature The Story: A new, tiny chameleon has been discovered in Madagascar.  The new species, Brookesia mirca, is just over an inch long,  can fit on a match tip. Scientists believe that the chameleons are the result of island dwarfism, which results because of limi...

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March 5, 2012

By Nabi Dressler News Editor The story: Lakewood High School in St. Petersburg, Fl. created fools of themselves when the custodian misspelled "leaping" in the high school sign; ironically, it read, "Laeping to Literacy" for an upcoming night where parents could learn how to help their teens become better readers. My Take: Hey, this is what they invented that problem-inducing auto-correct for,...

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February 15, 2012

By Matt Bajkowski Sports Editor The Story:  An 85-year-old Alaska woman used a shovel to beat back a moose that had stomped her 82-year-old husband and then charged her, the Anchorage Daily News reports from The Last Frontier. Here'sthe full story! My Take: I've always heard the saying, that in some p...

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February 15, 2012

By Kiley Walsh Opinion Editor The Story: Characteristics of a newly discovered bee-- golden hair, full of beauty, and oh so "bootylicious" -- can only be worthy of one name: Beyonce. The bee was captured in 1981, the same year Beyonce was born, so Bryan Lessard, a 24-year-old researcher and super-f...

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January 24, 2012

By Khrystyna Halatyma Features Editor Harry Potter invisibility cloak created? The Story: Scientists have been working on a real life invisibility cloak. Sort of. Except instead of just covering a single object, they have made it possible to obscure a whole event. The only problem is the time, because thi...

Emmy's Emmys: Best Mystery Writers

January 15, 2012

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor When thinking of a mystery show, people can assume three things about the plot: 1. There will be some sort of crime (usually a murder). 2. The detectives and any of their consultants will work on solving it. 3. They will catch the bad guy in the end. Even if a show follo...

Emmy's Emmys: Best guest star

December 11, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor The Jonas Brothers. Remember them? Our middle school heartthrobs who we used to argue over who would date Joe and Nick, because quite frankly no one wanted to be with Kevin. Well, the youngest member of the Jonas Brothers has made his way onto the television scene with h...

Emmy's Emmys: Best TV Fairytale

November 26, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor Once upon a time... These four words we have heard at the beginning of stories countless times, often when we were little. The stories usually involved a damsel in distress and a heroic prince coming to her rescue, thus them living happily ever after. We don’t often go back to t...

Emmy's Emmys: Best Award Show

November 13, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor On one night and one night only, the lights of Nashville shine brighter. It is when all of country’s top stars get together to celebrate country music: the CMA Awards. The night was hosted by Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley, who have hosted the show for the pas...

Emmy's Emmys: Most anticipated season premiere

November 8, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor I have never been one to look forward to November. While the changing colors are pretty to look at and fun to hear the crunch of them under your feet, it is just another reminder of “winter is right around the corner,” and after last winter I am in no way looking...

Top 5: Vampire series

October 30, 2011

By Tess Bauer Online Editor As Halloween came and passed, I find myself picking up some old favorites. The paranormal genre has exploded with new books and authors over the years and vampire books in particular have become slightly addictive. Here are my top five vampire series that have really kept me up at nig...

Emmy's Emmys: Funniest scare

October 30, 2011

By Emmy Lindfors Managing Editor As usual, when Halloween rolls around, TV shows gear their episodes to frighten their viewers and creep them out. But, shows like "The Big Bang Theory" make their Halloween episode more of a treat than a trick. In this past week's episode, Sheldon is angry at his friends be...

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