Instagram’s social media takeover

By RICHARD BUNNER Chances are you have Instagram downloaded on some device. Most people do as well, along with other social media such as Twitter and Facebook. However, most teenagers are completely ditching Facebook in favor of Instagram. Although the Facebook Corporation owns Instagram, only about a third […]

The adventures of an introvert

By MAGGIE SNAVELY Being an introvert causes a lot of common misunderstandings among other people. People that don’t understand what being an introvert means will sometimes take things the wrong way or even get offended.   The word introvert comes from the Latin word intro, which means “inward.” […]

My country tis of thee analysis

By ETHAN SIBBETT My country, ’tis of thee, Sweet land of liberty, Of thee I sing; Land where my fathers died, Land of the pilgrims’ pride, From ev’ry mountainside Let freedom ring! This is a seminal song of the United States. “My Country, ‘Tis of Thee” brings a […]

The scientific processes behind anxiety disorders

By MELANIE URIBE There are six major anxiety disorders: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Phobia, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, and Panic Disorder. Each disorder is separated into smaller subsections and affect every individual in different magnitudes. The most common factor each of these disorders share is panic […]

Inktober drawing promotes creativity

ByALICIA GULLON October marks the commencement of fall- sweaters, rain, dead trees and Halloween. But for artists around the globe, it marks Inktober, a challenge where artists draw with ink all throughout October. Artists of all ages and all styles unite from the challenge. They provide positive feedback […]

Sotheby’s gets Banksy-ed

By MIA ARANDA A middle-aged man with thick black glasses watched the Sotheby’s auction in London on Oct. 5, 2018. At that moment, the auctioneer began to advertise a framed painting of the “Girl with a Balloon,” a famous piece by the artist Banksy, causing the the price […]