October 17, 2013 – 8:52 am | Comments Off

Tara Grace • Editor in Chief
We could sit here and debate whether gyro is pronounced “guy-row” or “eur-o” but the one thing we should all agree on is that OPA’s gyros are out of this …

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It’s time to clean house: shut down and get out
October 11, 2013 – 6:00 am | Comments Off

Paul Winters • Views Editor
The government is strong and ready for action when it comes to going to war with Syria.  When it comes to the functioning of our own country we are given threats …

Halpern Really Connects With Readers in Newest Novel
October 10, 2013 – 8:35 am | Comments Off

Anna Bloom. Just released from a three week stay in a mental hospital, after being admitted for suffering from depression, anxiety attacks, and serious weight image issues.
She returns home and her high hopes of a …

5 questions with Mrs. Kraus
September 17, 2013 – 10:12 am | Comments Off

Regan DeWitt – Features Editor
Q: When you were still in school, what was your most embarrassing moment?
A: I puked all over the floor in my 8th grade science class because the teacher would not call …

Thomas fulfills lifelong dream, becomes U.S. Marine
September 16, 2013 – 9:39 am | Comments Off

Emily Richards – News Editor
Fellow Delaware County JROTC members gathered last Friday afternoon to watch Olentangy senior, Austin Thomas, swear into the United States Marine Corps.
“It’s my oath of enlistment saying that I passed …

Hermione Granger
September 12, 2013 – 11:39 am | Comments Off

Jane Mercer • Staff Writer
Megan Ayscue • Business Manager
Hermione Jean Granger. A brilliant, loyal friend, a mudblood, and one of the most powerful women in the history of fictional writing.
Hermione would, without a doubt, beat …

Ralph Lahman: Authority on sports
September 11, 2013 – 1:38 pm | Comments Off

Jamie Lahman • Graphic Designer
This is not going to be easy to say, so I’m just going to say it: Cheerleading is not a sport. It isn’t now, it wasn’t back then, and it won’t …

Katniss Everdeen
September 10, 2013 – 1:15 pm | Comments Off

Jen Foreman • Layout Editor
Katniss is strong, independent, and a leader. All the characteristics that she has makes her the perfect hero, but that’s the point. She doesn’t want to be a hero.
She would dominate …

Irrelevancy takes over: Let’s get serious, America
September 10, 2013 – 11:41 am | Comments Off
Irrelevancy takes over: Let’s get serious, America

Noël Beyer-Hermsen • Staff Writer
“Hello, George!” Oh joy. The whole world has been waiting for the revealing of the royal baby’s name. Now the world can be at rest, since society has been so intrigued …

‘Leave it to Beaver’ ads must be left behind
September 10, 2013 – 11:07 am | Comments Off

Lily Wiest • Managing Editor

Type “Cheerios” into Google and the first suggestions that come up will have nothing to do with the cereal’s history, nutrients, or cost. Every single suggestion is about a commercial that went …

Nat’s Book Nook: Barnaby’s ‘Wonder Show’ entices readers
September 10, 2013 – 11:00 am | Comments Off

Nathalie Moorman • Distribution Manager
Come one, come all! Welcome to Mosco’s Traveling Wonder Show. If you’re prone to nightmares or you’ve got a weak ticker you’d best move on. Come inside and view the strangest …