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The Disney Princess lineup at Merida's coronation, including disputed character Mulan. Photo courtesy of Flickr via Creative Commons.

Is Mulan a Disney princess?

February 6, 2019

As the new year springs into action, controversy also arises, one of which being whether or not Mulan is considered a Disney princess. According to Disney, Mulan is apart of the princess franchise, although never being born in...

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Battlefield’s gymnastics team

November 15, 2017

As the winter season rolls around, student athletes gear up in their respective sports equipment, trying out for teams such as basketball and track. One team often forgotten is the Battlefield gymnastics t...

Black Lightning, the main character of The C.W.’s new show.

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Upcoming highly anticipated T.V. shows

September 7, 2017

Fall time is renowned for the back to school season, the weather getting cooler, the leaves outside displaying a wide variety of colors, and curling up in a blanket with some tea after completing the d...

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Random Acts of Kindness Day

February 15, 2017

“Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see,” is an influential motto created by Mark Twain that has the potential to save the lives of millions. Kindness, even in small doses c...

Infuriating Catch-22’s and how to beat them

Infuriating Catch-22’s and how to beat them

February 7, 2017

Life can be full of difficulties, causing many to declare, “The world is out to get me!” Sometimes, they are not wrong. Many important responsibilities and rules are riddled with Catch- 22’s, “...

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Anniversary of Ellis Island

January 3, 2017

The month of January is known for being the start of a new year, and it was also known as the start of a new life for American immigrants of the past. On January 1st, 1892, Ellis Island opened the Federal...

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