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Have you tried NaNoWriMo?

National Novel Writing Month is fun for all By Christine Begle, Webmaster NaNoWriMo! It’s not a Pokémon, nor something that one yells when jumping out of a plane, nor a phrase in Ewokese. It’s an acronym for National Novel Writing Month, which happens each year in November. Participants commit to write approximately 1667 words a…

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Mediocre vibrations

The Chainsmokers’ EP disappoints fans By Emily Spitza, Staff Writer Rate 2.5/5 The Chainsmokers, a self-acclaimed “Electronic House Trap” American DJ group comprised of Alex Pall and Andrew Taggart, released their “Collage” EP on Nov. 4 of this year. This is their first major release since their “Bouquet” EP that was released on Oct. 23,…

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Return to the scene

Alicia Keys’ new album marks her as here and present By Alexander Woodliff, Staff Writer Rate 3/5 Familiar soulful vocals, driven piano melodies and R&B sensibilities return in full form on Alicia Key’s sixth studio album, “HERE.” Like the album’s title says, Keys wants listeners to know that she is present and still here after…

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Show me the money

Scholarships and financial planning workshop helps students learn how to get money and manage it wisely By Daija Fordham, Journalism 107 Student Correspondent An interactive workshop of experts, alumni and students was held in the VisTaTech Center Thurs. Nov. 10 to help students learn about scholarships, financial planning and avoiding debt. Students learned how to…

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Horoscopes for Nov. 13 to 19

Compiled by Quinn Storm, News Editor Scorpio To make this week worth it, look towards taking a break from social media and plastering your social life everywhere. Spending time with family could give you the rest and relaxation you’re looking for, and charge you up for the next week of November. Although social outings may…

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Thanksgiving Recipes

Compiled by Quinn Storm, News Editor Green bean casserole (recipe and pictures from allrecipes.com) Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 40 minutes Servings: 10 Ingredients: 2 tablespoons butter 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour 1 teaspoon salt 1 teaspoon white sugar ¼ cup dice onion 1 cup sour cream 3 (14.5 ounce) cans green beans 14.5 oz.…

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Sassy casual

Easy updo’s for Fall By Elizabeth Casella, Managing Editor Having one’s hair up or down can make or break any outfit. The perfect way to put in the least effort but still make a casual look more sophisticated is with an easy and quick updo or style choice. One doesn’t need a lot of accessories…