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Dear Evie and Dee: Family Issues

December 3, 2018


Filed under Advice, Ask Column, Entertainment

Dear Evie and Dee,   I'm having issues with life in general. I feel like everything and everyone is against me. My family is causing me issues mainly and I only feel better when I'm out with friends or they are not bothering me.   Sincerely, Alone and Afraid   Dear Alon...

Highxicon- Week 3

Maggie Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 29, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sniglets

Here’s the third list of words within the Highland’s Highxicon. If you want to check out where the Highxicon and its words came from, check out the article in the link below. https://hhsjournalism.com/entertainment/2018/11/12/welcoming-the-highxicon-the-sniglets-of-highlands/ Enjoy!   Fictorious (adjective)- a word to describe someone when they answer a question correctly that they truly had no idea o...

Horoscopes: November 26th-30th

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

November 26, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Horoscope

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. Your scattered energy comes together this week with a powerful force of concentrated attention and effort...

Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.

Steve Lang, Managing Editor - Yearbook

November 20, 2018


Filed under Review

Alternative Rock titans The Smashing Pumpkins return with three fourths of the original line up for their tenth studio album “Shiny and Oh So Bright, Vol. 1 / LP: No Past. No Future. No Sun.” The band returns with Billy Corgan on lead vocals bass and, guitar, Jimmy Chamberlin on drums, James Iha ...

Ella’s Weekly Music Suggestions: Nov 19-20

Ella Exterkamp, Staff

November 20, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Review

Lord Is Coming by H.E.R                   Soft Pop   Summary: The first part of this song is spoken word. It is a very emotional song begging for everyone no matter what religion or race to come together and rise up against corrup...

Highxicon- Week 2

Maggie Schroeder, Sports Editor

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Sniglets

Hey everyone! Here’s the second list of words in our Highlands Highxicon. I hope you find them as useful and hilarious as I do!   Flumushed (adjective)- the inability to make any sense or articulate words when talking to your crush I became so flumushed when I saw my crush in the l...

“The White Album” Review

“The White Album” Review

Steve Lang, Managing Editor - Yearbook

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Review

Producer Giles Martin and Mixer Sam Okell bring a welcome modern approach to The Beatles’ 1968 self titled masterpiece (often referred to as “The White Album”) which brings an interesting listening session, but does not completely change the experience as a whole.     The Beatles hav...

Horoscopes November 19th-23rd

Sydney Cooper, Editor-in-Chief

November 19, 2018


Filed under Entertainment, Horoscope

Aries: Aries are known as the leaders of the pack. They prefer to initiate rather than complete. They are independent, have an upbeat personality, and bring excitement into other people’s lives. There's a lot of tense feelings floating in the air this week. Perhaps you feel like no one is listening ...

Dear Evie and Dee: Saving Money for the Holidays

November 19, 2018


Filed under Advice, Ask Column, Entertainment

Dear Evie and Dee,   My friends are all getting excited for Christmas and are always talking about what they are going to get each other. I get really stressed around this time of year because I don't have a job so I can't pay for expensive gifts for my friends, and my parents won't give me m...

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