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ACL’s: Friend or Foe?

Ames Arrington, Staff Writer

December 1, 2017

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The Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in your knee is commonly torn in sports related activities. This is unfortunate seeing as it is an essential ligament to have in order to do athletic things such as cutting and planting. Mother Nature, being the cruel wench she is, makes it to where you can tear this very important ligament with just one misstep. It is easy to tear, yet difficult to recover from, further cementing the idea...

It’s Time for an Instagram Revolution

It’s Time for an Instagram Revolution

December 1, 2017

Countless hours are spent everyday scrolling through the endless feed on Instagram, Twitter and Snapchat. Trying to post the "perfect" picture gets challenging when limited by Franklin terrain. Fear not,...

“Fashion Back in the Day…”

“Fashion Back in the Day…”

December 1, 2017

Fashion is always changing due to many things like: seasons and trends. In the 1980's, many popular things to wear were leotards, tights and tracksuits. 1980's fashion was all about color, size and...

A Guide on Christmas Presents

A Guide on Christmas Presents

November 17, 2017

Giving gifts to the opposite gender can be quite tricky, and whether you're shopping for someone special or your family, chances are you're stumped on what to get them. But fear not, here is the guide...

Systems in Place To Stop Violence Before it Happens

Kinsey McCarthy, Co Editor

November 14, 2017

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Ever since the attack on Sept. 11 2001, the United States media has brought ever more attention to each mass shooting that occurs. Americans are becoming informed about the attacks more than ever due to the evolving, fast paced style of media. Topics such as gun control along with stricter national security have become significant in the eyes of the public. For the most prominent example of the impact these attacks have on...

Salute To Semper Fidelis

Salute To Semper Fidelis

November 13, 2017

While students begin the new school year, Indy alumni Spencer McCarty and Adam Eckard march their way into becoming a Marine. When these students graduated last year, they decided to make the decision...

DIY hanging pumpkins

DIY hanging pumpkins

October 26, 2017

  Step one: Gather orange yarn, balloons, liquid glue, green and brown pipe cleaners, and string to hang them on. Step two: Blow up a balloon to the size you want the pumpkin to be, then ...

It’s Spooky Time!

It’s Spooky Time!

October 20, 2017

Greetings ghouls and goblins, it's that time of the year again when you can get involved in fall and Halloween activities. Some of these events include going to haunted houses, picking out costumes, visiting...

“Fall” in Love with Autumn Holidays

“Fall” in Love with Autumn Holidays

September 20, 2017

“Autumn, the year’s last loveliest smile.”   -William Cullen Bryant. Sweaters, cozy blankets, hot drinks, leaves changing colors, and pumpkin patches. What’s not to love about the fall weather? Fro...

Many Eagles Choose the Stay-Cation

Many Eagles Choose the Stay-Cation

April 10, 2017

After spring break, we all hear about all of the wild times in Florida, or the trips to the Carribeans, or New York City. No one ever talks about when they stay home or go on nearby road trips, which can...

Make Your Own Ostara/Easter Mint Tea Cakes

Make Your Own Ostara/Easter Mint Tea Cakes

April 10, 2017

    From Buddhism, Christianity, Hinduism, and Islam to Native American Mysticism, Paganism, Spiritualism, Voodoo and Wicca, each religion shares one thing in common. They all celebrate rebirth, beg...

Learning Through Culture

Learning Through Culture

April 10, 2017

Culture... Culture is what makes us how we are. Without our different cultures we wouldn't know where we came from or originated. There are so many different cultures around the world and I got to experience...

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