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StuCo door decorating contest

StuCo door decorating contest

Kara Brooks, Editor

December 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, Top Stories

Scholastic Art entries

Scholastic Art entries

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016


Filed under A&E, Slideshows

Senior Jacob Alexander pursues career in photography

Senior Jacob Alexander pursues career in photography

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 15, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

Photography and cinematography have always been an important part of senior Jacob Alexander’s life. Starting out by simply just recording and taking photos, Alexander now owns his own website where he shares the images he captures. “My passion for photography and cinematography really began when...

Twelve unique holiday gift ideas for $20 and under

Twelve unique holiday gift ideas for $20 and under

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

December 6, 2016


Filed under A&E

Gift shopping can be one of the most stressful and bank-breaking activities in the books, but fear not. The Guidon is here to help you get the quirky gift you need for $20 and under. 1. Game of Phones, $20. This unusual game has you head to head against you friends to see who's the real champion o...

29 things to do before 2017

29 things to do before 2017

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016


Filed under A&E

1.       Have a Christmas movie marathon 2.       Make Christmas punch or apple cider 3.        Go present shopping 4.       Visit family and friends 5.       Go sledding 6.       Have a snowball fight 7.       Attend an ugly sweate...

QUIZ- Do you have Senioritis?

QUIZ- Do you have Senioritis?

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 30, 2016


Filed under A&E, Quizzes, Top Stories

Trend “binge-watching” OK in moderation

Trend “binge-watching” OK in moderation

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 29, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

“Are you still watching?” The simple, white font shames you, glaring. The question makes you realize how long you’ve been sitting there watching Netflix. You look away from Grey’s Anatomy, Stranger Things or some other popular show you’re watching in mass quantity and realize you’ve been...

Sophomore Cade Swayne named winner of Photoshop contest

Sophomore Cade Swayne named winner of Photoshop contest

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2016


Filed under A&E, News

The Guidon Lit hosted a Photoshop contest, which received 16 submissions. Each submission was carefully reviewed by a Guidon staff member. Winning the contest was sophomore Cade Swayne. "This contest was hilarious," Swayne said. "I really appreciate that the staff picked my photo to win." Swayne won the grand prize of $10 for his photo...

Senior Hannah Norris furthers music career by releasing new album

Senior Hannah Norris furthers music career by releasing new album

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 21, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature, News, Top Stories

Starting at open mic nights and moving to larger venues like Wild West Fest, senior Hannah Norris now has her own band and several released albums. Norris not only writes her own songs, but plays a variety of string instruments including the guitar, ukulele, banjo, mandolin and a little bass guitar. ...

Spinoff shows generate excitement, disappointment

Spinoff shows generate excitement, disappointment

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016


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In the past year, spinoffs of 90’s and early 2000’s television shows have been produced both on Disney Channel and as Netflix originals. Nearly 15 years after the final installment of Boy Meets World aired, Disney Channel started up a spinoff series called Girl Meets World. According to IMDb.com, the ...

Students comment on the new surface stylus

Students comment on the new surface stylus

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

November 17, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

The school has had the Surface Pro 3's since last year. They always were the same – the black protective case and the silver stylus with a purple button. About a month ago, something set a few away from others, a new stylus. “They were just the ones that were available,” CCU tech Brian Schauf...

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