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29 things to do before 2017

29 things to do before 2017

Kayli Potter, Staff Reporter

December 2, 2016


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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


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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


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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


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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


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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...

Fashion Finds: Not-So-Presidential Pantsuits

Fashion Finds: Not-So-Presidential Pantsuits

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 10, 2016


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Fashion Finds: Trump Tees

Fashion Finds: Trump Tees

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

November 9, 2016


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Holiday controversy sparks among students

Holiday controversy sparks among students

Kara Brooks, Editor

November 4, 2016


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Halloween only ended a few days ago, and while Thanksgiving is the nearest holiday, there are people who are already focused on Christmas. Junior Ryanne Brerwert is very excited for Christmas. “I love Christmas and I don’t really care about Thanksgiving,” Brerwert said. “I am already listening...

Paint mixing and sand cutting videos satisfy students

Paint mixing and sand cutting videos satisfy students

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

November 3, 2016


Filed under A&E, Technology, Video

Recently an influx of aesthetically pleasing videos have surfaced on social media platforms such as Twitter and Instagram. Such videos are typically of mixing oil paints or slicing, crushing and stretching molded kinetic sand in a plethora of colors. Accounts that post these videos describe them as...

Newspaper presents “Spooky Scale”

Newspaper presents “Spooky Scale”

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

October 30, 2016


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In order to prepare for the upcoming Halloween holiday, four members of the newspaper staff went to find the scariest places around the area. The trip began at 7 p.m. on Oct. 29. The group piled into one car and drove out to the burnt down church near Catharine. "The church is really pretty in the daytime,...

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