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The releases of iOS 10 and the iPhone 7 produce excitement among students

The releases of iOS 10 and the iPhone 7 produce excitement among students

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

October 5, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

The iPhone changed Sept. 13 with the release of iOS 10. The update changed a multitude of things but drastically affected the way people text. “The gif board, that is so cool,” sophomore Brittani Park said. “That is my favorite part.” With the new update comes the chance to text with a...

Fashion Finds: Fanny Packs

Fashion Finds: Fanny Packs

Raina Basso, Editor

September 29, 2016


Filed under Fashion Finds

Sleep Center invites Psychology class to facility

Sleep Center invites Psychology class to facility

September 28, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories

Instructor Matt Brooks's Psychology class went to the Sleep Center at the Center for Health Improvement in order to learn more about the importance of sleep. The lesson was held by Bryan Noone, a manager of the Sleep and Neurodiagnostic Institute at Hays Med. "By the time you reach your 60th bi...

Two seniors adventure into the outdoors

Two seniors adventure into the outdoors

Isabelle Braun, Staff Reporter

September 27, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology

Four years ago senior Jacob Alexander went on his first adventure with the Kansas Herpetological Society. Since then he’s been hooked and has recruited more people to join him. One of those people is senior Aidan Lawson. “At the start I was only doing it just because I kind of needed something...

Earthquakes? Students discuss never feeling the quakes rattling parts of Kansas

Earthquakes? Students discuss never feeling the quakes rattling parts of Kansas

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 22, 2016


Filed under Feature, News, Technology, Top Stories

Social media blows up almost each and every day with news of yet another earthquake shaking areas of Kansas. In the past month alone, there have been 11 earthquakes with at least a magnitude of 2. Create bar charts While the graphic above only shows earthquakes with a 2 magnitude, there have been 189 total eart...

Senior spends free time coding

Senior spends free time coding

Raina Basso, Editor

September 16, 2016


Filed under Feature, Technology, Top Stories

While most people merely use computers for internet browsing, others enjoy delving deeper into the creation and production of web pages and games. Senior Aidan Lawson spends his time coding and has become well-versed in it. “Essentially, I write code and modify games, whether it be through the programming,...

QUIZ – Are you getting enough sleep?

QUIZ – Are you getting enough sleep?

Anniston Weber, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 15, 2016


Filed under Quizzes

Students join in on jorts trend

Students join in on jorts trend

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

September 9, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature

Many a fashion trend has found its way through the doors of this school in the past several decades, but one that seems to have made its return over the summer is that of jean shorts or “jorts” worn by male students. Local stores such as the Buckle, online retailers like Pac Sun, and even the most well-known jean...

Fashion Finds: Homecoming part two

Fashion Finds: Homecoming part two

Madison Crees, Co-Editor-in-Chief

September 8, 2016


Filed under Fashion Finds

Reminder: We try to post clothes with sizes for everyone. Even if the model doesn't look like it would fit you, still look into it. The dresses in this post also run in petite and plus-sized. ASOS Embellished Crop Top Mini Dress for $121 (Plus available) Tutu Two Piece Dress for $164 Navy Blue &am...

Fashion Finds: Homecoming Dresses

Fashion Finds: Homecoming Dresses

Madison Crees, Co-Editor in Chief

September 2, 2016


Filed under A&E, Fashion Finds

Homecoming is right around the corner and it is time to find that perfect dress. Luckily, the Guidon is here to help a few of you. Illusion dress from $149. Scoop-back dress for $149. Floral dress for $160. Lace blush dress for $69. Blue lace inset dress for $115. ...

Junior expresses thoughts on Frank Ocean album

Junior expresses thoughts on Frank Ocean album

Lacey Gregory, Staff Reporter

August 31, 2016


Filed under A&E, Feature

Four years of broken promises, endless waiting and a plethora of delays are among the tribulations that loyal fans of Frank Ocean have endured in anticipation of his sophomore album. Initially slated to be released in July 2015, the album was put off for a whole twelve months. And then another. The...

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