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Dirty hands plus no soap equals germs

November 6, 2009


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An opinion | by KATHLEEN HOUGH Read More »

Presidential Progress: 1 year of Obama

November 5, 2009


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  A Timeline of Barack Obama's policies, speeches made in his first nine months in office, one year after his election | by Micah Wilkins Read More »...

Preparing for the SAT

November 5, 2009


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Mr. Stephen Heiner, tutor, co-founder of Get Smarter Prep company offers tips | by KATIE HYDE Read More »...

What’s in a name?

November 5, 2009


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STA family uses gender neutral names to protect kids, avoid discrimination | by MOLLIE POINTER Read More »

Contact with illness creates worry

November 5, 2009


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Ill students spread germs in M&A office, school looks to stop spread | by SHAUGNESSY MILLER Read More »...

Bulky books to lean laptops

November 5, 2009


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This one-to-one netbook plan consists not only of providing students with netbooks, but also making the campus completely wireless, solving issues dealing with battery life and insurance, collaborating with textbooks and teachers' lesson plans and considering the cost of this school-wide plan. According...

I love cute lil' bears

November 3, 2009


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Kansas City Zoo Finally Gets Polar Bear After 20 years, the Kansas City Zoo finally has a polar bear again. Only 81 polar bears live in captivity in North America. Look at how adorable those little guys are! Some fun facts about polar bears: 1. A polar bear's fur is not white!  It is hollow.  The fur reflects light.  The hollow fur also traps the sun's heat to help keep the po...

Dear Larry Johnson, you disgust me

October 29, 2009


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Larry Johnson, running back for the Kansas City Chiefs was reported on Sunday to be using homophobic slurs on his twitter account and even using it against some reporters on Monday, according to radio station 810 WHB. The thing that offends me the most besides his language is the fact that he didn't even...

Run for your life

October 29, 2009


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Last weekend, I was home alone at 10:30 p.m. on a Friday night (I'm grounded, sue me). When I decided to go upstairs and watch TV, I made sure the door was locked and the lights downstairs were turned off. I preceded to climb the stairs in my foyer when suddenly I burst into a run...why? Because...

pop those pimps por favor

October 27, 2009


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This week's topic: Yummy.... Pimples: gotta love 'em. They're everywhere: your forehead, nose, cheek; the neighbor boy's neck. And even though you freak out when you wake up, look in the mirror and see a massive, swollen, red spot taking over your face, you can't wait to to get your hands on ...

Ms. Pat Dunlay teaches despite cancer

October 21, 2009


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Last December, English teacher Pat Dunlay woke up with a severe pain in her back and immediately went to the doctor. Dunlay was initially diagnosed with lung cancer, but upon closer inspection doctors discovered the fluid build up in her lungs was caused by breast cancer, which is more easily treated. A...

i can cry if i want to

October 13, 2009


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You just got into a huge fight with your mom about how "worthless" she thinks you are. The loud words previously exchanged have quickly turned to a grounding from her and a crying attack from you. You run upstairs and lay on your bed, balling your eyes out and repeating the same phrase over and over...

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