Senioritis. A word repeated throughout the halls of high schools, observed by teachers, and disliked by parents. Many students experience senioritis, an apparent disease that causes students to lose all motivation to excel in school, get those stellar grades, and have a perfect attendance record. After turning in all college applications and finishing the first semester … Continue reading Conquer Senioritis (The Playlist)
I wouldn't say I ever went through a "Bieber fever" phase, nor did I really enjoy Justin Bieber's earlier music, but less than a week ago, Bieber released his fourth album, Purpose, and his songs have been on repeat on the radio since November 13th. In this album, we get to hear a more mature side of Justin as … Continue reading Review: Justin Bieber’s “Purpose”
Many people celebrate Halloween by dressing up in spooky, gory, cute, or funny costumes, going door to door collecting candy, or even attending a costume party. Since this is one of my favorite holidays, I think it's never too early to start getting in the Halloween spirit. Go and check out some of these events! … Continue reading Let the Halloween Festivities Begin!
Last Friday, an upcoming band came to New West for a special performance for the middle school and high school. This band, The Boy Band Project, consists of 5 members: Jordan Perez, Chance Perez, Aaron Pierce, Tyler Reardon, and Colton Stevens. They are a group well known on YouTube that covers popular songs such as … Continue reading The BoyBand Project
We all know of leprechauns and luck, but do we know the true history of Saint Patrick's Day? Every year, on March 17th, people from all around the globe celebrate Saint Patrick's Day, also known as "St. Patty's Day"or the "Feast of Saint Patrick". Many associate the 17th as a day filled with delicious corn beef and … Continue reading “Kiss me, I’m Irish”
It's that time of the year again... Girl Scout cookie season! Girl Scouts all around America are starting to sell delicious cookies that everyone wants. By selling cookies, girls are able to learn how to make decisions, learn how to talk with others, and learn how to set goals. This year, girls are selling the … Continue reading Girl Scout Cookies
It's now that time of the year for wearing sweaters, decorating for the holidays, and drinking the popular holiday drinks from Starbucks. Starbucks, a well-known coffeehouse has its annual tradition of selling delicious holiday flavored drinks. There are many specialty drinks to chose from, including: eggnog, caramel brûlée, gingerbread, and peppermint mocha. This year, they … Continue reading Starbucks: Holiday Specialty Drinks
Halloween, one of my favorite holidays, is just around the corner. Since the beginning of the month, people have been decorating their houses and preparing for the spooky festivities. I have many friends who no longer go trick or treating because they believe it is just for younger kids. I wanted to explore what others thought about the … Continue reading Are You Too Old to Trick or Treat?
As I was searching through YouTube, I came across a singer-songwriter named Ella Henderson. She was born in Tetney, England and is currently 18 years old. Her first debut in the music industry was through the 9th season of The X-Factor, where she ended up finishing in sixth place. She gained her fame in the … Continue reading Ella Henderson: An Upcoming Star From England