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Something New: Dark Showers

Something New: Dark Showers

Mckenna Kalisz, Tom Tom Staff

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Recently, dark showers have become a popular trend, although it is called a dark shower a person isn't completely in the dark, they typically can either use a candle or a flashlight so that they are able to see what they are doing. It might sound weird to take a shower in the dark, but many say ...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Democracy in America

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Democracy in America

Alex Rapp, Assistant Digital Director

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Ever since the creation of the country, the United States has been looked to as a city on a hill. Every dream, every chance to make it big exists here. People from all over the world travel to America to start new lives and achieve their dreams, free from any kind of persecution or judgement. At least, tha...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: This Is Me

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: This Is Me

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

It is hard to imagine that there is more to life than what is shown to a student in high school. The routine that a person develops within these four years seem like a never ending cycle. Some students do not want their time in high school to end and others can’t wait to be freed from the walls that...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Ship Has Sailed

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: The Ship Has Sailed

Jessica Lamberty, Senior Editor

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

In almost every romance movie, there is some form of twisted truth regarding love stories. From “Titanic” to “High School Musical,” movies have created unrealistic stereotypes about relationships. In many of the top selling movies, romances are based solely on a love-at-first-sight story line....

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Down the Slope

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Down the Slope

Ella Maggio, Tom Tom Staff

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Snowboarding is an exhilarating activity to participate in. With many options for difficulty  levels, there is a fit for everyone. There are shapes and colors that identify the difficulty levels for every snowboarding hill.The easiest is a green circle, then a blue square, followed by a black diamond and...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: College v. Pros

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: College v. Pros

Eleni Sakas, Tom Tom Team Leader

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

There are two types of public athletes—professional and college—both with committed fans, nationwide coverage and different missions. First, there is the concept of who the team is made up of. For example, college athletics allow for new faces every year, unlike professional sports who have pl...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Taking the Next Step

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Taking the Next Step

Sierra Ward, Tom Tom Staff

February 17, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Freshmen, sophomores and juniors took the PSAT in October 2017 to prepare themselves for the SAT in the spring of their junior year. The PSAT total score is based on a 320 to 1520 scale, but when looking at results, there are sectioned scores for independent categories. A high score on this test may r...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Love Around the Globe

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Love Around the Globe

Diana Anghel, Print Director

February 17, 2018


Filed under Features, Lifestyles

Amore, grá, dragoste, amour, ibig, ást, szerelem, evîn, ljubezen—whatever language a nation uses to describe love, it has the same meaning all around: an intense feeling of deep affection. When focusing on romantic relationships love comes with different conditions depending on the geographical loc...

Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Isabelle Hunter, Tom Tom Staff

February 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

When someone thinks of Valentine’s Day, what’s the first thing that comes to mind? Chocolates? Flowers? Love? For over 12,519,369 teenagers it’s the last of the three. In a recent survey conducted by Pew Research Center, about 30% of teens were recorded to be in some kind of romantic relationship...

Dining on Detox

Dining on Detox

Emily Higgins, Tom Tom Staff

February 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Detoxification is the process of reducing harmful compounds, toxic substances and bacteria from the body in order to improve bodily function. Common medicine practices recognize detoxification as the first important step in restoring the body to a natural and healthy state. To do so, many people use detox...

A Science To Streaks

A Science To Streaks

Skyler Wackenhuth

February 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

It seems everyone is using this Snapchat feature, but never talk about it: streaks. Snapchat streaks are a feature where a number will show up next to someones name based on how many consecutive days the users have been “snapping.” Snapchat released the feature back in 2016, but why are people ad...

Always Watching

Always Watching

Jessica Nettgen, Tom Tom Team Leader

February 16, 2018


Filed under Lifestyles

Sometimes, the struggle is real. Wanting that extra hour out, that friend to hang out with, that significant other to be yours, that C to be a totally okay grade on a test. Except, the people responsible for one’s well being, parents and guardians, keep all of them out of reach. Why? Because they ...

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