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Keys to Keep Nails Healthy

Chloe Moritz, Tom Tom Staff

February 16, 2017


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Spring is coming, and the temperature is about ready to free our hands from winter gloves. One major drawback of the cold weather is the poor conditions for healthy nails. However, there are many ways to replenish nails just in time for the change in weather. One way to keep nails in good shape is by m...

How a Zombie Apocalypse Could be Possible

How a Zombie Apocalypse Could be Possible

Jayme Bailey, Tom Tom Staff

February 15, 2017


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A zombie apocalypse would destroy our modern society within months or even weeks. One way this could happen would be by brain parasites. Brain parasites are parasites that eat at the brain and can leave infections in the spinal cord and/or brain stem, like neurocysticercosis. Brain parasites could po...

Couple Workouts to Brighten Valentine’s Day

Couple Workouts to Brighten Valentine’s Day

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

February 14, 2017


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It can be difficult to find the time to squeeze fitness into the busy holidays, but this unique workout is a perfect alternative for a stereotypical Valentine’s date: Couple wall sit- sit back to back (2 minutes) Sit up high fives- lay toe to toe (40) Push up tower- one person puts their fe...

TOM TOM LISTS: The Struggles of Being a Dancer

TOM TOM LISTS: The Struggles of Being a Dancer

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

February 6, 2017


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Every dancer knows that life is not always “en pointe,” so laugh along to these hilarious observations about everything--from messing up a dance sequence to losing all 100 brand new bobby pins. Doing turns with a runny nose Choosing between sleep, dance and good grades Having to hold back fro...

Weekly Workouts: the Benefits of Running

Weekly Workouts: the Benefits of Running

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

January 30, 2017


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It can be difficult to find the inspiration or time to go for a run, but these health benefits are sure to encourage making an afternoon jog a daily habit.   Mental Health: The human body releases chemicals while running that emit a happy mood. Reducing Asthma: Running helps strengthen the lung...

Weekly Workouts: Bye Bye Muffin Top

Weekly Workouts: Bye Bye Muffin Top

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

January 24, 2017


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It’s important to take pride in one’s self, but it can be hard when self image is affected by stereotypes, like the well-known “muffin top.” Luckily, there’s an easy way to boost confidence and rid one’s self of this negative connotation. By combining this simple exercise routine with he...

“Gremlins” Losing Popularity Decades Later

“Gremlins” Losing Popularity Decades Later

Jessica Lamberty and Chloe Moritz

January 24, 2017


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One-time hit "Gremlins” is, for some ACHS community members, a classic that every movie buff should see. This movie incorporated little furry creatures that if wet, exposed to bright light, or fed food past midnight would experience unpleasant consequences. The movie was a hit during its release in...

Why Can’t Stormtroopers Hit Anything?

Why Can’t Stormtroopers Hit Anything?

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

January 11, 2017


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One of the oldest jokes in the “Star Wars” fandom is the Stormtroopers’ inability to hit anything with their blasters. Fans of the series on imgur.com have decided that there’s actually a sinister note to their shoddy marksmanship. In “A New Hope,” the movie opens with a group of armed rebel...

Helpful Hints for Vocabulary

Helpful Hints for Vocabulary

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

January 5, 2017


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Learning new vocabulary can be tricky, but this quick list is sure to be more than helpful as second semester starts up. Sirimiri- (noun) A light rain; a fine drizzle. Eleutheromania- (noun) An intense and irresistible desire for freedom. Acatalepsy- (noun) The impossibility of comprehendi...

Remaking Horror Classics

Remaking Horror Classics

Chloe Grass, Tom Tom Staff

December 9, 2016


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In recent years, old school scary films have begun to come back to life with remakes and continuations of the franchises. People are excited for the new releases of these films, but many also think the remakes are unnecessary because good classic films shouldn’t need to be fixed or remade.    ...

Crazy Star Wars Theories: Part One

Crazy Star Wars Theories: Part One

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

December 5, 2016


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 Qui-Gon Jinn was secretly a Sith Lord this whole time. The Jedi master may appear to fill the same role in the prequels that Obi-Wan himself filled for the original trilogy: the wise old guiding mentor who trains a young upstart but ultimately perishes because of it. However, many fans the...

TOM TOM LISTS: Tasteful Tips For Incorporating Vocabulary

TOM TOM LISTS: Tasteful Tips For Incorporating Vocabulary

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

December 1, 2016


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It is easy to learn new words through literature, however, most people do not take the time to look them up. Here is a quick list of new words and definitions to spice up a diminishing vocabulary. Quaintrelle- (noun) A woman who emphasizes a life of passion, expressed through personal style, le...

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