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What It Feels Like To be A Sequoit on Ice

What It Feels Like To be A Sequoit on Ice

Alexandra Rapp, Assistant Digital Director

April 15, 2018


Filed under What It Feels Like

I hear the roar of the crowd increasing as the beat of our song fades out. The euphoria of the performance drains away and my face aches as my smile grows even wider. I look left, then right at my teammates to see the joy on their faces. My happiness increases tenfold. My family is together and we de...

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Coming From a Police Family

ONLINE EXCLUSIVE: Coming From a Police Family

Kaylee Schreiner, Digital Director

April 14, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

It’s one of the first things you hear in the news close to everyday. Another person got shot by another police officer for another reason that doesn’t justify the act. More people turn their heads away from the beneficial acts police officers do subconsciously opting to group them in with the accu...

What It Feels Like to be Upside Down

What It Feels Like to be Upside Down

Diana Anghel, Print Director

March 25, 2018


Filed under What It Feels Like

At first I didn’t know what was wrong with me. I didn’t know why I was the way I was, why I did the things I did or why I acted the way I did. If you were anyone else but me, then everything seemed normal. I was doing well in school and I was involved in sports; I was the typical freshman. If yo...

How to: Combat Oily Skin

How to: Combat Oily Skin

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

March 23, 2018


Filed under How Tos/Life Hacks

It’s no secret that a lot of teens have excessively oily skin and are suffering from the effects. It seems impossible to find a solution considering every skin type is unique to each person, however there are a few ways to calm the skin and keep the excess oil at bay. Blotting sheets These are a quick and ...

The Truth About Parents and Phone Privacy

The Truth About Parents and Phone Privacy

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Senior Editor

March 20, 2018


Filed under Perspectives

Speaking from experience, the TeenSafe app is great for parents, but inhibits a teen’s ability to make their own choices and mistakes--both important parts of development and growth. The TeenSafe app allows parents to view sent, received, deleted iMessage and SMS messages, as well as WhatsApp. It a...

What It Feels Like to Raise Sequoits

What It Feels Like to Raise Sequoits

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

March 18, 2018


Filed under What It Feels Like

Everyone imagines the feeling of walking across the stage at college graduation as a  fulfilling one full of happiness, pride and a sense of excitement for the future. I saw myself being there since I was in 3rd grade, when I knew exactly who I wanted to be. Most kids and even adults change who they...

New State of Matter Discovered

New State of Matter Discovered

Alex Rapp, Assistant Digital Director

March 13, 2018


Filed under Environmental

Researchers from the University of Illinois have announced an exciting revelation of science: a new form of matter known as excitonium. This matter is made of a special type of boson, a composite particle that may allow the new matter to act as a superfluid, a superconductor, or even as an insulating crysta...

A Look Back on the Earth

A Look Back on the Earth

Diana Anghel, Print Director

March 10, 2018


Filed under Environmental, National and World News

Looking back at the past 50 years on earth, one could say that everything has changed: lifestyles, mindsets, laws, fashion, technology and more. With these changes also came improvements such as a more accepting society and higher and cheaper technology use. In contrast, the environment took a turn for...

Easy School Hairstyles

Easy School Hairstyles

Jessica Nettgen, Photo Coordinator

March 7, 2018


Filed under How Tos/Life Hacks

School days can be busy and the last thing girls need is crazy hair. Sure, you could just throw it up into a bun or ponytail, but sometimes it’s nice to put just a little more effort into those unruly locks. Here are just a few simple hairstyles that are perfect for rushed school mornings. Half-up braid: ...

DIY Ear Piercings

DIY Ear Piercings

Alexandria Knight, Tom Tom Staff

February 27, 2018


Filed under How Tos/Life Hacks

Piercings have been around for many years and sometimes they can be expensive because you have to pay for the earrings, pay the person for doing it for you and then maybe tip that person if you are feeling nice. There is a way to do it at home that is sanitary and basically the same method that people use...

Movie Review: Black Panther

Movie Review: Black Panther

Gianna Chiappetta, Sierra Ward, and Kayla Grenke

February 26, 2018


Filed under Reviews

February 15 was the opening night of Marvel’s Black Panther. The movie released in theaters making a rapid 72.2 million dollar income in the Box Office. The movie revolves around Black Panther, A.K.A, T'Challa, returning to his hometown in the African Nation, Wakanda, after the passing of his ...

What It Feels Like to be More Than It Seems

What It Feels Like to be More Than It Seems

Emily Higgins, Tom Tom Staff

February 25, 2018


Filed under What It Feels Like

There was always a chalky powder that left a mineralized taste in my mouth when I took a bite out of my applesauce. The powder is important: it could make my teacher’s day easy or a living nightmare. The applesauce was crucial to have every morning. I would tell myself: the days I did not choke down t...

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