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Finals Survival Guide For Beginners

Finals Survival Guide For Beginners

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

Finals have always been the most stressful time of the year. Having one test is hard enough, let alone all my classes testing in a short three day period. As a freshman, I found it incredibly intimidating going into finals. I thought it was going to be impossible to pass all of them. However, as I went...

Talking Trends: Vine 2

Talking Trends: Vine 2

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

December 8, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Lifestyles, Perspectives, Tom Tom

This week on “Talking Trends” it is time to delve into the interesting world of social media. As many people know, in January of 2017 the short video making app “Vine” was officially taken down from the App Store. For many celebrities this was a huge way to get discovered and it brought a few...

Bad Habits

Bad Habits

Mollie Wagner, Tom Tom Staff

December 7, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives

For many, bad habits are just the way of the world. Here are some ways to kick your bad habits to the curb and get rid of the toxic things that they can bring into your life. Bad habits are usually stimulated from stress and boredom. They can usually range from picking at your nail beds, oversleeping th...

Ways to Prepare for Finals

Ways to Prepare for Finals

Joy Crawford, TomTom Staff

December 6, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Lifestyles, Perspectives

Finals are coming! To some, these three little words may seem like the most daunting on the planet and they might arouse the same panic as an earthquake hitting Antioch. But for others, these words bring thoughts of a long break, frequent naps, and success in school. The goal is the latter feeling. How...

Talking Trends: Top Christmas Gifts for Teens

Talking Trends: Top Christmas Gifts for Teens

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

December 1, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives, Tom Tom

With Christmas quickly approaching, this week on “Talking Trends” we are going to discuss some inexpensive gift ideas for teens. Water bottles Water is a necessity for survival, but who says you can't add a little fun to water with an interesting water bottle? This is a great gift idea for h...

Tom Tom Tries: Gymnastics

Tom Tom Tries: Gymnastics

Jared DeBoer, Joesph Kestian, Emily Torres, and Max Barton

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, Tom Tom Tries

Jared From my previous experiences, gymnastics seemed like a fun and simplistic sport, but after stepping on to those mats and watching the gymnasts warm up and stretch I realized I was way outside of my comfort zone. While we all seemed up for the challenge, I knew that it was going to be much m...

With the Flick of a Switch

John Petty, Senior Editor

December 1, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Sports

From experience, I have always found that to the average person, athletes are seen as robots. Afterall, robots only know how to do a couple things and do not care about anything other than their main interests. This may appear like the perfect analogy to some people because; it may seem that athletes just ...

What It Feels Like To Have Your Dream Validated

What It Feels Like To Have Your Dream Validated

Branden Gallimore, Print Director

December 1, 2017


Filed under Sports, What It Feels Like

As a little girl, everything above me—the trees, the birds and the planes—always appeared not as something in my reach, but rather something up in the sky. Being in a plane as a passenger is one thing that I have always loved. To look down from above towards the earth and watch the beauty of nature ...

5 Must Do’s This Holiday Season

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

November 28, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

The holiday season is finally here! There are so many fun activities that we are lucky enough to be able to do in the cold winter. Here are my top five must do's this holiday season. Watch a Christmas movie marathon. Get your significant other or some of your best friends and get cozy in your paj...

Talking Trends: Top Trends From 2017

Talking Trends: Top Trends From 2017

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

November 16, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives, Tom Tom

Slime: It seems like only yesterday that I was gathering the ingredients in my kitchen to try and make this gooey substance, while simultaneously trying not to spill any of it all over our kitchen counter.   Birkenstocks: Known as the “white girl” shoe of the year, these surprisingly comfortabl...

15 Days of Winter Things

15 Days of Winter Things

Joyclyn Crawford, Tom Tom Staff

November 15, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives, Tom Tom

Winter in the midwest is a snowy, monochromatic, wonderland. Even our little town of Antioch is full of events based around winter from the annual tree lighting to various shows put on by the theatre programs around town. Though we are swimming in events, finding something fun to do can seem like a chall...

The College Column: Things to Consider When Choosing a College

The College Column: Things to Consider When Choosing a College

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

November 14, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives

College hunting is insanely overwhelming and can bombard you with so many schools, sizes, majors, extracurricular activities, location, greek life, you get the idea. Looking at colleges online and even visiting the campus is a lot of information to process. Focusing on a few thing while making your c...

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