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Tom Tom Tries: Gymnastics

Tom Tom Tries: Gymnastics

Jared DeBoer (story), Joesph Kestian (story), Emily Torres (story), Max Barton (story), and Delaney Scott (video)

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...

Talking Trends: Teen Slang

Talking Trends: Teen Slang

Alexandra Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Perspectives, Tom Tom

This week on “Talking Trends” we are going into an unknown world: a teenager’s brain. Teens like myself are very creative when it comes to making up new words to say. Here are just a few examples. “Oof” Meaning a difficult or an unfortunate situation. Example: Person 1- I have fo...

Ways to Move Through a Heartbreak

Ways to Move Through a Heartbreak

Joy Crawford, Tom Tom Staff

November 9, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, How Tos/Life Hacks, Perspectives

Heartbreak is an inevitable part of being human. We are flooded with emotions constantly and have to deal with them to the best of our abilities. However, heartbreak is one circumstance that everyone deals with differently. Below are a few ways to make the healing process faster. Go through it, not ...

The College Column: Early Action versus Early Decision

The College Column: Early Action versus Early Decision

Sadie Vanderwall, Tom Tom Staff

November 7, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives

Finding your number one college can be the most relieving feeling. The hundreds of schools emailing you can become overwhelming, especially for an undecided student. Applying for your school is fairly easy, with basic questions about yourself and family until you come up to  ‘Early Action' and 'E...

Talking Trends: Plus-sized Modeling

Talking Trends: Plus-sized Modeling

Alex Johnson, Tom Tom Staff

November 3, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Perspectives, Tom Tom

This week on “Talking Trends” we are diving into the world of modeling. When you think of the “perfect” model most people picture a beautiful, skinny and possibly blond girl. This has been the social norm since before I can remember. There are a lot of stories out there where models have bee...

Finding Mid-Semester Motivation

Finding Mid-Semester Motivation

Joy Crawford, Tom Tom Staff

November 2, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, How Tos/Life Hacks, Perspectives, Tom Tom

Living in the United States as a teenager today is starting to feel like quite a task with the twisted rules of society, expectations of families and the standards of teachers and peers. Often, teenagers need to take a break and step back to look at all of the good things in life. Below, are a few ways ...

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