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Sequoit to Sequoit: Performing Arts V. Visual Arts

Sequoit to Sequoit: Performing Arts V. Visual Arts

Paige Hope and Chloe Grass

May 12, 2017


Filed under Perspectives

The Performing Arts // Paige Hope Ever since I was little, I’ve loved entertaining people. I always tried to make my older sisters laugh, whether that be with impressions, jokes or stories. My best friend and I wrote songs, skits and puppet shows, performing them for our neighbors. I always jumped...

Level the Playing Field

Level the Playing Field

Tom Tom Staff

May 12, 2017


Filed under Editorials

As the school year comes to a close, many seniors are trying to figure out if they have achieved the honor of receiving cum laude. Cum laude is a Latin term that means, “with honor.” Usually, it refers to college students who graduate with high academic achievements; however, a variation was esta...

EDITOR’S NOTE: Look Before You Leap

EDITOR’S NOTE: Look Before You Leap

Kristina Esdale and Jason Wood

May 12, 2017


Filed under Editor's Note, Tom Tom

The title of Editor-in-Chief is one that holds a lot of opportunities for success, but equally as many opportunities for failure. While it may seem as if being the boss only earns you privileges, more often than not, it only earns us criticism. When you’re expected to be the best of the best, failure...

Weekly Coloring Page: Some Sharp Art

Weekly Coloring Page: Some Sharp Art

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

May 10, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

Although there are many occurrences of the unicorn throughout history, no such beast has ever been photographed or caught. However, the unicorn myth which originated in biblical times has continued to cross the imaginations of generation after generation. Each culture has their own image of what the...

Zentangles: A Daily Dose of Design

Zentangles: A Daily Dose of Design

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

May 6, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

To create a zentangle, first draw hollow lines by drawing two parallel lines. Curve them in any direction to create loops. When the page is filled completely with lines, fill in the hollow sections between the lines with designs. The true beauty in zentangles is that they are each unique to their creator, so jus...

Four of the Craziest Recent Discoveries in Space

Four of the Craziest Recent Discoveries in Space

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

May 5, 2017


Filed under Obsessions, Uncategorized

The universe is vast and baffling. Here are four of some of the oddest discoveries that astronomers have made in the past few years: The possibility of alien life Scientists have discovered 20 billion Earth-like exoplanets in the Milky Way alone that may contain the possibility for alien life. Hundred...

The Art of Zen Doodles

The Art of Zen Doodles

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

May 5, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

Creating a zen doodle is simple. Simply create bold lined shapes, then fill them in with designs. There is a quick tutorial to master simple designs for inside the lines at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gldYsoTIun8. Because they require little artistic ability, zen doodles are a fun way to pass time on a slow day. Share your Zen doodle below in the ...

The Origin Of The Coloring Book

The Origin Of The Coloring Book

Jessica Lamberty, Tom Tom Staff

May 4, 2017


Filed under Columns and Blogs, Uncategorized

Every book is different. The traditional coloring book contains a story line and the pages are meant to stay in order. Some books have perforated edges so they can be removed as individual pages. British artist Joshua Reynolds, Swiss educator Johann Heinrich Pestalozzi and his student Friedrich Fr...

Recording Concerts: Cool or Corrupt?

Recording Concerts: Cool or Corrupt?

Kyle Whitely, Tom Tom Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

One of the most exciting feelings for music fans of any genre is to see their favorite band or artist live in concert. Tickets to these events can range anywhere from dirt cheap to astronomically large prices. In 2007, Led Zeppelin played a one-off reunion show at the O2 Arena in London, England. On...

Shoe Holder Hacks

Shoe Holder Hacks

Chloe Moritz, Tom Tom Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

Everyone knows that mornings can be a drag. It is difficult enough to wake up in the early morning, so when it comes to getting dressed, putting on makeup and finding car keys, the morning can just be unbearable. For those who suffer from this morning dilemma, there is a way to keep all necessary morning...

Artificial Intelligence Takeover

Artificial Intelligence Takeover

Jayme Bailey, Tom Tom Staff

May 1, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

Smartphones, self driving cars and robots have all been making a big appearance in the last five years. They have also made a big impact in the job industry and jobs have been slowly taken over by this advanced technology. Jobs such as driving taxis, factory work and even receptionists can all replaced ...

Could the Planetary Status of Pluto Be Reinstated?

Could the Planetary Status of Pluto Be Reinstated?

Alexandra Rapp, Tom Tom Staff

April 28, 2017


Filed under Obsessions

A group of NASA scientists have proposed a new definition to the word “planet” that would allow Pluto’s status to be reinstated. It would also add tens of other bodies like Earth’s moon and moons like Titan. The proposal by principal investigator of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, Alan Stern, claims that the current definition accepted by the ...

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