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2014 AMAS highlights

Ailyn Rivera, Staff Writer So the American Music Awards happened last night, and so much went down from incredible performances to celebrities doing what they do best by making us cry from how much we love them. When it comes to fan-voted awards, I pay little to no attention to who wins because most of […]

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Keystone XL pipeline

Adriana Jacobsen, Guest Writer What’s going on with the Keystone XL pipeline? You may or may not know what’s been happening with the Keystone XL pipeline, or what this pipeline is, exactly. It’s been in the news a lot these past few years because of its controversy and the debate between its supporters and environmental activists. So: what’s […]

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What you need to know about the birth control pill

Barakah Quader, Staff Writer Someone recently requested that I write an article about the birth control pill because apparently a lot of girls at Winsor don’t know anything about it. I then realized that all I remember from health class is sneakily buying condoms with my friend as she dropped her coins all over the […]

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Cookie dough energy bites for national cashew day

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer Did you know that November 23rd is National Cashew Day? National Cashew Day is an unofficial holiday that celebrates the cashew nut- a versatile nut that is used in both savory and sweet cooking in a variety of ways. In honor of National Cashew Day, here are some cool facts about […]

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A new way to fulfill the fitness requirement

Kayla Camacho, Staff Writer This year, Winsor has opened up a new way to fulfill the fitness requirement for those of us who are not inclined toward copious amounts of daily physical exertion: Step Club. What is it?  Basically, step club is the answer for every Winsor student who has tweeted about how having to […]

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7 Useless Facts You Need to Know Right Now Beijing created a Weather Modification Office in preparation for the Beijing Olympics in 2012, which employed over 50,000 people and produced 55 billion tons of rain artificially throughout the course of that year. The colors UPS Brown (476), Post-It Yellow (120), and Home Depot Orange (165) have been officially trademarked with their own Pantone numbers. Months that begin on a Sunday will always have a Friday the 13th. A group of owls is called a parliament. A group of apes is called a shrewdness. A group of larks is called an exaltation. 111,111,111 x 111,111,111 = 12,345,678,987,654,321 (a palindromic number) Babe Ruth wore a cabbage leaf under his baseball cap to keep him cool. He changed it every two innings. The dot over the letter “i” is called a tittle. Source: “So, Now you Know” by: Harry Bright and Harlan Briscoe Copyright: 2004, MJF Books

7 useless facts you need to know right now

Grace Eysenbach, Guest Writer 7 Useless Facts You Need to Know Right Now Beijing created a Weather Modification Office in preparation for the Beijing Olympics in 2012, which employed over 50,000 people and produced 55 billion tons of rain artificially throughout the course of that year. The colors UPS Brown (476), Post-It Yellow (120), and […]

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10 must read YA dystopian novels

Barakah Quader, Staff Writer 10. Partials, Dan Wells The human race is almost completely wiped out from the war with the Partials — genetically modified beings that look like humans. To make matters worse, people are dying from the disease RM that they unknowingly contracted from the Partials. Though the war came to halt after the […]

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November in season produce

Adrienne Conza, Staff Writer November marks the time when the weather starts to get colder, and fall seems to fade into Winter.  This change in weather also signifies a shift in produce available in New England.  In season produce is often more flavorful and nutrient rich, and it is also easier to obtain locally grown […]

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Selena Gomez: the heart wants what it wants

Ailyn Rivera, Staff Writer Selena Gomez’s new music video for her single, The Heart Wants What It Wants, captures such a powerful and striking vulnerability that so many viewers have been able to feel at their core. During the first minute of the video, a recording of Selena speaking plays while she, crying, gets ready […]

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The Red Twins help you with popularity

Question: How do I become more popular? Wear pink on Wednesdays. Instant popularity right there for you. See, you may have thought that I just told a really witty joke there (you have no soul if you didn’t) but it wasn’t a joke. Not really. Wearing a shirt on on a particular day is just […]

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