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Top Trends of 2016

Top Trends of 2016

Jordan Revenaugh, Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The 1990s certainly made a comeback in 2016. For boys and girls alike, the major looks of the past year reflected popular fashion trends from two decades ago. In just a year, a multitude of distinctive changes have taken the fashion world by storm. Ranking high on the list of this year’s definitive ...

Seven Easy Steps to Sticking to The NY Resolution

Seven Easy Steps to Sticking to The NY Resolution

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer
January 31, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

The alarm buzzes ruthlessly at 6:30 a.m. You hit snooze  a few times before quickly glancing at the clock; it is 6:40 a.m. Thirty minutes pass. Although the day still seems young, the clock already reads 7:15. Panic sets in: class starts at 7:30. Many individuals tend to procrastinate and take part in this dai...

Student Spotlight: Graham Miotke

Student Spotlight: Graham Miotke

Nick Cimino, Staff Writer
January 30, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Swimming is known to be one of the most intense, time-consuming sports out there. An accomplished athlete, junior Graham Miotke has been swimming for almost his entire life and has enjoyed every second of it. Miotke has been a varsity swimmer on the Rochester Adams Swim and Dive team for almost t...

How to Cope with Exam Stress

How to Cope with Exam Stress

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer
January 24, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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“New Year, New Me”

“New Year, New Me”

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
January 19, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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What Comes After ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’?

What Comes After ‘The Most Wonderful Time of the Year’?

Grace Ryba, Staff Writer
January 3, 2017
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Some people dread the holiday season, and do not enjoy dealing with family or gift shopping. On the other hand, some feel depressed going back to their regular everyday working routines following what is commonly referred to as “the most wonderful time of the year”. This pattern of sadness is know...

Nine Steps to Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Nine Steps to Last Minute Christmas Shopping

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer
December 15, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

‘Twas the week before Christmas, when all through the house, not a present was stirring, not even a blouse. The stockings were hung by the chimney with care, in hopes that they’d be filled with new underwear. Americans are infamous for their tendency to procrastinate. This includes the prolon...

Adams Holiday Destinations

Adams Holiday Destinations

Kelly Chang, Staff Writer
December 14, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

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Student Spotlight: Parker Grissom

Student Spotlight: Parker Grissom

Lauren Dedvukaj, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Being in a garage band has never been this cool. Parker Grissom, Rochester Adams senior, and his indie band have been cooking up something good. The band, Dogleg, is looking forward to the release of a new album, state-of-the-art merchandise, and a Midwest tour. Grissom’s unique experience growing up in...

12 Days of Christmas (school remix)

12 Days of Christmas (school remix)

Shelby Smith, Jordan Revenaugh, and Lizzy Botkin
December 5, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

On the first day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me A school year of anxiety   On the second day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me Two lousy worksheets And a school year of anxiety   On the third day of Christmas, my teachers gave to me Three failed quizzes, two lou...

Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert

Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert

Anna Abouzeid, Staff Writer
November 19, 2016
Filed under Showcase, Student Life

Student Spotlight: Kate Vibert The alarm annoyingly buzzes at 6 a.m., every  Monday through Sunday. No matter how she feels on any particular morning, the second the day starts, every action taken will affect her. However, the moment she enters the doors of what she calls her “sanctuary”, eve...

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