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Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

  ‘Twas the day after Easter, and all through the school, not a senior was stirring, they’ve lost all their fuel. For as long as anybody can remember, there has always been a day in which the apathy of the school’s oldest class hits its highest point and results in the decimation of senior attendance. In this school year, the […]

The Pending Price of Prom

The Pending Price of Prom

    As prom is only a month away, girls are starting to become frantic as they are trying to find a date and the perfect dress. According to ABC News the national average a girl spends on prom is $1,139. This is an increase of five percent from the previous year. Senior Nikki Ketzeback will spend ten hours prepping on […]

The Next Big Thing is Already Here

The Next Big Thing is Already Here

The s5 is Samsung’s next big thing. Friday February 28, 2014 Samsung revealed the Galaxy s5. Its the new phone in the galaxy S series. The s5 is Samsung’s new flagship in the Android smart phone world. It may look similar on the outside to the s4, but inside the s5 has a 5.1” full HD screen, a 1080p display, […]

You’ll walk out with ‘Divergent’ feelings

You’ll walk out with ‘Divergent’ feelings

Divergent is directed by Neil Burger, and the film stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James. The film is set in a dystopian Chicago that divided by factions based on virtues, Tris (Woodley) learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. […]

New SAT: Fairness and Free Test Prep For All?

New SAT: Fairness and Free Test Prep For All?

Change is coming. In 2016, the College Board will officially release what is known to most students as “The New SAT.” According to the College Board, the redesigned SAT will focus on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness and success. Not only has the material changed, but also the format […]


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Seniors’ NEW Final Schedule

Seniors’ NEW Final Schedule

      This year seniors will have three less days of school than everyone else. Many things were taken from seniors this year: they were no longer allowed to not take finals for semester classes if they had “A”s both quarters, and seniors were no longer allowed to leave early if they had finished their finals early. The juniors […]

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Sports

Intramurals: Why Just March Madness?

Intramurals: Why Just March Madness?

     The 2014 Intramural Basketball season came to an end March 5th, and it got me thinking about the intramural sports we have at Mayo. Off the top of my head ultimate frisbee and basketball came to mind, but beyond that I was clueless. After searching Mayo’s website and asking a few friends, I learned that we have a […]

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Features

Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

  ‘Twas the day after Easter, and all through the school, not a senior was stirring, they’ve lost all their fuel. For as long as anybody can remember, there has always been a day in which the apathy of the school’s oldest class hits its highest point and results in the decimation of senior attendance. In this school year, the […]

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The Pending Price of Prom

The Pending Price of Prom

    As prom is only a month away, girls are starting to become frantic as they are trying to find a date and the perfect dress. According to ABC News the national average a girl spends on prom is $1,139. This is an increase of five percent from the previous year. Senior Nikki Ketzeback will spend ten hours prepping on […]

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Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

Where are all the seniors?! Oh, right…

  ‘Twas the day after Easter, and all through the school, not a senior was stirring, they’ve lost all their fuel. For as long as anybody can remember, there has always been a day in which the apathy of the school’s oldest class hits its highest point and results in the decimation of senior attendance. In this school year, the […]

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The Pending Price of Prom

The Pending Price of Prom

    As prom is only a month away, girls are starting to become frantic as they are trying to find a date and the perfect dress. According to ABC News the national average a girl spends on prom is $1,139. This is an increase of five percent from the previous year. Senior Nikki Ketzeback will spend ten hours prepping on […]

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April 17th: Frankly Franklin

April 17th: Frankly Franklin

He’s on our currency, he wrote our favorite aphorisms, and he flew a kite with a key tied to it. He’s Benjamin Franklin, and on April 17th, 1790 the founding father passed away from a pleuritic attack (inflammation around the lungs).  In his 84 years, he had a variety of accomplishments in a lot of different fields. Franklin was definitely […]

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The Next Big Thing is Already Here

The Next Big Thing is Already Here

The s5 is Samsung’s next big thing. Friday February 28, 2014 Samsung revealed the Galaxy s5. Its the new phone in the galaxy S series. The s5 is Samsung’s new flagship in the Android smart phone world. It may look similar on the outside to the s4, but inside the s5 has a 5.1” full HD screen, a 1080p display, […]

read more

You’ll walk out with ‘Divergent’ feelings

You’ll walk out with ‘Divergent’ feelings

Divergent is directed by Neil Burger, and the film stars Shailene Woodley and Theo James. The film is set in a dystopian Chicago that divided by factions based on virtues, Tris (Woodley) learns she’s Divergent and won’t fit in. When she discovers a plot to destroy Divergents, Tris and the mysterious Four must find out what makes Divergents dangerous before it’s too late. […]

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April 15th: Our hearts will go on and on…

April 15th: Our hearts will go on and on…

    At 2:20 a.m. on April 15, 1912 the unsinkable Titanic sunk. Pop culture knows this story well. It was a luxury ocean liner, advertised as the safest and the best. Its interior was similar to the Ritz Hotel; giving passengers the sense that they were on a floating hotel rather than an ordinary ocean-liner. It had a barber […]

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Weekly Comic: Voice Acting

Weekly Comic: Voice Acting
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New SAT: Fairness and Free Test Prep For All?

New SAT: Fairness and Free Test Prep For All?

Change is coming. In 2016, the College Board will officially release what is known to most students as “The New SAT.” According to the College Board, the redesigned SAT will focus on the knowledge and skills that current research shows are most essential for college and career readiness and success. Not only has the material changed, but also the format […]

read more

Seniors’ NEW Final Schedule

Seniors’ NEW Final Schedule

      This year seniors will have three less days of school than everyone else. Many things were taken from seniors this year: they were no longer allowed to not take finals for semester classes if they had “A”s both quarters, and seniors were no longer allowed to leave early if they had finished their finals early. The juniors […]

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April 14th…O President! My President!

April 14th…O President! My President!

Today in history, John Wilkes Booth was the first man to assassinate a U.S. president. April 14, 1865 Booth sneaked into Ford’s Theater and shot Lincoln. After this, he ran on stage as yelled (for all you Latin nerds out there) “Sic semper tyrannis — the South is avenged!” (The Latin translates to ‘thus always to tyrants’.) He then rode […]

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