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No College Degree Necessary

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

March 16, 2020

Landing a high paying job doesn’t require an MBA degree. Actually, in many cases, it doesn’t require a bachelor’s degree. College isn’t for everybody. It takes many years to complete and will land a person in plenty of debt. There are dozens of occupations that reward their workers for sk...

Drugs: An Update

Drugs: An Update

Liam Kenny, Staff Writer

March 8, 2020

Despite drugs and alcohol being a "taboo" subject, teenagers experience major challenges due to the availability and peer pressure. In 2018, 7.1 million young people ages 12-20 reported that they drank alcohol beyond "just a few sips" in the past month. 4.3 million young people reported binge drinking...

Does Swearing Reduce Stress?

Does Swearing Reduce Stress?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

March 4, 2020

For ages, parents and teachers have told us that swearing is bad, and we shouldn’t do it. However, did you know research has proven that cursing is good for you and can actually relieve stress? According to researchers at Keele University, swearing and yelling raises your heart rate, which activat...

The Best Japanese Places Around Town

The Best Japanese Places Around Town

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

February 27, 2020

There are several spots in and near Myrtle Beach that offer great Japanese food, but which one is the best? I’ve visited some of these restaurants, and my opinion is as follows: Nagoya is a small, hole in the wall restaurant; it’s located by Food Lion on Highway 544. Only locals of the area kn...

2020 Storm Predictions

2020 Storm Predictions

Liam Kenny, Staff Writer

February 13, 2020

Each year, Mother Nature racks up some of the most fierce storms anywhere on earth. Some of these major storms include tropical storms and hurricanes. A tropical storm is a storm that forms over warm water in the Atlantic Ocean and has winds ranging anywhere from 39 MPH to 74 MPH. These storms are...

Coronavirus Chaos

Coronavirus Chaos

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

February 6, 2020

In the United States, we usually don’t have many major disease outbreaks. We have good vaccines and make sure the population is healthy. Other places, however, aren’t as fortunate. The coronavirus originates in Wuhan, China, and is putting our world on high alert. According to the CDC, as of February 4, 2...

A Man’s Best Friend

A Man’s Best Friend

Sophie Gamble, Staff Writer

January 21, 2020

Dogs really cannot live without us, they are the only family of animals that are incapable of living without human beings. However, it is also very hard for humans to live without the companionship of a pet, such as a cat, dog or even a goldfish.  Dogs can be a companion to someone who might crave unconditional...

Super Bowl LIV

Super Bowl LIV

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

January 16, 2020

Football is still in the air and bringing excitement to sports fans.  Super Bowl LIV will take place in Miami, Florida on February 2, 2020. As of right now, there are four teams left in the playoffs. On Sunday, the Tennessee Titans will be playing the Kansas City Chiefs at 3:05 p.m. and the Green Bay ...

How Necessary is a College Education?

How Necessary is a College Education?

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

January 10, 2020

For a long time, the word “college” has been a synonym for success. How necessary is a college degree? From an early age, children are told that they must go to college to get a good job. Ingrained in our societal beliefs is that a college education provides more money which leads to success. Numbers...

Disney Plus – A Quick Review

Disney Plus – A Quick Review

Megan Evans, Staff Writer

December 20, 2019

Disney just released a streaming program that streams Disney TV shows and movies that launched on November 12, 2019. As soon as it aired, it started trending tremendously on social media. On its first day, Disney Plus registered more than 10 million customers. Disney plus includes Disney proper, Marvel, ...

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Robots Gain A Sense of Touch

Kaya Perry, Co-Editor

December 18, 2019

Although robots may be faster and more efficient than humans, they have no sense of touch. This is something that everyone knows, but scientists are in the works of changing that. How will this robotic advancement benefit the field of technology?  Several different sets of scientists from around the globe have ...

The Make-a-Wish Foundation

The Make-a-Wish Foundation

Matthew Winchester, Staff Writer

December 16, 2019

The Make-a-Wish Foundation is a non-profit organization that makes wishes come true for children with critical illnesses.  It was founded on April 29,1980 by Frank Shankwitz, Scott Stahl, and Linda Bergendahl-Pauling. In the Spring of 1980, a 7-year old boy named Christopher Greicius was being treate...

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