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Earth’s Mood Swings=Seasons

Jess Winkler, Writer May 30, 2020

We’ve all witnessed mother Earth’s mood swings: how it's sunny one moment then the next, trees are trying to uproot themselves with the help of the wind. How one day we could have 100-degree weather,...

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Mental Phenomenons

Jess Winkler, Writer March 9, 2020

The mind is a crazy place, and I bet most of you would agree with me. Our minds can make things up and can even lie to us, but I’ll be focusing more on fascinating mental phenomenons and let me tell...

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The American Revolution

Jess Winkler, Writer January 20, 2020

With Betsy Ross’s flag held high and soldiers slowly taking the high ground, we won the battle against Britain in Yorktown with many casualties and hard work leading up to the fight. In order to understand...

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That Christmas Spirit

Jess Winkler, Writer December 22, 2019

You know that feeling a lot of people get around Christmas? Not only the joy or stress, but that special feeling you get only around the holidays? There is a reason for that! Five different parts of your...

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Jess Winkler, Writer November 14, 2019

There are many people that live with genetic mutations every day, people with blue eyes are mutants, people with color blindness are mutants, even people with down syndrome or almost all syndromes are...

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Fears and Phobias

Jess Winkler, Writer October 29, 2019

Since the dawn of time, the human race has had fears. Fears that kept them safe, and fears that plagued them and future generations. Fears that in today's date have no rhyme or reason. Phobias have been...

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Greek to Roman

Jess Winkler, Writer October 13, 2019

Greece and Rome have been at each other's throats for as long as Rome has been Rome. The Roman people were originally known as Etruscans until the Latins kicked them out. Rome has been to war with Greece...

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How the Big Bang Gave Us Our Universe

Jess Winkler, Writer September 29, 2019

One of the many puzzling questions that have baffled scientists throughout history is “how did it all begin?” The universe couldn’t just appear, so how did it come to be? Amazing scientists like...

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