Lindsey Saba, News Editor

May 7, 2015

On Mar. 26, Howell High School alumni Ryan Rozek returned to his high school halls carrying something a bit different than the customary backpack: a drone.

Snapchat says “hello” to new update

Snapchat says

Jackie Keranen, Staff Writer

February 23, 2015

All over the globe, people have been buzzing about the new Snapchat update. On January 27th, Snapchat released an update that sent the world in an uproar. Over all, I would have to say the new update was for the best. I have never been more excited to use Snapchat!

Corrupting the nation with TV

Corrupting the nation with TV

Kaylee Hamilton, InDesign Editor

January 23, 2015

Every Sunday, millions of folks across America anxiously await their TV guides in the mail. For the rest of the population, they have the proclivity to search the guide on their TV from which their cable provider provides. The daily watching of television is plaguing our society. By Kaylee Hamilton

Self and selfie

Self and selfie

Lindsey Saba, News Editor

November 14, 2014

The word “selfie” is everywhere in our society. It is often heralded by a hashtag, been immortalized in a pop song, and has even appeared in the latest version of Webster’s Dictionary. However, selfies themselves are disliked and often stigmatized; it is said that the people who take them are vain and “trying too hard”. Snickers and snide comments are prevalent when certain people come across another’s selfie. By News Editor: Lindsey Saba

New iPhone update has impressive attributes

New iPhone update has impressive attributes

Kyra Moen, Staff Writer

October 8, 2014

Staff Writer Kyra Moen describes the changes of the new iPhone update and her views on the effectiveness of the change.

YouTube: an underappreciated source of entertainment, employment

April 4, 2014

By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan Back in February 14, 2005, history was made when three former PayPal employees created the internet domain, “” The website was designed to be a video-sharing hub where participants could share and view videos. Since then, YouTube has grown to an...

Use of tablets in restaurants causes concern

April 4, 2014

By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen In a world that keeps on growing, technology never stops advancing. Several people would argue that technology brings people together and makes communication and tasks easier. However, several people would argue that technology tears people apart and makes communicatio...

“Her” observes a man’s relationship with technology

January 31, 2014

By Staff Writer: Marissa VanDaelen Whenever we think of being in love, we think of two people together. But being in love can be many different things. Sometimes you don’t even need a person to be in love. Her shows that it’s possible to fall in love with anything - even things that aren’t necessarily r...

Rise in technology: Is it helpful or harmful towards society?

Amber Lee Carnahan, Managing/Health & Tech Editor

November 12, 2013

By Managing Editor: Amber Lee Carnahan In recent years, the amount of technology available to us has risen sharply, from touch-screen iPhones to social media access. Advances in technology have been great and have spread across the globe, but whether or not this surplus of technology is helpful or harmful has yet to be fully determined. “I think the amount of technology we have...

The future has arrived

Alexis Klask and Alexis Klask

October 28, 2013

Samsung releases new smartwatch By Staff Writer: Alexis Klask After seeing popular movies that display advanced technology, like You Only Live Twice, with actor Sean Connery playing James Bond, and Star Trek, showing characters using watches as communication devices, the time has come to create a smartwatch with...

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