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Seasonal affective disorder is more serious than just the winter blues

Seasonal affective disorder is more serious than just the winter blues

Sophia Timm-Blow, Staff Reporter

January 17, 2020

At this point in the year when we are all counting down the days until we can finally go on winter break, the weather outside becomes bitter and cold. The harsh reality of winter in Michigan means that we essentially say goodbye to the sun and warmth for a couple of months and live cooped up inside,...

Okemos Trump brings humor to OHS

Okemos Trump brings humor to OHS

Jackson Grabill, Sports Editor

December 20, 2019

A new account has has popped up on Twitter this month, bringing laughs and possible controversy to Okemos. Modeled after tweets made by President Donald Trump, @OkemosTrump tweets about issues, events and people at Okemos High School. While some may take issue or offense to the account, the intention...

BPT says, ‘No homework over break!’

BPT says, ‘No homework over break!’

Annie Burba, Editor-In-Chief

December 20, 2019

The Building Planning Team (BPT) has decided to prohibit teachers from giving students homework over break.

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Hockey team hosts second annual suicide awareness game

Annabel Burba, Staff Reporter

March 8, 2019

On February 2, the Okemos hockey team will hold their Okemos Suicide Awareness Hockey Game at Suburban Ice, a fundraiser held in honor of the late OHS student David Rhem. Complete with the silent auction at 7pm and the game at 7:30, the event’s proceeds will go to the American Foundation for Suicide...

Movies are banal: here are some reviews

Movies are banal: here are some reviews

Anna Alegi, Staff Reporter

March 6, 2019

Movies are what I like to call dumb. What part of sitting down and watching one thing for two hours or more is appealing to anyone? I've learned from experience that people hate watching things with me because they either get stressed because I'm walking around doing things, or because I talk and add...

“Bird Box”, AirPods, and more: new trends for the new year

“Bird Box”, AirPods, and more: new trends for the new year

Jack Moreland, Associate Editor

March 6, 2019

Since the last week of December, the internet has been cranking out some brand-new memes and crazes, from blindfolded challenges, wireless earbuds and maybe even unusual candle scents. Two months into 2019, we can take a breath and reflect on these trends and make some predictions for others on the way. The...

Mystery surrounding former OHS teacher Frank Crane begins to unravel

Mystery surrounding former OHS teacher Frank Crane begins to unravel

Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson and Rose Albrecht

February 19, 2019

It’s Oct. 29, 1969, and OHS’ resident debate coach and journalism adviser Frank Crane will not be returning to work the following Monday. Frank Crane had been recognized as Frank Goolsby, a criminal wanted for larceny and fraud in Washington State. The only reason authorities had gotten ahold...

Your guide to Greater Lansing area’s seasonal holiday events

Abigail Bradley, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

The Lansing area has various holiday activities and festivals to offer during the month of December. From magical light shows to ice skating, there are numerous things to do during the holiday season. Boost your holiday spirit by attending these events. The Potter Park Zoo has prepared a Wonderland...

Top 10 anime that you secretly need to watch

Top 10 anime that you secretly need to watch

Megan Wiseman, Web Editor

December 3, 2018

I watch too much anime. This realization has led me to also think about what I want my legacy to be in this paper, to which the obvious answer came in the form of an anime column. I am well aware that many people want to say something about this, but let me just say that anyone who tries to clown me...

Stronger than hate: MSU professor speaks about tragedy

Stronger than hate: MSU professor speaks about tragedy

Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson, Staff Reporter

December 3, 2018

On Saturday, October 27, 11 people were killed and six people were wounded at the hands of Robert D. Bowers at Tree of Life Synagogue in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Michigan State University Professor Margot Valles was deeply horrified to learn that a place so close to her childhood home had been the victim...

Three superintendent candidates advance to final round of interviews

Sophie Parks and Rebecca Yeomans-Stephenson

October 24, 2018

The search for a new superintendent began after Alena Zachery-Ross’s resignation in late summer 2018. Interviews for the position began earlier this month. In the first round of interviews on October 8 and 9 there were four candidates: John Hood, Assistant Superintendent for Instruction in Okemos;...

Robert Mueller investigation continues

Robert Mueller investigation continues

Jack Hertafeld, Copy editor

September 24, 2018

On August 21, 2018, Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s longtime lawyer, pleaded guilty to eight federal crimes, some of which he stated were under the direction of the president. The most notable of these charges relate to the illegal paying off of Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal to keep quiet about...

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