The Highlighter

The Hottest Christmas Gifts This Year

December 13, 2017

Filed under Life

Christmas is near, which means the shopping season for friends and family is here. This is what is trending for Christmas gifts this year!   For kids, the number one Christmas gift this year is Finger Monkeys. These...

The Duck Pond

Lilli Barrett, Staff Writer

December 13, 2017

Filed under Life

An iconic part of Rocky’s culture is the duck pond found in the courtyard, but while many people enjoy it, few people know how it came to be.   It all started back in August of 2000, when a small club discus...

Top 5 Places to Travel During the Holidays

Elisia Hannah-Severs, Staff Writer

December 12, 2017

Filed under Gallery, Life, Opinion

  Charleston, SC Why Go? This town in South Carolina puts their own spin on celebrating the holidays with roasting pecans instead of chestnuts, community decorating, and groups of carolers singing in guest hotels. Th...

Artists of the Community

Artists of the Community

December 8, 2017

Mental Illness

Elisia Hannah-Severs, Staff Writer

November 21, 2017

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Mental health is a significant issue; there is a stigma that surrounds it and as a community, we could better address mental health issues. Historically, mental illness was first seen as a “gift from the devil,” and...

Thanksgiving Comic

Thanksgiving Comic

November 21, 2017

The Fashion Year of Decades

Elisia Hannah-Severs, Staff Writer

October 6, 2017

Filed under Gallery, Life

"Style is a way to say who you are without having to speak." - Rachel Zoe Everyone has a unique style that says a little bit about who they are. The fashion of 2017 is made up of self-expression. There are styles from hip grandma to abst...

A Commoner’s Guide to Hypebeasts’

Harry Yoxall, Staff Writer

September 27, 2017

Filed under Features, Life

In 2012, Macklemore’s song “Thrift Shopping” went viral. As the song goes, “That’s 50 dollars for a tee-shirt.” For many middle schoolers who still shopped with their parents, $50 for a tee-shirt sounded ridiculous...

Houston We Have a Problem

Harry Yoxall

September 8, 2017

Filed under Features, Life

Indeed they do. The fourth-largest city in the US has been hit with over 50 inches of rain in the last four days. The 2.3 million Houstonians affected by Hurricane Harvey are suffering from all sides right now, and it’s up to the g...

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