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Tips to survive third quarter, perform better in school

Tips to survive third quarter, perform better in school

Lauren Puffer, Life & Times Editor
February 1, 2017 • 91 views
Filed under Opinions, Staff Blogs, Top Stories

With the increased workload that always seems to come with the third quarter of school, I often experience exhaustion and doze off during class or have trouble focusing because I have so many other things going on in my mind. Keeping a schedule is difficult when teachers shout homework at you as you... Read more »

Donald Trump’s inauguration speech ‘painted a dark image’

Donald Trump’s inauguration speech ‘painted a dark image’

Melanie Furman, Copy Editor
January 26, 2017 • 105 views
Filed under Opinions, Top Stories

After listening then reading President Donald Trump’s inaugural address, with mild annoyances, I am curious to see how he is going to represent all Americans. He began his speech talking about unification and restoring America back to its greatness. However, the mood of his speech quickly emulated... Read more »

Reconnect with the Earth, live simply

Reconnect with the Earth, live simply

Lauren Puffer, Life & Times Editor
January 26, 2017 • 79 views
Filed under Staff Blogs, Top Stories

My past two themes for my blog entries were Mother Earth and emotional and mental balance but for this entry I will be tying the two together. One of the coolest naturopathic phenomena that I have experienced is called “earthing.” Earthing is the simple act of having physical contact with the natural... Read more »

Create great study habits, and thank yourself later

Create great study habits, and thank yourself later

Landon Douglas
December 13, 2016 • 168 views
Filed under Columns, Life & Times, Opinions, Top Stories

STUDY! You want to create good study habits for yourself. Try to avoid cramming it all in at the last second, that will do you no good. It might help by getting a friend to come over and quiz you on some subjects.   Flashcards They are a really helpful tool on finals because you can j... Read more »

Battlefield 1 lives up to high expectations

Ethan Farrell, Staff Writer
December 13, 2016 • 103 views
Filed under Entertainment, Staff Editorials, Uncategorized

Many modern first-person shooters take place in a futuristic time period. It has been a popular setting in video games, but has become rather exhausted. Gamers have been asking for a sweet release from jetpacks, hovercraft, and spaceships in major game titles, and DICE has delivered. DICE is well... Read more »

Give back to the Earth and take the right action

Lauren Puffer, Life & Times Editor
December 12, 2016 • 102 views
Filed under Life & Times, Opinions, Staff Blogs, Uncategorized

It's the season of giving, so I thought, “why not talk about the gift that keeps on giving?” This year I'll be giving back to Mother Earth and I strongly encourage you to do the same. I know we don't have that much power over all of the industrial level changes that occur in the environment, but... Read more »

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them makes a splash at the box office

Ethan Farrell, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016 • 156 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, News, Opinions, Uncategorized

Many large works of fiction can be hard to add to in such a way that it will be satisfying on its own and to those who are already fans. J.K. Rowling’s Harry Potter series is no exception, being a largely developed world of wizardry that has captivated people of all ages since the first book was released.... Read more »

Popular gifts to make you the hit of your Christmas party

Haley Spracale, Staff Writer
December 12, 2016 • 109 views
Filed under Entertainment, Features, Life & Times, Opinions, Uncategorized

As the holiday season gets closer more and more people start heading out to purchase gifts for their friends and family. If you aren’t sure what to get for that special someone, here’s a wrap-up of some of the hottest gifts this season. Pie Face board game This game is becoming larger than life — literally. With its own segment on Ellen and videos of people playing this new game all over Youtube, Pie Face is a cheap, family-friendly game. The only material you need to buy other than the game is a can of whipped-cream. Be warned, this is game doesn’t come without the possibility of a big mess. You can bu... Read more »

Corona del Sol choir rings in the holiday spirit with annual concert

Corona del Sol choir rings in the holiday spirit with annual concert

Nikki Dull and Nick Chambers
December 12, 2016 • 125 views
Filed under Entertainment, Life & Times, Opinions, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Dec. 9 and 10, Corona del Sol choir performed its holiday concert directed by Greg Hebert with the help of student teacher Camille Hartley. The show was a huge success with wonderful performances from all the choirs. To start off the night, A cappella sang “Betelehemu” arranged by Barrington... Read more »

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Corona puts on annual Holiday concert

Nikki Dull, Staff Writer
December 8, 2016 • 118 views
Filed under Life & Times, News, Opinions, Top Stories

On Dec. 6 Corona del Sol’s orchestra concert performed its holiday concert featuring the chamber and concert orchestra as well as the guitar ensemble. The concert included several holiday themed songs like “Silent Night”, “Jingle Bell Rock”, and the “The Christmas Song”. My favorite... Read more »

Corona del Sol performs third year of ‘Nutcracker’

Corona del Sol performs third year of ‘Nutcracker’

Dion Deguzman and David Deal
December 5, 2016 • 756 views
Filed under Entertainment Slideshows, Life & Times, Opinions, Slideshows, Top Stories, Uncategorized

On Dec. 2 and 3 the Corona del Sol Dance Co. performed it’s third annual Nutcracker Tale under the direction of dance teacher Elizabeth Pease. Corona began performing the Nutcracker when Pease was hired as the new Corona dance instructor and every year it seems to get better and better. As an avid... Read more »

I loved it, it’s perfect, don’t change

I loved it, it’s perfect, don’t change

Celeste Hayes, Online Photo Editor
November 23, 2016 • 197 views
Filed under Life & Times, Opinions, Top Stories

When I first heard that Corona’s TheatreWorks was putting on a musical, I was excited, and when I heard that it hadn’t put one on in 10 years, I became extremely curious. I wondered just how they were going to pull this off. I was a little nervous because I didn’t know if Corona had the talent... Read more »

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