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Newest App: Vine

Newest App: Vine

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

April 29, 2013

The newest app that everyone is excited about is called Vine. Vine is a lot like the famous Instagram, but is more directed on video sharing. This app is able to let you design multiple short films, which then will be linked together for a total of six seconds. When a video is done, it plays in a continuous loop when posted. It will then be broadcasted...

What seniors will miss about NCHS

What seniors will miss about NCHS

April 10, 2013

Graduation day for the senior class of 2013 is closer than we think. As excited as we may be to get out of high school, there are at least a couple of things we would miss about NCHS. College will be a whole new life for the seniors who may have took advantage of all the little things NCHS had to offer. A typical week at school goes by slow to some...

Secret menu at Starbucks

Secret menu at Starbucks

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

March 13, 2013

Most people want to know about secret menus, and apparently, if you have never ordered a  "Raspberry Cheesecake” or “Nutella” drink from Starbucks, your secret menu knowledge is off. "Tuxedo Mocha"? "Thin Mint Frappuccino"? A "Grande Green Eye"? Say what? As it turns out, many fast-food and chain restaurants have secret menu's -- places like...

Cherry Berry vs. Chill Out

Cherry Berry vs. Chill Out

Arianna Collier and Kelsey Hinshaw

February 5, 2013

As you may know, the newest frozen yogurt place in Bloomington Normal is called Cherry Berry. Some say this is a better version of Chill Out, but many others disagree. The moment you walk in the doors, you are mesmerized  by a number of different, delicious flavors. According to Cherry Berry's website, the flavors range from original vanilla to se...

The newest addictive word game: Ruzzle

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

February 4, 2013

If you enjoy playing Scrabble, or other word games in general, then you need to join the other millions of players and try Ruzzle; a game that allows you to play against your friends in a fast paced setting. Ruzzle is all about finding word combinations and racing the clock with scrambled letters to win against your opponent, to see who can find the most words in two minutes. When you start the game, a board appears on your screen. The objective is to find as many words as you can by swiping your finger across the screen. The letters you form may be as short or long...

Newest singer in 2013

Newest singer in 2013

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

January 20, 2013

Cassadee Pope, the winner of the last season of The Voice, is still in shock of her success. She came onto the show as strictly a pop artist but quickly came to recognize that she isn't a full-on pop singer. As her coach, Blake Shelton, spent more and more time with her on the show, she slowly began to realize that she is a great country singer. Shelton ...

Ear cuffs: more than an earring, less than a piercing

Ear cuffs: more than an earring, less than a piercing

Arianna Collier, Photo & Design

January 15, 2013

Have you ever wanted to wear cartilage earrings but never wanted to get a cartilage piercing? Well, there is a way. A popular new trend for 2013 are ear cuffs, which are designed to fit the upper portion of the ear without having a piercing. This new kind of earring accessory is designed in a curved shape, which fits snugly around the folds of the cartilage. Commonly,...

Starbucks at home

Starbucks at home

December 17, 2012

Are you a Starbucks lover that just can't get enough? If the answer is yes, then the Verismo System is for you! Now you can make coffee and lattes at home with just the push of a button. Instead of grinding coffee beans or steaming milk, all you have to do is buy "Verismo pods" that are filled with Starbuck's natural coffee or natural milk to creat...

A scarf that never ends

A scarf that never ends

December 17, 2012

I don’t know about you, but I personally love to wear scarves. They can dress an outfit up, and they can dress it down. Especially in the winter, they keep you quite warm in the cold weather. The newest trend when it comes to scarves is the infinity scarves. This loopy style can be worn as a hood, in a single loop around your neck, or around your...

The Voice judges Adam Levine, Christina Aguilera, Blake Shelton and Cee Lo Green (left to right).

America’s greatest singing show

November 29, 2012

“The Voice” is an exciting show that showcases many talented singers of all ages. "The Voice" returns with the strongest vocalists from across the country for the show's third season. The contestants are coached by celebrity singers Christina Aguilera, Cee Lo Green, Adam Levine and Blake Shelton. There are also other celebrities such as Carson...

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