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  • BRIEF: Physics trip to Cedar Point

    BRIEF: Physics trip to Cedar Point

    Angela Mammel, Feature Editor

    May 25, 2017

    On May 18, physics students in Mr. Campbell and Mrs. Ortman’s classes visited Cedar Point for a day full of observing the science behind roller coasters. “The whole idea of having a physics day at Cedar Point was super cool,” junior Gita Kattimani said. “I loved how they had stations on the midways where you could speak to people in the field or see different scientific...

    Students on the field trip pose in front of the entrance to the park.

  • Apple or Samsung

    Apple or Samsung

    Patrick Jordan, Staff Writer

    May 25, 2017

    On a normal day, junior Eric Gaisser receives a text message from his friends and responds to them on his much preferred iPhone. Gaisser enjoys using Apple technology and has done so for years. While there are many people who would agree with him, there are some however who prefer Samsung phones. The rivalry between Apple and Samsung phones not only applies to the business wo...

  • Varsity Baseball plays at Jimmy John’s Field

    Varsity Baseball plays at Jimmy John’s Field

    Bianca Mow, Staff Writer

    May 22, 2017

    This year, RHS’s very own falcons got the opportunity to play against L'anse Creues at Jimmy John’s Field on Saturday, April 29. RHS won 7-6  and the players got to experience what it is like playing on a pro field. The Jimmy John's field is located in Utica and is home to The United Shore Professional Baseball League (USPBL). This league was founded by Rochester-based Ge...

    Photo courtesy of Noah Stout

  • What to consider when choosing a college

    What to consider when choosing a college

    Kathryn Chatman, Staff Writer

    May 22, 2017

    With the arrival of SAT results this spring, many RHS juniors once again find themselves contemplating— and stressing— about quickly approaching college application deadlines, as it can be difficult to decide exactly where to apply and send scores. Here are some major factors that should influence one’s higher learning decisions. Finances: One of the most crucial and controversial...

    MSU School of Law. Photo by Creative Commons

  • 3 Beauty DIYs tried and tested

    3 Beauty DIYs tried and tested

    Lauren Alison, Copy Editor

    May 9, 2017

    DIY Nail Polish - Supplies: Clear nail polish, eyeshadow, baggies and a sheet of paper. Instructions: Have out a couple of clear nail polish bottles. Take any type of eyeshadows, colors or pigment- it does not matter, as long as the eyeshadow is not intended for any future use. Take the nail polish and scrape it into a baggie. Once the eyeshadow is in a baggie, start ...

News Brief: Critic of the Kremlin Killed by Russian Agent

Patrick Jordan, Staff Writer

According to Fox news, as of March 23, Denis Voronenko, a critic of the Kremlin, was shot dead in front of a hotel in Ukraine. The shooter was later identified as Pavel Parshov, a Russian agent. Voronenko was once a Russian lawmaker, but became a critic of the Kremlin after he moved to Ukra...

May 25, 2017No Comments

NASA discovers seven new Earth-like planets

NASA discovers seven new Earth-like planets

Angela Mammel, Feature Editor

At the forefront of space exploration, NASA recently discovered seven Earth-sized planets in or...

March 29, 2017No Comments

Trump’s first 100 days in office

Trump’s first 100 days in office

Carly Craig, News Editor

The 45th President of the United States, Donald Trump, was inaugurated on Jan. 20. With Am...

March 28, 2017No Comments

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Senior Column: Thank you

Senior Column: Thank you

Amanda Capaldi, Lifestyles Editor

Time is a funny thing. It always feels like you have so much of it, until you don’t. The l...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Senior Column: The landscape of life

Senior Column: The landscape of life

Ollie Najar, Opinion Editor

One of my greatest fears is when I am old and almost done with life, to look back on the lands...

May 23, 2017No Comments

Senior Column: Expect nothing/accept everything

Senior Column: Expect nothing/accept everything

Taylor Garber, Staff Writer

Closing in on the last few weeks of my senior year, I can say that my experiences and memorie...

May 18, 2017No Comments

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RHS students reflect on the pros and cons of online shopping

RHS students reflect on the pros and cons of online shopping

Bianca Mow, Staff Writer

Recently the trend of online shopping has grown. Now you can buy anything you want online: clothes, food, accessories, movies, books, etc. Online shopping makes a lot of things easier, but sometimes it...

April 10, 2017No Comments

Sushi Taste Test

March 28, 2017

The thirty minutes allotted for lunchtime often limits students’ choices. Although Rochester and Rochester Hills themselves...

Meatless Diets Have Lasting Benefits

Meatless Diets Have Lasting Benefits

March 2, 2017

It’s Saturday night and then-freshman Emily Boar turns on the TV, changing through channels until she finds something inter...

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Save the Earth – What YOU can do to make the earth greener

Save the Earth – What YOU can do to make the earth greener

Taylor Garber, St

Slow the Flow of Water: A faucet leaking one drop of water per second wastes over 1,300 gallons per year. Turn off the faucet when you’re not using it, or get the leak fixed to reduce the water was...

May 9, 2017No Comments

Is Baldwin’s Trump Act Getting Old?

May 9, 2017

On Oct. 1, Alec Baldwin introduced audiences  to his hilarious impression of then Republican presidential candidate Donald T...

RHS Students Suffer From Sleep Deprivation

RHS Students Suffer From Sleep Deprivation

May 9, 2017

As she sits in class, trying to focus on her schoolwork, junior Eileen Brennan struggles to keep her eyes open. Once aga...

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