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  • NBA 2018-2019 season preview

    NBA 2018-2019 season preview

    Colin Alison, Staff Writer

    December 5, 2018

    With the beginning of fall comes the 2018-2019 NBA season. Coming off of a jam-packed off-season, all 32 teams come out to play their best, and vie for the coveted NBA championship. The biggest event to happen this off-season was the free agency of superstar LeBron James. He decided to leave his hometown team of the Cleveland Cavaliers to move to Hollywood and play for the ...

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  • There’s an oil for that

    There’s an oil for that

    Zoe Sawdon, Feature Editor

    November 29, 2018

    It’s Monday night and you find yourself tossing and turning in bed; anxiety about all the upcoming events this week is keeping you awake. Or perhaps it’s Wednesday afternoon and you’ve just gotten home from basketball practice, too sore to make it up the stairs. Maybe it’s finally Friday, and you’re looking for a way to recover from the exhausting week left behind...

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  • Junior class plans Painting With a Purpose fundraiser

    Junior class plans Painting With a Purpose fundraiser

    Kate Breitschuh, Staff Writer

    November 20, 2018

    The junior class ambassadors, assisted by the junior class president, student government (STUGO) members and the Social Studies National Honors Society (SSNHS) at Rochester High School, are putting on a charity fundraiser in the school’s upper cafeteria on Dec. 19 at 5:30 p.m. During this occasion, ornaments will be made with materials provided by the school. This event will ...

    The Painting With a Purpose event will allow those who attend to make ornaments for a senior citizen center and to enjoy at home. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

  • Ideas for celebrating the holiday season

    Ideas for celebrating the holiday season

    Aryn Gallacher, Staff Writer

    November 20, 2018

    Looking for some ways to get into the holiday spirit? Now that Thanksgiving break and the holiday season have officially arrived, here are some ideas to help you enjoy this time of year. Shake n’ Bake A popular way to celebrate the holidays involves utilizing the kitchen and baking some delicious treats for family and friends. During the month of December, many peop...

    To get in the spirit of the season, check out the holiday lights in Downtown Rochester through Jan. 6. Photo courtesy of Creative Commons.

  • Review: Dino’s Cookie Dough Bar

    Review: Dino’s Cookie Dough Bar

    Chad Dazo, Staff Writer

    November 20, 2018

    Inspired by the modern trends of bustling cities, Dino’s Cookie Dough Bar opened its doors to the public on Sept. 7 of this year. What was once a family-run Greek Restaurant is now a new, modern location serving the newest dessert trend. They offer up to 16 flavors of ice cream and 15 flavors of cookie dough in any combination diners would like. Dino's Cookie Dou...

    Dino's Cookie Dough Bar located in Downtown Rochester. Photo by Chad Dazo.

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What is a brand ambassador?

What is a brand ambassador?

November 2, 2018

What is a Brand Ambassador? A brand ambassador is someone who uses their social media platform to promote a company. They...

Eight quick and easy Halloween costumes

Eight quick and easy Halloween costumes

October 31, 2018

Trick-or-treating is just hours away, and many people still have not chosen their costumes. Luckily, that does not have to...

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Technology changes: Do they help or hurt learning?
New statue donated to RHS

New statue donated to RHS

November 7, 2018

Early in the month of October, Lawson the Falcon, a bronze statue donated to Rochester High School by alumni, was placed...

The Michigan Humane Society: Helping animals find their forever homes

The Michigan Humane Society: Helping animals find their forever homes

November 2, 2018

Every day, the many different locations of the Michigan Humane Society are caring for numerous animals by feeding, cleaning...

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Girls varsity basketball strives to work as a team in new season
Technology changes: Do they help or hurt learning?

Technology changes: Do they help or hurt learning?

December 5, 2018

Reader Poll: The great Christmas debate

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November 30, 2018

New statue donated to RHS

New statue donated to RHS

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