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There are more blends of essential oils than anyone could use in a week! They all have their special purposes and uses. One of their most significant healing powers may just be the ability to feel as if they are helping, to soothe the mind’s worries. (Credit: Claire Mulkey)

Essential Oils: Medicine or Myth?

Claire Mulkey December 14, 2021

Essential oils have grown in popularity in the last decade, catalyzed by multi-level marketing companies catering to suburban moms and all-natural influencers, but are they backed by the science community?...

The soprano twos practice sectionals. Photo: Claire Mulkey

Upper-Level Electives Deserve Upper-Level Grading

Claire Mulkey April 18, 2021

In simpler times, electives were hour long classes where students could relax, pursue an interest, or kill time. Now, in the cutthroat world of college admissions, many students are seeking electives that...

Will classrooms sit empty or will they be filled with AP test takers this May?

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AP Exams In-Person: Apparently Probable!

Claire Mulkey February 18, 2021

AP exam season is almost here. It seems impossible that close to a year has passed since COVID-19 forced itself into the world, but nevertheless, it is true. It’s hard to name anything that hasn’t...

Young girls see pictures like this on social media and feel that they need to lose weight to be attractive. Credit: Madison Beer

The New Epidemic

Claire Mulkey November 17, 2020

Teenagers are facing a new epidemic: mental health. Anxiety and depression levels are rising, beauty standards are ever-present, body image problems are all-consuming, and self-esteem walks a fragile line....

Tyler Childers new song addresses the Black Lives Matter movement.
Photo Credit: Clay Banks

Review of Tyler Childer’s Newest Album, “Long Violent History”

Claire Mulkey October 28, 2020

Tyler Childers has slowly made a name for himself in the country music world. His music is not mainstream country, but more alt-country, bluegrass, and folk. Nothing proves his versatility and divergence...

The same dog that was howling at the opening of the door now plays with her owner, showing a wide and fluctuating range of emotions.
Photo cred: Claire Mulkey

Do Dogs Have Emotions?

Claire Mulkey February 3, 2020

On New Year’s Day, a small Jack Russell terrier mix with a history of abuse and neglect ran away. Her owner’s family had been shooting at targets, and when one of the louder guns was shot, she bolted...

The choice to stand for the Pledge: a symbol of American freedom

Claire Mulkey, Staff Writer January 25, 2020

“I pledge allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the Republic for which it stands, one nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” Most Americans know these...

The correlation between phone usage and mental health

Claire Mulkey November 25, 2019

The depression and anxiety epidemics have swept across the youth population in America. There are many possible causes for this outbreak of mental illness, but a common suspect is the phone. Parents all...

Rheas Take Out Foods faces Canton Street, right next to the Corner Grocery. Photo Credit: Claire Mulkey

Mahfuz “Jimmy” Hussain, owner of Rhea’s, is real Roswell

Claire Mulkey, Staff Writer November 11, 2019

Sitting on the corner of Canton Street and Woodstock Road is a small building passed by many every day. Some people have written it off as a hole-in-the-wall, while others don’t give it a second thought....

The candidates engage in a get-to-know-you session.
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A recap of the Roswell City Council Debate

Claire Mulkey October 23, 2019

The Roswell City Council candidates are nearing the home stretch, as shown by the debate that took place on Tuesday, October 2nd at the Roswell Cultural Arts Center. “The Great Debate” was sponsored...

Stop socialism, save America

Claire Mulkey, Staff Writer October 3, 2019

Socialism is a complicated subject in America, often confused with Communism and dominated by partisan bias.  Free healthcare, education, housing or employment programs. No one is poor or disadvantaged...

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