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Bringing Back Books for Fun

Bringing Back Books for Fun

Gwyn Alexander, Student Life Editor April 28, 2017

Reading has been a big part of my life for as long as I can remember. With two parents who are involved with education and national literacy, my house is filled top to bottom with any book you could possibly...

Embracing stress to achieve success

Frieda Liston, Contributing Writer March 24, 2017

Here at Blake, stress consumes us. Stress is the focus of about half of the conversations in the halls, and is large contributor to finsta rants. With all the negativity around stress, how do students...

Brought to the student body's attention by Ruby McCallum '17's senior speech, journaling helps relieve stress and keeps memories for generations.

Students journal to remember and de-stress

Taking thoughts to the paper
Eva Berezovsky, Creative Director March 20, 2017

The common portrayal of journals being coping mechanisms for the overly-emotional is apparent in the media and in everyday conversations. The power of journaling is often minimized, but it yields many...

Pets increase individual responsibility

CC Wallin March 13, 2017

Everyone should own a pet. It’s not just about the privilege of being able to curl up in bed with a companion or having a new running buddy, but much more. Not only do pets stand as built-in best friends,...

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