Author Archives: Skylar Rodriguez

Apex High School Women’s Tennis Team is Undefeated this Season!

The Apex Cougars women’s tennis team—despite only ever getting minimal recognition among students and the occasional morning announcement that nobody really listens to—has been absolutely dominating the competition in the North Carolina area. In fact, they have dominating so much that at the recent Southwestern 4A conference, they went 12-0, beating out schools like Panther Creek, the fake Ape—I mean

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Joy as an Act of Resistance Album Review (With Track-by-Track Analysis)

Idles is a British punk rock band from Bristol, England. The band is comprised of vocalist and ex-bar enthusiast Joe Talbot, a current working normal/prison dentist and lead guitarist Mark Bowen, bassist and ex-bartend Adam ”Dev” Devonshire, absolute mad-lad and guitarist Lee Kieran, and finally, the drummer who never runs out of energy, Jon Beavis. The band was formed in

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Ignorance is preventing society from moving forward socially and politically. The definition of ignorance is simply having a lack of knowledge, but the connotations of the word vary. A fellow journalist such as me, Angelina Cordone, explained her definition of ignorance:“Ignorance is thinking you know everything when really, you know nothing”. The way I describe ignorance is not understanding something

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Focus Music

We all know that one annoying kid in class constantly distracting you with their loud eating while your trying to focus on your work. A helpful tip is to listen to some relaxing focus music, but what exactly is focus music? Well, we know from a previous article that music helps students accomplish their school work and improves all other

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The Best Trends of 2018

There have been some pretty awful trends only five months into 2018, like people eating a certain detergent company’s product, but today I will show you some of the best ones! I am very passionate about internet culture and would call myself an expert on popular trends. Dabbing/whipping. Yes, I know, these are technically trends from a couple years ago

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Scarlxrd – DXXM Album Review

If you are unaware of who Scarlxrd is, I would completely understand. Marius Listhrop or Scarlxrd (Scarlord) is a twenty-four year old British rapper, and although at one point he had 600,000 subscribers on YouTube under the name “Mazzi Maz”, most people still do not know who he is due to him completely changing his look. After quitting YouTube, he

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