"Hen" on Over

November 27, 2018

In this store, unlike any other, you never know what you’re going to find, but you are guaranteed to enjoy your visit at this cozy, locally owned shop. There's an abundance of different opportunities for a cute gift or addition to your own household. So if you’re looking for a cozy, little local store to find unique antiques, gifts, and so much more, the Calico Hen House in Waterloo is something you might be interested in.

Get Hustlin'

September 27, 2018

Athletes and non-athletes alike have reason to be active. To stay fit, to look good, and to be healthy. And for some people, it's even enjoyable. Every single person has some reason not to, a reason they shouldn't have to. Stop looking at those and take a look at all the positive gains from things as simple as going to the weight room twice a week or running for just 15 minutes each day. Many people find their passion in exercise; maybe it'll be yours too.

Safety Against Insanity

September 27, 2018

In the last nine years, there have been 288 school shootings, according to the CNN’s website. We all grow up believing that school is a safe place. But just turn on the news and we’re proved wrong. Sitting in class, sometimes my mind will wander, and I’ll start thinking about what I would do if someone walked into the room with a gun at this very moment. Would I hide under a desk? Would I just freeze? That should not be something anyone has to think about.

The Welcome Mat

September 24, 2018

Imagine walking into a strange building. There are hundreds of people staring at you. Only you. You don’t know any of them, and on top of that, all of them seem to be talking about the same thing: You. That’s what it’s like moving to a new school. I should know. I’ve done it… twice.

School shooting problem demands action

May 14, 2018

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School. Parkland, Florida. Yet another gunman takes innocent students’ lives, and  I, like other students across the nation, question whether this can happen at my school, to me and my friends. Are students here prepared if something like that were to happen?

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