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Reliqa's watery world, <em>Eventide</em>. Australian quartet Reliqa is breaking into the metal scene. Released on November 9, 2018, <em>Eventide</em> is Reliqa's first full length album.

Tides bring in Reliqa

December 11, 2019

A new name is emerging in the hard rock scene, and its name is Reliqa. The Australian metal quartet, led by extremely powerful vocals from Monique Pym, is creating a new world to call their own. They use aggressive piano and guitar riffs to convey co...

Powerwolf is taking on their most ambitious album yet with

The power of sacrament

November 8, 2019

Darkness and doom are coming to metal genres courtesy of German band Powerwolf. The band is composed of five wolves: lead singer Atilla Dorn, lead guitarist Matthew Greywolf, rhythm guitarist Charles Greywolf, organist/pianist Falk Maria Schlegel, and drumme...

From the American Dream to the American Nightmare. American Idiot is Green Day's seventh studio album that criticizes all things wrong with American media. They started out as a small time band in Oakland, California, growing to become of the most popular punk bands in history.

An Old Punk Classic: American Idiot

September 20, 2019

From the American Dream to the American Nightmare. American Idiot is Green Day's seventh studio album that criticizes all things wrong with American media. They started out as a small time band in Oakland, California, growing to become of the most popular punk bands in history.

Organizing chaos. As students plan their activities for Saturday and Sunday, homework takes up an extensive chunk of their time. While some teachers have ceased assigning weekend homework, others maintain the firm perspective that it's a part of life.

Teachers vs. Students: Weekend homework

April 8, 2019

After climbing up the precipitous mountain that is the school week, Friday awaits students like a rewarding jewel. For many students, weekends are a refresh button on school, tests, assignments, and life. However, this idyllic weekend is a rarity for...

Stacked-up stress. Youth these days are rarely motivated by school stress; most of the stress has been shown to have a negative effect. Students have reported getting sick or even depressed by just thinking about the stress they are or will be dealing with.

Teachers vs. Students: Stress

December 3, 2018

As students file into the school building, chatting with their friends, they all have different thoughts running through their minds. Some of them are excited to start the day and they smile as they enter the doors. Encouraged by the challenges ahead and the...

As the year goes on, students' desks are getting more cluttered- just like their minds.

Teachers vs. Students: Workload

October 2, 2018

High school students, in general, are getting more and more flustered with the amount of work they have. After reaching home in the late afternoon from an extracurricular activity, the average high school student spends the next 2-3 hours working on h...

As final exams count as a double summative grade (and a normal summative grade if it is an EOC class), it is most important to develop the best study plan for yourself in order to pass the finals efficiently.

The Daily Grind: The Proper Tools for Final Exams and EOC

April 20, 2018

I forced myself off the seats and out of the stuffy bus onto the concrete walkway. I made my way into the same, mundane halls that seemed to blur right past me. Before I knew what was happening, I found myself in my first period classroom with five minutes...

As final exams count as a double summative grade (and a normal summative grade if it is an EOC class), it is most important to develop the best study plan for yourself in order to pass the finals efficiently.

The Daily Grind: Succeeding in Grades, Classes, and Extracurriculars

November 13, 2017

Once I enter the sliding doors of the stuffy, crowded school bus and manage to locate a seat, I open my agenda to take a look at my to-do list for the day. I stare at the page for today, completely filled with black scratches and scribbles. I shut the book ...

Signs of serious stress that  
should be taken note of would include: gaining appetite, intentional isolation, losing sleep, 
and having unusual negative thoughts or emotions.

The Daily Grind: How to deal with daily stress

September 19, 2017

The Daily Grind. My alarm clock goes off at 6:30 in the morning; the unwanted blares ringing in my ears. After forcing my head up, I go over the daily schedule in my head and then I sink into my pillow under all the pressure of those thoughts. My body swit...

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