Archive for: February, 2018

Why Dungeons and Dragons, Pathfinder, and Other RPGs Aren’t as Dumb as People Think

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I’m sure if someone mentions Dungeons and Dragons around you, you’ll probably immediately think, “That’s stupid. Who plays that?” But, those kinds of games, called role-playing games, or RPGs, are actually fun and can help you practice some good skills. (And keep in mind these aren’t professional opinions). Role-playing games can help your communication skills. The […]

How Many Texts Are Too Many?

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The picture above will be a familiar sight to many people. It is the start of one of many text messages that a teen might send in one day. Text messages are a faster and silent way of communication. Studies have shown that most peers have widely used text messages to communicate with their friends. […]

The Best Movie of 2017

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I love movies. I love going to the movies. I love getting to sit there with your popcorn and your soda and just enjoying the experience. In December, I was lucky enough to get to see what is now one of my favorite movies of all time. So for those of you who enjoy musicals as […]

Air National Guard

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The Air National Guard is the opportunity for people to venture out while being able to get paid and receive full college tuition payment. The closest base to Leipsic is Swanton, OH which is close to Toledo. Your duties as a member are to go to base one weekend each month and two weeks in the summer. […]

Should the Government Limit the Size of Sugary Drinks?

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New York City recently approved a ban on sugary drinks over 16 ounces in all restaurants, movie theaters, and stadiums as a way to combat obesity. This could impact how much pop you could get at your favorite restaurant if similar measures are introduced in our state. Some people applaud the city’s mayor for tackling […]

Careers in Music

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I’ve always personally enjoyed the idea of having a career in the music industry. When most people think of a career in music, they think along the lines of becoming a pop star like Ed Sheeran or Taylor Swift. But realistically, there is a whole spectrum of careers in the music industry to choose from. […]

Dayton’s Baked Crackers

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In 1921, The Green and Green Company gave birth to their new product in Dayton, Ohio.  This product, pictured above, was one inch long and one inch wide and made of 100% real cheese.  But is the catchphrase “Made of 100% Real Cheese” misleading?  Along with the cheese, these delicious squares also contain flour,  vegetable […]

CrossFit

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CrossFit was founded in 2000, and the CEO is Greg Glassman. He founded this workout method when he was a teen gymnast. CrossFit workouts incorporate elements from high-intensity interval training, Olympic weightlifting, plyometrics, powerlifting, gymnastics, and other exercises.  The workouts use large muscle groups and various ranges of motion lead to better overall health, posture, […]

The Importance of Taking Electives

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Electives in high school are very important to take because they help you to get your credits in high school in order to move on to college. In elective classes, you can learn something pretty interesting facts and you can tell other people about those facts. There are two different ways to take electives. Students […]

Stress-Reduction Techniques

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Relax, some stress is normal and even useful. Stress is what you feel when you have to handle more than you are used to. But if stress happens too often or lasts too long, it can have bad effects. One way to help cope is to find out what is causing stress in your life.  Look for […]

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