Month: March 2012

Top 4 Ways to Memorize Information for Good

By Katheryn Memorizing facts is not the most important thing to do before a test or quiz. It’s much more important to understand the general concepts and make sure you can explain them. However, there are some things that just plain need to be memorized, like dates, equations, or the periodic table. In order to […]

Stepping Stones

A Monthly Devotional, by Michaela Popielski. Hi! Well, this month I had a ton of trouble trying to find a topic and I realized one right before I started typing this. Rituals. Almost everywhere, everyone and everything has some kind of ritual. Even if they don’t realize it. Get up, brush teeth, breakfast, chores, school. […]

Guess What, You Were Adopted!

Yes, you read right. If you have accepted Christ into you heart, you have been adopted by the King of Heaven. As God’s sons and daughters you now posses the keys to an entire kingdom. Just consider the fact that anything you want you can have, states John 15:7: “But if you remain in me […]

Choosing a Christian College

Gordon Conwell Seminary, Hamilton, Massachusetts You’ve probably heard the statistics, that 50% of Christians abandon their faith during college. It would seem that many Christian students are not prepared to enter the liberal environment of a secular college classroom, where more than half of all professors view Christians with hostility and take every opportunity to […]

The Sports Report

By Caela NBA All-star Weekend The NBA weekend starts with the skills competitions. In the Skills Challenge Tony Parker from the San Antonio Spurs won over Rajon Rondo of the Boston Celtics, Deron Williams of the New Jersey Nets, John Wall of the Washington Wizards, Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder, Kyrie Irving of […]

Your Fashion Signature: Wardrobe Basics

Your Fashion Signature… And When You Should Sign   By MaryssaJoy The Wardrobe Basics: Your Foundation for Creativity            “That Sunday Shine is a certain sign that you feel as fine as you look!”                          How do I dress well? “I believe people should get to know themselves and their own body type and wear […]

Catherine’s Column #9

By: Catherine Amaris Munoz “Let the wise listen and learn yet more, and a person of discernment will acquire the art of guidance, for perceiving the meaning of proverbs and obscure sayings, the sayings of the sages and their riddles. The fear of God is the beginning of knowledge; fools spurn wisdom and discipline.” ~Proverbs 1:5-7 […]

Tuck Everlasting by Natalie Babbitt

Bookshelf of a (Maybe) Teen Author, by Emily Russell What if you could live forever? The first week of August is the exact middle of summer – the dog days. And in 1881, three unrelated events set in motion the strangest first week of August that Winnie Foster had ever seen. Winnie’s parents and grandmother […]

Syndicate Game Review

By Andrew Epps Disclaimer: I have not played the original Syndicate game, so I will not be comparing the two. This review is of the PC version. Some of the issues discussed in this review may therefore not be apparent in console versions of the game. Review: The Syndicate campaign starts off with a confusing […]

Full Metal Panic! The Second Raid

And finally, the third and final piece of the FMP! trilogy. After Fumoffu, TSR goes back to the tension and drama of the original. More so, even. If Fumoffu represented just the hilarity of the original, TSR represents mostly the military action. Some hilarious scenes, but not nearly as many as the original. So it […]

Career-of-the-Month: Auto Mechanic

Automotive service technicians and mechanics repair cars and trucks. They must know vehicles well and be able to figure out the source of the problem quickly and correctly. To do their job, technicians must know a lot about how complex parts of the car or truck work together. Some mechanics specialize in fixing only a […]

Rick Santorum & Family

Meet the Presidential Candidate and Homeschool Dad! Former U.S. Senator Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania, currently a Republican candidate for President, is a homeschool dad of seven children: 20-year-old Elizabeth Anne (b. 1991), 19-year-old Richard John Jr. (b. 1993), 17-year-old Daniel James (b. 1995), 14-year-old Sarah Maria (b. 1998), 13-year-old Peter Kenneth (b. 1999), 11-year-old Patrick […]