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COVID-19 Pastimes

    By Chloe Goode The intrusion of Covid-19, otherwise known as the coronavirus, completely uprooted everyone’s daily routine. With schools and restaurants closed down and rules requiring masks and social distancing, no one was left unaffected. The world as we knew it…

Jelle’s Marble Runs: the newest virus-free sport

By Roberto Lachner To read the full interview with Jelle’s Marble production members, click here    Over the past summer, the favored pass times of many people all over the globe temporarily faded away because of (like many other things)…

What goes behind a breath

By Mason Peters 1.8 million years ago, homo erectus arose from the eccentric sequence of evolution. These specimens were recorded to be the first upright walking “humans” to roam the planet. A quick shave, along with an equipped Burberry suit…

The reality of a simulation

By Alice Looney    Reality is what we perceive; it is what we can comprehend using our five senses. However, physicists and philosophers argue that statement with a theory called the “Simulation Theory.” The theory states that we as “humans” are living in computer controlled…

The belief behind meditation and chakras

By Daria Mihaila    Meditation is a practice where an individual uses a technique such as mindfulness, or focusing the mind on a particular object, thought, or activity to train attention and awareness, and achieve a mentally clear and emotionally…

Senior week on wheels pictures

“Week on Wheels” recently took place at Ponte Vedra High School as a chance for seniors to return any of the school’s materials and just pass by one last time. Here are a few highlights.

How students are handling online school routines

By Helen Seymour    Due to being in isolation because of the COVID-19 crisis, schools have now had to switch to online learning. This has caused many changes in multiple students’ daily lives. Teachers are now using online websites, like Schoology…

What you need to go to college

By Emma Jabbour    Now that we are in the second semester, many students have started thinking about what colleges they would like to apply to. The application process can be very stressful but knowing the requirements to get in gives…

How common sayings may not mean what you think

By Chloe Goode    Languages change over time and spread in many different ways. Through all the interaction, parts of the stories or other parts of the communication can be lost or misinterpreted creating new versions of what was told. A…

Interesting bread facts

By Will Lazarra and Levi D’Amato The iconic phrase, “Let them eat cake”, muttered by Marie Antoinette, is said to have actually said “Qu’ils mangent de la brioche”. This translates into English as “Let them eat brioche” “Let them eat BRIOCHE!” Sliced bread was only invented in…