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DIY Popsicles

DIY Popsicles

June 27, 2019

As the school year is coming to a close, the temperature in Lexington is beginning to rise. People are going to be looking for a way to cool off.  What better way of doing this than an ice cold popsicle? Store bought popsicles are all fine and good, but the best popsicles are the ones that are homemade. There are many benefits to making a sweet treat of your own creation. Frozen desserts ...

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

Top Five Ice Cream Shops in Lexington

June 12, 2019

Summer is quickly approaching us and with summer comes longer and hotter days. Increasing temperatures can make a person miserable. Here are my top five places to get a nice summer treat to help you cool down: Cold Stone Creamery Located on Mall Road, this shop offers a unique variety of ice cream. Costumers can build their own sundae or choose from a selection of their “signature creations” which range from “Dough ...

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

Savanna’s Summer Playlist

June 8, 2019

Music is one of my most favorite things, and I associate different songs with my different emotions, so I pick different songs to make playlists. My current playlist is called "Good Taste." Here are the songs: Relavator Eyes by The Paper Kites. The Paper Kites have been one of my favorite bands for a long time. I love their different voices in each song. This song is sung by one of the male singer...

Must Read Summer Books

Must Read Summer Books

May 30, 2019

Whether you’re a social person or not, free time is guaranteed during summer break. One of the best ways to make use of that time and keep your brain on its toes is to read. Here are 7 high-quality books everyone must read in summer 2019: 1. Digital Fortress by Dan Brown  Dan Brown’s realistic fiction novel is based in the National Security Agency and is revolved around their most top secret monument: an un...

Evolution of Hip Hop

Evolution of Hip Hop

May 29, 2019

In the ’70s, an emerging rap genre known as "hip hop" began to form in the Bronx, New York City. It focused on emceeing over house parties and neighborhood block party events, held outdoors. It really began to flourish in the ’90s when artists like The Notorious B.I.G., N.W.A. and Tupac joined the game. The genre came about as a positive movement for the black youth in America. Early hip hop had a unique tone and a regul...

We’re a “Sucker” for You

We’re a “Sucker” for You

May 27, 2019

The last time fans heard a new “Jonas Brothers” album was in 2010, for the album, “Jonas L.A.”. In 2013, when the brothers went their separate ways people wanted to know why, and who was to blame. Now that the brothers have reunited there are some answers to these questions. The brothers announced their split on Good Morning America and called off a tour. A representative later shared that the brothers we...

5SOS Song “Easier” is Harder for Fans

5SOS Song “Easier” is Harder for Fans

May 24, 2019

It all started on May 16, 2019, with a tweet from @toursyd. She received a poster from 5SOS saying, "Is it easier to stay? Is it easier to go?" Along with that, there was a date: May 23, 2019. The poster was a mix of static blues and red symbols, along with the word "EASIER" across the top. Twitter immediately blew up with speculations. What did this mean? Was it a joke?  I've been wa...

Welcome Back, Sisters

Welcome Back, Sisters

May 21, 2019

Before cracking down what exactly happened between these two popular beauty gurus, you must watch the first video that begun this wildfire. What started with miscommunication over promotions with untrustworthy brands ended with James Charles' career being “canceled” in just a day by Tati Westbrook. But the question that may arise is: Who is Westbrook? The younger generation wouldn’t rec...

Heartthrob Shawn Mendes Releases New Single

Heartthrob Shawn Mendes Releases New Single

May 20, 2019

Shawn Mendes’ new single has arrived and it’s another that will likely get stuck in your head. Mendes typically drops a new single around the summertime, making it a guaranteed hit. His upbeat and catchy melody helps make the song of interest to a variety of audiences. An upbeat song can draw listeners that might not often listen to pop music. Co-written by Teddy Geiger and Scott Harris, ...

Picnic on the Dawgwood  2019

Picnic on the Dawgwood 2019

May 17, 2019

At this concert, more modern pieces were played to appeal to a bigger audience.  Band member Juan Gonzalez said, “As a senior, a tradition as special as that of the Picnic on the Dawgwood is one that I will miss. The musicianship and overall love and appreciation for the arts at this event is something I will never get tired of experiencing and contributing to, whether I am a high school or coll...

The Band That Helped Me Love Myself

The Band That Helped Me Love Myself

May 12, 2019

They say you should always believe in your dreams, for one day they will come true; well, I can say first hand that they were right. On May 11, one of my biggest dreams became a reality: I got to see BTS perform in real-life. Firstly, I would like to thank my older sister Christine for coming with me on this trip. Not only did she fight for these tickets of their now sold-out world tour "Love Y...

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Teens

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Teens

May 9, 2019

Mother's day is soon approaching and children of all ages are frantically thinking of gift ideas for their mothers. However, several find that some gifts are too expensive to buy or not meaningful enough for their moms. 1. Personalized Mug Personalized mugs are a great idea for gifts. They're easy to find and aren't overly expensive during this time of year. They also make a good way for ...