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The Timeless Debate Over Daylight Savings

The Timeless Debate Over Daylight Savings

Gabriella Rodriguez-Sanchez, Photo Editor

October 2, 2019

There are more than 24 time zones around the world. Regions near the equator experience about 12 hours of dark to 12 hours of light. For areas farther away, however, America’s Daylight Savings time was made to give an extra hour of daylight to conserve energy by moving an hour of light from the morni...

The Hidden Costs of College Applications

The Hidden Costs of College Applications

Riley Sims, Co-Editor-in-Chief

November 1, 2018

It is now my senior year and the time has come for me to start filling out college applications. However, nobody prepared me for how much time, money and writing goes into the whole process. Throughout high school, I’ve watched numerous YouTube videos and read countless articles about the applicat...