Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Mira Branham | Reporter One year is equal to 365 days… technically. Every four years, the trend is broken and 366 days are recorded on the calendar: all thanks to an extra day inserted onto the end of February. Here’s why we “leap forward” every few cycles. There are three facts about Feb. 29 you should know: It actually takes the Earth 365.2421 days to … Continue reading Why Are There 29 Days in February This Year? A Look Into Leap Day History

Netflix Documentary Puts Cheerleading Center Stage

By Cassidy Cerny | Contributor “The American Cheerleader” is an exhausted cliché that has been kept alive for far too long. Cheerleaders are no longer just the popular, tan, skinny, white girls who date the quarterback. They are no longer just the queen bees of the school, or the dumb blondes with daddy’s money. “Cheer,” a six-part documentary on streaming platform Netflix, challenges this traditional … Continue reading Netflix Documentary Puts Cheerleading Center Stage

Mr. Peanut: A Fallen American Hero

Matthew Barton | Design Editor The nation mourns today as heartbreaking news is spread about one of America’s greatest icons. It was officially announced that the famous spokesperson for Planters Peanuts, Mr. Peanut, has died in a tragic accident. The announcement came from the official Estate of Mr. Peanut Twitter account. “It is with heavy hearts that we confirm that Mr. Peanut has died at … Continue reading Mr. Peanut: A Fallen American Hero

Album Review: “Fine Line” by Harry Styles

Lexi Carmack | Reporter British pop star Harry Styles’ sophomore album, Fine Line, is filled with influences from classic rock, such as The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, Pink Floyd, and David Bowie. Styles has emerged into his own, and each track is filled with individualism and flare. Styles started as a lead heartthrob in pop boy band One Direction, and after the group broke up … Continue reading Album Review: “Fine Line” by Harry Styles

Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

During the Dec. 30 edition of The Pat McAfee Show, senior Prabhvir Lakhan called in to ask a question about the Colts’ quarterback situation. Pat McAfee took his call but then proceeded to prank Lakhan by not responding. What ensued was 25 seconds of dead air, during which Lakhan said “Hello?” five times while the show’s co-hosts and producers were seen stifling their laughter. Finally … Continue reading Senior Prabhvir Lakhan Trolled by Former Colts Punter Pat McAfee

Rainbow Six Siege: Fight for Team USA

Stephen Dumeyer | Reporter Many teams in sports history have been crowned with the title “Team USA,” from the ‘92 Dream Team comprised of Michael Jordan, Magic Johnson, and Larry Bird among others, all the way to the US Women’s National Soccer Team that has been dominant in recent years. This weekend in Las Vegas 8 of North America’s finest Rainbow Six Siege teams faced … Continue reading Rainbow Six Siege: Fight for Team USA