Grand Haven Surfing Gear

Spencer Sortman, Jack Nicholson, and Julia Drabczyk
June 15, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Photos, Top Stories

  Among the many summer activities, surfing is one of the most fun, however, surfing on Lake Michigan can be intimidating as the wave breaks are often inconsistent and the variety of wave sizes can be hard to adjust to. We have compiled information to help you sort through the equipment n...

Raising awareness to save lives

Macy Swiftney, Abigail Holman, and Kelly Klouw
June 13, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Photo

Many people picture a fun beach day body surfing in huge waves or even just going for a swim with friends. What many people don’t realize is that even though the big waves can be fun, there are certain precautions you should take while swimming in the lake this summer. Specifically in the city of Grand Haven many...

Beach bag necessities

Macy Swiftney, Kelly Klouw, and Abigail Holman
June 8, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Photo

  Abigail Holman Use these beach bag necessities to make sure you have everything you need to have a fun day at the beach....

Logic’s “Everybody” tries hard to be enlightening but falls short of mediocre

Logic’s “Everybody” tries hard to be enlightening but falls short of mediocre

Spencer Sortman, Reporter
May 24, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Opinion, Top Stories

Logic has been one of my favorite rappers, however, his most recent album Everybody is extremely disappointing. Every aspect of the album is a failure, even if it was made with good intentions. Just because an album is heavily centered on social justice doesn’t make it good. Kendrick Lamar is a master of...

Students learn to balance school with sports

Anna Ackerman, Reporter
May 18, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Entertainment, Opinion, Sports

Schools all around the country are filled with phenomenal students and athletes. It is difficult to perform on your team when you’re overwhelmed with loads of homework. Completing school work becomes less manageable when your schedule is filled with sports practices. When your brain is filled with excit...

Five things that happened last week

Five things that happened last week

Jack Reus, Reporter
April 13, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

Sergio Garcia won the 2017 Masters tournament in a playoff victory over Justin Rose. This was Garcia’s first major tournament win. Garcia has played in 74 major tournaments and has come close to victory in many, but has never been able to pull it off until now. The United States launched miss...

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Catalina cuties to perform several shows this weekend

Madison Holub, Reporter
March 15, 2017
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

Grand Haven’s Catalina club will begin their annual performance Friday, Mar. 17 at 7p.m. and 9p.m. and March 18 at 1p.m., 4p.m. and 7p.m. This year’s show is named Cuties in the Cosmos. Tickets will be sold 40 minutes before the start of each show at the door. They are $10 for adults, $5 for st...

Nick Vance scores a spot in the West Michigan Showcase

Nick Vance scores a spot in the West Michigan Showcase

Karianne Turner, Arts Editor
February 2, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, Entertainment, News, Top Stories

On Jan. 31, many students, and a few staff members, hit the talent show stage to win a spot in the West Michigan Showcase. This is where students from all over West Michigan compete in their area of expertise, such as academics, athletics, literary arts or the performing arts. 21 kids gave everything...

Hundreds protested appointment of Betsy Devos in Holland on Jan. 28

Hundreds protested appointment of Betsy Devos in Holland on Jan. 28

Aliyah Austin, Copy Editor
January 29, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Briefs, News

A march against the appointment of Betsy Devos to the office of Secretary of Education took place at Centennial Park in Holland on Jan. 28. The protest went from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and participants numbered into the hundreds. Billionaire DeVos is a philanthropist, businesswoman and former chairwoman of the...

5 tips to prevent catching cold and flu

Anastasiya Kahanova
January 25, 2017
Filed under Briefs, Health

When everyone around has a cold, knowing how to help yourself avoid getting sick and keep healthy is essential. Especially during the exam week as you cannot afford skipping a day. Wash hands/use hand sanitizer. Keeping hands clean is a number one tip and the most effective way to avoid getting si...

“Walk 4 Paws” will raise money for local humane societies

“Walk 4 Paws” will raise money for local humane societies

Sarah Sanders, Reporter
December 2, 2016
Filed under Briefs, News, Top Stories

The “Walk 4 Paws” event is being held to benefit the Harbor Humane Society and Muskegon Humane Society. Seniors Rachel Greer, Kirsten Prelesnik and Miciah Hirr have put this 5k run/walk event together, which will take place Saturday, Dec. 3 at 9 a.m. “[The Humane Societies] are really excited...

Student grief support meeting held after school

Student grief support meeting held after school

Alexis VanSingel, News Editor
November 18, 2016
Filed under Briefs, Top Stories

A student grief support meeting was held yesterday after school. The meeting’s purpose was to check up on students who have still had trouble coping with the losses faced in the past couple years. “We have been hearing from a lot of teachers and staff people that there are a lot of people real...

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