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Cut the FLAB

Cut the FLAB

Caleb Berko, News editor

June 6, 2019

Let me pose a question: how do you, or do you not, maintain your physical well-being? Is it through exercising or dieting? Maybe you’ve been blessed with an extremely high metabolism. However you preserve your body, you make a conscious effort to do so or not. But what about your mental health? H...

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

‘Avengers: Endgame’ packs a punch on all levels

Nick Twa, Business Manager

May 6, 2019

If there was one word to sum up Avengers: Endgame, it would be WOW. Just when you thought Infinity War raised the bar, Endgame completely blew it out of the water. There will be no intentional spoilers as I’m sure a lot still haven’t seen it, although there may be parts of Infinity War in this r...

Commission of Community: our town’s most vital, yet unrecognized committee

Commission of Community: our town’s most vital, yet unrecognized committee

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

May 2, 2019

For the last 16 months, I have been fortunate enough to be one of two student representatives for the Grand Haven Human Relations Commission: a sub-committee of our town’s city council. With the end of my two-year term nearing, my perspectives about Grand Haven have almost changed entirely from wh...

The reason to go vegan

Alexis Tater, Reporter

April 25, 2019

I have been eating mostly plant-based foods for over a month now. This means that most of the things that I consume do not contain dairy, gelatin or meat. Prior to this decision, I watched a documentary called “What The Health” that opened my eyes to many things, and I highly recommend that you...

Can Michigan State make a miraculous run for March Madness glory?

Can Michigan State make a miraculous run for March Madness glory?

March 21, 2019

Michigan State has been one of the hard teams to predict this year. It has been a season of lengthy winning streaks and three game losing streaks against mediocre competition. But can it make a deep March run toward college basketball glory? Head coach Tom Izzo’s Spartans have made 22 straight NCAA Tour...

Vouching for the Vols in March

Vouching for the Vols in March

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

March 21, 2019

It’s mid-March and the snow is finally starting to melt away. When the sun is out and the wind is howling, West Michigan starts to feel like the bearable version again that we remember from months ago. At the same time, March Madness rolls into town. Hate it or love it, you won’t stop hearing...

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Head to head: Michigan State edition

Nick Twa, Business Manager

February 22, 2019

How do you sum up a rivalry? Leaving it all out on the court to make the opponent despise you even more than they already do. Not many rivalries does this better than Michigan versus Michigan State. This season is no different. Michigan State comes into this matchup with a 22-5 (13-3 in the Big Ten) record...

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Head to Head: Michigan Wolverines edition

Jack Reus, Sports Editor

February 22, 2019

Who is the true champion of the state of Michigan in college hoops? This is a question we’ve all been asking ourselves this season. It’s been a boxing match in the Big ten race and the two top teams have an opportunity to deliver the knockout punch this Sunday afternoon. in one corner you have the Spar...

Calling It Like I See It: Player Polarization

Calling It Like I See It: Player Polarization

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 20, 2019

As I sat and watched the world’s most lifeless affair - Super Bowl LIII - I couldn’t help but think: Tom Brady is about to get his sixth ring. It seemed unlikely that mediocre quarterback could possibly have a stranglehold on the NFL and its history, and probably its future. So I thought a little dee...

The time is now to begin your own investing journey – even for us teenagers

The time is now to begin your own investing journey – even for us teenagers

Chris Hudson, Editor in Chief

February 13, 2019

Five years. It equates to 1,825 days and for most of us teens, it’s almost ¼ of our current lives. Pretty big, right? The same goes for fundamental investing: starting just five years earlier than at a later point will typically result in more money earned down the road. It hasn’t been a m...

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Top 5 funniest Super Bowl LIII commercials

Sam Woiteshek, Co-Editor-In-Chief

February 4, 2019

Bubly: “Bubly vs. Buble” Michael Buble stars in the sparkling water ad, as he tries to play off the company name as if it were his own. He finds himself distraught that the brand is not pronounced like his last name. Buble wittingly mocks a grocery store worker named “Dave” and even ...

Hot takes from Super Bowl LIII

Hot takes from Super Bowl LIII

Ashton Voorhees, Reporter

February 4, 2019

1. The most interesting part of the game was the Super Bowl record punt Let’s admit it. You didn’t miss much if you only tuned into the commercials or the halftime extravaganza that Super Bowl LIII had to offer. The game set a Super Bowl record low for points and incidentally featured the lon...