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Say Good-bye to Snow Days

Say Good-bye to Snow Days

Maria D., Reporter

February 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Who doesn't love a good snow day? There are so many great ways to spend it: out in the snow, sipping hot chocolate, hanging out with friends, or watching a season of a favorite TV show on Netflix. This perfect day, however, is changing due to the new Padua Cyber Day policy. On days when school is cancelled...

Do Women Find Confidence through the Color Black?

Do Women Find Confidence through the Color Black?

Angelina M., Editor

February 19, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Whether it may be on celebrities like Kim Kardashian or Selena Gomez, or on ordinary day to day teenagers, the color black has recently taken over the fashion choices of women everywhere. Yes, wearing an all black outfit from head to toe does have the impact of making one feel chic, powerful, and most...

Valentine’s Day: Friend or Foe?

Valentine’s Day: Friend or Foe?

Emily R., Reporter

February 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Review

There are many opinions regarding Valentine’s Day. Frankie Knoll (‘18) happens to be very neutral in her opinion on Valentines day; however, Maura Bellew (‘17) thinks strongly about the holiday, and thinks it’s a bit overdone. In Frankie’s opinion, Valentine’s Day is actually just a normal...

How to Start the New Year Right

McKenna R., Reporter

January 5, 2015


Filed under Opinion/Review

With 2014 ending and a new year already here, many are thinking about what can make 215 a great year. The key to a successful 2015 is starting the year off right. One of the most important components to feeling great is getting a full 8 hours of sleep. Eating a good, healthy breakfast is necessary because...

Try Something New this New Years Eve!

Try Something New this New Years Eve!

Hailea S., Reporter

December 27, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

2014 is coming to an end, but there is no need to worry because one of the most fun and exciting holidays is just around the corner: New Years Eve.  New Years Eve is such a fun time to be spending a few hours with friends or family.  There are so many fun and exciting things that anybody could do for...

Christmas Music

Christmas Music

Cassidy P.

December 22, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

“The best way to spread Christmas cheer is singing loud for all to hear,” a famous quote by Buddy the Elf from the movie Elf, explains how the Christmas music around this time of year is a perfect way to get into the Christmas spirit. Christmas songs are a signal to the start of the exciting season...

Students and Sleep

Students and Sleep

Cassidy P., Reporter

December 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

Throughout the course of the school year, students constantly complain of being tired. Most teenagers do not get the recommended eight and a half hours of sleep every night due to various reasons, including social media, extracurricular activities, or talking to friends on there cell phones. However,...

Obsession with Dunkin

Obsession with Dunkin

McKenna R., Reporter

December 17, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Now more than ever teenagers all over the country are becoming obsessed with caffeine. The caffeine-obsessed evidence is even present at Padua, as many students walk into school every morning with Dunkin Donuts cups in hand. Is it safe to blame school work for this obsession? Students are constantly...

How Early Is Too Early For Christmas Music?

How Early Is Too Early For Christmas Music?

Emma L., Reporter

November 21, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

As of mid-November, I can say that I have already heard my share of Christmas music. Don’t get me wrong, everybody loves a good Jingle Bell Rock, but weeks before Thanksgiving is pushing it. The excitement of Black Friday deals and Christmas trees seem to be coming earlier and earlier every year. Thanksgiving...

iOS 6 verses iOS 8: Which is Better?

iOS 6 verses iOS 8: Which is Better?

McKenna R., Reporter

November 12, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

Apple has dominated the technology market ever since its introduction to the iPhone in June 2007. After the introduction of the first iPhone followed what became known as iOS, a mobile operating system exclusively for Apple products. iOS 6 is the sixth major system designed by Apple, initially released...

Ways To Avoid Peer Pressure

Hayden R, Reporter

November 4, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review

As you start to get older and reach high school several new things are brought to your attention. Many of these things that you know are wrong and you shouldn’t do, but what gives you the temptation to do it? That temptation can be defined as “peer pressure”. You know you shouldn’t do it, but...

Ways to Relive Stress

Ways to Relive Stress

McKenna R., Reporter

October 30, 2014


Filed under Opinion/Review, Top Stories

In today’s world, stress is something that everyone deals with. The first step in dealing with stress is understanding what stress really is. According to the Glencoe Health textbook, stress is the reaction of the body and mind to everyday challenges and demands. The physical effects of stress can...

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