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How to Get Your First Job

How to Get Your First Job

By Jasmine Caputo

May 23, 2014

It’s that time of year again— when it seems as if every high school student is trying to nail the best part-time job for the summer. Whether it’s your first time applying for a job or your sixth, it never hurts to review the preliminary steps before you put on the official t-shirt. 1. Create a...

The Life and Times of a Picky Eater

The Life and Times of a Picky Eater

By Jasmine Caputo

April 8, 2014

For as long as I can remember, I’ve always ordered off the kid’s menu. Even after I exceeded the general age limit of 12 years old (my young appearance helped me push those boundaries for a few extra years), I’ve been drawn to the simplicity of the dishes: three or four ingredients with no hidden...

10 Steps to Happiness

10 Steps to Happiness

By Jasmine Caputo

March 25, 2014

The pursuit of happiness is something that should be in everyone’s daily schedule. Learning optimism and perspective is one of the greatest lessons that anyone can be taught, but for some people it may be more difficult. Happiness can be a decision and a mindset. 1. Understand that memories make...

“Bangerz” Brings Out Miley Cyrus’s New Identity

“Bangerz” Brings Out Miley Cyrus’s New Identity

By Jasmine Caputo

November 20, 2013

Media’s current “it girl” Miley Cyrus released her new album Bangerz on October 4, showing the world who the “new Miley” really is. With every song containing Cyrus’s country-rooted voice over heavy beats and electronic sounds, the change in her music style is obvious. Her first single from...

Tina Fey Shines in “Admission”

Tina Fey Shines in “Admission”

By Jasmine Caputo

June 7, 2013

If you were to ask high school students whether they would like to spend their free time watching a movie about college admissions, there’s a good chance they’ll either look at you like you’re crazy or possibly fall into the fetal position with a stress-induced crying fit. Lucky for me, I went i...

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

Audrey Stanton: More Than a Fashion Statement

By Jasmine Caputo

June 2, 2013

You may have witnessed senior Audrey Stanton strutting across campus sporting the latest fashion trends, or perhaps seen a photo of her outfit later that day on her Instagram with the hashtag #todayiwore. Stanton has made herself known for standing out from Tam’s fashion norm by opting for bold...