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Seaholm’s Coffee

  By Silas Klarr According to a Highlander survey 67% of Seaholm students go to Starbucks. Getting a Starbucks coffee goes way beyond just getting a drink to help give you energy. For Seaholm students there are many perks of buying a Starbucks coffee. “[Starbucks is] kind of a nice thing to have,” junior Anna Gingle said, “If you’re walking

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The Pothole Problem

By Olivia Neilson Let’s face it; driving can be one of the most frustrating activities around. Surely at certain parts of the day, and especially at certain parts of the year, when seasons brand themselves with titles such as the Michigan Winter Vortex. I’m not just referring to annoyances like having to maneuver around city grid locks, driving through blizzards

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Working Out

By Niko Bokos Whatever happened to the good old days where the gym was a great place for a guy or a girl to simply work out or break a sweat? Imagine a society without bros and roidheads taking up mirror space and talking about all of the water weight they excitedly plan to gain from their creatine supplements they

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Safety First

By Adam Klepp In the state of Michigan, if you’re sixteen or older, you are not required by law to wear a seat belt in the backseat of a car. This law is very outdated, dangerous, and needs to be changed as soon as possible. Despite efforts to increase awareness through marketing to teens, the NHSTA has discovered that these

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One Maple Family?

By Maame Boatemaa “Ohana means family and family means no one gets left behind.” These simple words from Lilo and Stitch have lived on for years and hopefully have meaning in our individual lives. It is never easy to be the “new kid on the block” but to be new in a school that claims to be a “family” and

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Return of the Ring?

By Chris Hill “#ForTheRing.” Two years ago this hash tag exploded Seaholm and Groves students twitter timelines from the State Champion Birmingham Unified girl’s lacrosse players expressing their excitement of pursuing and winning the Division 1 state championship over Hartland High School. With hopes of becoming back to back State Champions, the girls set out on their quest to another

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The Anxiety Epidemic

  STAFF EDITORIAL Testing. Side effects may include: headaches, upset stomach, shortness of breath, and inability to concentrate. These symptoms and more plague the nearly 16-20 percent of students (according to the American Test Anxieties Association) who experience severe test anxiety, often affecting their performance in school; and for students who pay attention in class, study, and are generally prepared,

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Sixties Magazine Makes an Appearance at the Allen House

By Olivia Neilson A collector’s paradise resides in the foyer of Birmingham’s historic Allen house; where one is greeted straight away by the alignment of past Creem Magazine cover issues that extend the wall alongside the grand staircase, 1980s rock posters, a cardboard cutout of world-renowned music critic Lester Bangs and an IBM Selectric typewriter with a yellowed sheet of

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Talent Show a Success

By Julia Wright The Annual Seaholm’s Got Talent Show was on Wednesday March 19th. The show was sponsored by Seaholm Offers Support, a student organization that focuses on giving back to the community. According to copresident Cate Goldman, the show is very beneficial in Seaholm’s community. “It’s our biggest fund-raiser every year, so we get a lot of money from

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