Zoos should cater more to saving animals, not the entertainment of people

During a recent field trip the local zoo with my classmates, I found it especially difficult to concentrate on my assignment for the day when I was confronted by the lost, tired gaze of an orangutan in the African animals exhibit.  While my fellow classmates snapped their pictures of the animal, many of them failed … More Zoos should cater more to saving animals, not the entertainment of people

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Bombs Away: A short review of Sheppard’s debut album

Recently on popular radio stations, Sheppard has debuted their hit song, “Geronimo.” Now, the band has released their first full album, Bombs Away, featuring many upbeat and pop- sounding tunes which are sure to find their ways into the hearts and minds of those who hear them. Geronimo This upbeat song kicks off the CD … More Bombs Away: A short review of Sheppard’s debut album

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Rolling hills and rough terrain; an overview of Ohio’s Buckeye Trail

For those who see themselves battling the rolling and testing terrains of the Appalachian Trail whether in its full five month glory or in manageable pieces, Ohio’s own Buckeye Trail can serve as the perfect practice ground for any avid hiker.  The trail runs mostly around the perimeter of the state of Ohio, winding itself … More Rolling hills and rough terrain; an overview of Ohio’s Buckeye Trail

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Students compete at District Science Fair

On Sat., March 14, ten McNicholas freshmen presented their science projects at the District Science Fair held at the University of Cincinnati. Participants included Alex Ballou: Taste Manipulation; Kennedy Brennan: Vitamin C Response to Heat in Fruits; Wade Brokamp: Testing the Conversion Process of Sucrose to Glucose and Fructose in Different Temperatures; Alexis Duenkelsbuehler: Make … More Students compete at District Science Fair

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Miss it at your own risk; Bunbury Music Festival lineup announced

With the recent release of the lineup of performers for this year’s Bunbury Music Festival, the students of McNick have been talking about the acts they are hoping to see as well as the performers to avoid. The variation of this year’s genres is certainly something to note with the peculiar choice of having Snoop … More Miss it at your own risk; Bunbury Music Festival lineup announced

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Creativity shines through the students of McNick: Many plan to pursue art in college and beyond

With the recent signing of students who plan on pursuing sports throughout their career as college student, it seems that many people forget about the other paths taken seriously by incoming college freshmen in the arts.  Seniors Max Bartel, Kristie Ernst, Katie Farr, Sarah Foster, and Meg Scott have been recognized these past four years … More Creativity shines through the students of McNick: Many plan to pursue art in college and beyond

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McNicholas holds annual Science Fair

On Jan. 28, McNicholas held its annual science fair for students enrolled in Biology and AP Biology.  Projects ranged from testing the effects of temperatures on the clarity of fingerprints to the antibacterial effects of raw honey.  In total, 16 students received awards in categories for Life Science, Physical Science, and special awards including the … More McNicholas holds annual Science Fair

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