The celebration of Holi

By Riya Bhula

Celebrated mostly in India, Holi is a Hindu spring festival. This festival is often celebrated in multiple colleges around the world, too. It’s known as the festival of colors and love that celebrate the victory of good over evil. 

People throw water colors and powders onto others with loud music playing. The colors are made from flowers and trees which had no chemicals in them, but over time, there have been chemicals added to these colors. People also play games with their family and friends and run from others who have color in their hands trying not to get it onto them. 

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A money saving app for college students

By Alivia Lytle

UNiDAYS is an app that allows students who are in college, or take college classes, to get discounted items from some places.

Through this app, you can find discounts at nearby fast food places or even stores such as American Eagle. That makeup from MAC you bought last week for a high price could have been lowered 10 percent if you just had downloaded UNiDAYS.

“I think college students should have a cheaper way because college is super expensive, so I am glad there is an app that kids can get discounts and make life a little bit more affordable,” said Carson Evans (12).

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TikTok becomes popular amongst students

By Jordyn Livesay and Jillian Smith

What was once an app for lip syncing called Musical.ly, turned into TikTok. It has the same concept, but users are now using it to make various types of videos. These can range from the traditional lip syncing to music, dancing, duets, cute animals or anything you could imagine. While these kinds of videos are easy to make fun of, they are actually super fun to watch and make. Many people think the app is just for young kids like pre-teens, but the majority of “TikTokers” are high school age.

SHS students who use tik toks see the app as a joke and just make the videos for fun.

“I kinda make TikToks as a joke so I don’t really mind if people make fun of me for it,” said Chloe Helton (11).

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