2016, The Year Of Lost Legends

From boxing legend to galaxy saving princess, 2016 was a year where we saw the demise of many admired celebrities. Every athlete, comedian, musician and actor lost their lives this year will never be forgotten; their legacies will continue to live on. One icon we lost last year was Muhammad Ali.  He was not only a professional …

Easy, Breezy, Beautiful: Coverboy

After nearly 60 years of having girls as the face of their brand, James Charles, a 17-year old high school male senior from New York, joins the lineup of Covergirl’s models. It all began when he did makeup for the first time on a friend for a school dance, resulting in a surprisingly stunning outcome …

Secular Christmas

Today, the number of Americans celebrating Christmas now exceeds 90%. At the same time, however, the number of self described atheists has drastically risen. So is Christmas becoming more of a cultural holiday than it is a religious one? According to a poll by the Pew Research Center, 70.6% of Americans identify as Christian and …

Real Or Fake: The Holiday Dilemma

Every year during the holiday season, the same question comes about, should people be buying synthetic Christmas trees or sticking with the traditionally chosen real trees? Sixty percent of Americans, in a poll conducted by ABC news and The Washington Post, said that they set up fake Christmas trees as opposed to real trees every …

Vegan Feasting for a Healthy Holiday

Even though the usual ham dinner with a bountiful sides is a very beautiful sight for Christmas dinner, sometimes a little perspective is good for the soul. It is time to break the stereotypes, and let your heart splurge on this Christmas feast. Whenever this topic comes up, arguments begin to break out. Hearts stall …

Spring-Ford Dresses to the Occasion for Superhero Day

It is spirit week at Spring-Ford Senior High School, and students there have wholly committed to the part in a way that only a Yam could.  Multiple Spring-Ford cheerleaders thought that the only way they could represent their school was to imitate another.  On Tuesday the 18th, these cheerleaders dressed up as Perkiomen Valley cheerleaders holding …