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Introducing Small Cakes and Small Cones

Allee Armitage, Axe producer
March 8, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

I am sure many of you have heard of Small Cakes. (located at 6127 NW 63rd Terrace, Kansas City, MO 64151)It is small store with a theme color of pink that sells oversized cupcakes with a huge amount of frosting piles on top. They have over 15 flavors of cupcakes. They are also very delicious. I will...

Hidden Figures

Abigail Clapham, Axe producer
March 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Hidden figures is a movie based on 3 African American women working at NASA during the space race. It follows the story of Dorothy Vaughan, Mary Jackson, and Katherine Johnson as they took leaps across race, gender, and professional lines. They face demeaning coworkers who put them down because of who...

One Acts

Brett Felten
February 27, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Features, News

Do you enjoy watching plays and skits? How about seeing some written, directed, and acted out by your fellow Northmen? The One Act Festival crew has been announced and will be held April 6th, 7th, and 8thwith Cast A performing on the 6th and 7th while cast B performs twice on the 8th. For more details see...

What is Solfége

What is Solfége

Katherine Reyes, J1 Writer
February 9, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

There different ways that music is taught. Solfége is the studying of singing and syllables. Sophomore Liyah Tamayo said, “They are different octaves going up and down the scale like doe, rey, mi, fa, so, la, ti, do; it gets higher as it goes.” Sight reading is reading music from the scale...

Swooned or Doomed: How Do Couples Feel About Valentine’s Day?

Swooned or Doomed: How Do Couples Feel About Valentine’s Day?

Courtney Calhoon, TNL writer
February 7, 2017
Filed under Entertainment, Opinion

Valentine’s Day has lots of love going around, it’s literally a day for love. But does everyone feel like that? Some couples said they feel Valentine’s Day is overrated, why not just love each other every day? Some men stress over this day so heavily because they feel like they have to step to...

Travel on Protects You

Travel on Protects You

Bailee Treat, Log Editor-in-Chief
February 1, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Have you ever wondered why they invented the chip on your credit/debit cards? People can walk by you with a device in their pocket and steal all of your information. A wallet, Travel On, can protect all of your credit card information to where people won’t have the ability to steal anything. “I...

WATER you drinking?

Bailee Treat and Dakota Ake
January 30, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

How can water taste better without the extra calories added? The Right Cup is FDA approved and is designed with the proper smell and taste in order to make water not water.   According to their Indiegogo page (https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-right-cup-trick-your-brain-drink-more-water-health-technology#/) ), the cup is designed with smell and taste. The human tongue tastes only sweet, bitter, sour, salty, and umami flavo...

Sadies:

Chloe Gillespie and Salena Fajardo
January 20, 2017
Filed under Entertainment

Many girls are afraid to ask their crush to a dance. Perhaps afraid they might make fun of them or turn them down. I was scared to ask someone to sadies last year. Now, however that I have a boyfriend I knew he wouldn’t turn me down. There are many ways you can ask someone to sadies. I asked my...

Christmas Dinner

Kelly Galindo
December 21, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

As Christmas approaches, grocery stores quickly go out of stock. Everyone is in a rush to make the best dinner and they put a lot of time and dedication into doing so. Recipes are passed on from generations and secret ingredients are taken out. The recipe I’ll be showing you is called Bacon Potatoes...

Edible gifts

Edible gifts

Remy Tran
December 20, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Gifts are hard to find and they get quite expensive, so why not just bake treats for a gift. Everyone eats food so it would be a gift that would please all. Treats also bring much joy and happiness.                   First gift The...

Peppermint Bark Recipe

Peppermint Bark Recipe

Mahlete Massa
December 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

Peppermint Bark Recipe   INGREDIENTS Semisweet Baker’s Chocolate, 24 oz. White Chocolate, 24 oz. Peppermint Flavored Candies (e.g.: candy canes, peppermints, etc.) Peppermint Extract, 1 teaspoon   UTENSILS 8x10 Baking Pan Aluminum Foil Stirring Spatula 2...

Holiday Treats

Holiday Treats

Chris Winegarner
December 15, 2016
Filed under Entertainment

  Looking to get festive with your baking? Try out these two recipes!   Butter Rich Spritz Butter Cookies (Recipe by Sheri Lipp on allrecipes.com) Makes 36 servings Prep- 10 min. Bake- 6-8 min. Ready in 18 min.             Ingredients: 2 ½ cups all-purpose flo...

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