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Plot Twist: Juice cleanses aren’t healthy

Juice cleanses have been all the rage in the last few years. Trendy juice bars are popping up all over the place, and you’ve probably encountered an advertisement, celebrity or even a friend that told you a juice cleanse would rid your body of toxins,

Stop the torture of our virtual friends!

Imagine being ripped apart from your family, violently restrained and plunged into cyberspace to be used and then discarded by thankless high schoolers. This sickening mental picture is the unfortunate reality for countless virtual animals across America. Virtual dissections are widely regarded as a “convenient”

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Alternative test facts

A lot of students probably clutched those As first semester with barely one point to spare our desperate grades. But, as always, there were those of us Timberwolves who were just below that border to get that coveted A in our classes because teachers stubbornly

The struggle of editing a Howler newbie’s article

Every semester, young writers are relieved from their struggles in Beginning Journalism and finally join the ranks of The Howler as fledgling staff writers. Usually it’s exciting and refreshing to see all these different faces, these cute, budding writers who are working hard to see

How to vamp(ire) it up on Halloween

Travel with a posse of small children. Someone’s bound to notice that you don’t quite belong. Then again, maybe they won’t. Wear a couple’s costume by yourself. Be salt and pepper, Patrick inside SpongeBob, peanut butter mixed with jelly….you know what I mean. If you