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Lindy Verhage

Lindy Verhage
Lindy is a Senior at MC and the Sun's Editor in Chief. She enjoys long-winded, antiquated idioms, big dogs that think they are small dogs, and traveling to local bookstores. She is an ambidextrous ice cream scooper and advocator of siestas.

Audiobooks shakeup a timeword traditon

Crinkly white pages and leather bound spines are  the traditional composition of books. Books have been made in this format for centuries, however, the 21st century has revolutionized even this time-worn tradition. It began with ebooks, which allow bibliophiles to download hundreds of books onto one lightweight tablet. Audiobooks are …

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Cookies, creativity, and community

At the grocery store, shoppers often steer their carts clear of the donation tables and eager petitioners lurking outside the doors. But when the bright green and deep brown of Girl Scout vests are spotted parked outside the entrance, the grocery list flies out of mind. Girl Scouts may be …

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The Debut: A Filipino tradition

Each successive birthday marks new opportunities: 16 means driving, 17 means R rated movies, 18 means lotto tickets, voting, and big kids jail. Birthdays also provide an excuse to be showered with gifts and attention. American birthdays usually consist of Costco cake and out of tune renditions of “Happy Birthday.” …

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Penumbra’s magical planet

The smell of musk mixes with worn leather and dried ink. Dust particles dance in the beam of sunlight that shoots through the open windows, illuminating the front of the store, but falls short of piercing the wayback list. Floor to ceiling, the wallpaper of the store is the leatherbacks …

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MC Peer Counseling: Helping Sundevils shine

In the tumultuous time that is high school, teenagers are given their first glimpse of independence. Still just kids, this often ends in mistakes and failures, but ultimately a lesson to learn from. This is also where counselors and parents try to swoop in, and chime in with their two-cents …

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Murder on the Orient left me dead

Murder, suspense, beautiful costumes and scenery, what more could one want from a movie? Murder on the Orient Express, released on Nov. 10 2017, is adapted from Agatha Christie’s murder mystery of the same title, originally published on  Jan. 1 1934. Visually stunning and full of intrigue, it is sure …

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Opioid epidemic runs rampant

91 Americans die every day as a result of an opioid overdose. According to The New York Times, “Overdoses, fueled by opioids, are the leading cause of death for Americans under 50 years old — killing roughly 64,000 people last year, more than guns or car accidents, and doing so …

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