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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.

Aleppo Falls to Syrian Government

Aleppo, once home to 2.3 million people, served as Syria’s industrial and financial center. Today, the city is in mere ruins after more than five years of war. According to acaps.org, more than 13.5 million Syrians are in need of humanitarian assistance as a result of the civil war which …

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Lindy’s Declassified Holiday Survival Guide

It’s officially December which means the holiday season has begun. Instead of pumpkin spice flavoring invading everyone’s favorite treats, peppermint flavor has taken over. Emails are being stuffed from companies advertising record low sales, reminding consumers that they must go through the torture that is holiday shopping. As students brace …

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MC’s XC: Octoberfest

MC’s cross country team hosted their annual Octoberfest meet at Black Mountain Ranch Community Park on, Friday Oct. 7. In comparison to the invite the team held a few weeks back at Morley field, this meet was much smaller, with only four other teams in attendance. Both boys and girls …

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MC’s 2016 Blood Drive

Tuesday, Oct. 4, MC’s Key Club joined with the Red Cross Club to run yet another successful blood drive, partnered with the Red Cross. All day, students and staff ventured to room M1 to give up about an hour of their time and a pint of their blood. Denise Coughlin, …

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Pitch: A Review

In the year of “shattering glass ceiling,” Fox’s new drama “Pitch” aims to do the same. The main premise of the series is a female breaking into the boy’s club that is Major League Baseball (MLB). Ginny Baker (Kylie Bunbury), is the show’s leading lady and  the Padre’s first African-American, …

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In Remembrance: 9/11

The date that is more than just another space on the calendar. September 11th, 2001 is recognized on nearly every continent. On 9/11, every citizen of the United States is called to remember those who died in the deadly terror attacks on the World Trade Center. This year, incoming freshmen …

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Silver Linings Corner

Monday, August 22. Germany. #PanicBuying Since recent terror attacks in Germany, the government has advised citizens to stockpile food and water, in the event of an emergency. This is the first time since the Cold War that Germany’s government has issued warning of this degree. There have been no direct …

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In the Pursuit of Education

Come spring time, high school students across the globe are forced to face the dreaded question that seems to have followed them all throughout their academic career. “Where are you going to college?” For nearly every student this question brings stress and anxiety. Especially for students today, the increasing cost …

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